alexa Identification of Bacteria that Contribute to IMP Degradation in Horse Mackerel
ISSN: 2157-7110

Journal of Food Processing & Technology
Open Access

Like us on:
OMICS International organises 3000+ Global Conferenceseries Events every year across USA, Europe & Asia with support from 1000 more scientific Societies and Publishes 700+ Open Access Journals which contains over 50000 eminent personalities, reputed scientists as editorial board members.

Open Access Journals gaining more Readers and Citations

700 Journals and 15,000,000 Readers Each Journal is getting 25,000+ Readers

This Readership is 10 times more when compared to other Subscription Journals (Source: Google Analytics)

Research Article

Identification of Bacteria that Contribute to IMP Degradation in Horse Mackerel

Hiroko Seki and Naoko Hamada-Sato*

Course of Safety Management in Food Supply Chain, Tokyo University of Marine Science and Technology, Tokyo, Japan

*Corresponding Author:
Naoko Hamada-Sato
Course of Safety Management in Food Supply Chain Tokyo University of Marine Science and Technology
4-5-7, Konan, Minato-ku, Tokyo, 108-8477, Japan
Tel: +81-3-5463-0389
Fax: +81-3-5463-0389
E-mail: [email protected]

Received date: August 01, 2014; Accepted date: September 04, 2014; Published date: September 11, 2014

Citation: Seki H, Hamada-Sato N (2014) Identification of Bacteria that Contribute to Imp Degradation in Horse Mackerel. J Food Process Technol 5:363. doi: 10.4172/2157-7110.1000363

Copyright: © 2014 Seki H, et al. This is an open-access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original author and source are credited.

 

Abstract

Inosinic acid (inosine monophosphate, or IMP) is a taste component of fish that is broken down by an IMP-degrading enzyme (IMPase), impacting flavor. To measure IMPase activity, the enzyme is extracted as a solution from homogenized fish flesh, the IMP is then degraded by the enzyme, and the production of phosphoric acid from IMP is quantified. However, the degradation of IMP by bacteria that can be present in fish muscle could potentially affect the quantitation of endogenous IMPase activity. In this study, we isolated two bacterial strains from the enzyme solution obtained from horse mackerel and investigated their ability to degrade IMP. The isolates were identified as Pseudomonas fragi and either Pseudomonas veronii or Pseudomonas extremaustralis, as determined by 16S rDNA analysis. Of the two isolates, only P. fragi was found to be able to degrade IMP. Furthermore, the influence of the bacteria on the detection of IMPase activity was only seen when the reaction time was extended beyond 24 h.

Keywords

Share This Page

Additional Info

Loading
Loading Please wait..
 
Peer Reviewed Journals
 
Make the best use of Scientific Research and information from our 700 + peer reviewed, Open Access Journals
International Conferences 2017-18
 
Meet Inspiring Speakers and Experts at our 3000+ Global Annual Meetings

Contact Us

Agri, Food, Aqua and Veterinary Science Journals

Dr. Krish

[email protected]

1-702-714-7001 Extn: 9040

Clinical and Biochemistry Journals

Datta A

[email protected]

1-702-714-7001Extn: 9037

Business & Management Journals

Ronald

[email protected]

1-702-714-7001Extn: 9042

Chemical Engineering and Chemistry Journals

Gabriel Shaw

[email protected]

1-702-714-7001 Extn: 9040

Earth & Environmental Sciences

Katie Wilson

[email protected]

1-702-714-7001Extn: 9042

Engineering Journals

James Franklin

[email protected]

1-702-714-7001Extn: 9042

General Science and Health care Journals

Andrea Jason

[email protected]

1-702-714-7001Extn: 9043

Genetics and Molecular Biology Journals

Anna Melissa

[email protected]

1-702-714-7001 Extn: 9006

Immunology & Microbiology Journals

David Gorantl

[email protected]

1-702-714-7001Extn: 9014

Informatics Journals

Stephanie Skinner

[email protected]

1-702-714-7001Extn: 9039

Material Sciences Journals

Rachle Green

[email protected]

1-702-714-7001Extn: 9039

Mathematics and Physics Journals

Jim Willison

[email protected]

1-702-714-7001 Extn: 9042

Medical Journals

Nimmi Anna

[email protected]

1-702-714-7001 Extn: 9038

Neuroscience & Psychology Journals

Nathan T

[email protected]

1-702-714-7001Extn: 9041

Pharmaceutical Sciences Journals

John Behannon

[email protected]

1-702-714-7001Extn: 9007

Social & Political Science Journals

Steve Harry

[email protected]

1-702-714-7001 Extn: 9042

 
© 2008-2017 OMICS International - Open Access Publisher. Best viewed in Mozilla Firefox | Google Chrome | Above IE 7.0 version
adwords