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1-Methylcyclopropene (1-MCP) is an excellent safe and commercially available ethylene antagonist for the preservation of horticultural products. However 1-MCP has to be stored in absorbents due to its gaseous and unstable characteristics. In this paper cucurbituril (CB) was used as the absorbent to encapsulate 1-MCP, and the resultant inclusion complex was characterized by IR, powder X-ray diffraction, thermal analysis, and fluorescent spectra. The effects of encapsulation conditions on the formation of inclusion complex were also investigated. The amount of 1-MCP encapsulated by CB was about 4.5% by weight when the initial concentration of 1-MCP, encapsulation temperature, CB concentration, and encapsulation time were set at 75 mL/L, 20 °C, 30 mM, and 8 h, respectively. Furthermore, the release of 1-MCP from the complex can be realized with different solutions such as sodium bicarbonate, benzoic acid, and distilled water. CB can be used as an excellent absorbent for encapsulation of 1-MCP.
Department of Chemistry, Huazhong Agricultural University , Wuhan 430070, China.
This article was published in the following journal.
Name: Journal of agricultural and food chemistry
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