Advanced SearchSearch Tips
Effect of Light Emitting Diode Irradiation on Tyrosinase Activity during Storage
facebook(new window)  Pirnt(new window) E-mail(new window) Excel Download
 Title & Authors
Effect of Light Emitting Diode Irradiation on Tyrosinase Activity during Storage
Jung, Hyo Yeon; Kim, Jung Sun; Noh, Bong Soo;
  PDF(new window)
In this study, the effect of light irradiation on tyrosinase activity during storage in a low temperature incubator was investigated, with the goal of identifying the appropriate wavelength and intensity of light for inhibiting tyrosinase activity. Fluorescent light and blue light emitting diode (LED) irradiation were found to inhibit tyrosinase activity. In particular, tyrosinase activity was significantly inhibited under high intensity blue LED irradiation, suggesting that the activity of tyrosinase present in vegetables or fruits might be inhibited by LED irradiation. Therefore, blue LED irradiation during food storage and the distribution stage would be useful for ensuring good quality of food, owing to the inhibition of the enzymatic browning reaction.
light emitting diode;tyrosinase;activity;wavelength;irradiation;
 Cited by
Kwak JH, Kim YH, Chang HR, Park CW, Han YH. Inhibitory effect of gardenia fruit extracts on tyrosinase activity and melanogenesis. Korean Soc. Biotechnol. Bioeng. 19: 437-440 (2004)

Lee KH, Cho HS, Kim DS, Hong BI, Park CS, Kim MG. Browning of ascidian meat, Halocynthia roretzi and its prevention. Korean J. Fish. Aquat. Sci. 26: 214-220 (1993)

Kim MJ, Kim CY, Park IS. Prevention of enzymatic browning of pear by onion extract. Food Chem. 89: 181-184 (2005) crossref(new window)

Mun KZ. Study on tyrosinase inactivation using high-voltage pulsed electric field. MS thesis, Yonsei University, Seoul, Korea (2001)

Choi HG, Kwon JK, Moon BY, Kang NJ, Park KS, Cho MW, Kim YC. Effect of different light emitting diode (LED) lights on the growth characteristics and the phytochemical production of strawberry fruits during cultivation. Korean J. Hort. Sci. Technol. 31: 56-64 (2013) crossref(new window)

Kim TS, Lee SP, Park SI, Lee JY, Lee SY, Jun HJ. Physicochemical properties of broccoli sprouts cultivated in a plant factory system with different lighting conditions. J. Korean Soc. Food Sci. Nutr. 40: 1757-1763 (2011) crossref(new window)

Kim NY, Lee DS, Lee HJ, An DS. Effect of UV-LED irradiation on respiration and ethylene production of cherry tomatoes. Korean J. Food Preserv. 19: 47-53 (2012) crossref(new window)

Baek KH, Jang MH, Kwack YB, Lee SW, Yun HK. Regulation of acid contents in kiwifruit irradiated by various wavelength of light emitting diode during postharvest storage. Clean Technol. 16: 88-94 (2010)

Park IS, Choi DJ, Youn AR, Lee YJ, Kim YK, Kim MH, Choi SR, Kim KH, Dong HM, Han HJ, Noh BS. Effect of light emitting diode and fluorescent light on volatile profiles of soybean oil during storage. Korean J. Food Sci. Technol. 45: 763-769 (2013) crossref(new window)

Park SY, Chang MS, Choi JH, Kim BS, Lee HR, Ham KH. Effect of a refrigerator with LED on functional composition changes and freshness prolongation of cabbage. Korean J. Food Preserv. 14: 113-118 (2007)

Ishihara Y, Oka M, Tsunakawa M, Tomita K, Hatori M, Yamamoto H, Kamei H, Miyaki T, Konishi M, Oki T. Melanostatin, a new melanin synthesis inhibitor: Production, isolation, chemical properties, structure and biological activity. J. Antibiot. 44: 25-32 (1991) crossref(new window)

Yang DC, Choi HY, Kim YH, Yun KY, Yang DC. Growth and ginsenosides production of hairy root (Panax ginseng C.A. Meyer) via light energy. J. Ginseng Res. 20: 318-324 (1996)

Kim HJ. Effect of wavelength on the enzyme activity and its storage stability. MS thesis, Seoul National University of Science and Technology, Seoul, Korea (2000)

Yang DC, Kim YH, Kwon JN, Choi CH, Yang DC. Effects of light on activities of antioxidative enzymes in hairy rood cultures of Phytolacca esculenta van houtte. J. Plant Biotechnol. 22: 71-76 (1995)

Jung K. Effects of light-emitting diode (LED) irradiation on the $H_{2}O_{2}$-induced senescent cells. MS thesis, Chonnam National University, Gwangju, Korea (2006)