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Int.J.Curr.Microbiol.App.Sci.2020.9(7): 1543-1550
DOI: https://doi.org/10.20546/ijcmas.2020.907.178


Effect of Chitosan Nanocomposite Film Cross linked with Quercetin on Quality and Shelf Life Extension of Paneer
M. Sahityarani*, E. Naga Mallika, B. Eswara Rao, T. Srinivasa Rao and D. Narendranath
Department of Livestock products technology, NTR college of Veterinary Science, Srivenkateswara Veterinary University, Gannavaram, India
*Corresponding author
Abstract:

The objective of this study was to investigate the effect of chitosan (CS) nanocomposite films incorporated with quercetin (3 wt. %) as crosslinking agent on quality and shelf life of paneer stored at 4 ± 1°C. The microbiological, physicochemical (pH, Thiobarbituric acid-reactive substances values, Tyrosine values) and sensory qualities were measured on all the samples. Packaging with CS-quercetin nanocomposite film retarded the increase in TBARS values, Tyrosine values and Total plate count. A microbiological shelf-life extension of average of 8 days for paneer was achieved for CS-quercetin group when compared to the control group. CS-quercetin nanocomposite composite film maintained acceptable sensory quality of paneer throughout the storage period. The results indicated that CS-quercetin nanocomposite composite film could be used as a packaging film for extending the shelf life of Paneer.


Keywords: Chitosan, crosslinking agent, Paneer, Quercetin and Shelf life
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Sahityarani, M., E. Naga Mallika, B. Eswara Rao, T. Srinivasa Rao and Narendranath, D.. 2020. Effect of Chitosan Nanocomposite Film Crosslinked with Quercetin on Quality and Shelf Life Extension of Paneer.Int.J.Curr.Microbiol.App.Sci. 9(7): 1543-1550. doi: https://doi.org/10.20546/ijcmas.2020.907.178