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Smith, J. and Hong-Shum, L. (Editors) (July 2011) Food Additives Databook, Second Edition Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford, England (ISBN: 1405195436)

Ji, X., et al. Quantitative analysis of phenolic components and glycoalkaloids from 20 potato clones and in vitro evaluation of antioxidant, cholesterol uptake, and neuroprotective activities. Food Chemistry (2011). 

DOI 10.1016/j.foodchem.2011.08.065

Armenta, Roberto E., Mircea Vinatoru, Adam M. Burja, Jaroslav A. Kralovec and Colin J. Barrow (2007) Transesterification of Fish Oil to Produce Fatty Acid Ethyl Esters Using Ultrasonic Energy. Journal of the American Oil Chemists' Society 84 (11), 1045-1052.

 DOI 10.1007/s11746-007-1129-2 

Burja, Adam M., Roberto E. Armenta, Helia Radianingtyas, and Colin J. Barrow (2007). Evaluation of Fatty Acid Extraction Methods for Thraustochytrium sp. ONC-T18. J. Agric. Food Chem., 55 (12), 4795–4801. 

DOI: 10.1021/jf070412s 

Armenta, Roberto E., Adam Burja, Helia Radianingtyas, and Colin J. Barrow (2006). Critical Assessment of Various Techniques for the Extraction of Carotenoids and Co-enzyme Q10 from the Thraustochytrid Strain ONC-T18 J. Agric. Food Chem., 54 (26), 9752–9758. 

DOI: 10.1021/jf061260o 

Gao, Y.C. and E.A. Charter. 2000. Nutritionally Important Fatty Acids in Hen Egg Yolks from Different Sources, Poultry Science, Vol 79, pp 921-924.

Driedger, Darcy R.; Raynald J. LeBlanc, Eileen L. LeBlanc, Peter Sporns (2000). A capillary electrophoresis laser-induced fluorescence method for analysis of potato glycoalkaloids based on a solution-phase immunoassay. 2. Performance evaluation. Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry 48, 4079-4082. 

Budu-Amoako, Ebo; Richard F. Ablett, Joanne Harris, et al. (1999). Combined effect of nisin and moderate heat on destruction of Listeria monocytogenes in cold-pack lobster meat. Journal of Food Protection 62, 46-50. 

Toora, S. (1995) Partial purification and characterization of bacteriocin from Yersinia kristensenii. Journal of Applied Bacteriology 78, 224-228. 

DOI: 10.1111/j.1365-2672.1995.tb05020.x 

Toora, S. (1995). Inactivation of pathogenic serogroups of Yersinia enterocolitica by chlorine. Journal of Food Protection 58(12), 1383-1385. 

Toora, S. (1995). Application of Yersinia kristensenii bacteriocin as a specific marker for the rapid identification of suspected isolates of Yersinia enterocolitica. Letters in Applied Microbiology. 20, 171-174. 

DOI: 10.1111/j.1472-765X.1995.tb00419.x 

Toora, S., E. Budu-Amoako, R.F. Ablett, and J. Smith (1994). Evaluation of different antimicrobial agents used as selective supplements for isolation and recovery of Yersinia enterocolitica Journal of Applied Bacteriology 77, 67-72. 

DOI: 10.1111/j.1365-2672.1994.tb03046.x 

Toora, S., E. Budu-Amoako, R.F. Ablett, J. Smith (1994). Inhibition and inactivation of pathogenic serogroups of Yersinia enterocolitica by a bacteriocin produced by Yersinia kristensenii. Letters in Applied Microbiology 19, 40-43. 

Toora, S., E. Budu -Amoako, R.F. Ablett, J. Smith (1994). Isolation of Yersinia enterocolitica from ready-to-eat foods and pork by a simple 2-step procedure. Food Microbiology 11(5), 369-374. 

Budu-Amoako, Ebo, Syed Toora, Richard F. Ablett, and Jim Smith (1993). Competitive Growth of Listeria monocytogenes and Yersinia enterocolitica in Milk Journal of Food Protection, 56 (6), 528-532. 

Toora, S., E. Budu-Amoako, R.F. Ablett, J. Smith (1992). Effect of high-temperature short-time pasteurization, freezing and thawing and constant freezing, on the survival of Yersinia enterocolitica in milk. Journal of Food Protection 55(10), 803-805. 

Budu-Amoako, E., S. Toora, C. Walton, R.F. Ablett and J. Smith (1992). Thermal death times for Listeria monocytogenes in lobster meat. Journal of Food Protection 55(3), 211-213. 

Budu-Amoako, E., S. Toora, R.F. Ablett, and J. Smith (1992). Evaluation of the ability of primary selective enrichment to resuscitate heat-injured and freeze-injured Listeria monocytogenes cells. Applied and Environmental Microbiology 58 (9), 3177-3179. 

Novaczek I., M.S. Madhyastha, R.F. Ablett, A. Donald, G. Johnson, M.S. Nijjar, D.E. Sims (1992). Depuration of domoic acid from live blue mussels (Mytilus edulis) Canadian Journal of Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences 49(2), 312-318 

Madhyastha, M. S., I. Novaczek, R. F. Ablett, G. Johnson, M. S. Nijjar and D. E. Sims (1991). In vitro study of domoic acid uptake by gland tissue of blue mussel (Mytilus edulis L.) Aquatic Toxicology 20(1-2), 73-82. 


Madhyastha, M.S., I. Novaczek, R.F. Ablett, G. Johnson, M.S. Nijjar, D.E. Sims. A comparative study of uptake and release of glutamic acid and kainic acid by blue mussel Mytilus-edulis L. Aquatic Toxicology (Amsterdam). (1991) 21, 15-28. 

Novaczek, I., M. S. Madhyastha, R. F. Ablett, G. Johnson, M. S. Nijjar and D. E. Sims (1991). Uptake, disposition and depuration of domoic acid by blue mussels (Mytilus edulis). Aquatic Toxicology. 21(1-2), 103-118. 


Azam K., N. J. C. Strachan, I. M. MacKie, J. Smith, P. Nesvadba (1990). Effect of slaughter method on the process of rigor of rainbow trout (Salmo gairdneri) as measured by an image processing system. International Journal of Food Science and Technology, 25, 477-482.


K. Azam and I.M. MacKie J. Smith (1990). Effect of Stunning Method on the Time of Onset, Duration and Resolution of Rigor in Rainbow Trout (Salmo gairdneri) as Measured by Visual Observation and Anaylses for Lactic Acid, Nucleotide-Degradation Products and Glycogen. Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food, Torry Research Station, Aberdeen (Scotland). I.I.F.-I.I.R. - Commission C2 - Aberdeen (UK) - 1990-3.

Azam, K., I.M. Mackie and J. Smith (1989). The effect of slaughter method on the quality of rainbow-trout (Salmo gairdneri) during storage on ice. International Journal of Food Science and Technology 24(1), 69-79.

Chawla, P., B. MacKeigan, S.P. Gould, and R.F. Ablett (1988). Influence of frozen storage on microsomal phospholipase-activity in myotomal tissue of Atlantic Cod (Gadus morhua). Canadian Institute of Food Science and Technology Journal 21(4), 399-402.

Ablett, Richard F. and Stephen P. Gould (1986). Comparison of the sensory quality and oxidative rancidity status of frozen-cooked mussels (Mytilus-edulis L.) Journal of Food Science 51(3), 809-811.   

Ablett, Richard F., Stephen P. Gould, and Debra A. Sherwood. (1986). Frozen storage performance of cooked cultivated mussels (Mytilus edulis L.) – influence of ascorbic acid and chelating agents Journal of Food Science. 51 (5),1118-1121.   

Berrington D., A. Imeson, D. A. Ledward, J. R. Mitchell and J. Smith (1984). The effect of alginate inclusion on the extrusion behaviour of soya. Carbohydrate Polymers 4(6), 443-460.