Chapter 6. Effect of Combined Physical Stresses on Cells: The Role of Water

  1. Dr. David S. Reid President2,
  2. Dr. Tanaboon Sajjaanantakul3,
  3. Dr. Peter J. Lillford4 and
  4. Dr. Sanguansri Charoenrein5
  1. J.-M. Perrier-Cornet,
  2. M. Moussa,
  3. H. Simonin,
  4. L. Beney and
  5. P. Gervais

Published Online: 14 MAY 2010

DOI: 10.1002/9780470958193.ch6

Water Properties in Food, Health, Pharmaceutical and Biological Systems: ISOPOW 10

Water Properties in Food, Health, Pharmaceutical and Biological Systems: ISOPOW 10

How to Cite

Perrier-Cornet, J.-M., Moussa, M., Simonin, H., Beney, L. and Gervais, P. (2010) Effect of Combined Physical Stresses on Cells: The Role of Water, in Water Properties in Food, Health, Pharmaceutical and Biological Systems: ISOPOW 10 (eds D. S. Reid, T. Sajjaanantakul, P. J. Lillford and S. Charoenrein), Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470958193.ch6

Editor Information

  1. 2

    Department of Food Science and Technology, University of California, Davis, California, USA

  2. 3

    Kasetsart University, Thailand

  3. 4

    Centre for Formulation Engineering, Chemical Engineering, University of Birmingham, Birmingham, UK

  4. 5

    Department of Food Science and Technology, Faculty of Agro-Industry, Kasetsart University, Bangkok, Thailand

Author Information

  1. Laboratoire de Génie des procédés Alimentaires et Biotechnologiques, ENSBANA, Université de Bourgogne, Dijon, France

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 14 MAY 2010
  2. Published Print: 11 JUL 2010

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780813812731

Online ISBN: 9780470958193

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Keywords:

  • physical stresses on cells - role of water;
  • different physical parameters - balancing property variations;
  • physical environment - hydrostatic pressure, temperature;
  • physicochemical environment - water activity, pH;
  • combination of physical treatments - modulating effect;
  • hyperosmotic stress - equilibration of osmotic pressures;
  • plasma membrane changes - cell death;
  • high pressure, subzero temperature in microbial inactivation - complex, possible phase-transition phenomena

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Abstract

  • Introduction

  • Example 1: Effects of Combined Hyperosmotic and Temperature Perturbation

  • Example 2: Effects of Combined High Hydrostatic Pressure, Low Temperature, and Hyperosmotic Perturbations

  • Conclusions

  • References