Dr Yaoyao Peng

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Research Fellow

Research | Current

My major research interests lie in the investigation of nutrients and bioactive components from food materials, as well as their potential applications to food and pharmaceutical industries; the characterization of flavor compounds and essential oils from natural plants; and the development of functional foods.

Selected publications and creative works (Research Outputs)

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  • Peng, Y., Bishop, K. S., Zhang, J., Chen, D., & Quek, S. Y. (2020). Characterization of phenolic compounds and aroma active compounds in feijoa juice from four New Zealand grown cultivars by LC-MS and HS-SPME-GC-O-MS. Food research international (Ottawa, Ont.), 12910.1016/j.foodres.2019.108873
    Other University of Auckland co-authors: Siew-Young Quek
  • Zhang, J., Kilmartin, P. A., Peng, Y., Chen, X., & Quek, S.-Y. (2020). Identification of Key Aroma Compounds in Cranberry Juices as Influenced by Vinification. Journal of agricultural and food chemistry, 68 (1), 279-291. 10.1021/acs.jafc.9b07165
    Other University of Auckland co-authors: Paul Kilmartin, Xiao Chen, Siew-Young Quek
  • Peng, Y., Bishop, K. S., & Quek, S. Y. (2019). Compositional Analysis and Aroma Evaluation of Feijoa Essential Oils from New Zealand Grown Cultivars. Molecules (Basel, Switzerland), 24 (11).10.3390/molecules24112053
    Other University of Auckland co-authors: Siew-Young Quek
  • Peng, Y., Bishop, K. S., & Quek, S. Y. (2019). Extraction Optimization, Antioxidant Capacity and Phenolic Profiling of Extracts from Flesh, Peel and Whole Fruit of New Zealand Grown Feijoa Cultivars. Antioxidants (Basel, Switzerland), 8 (5).10.3390/antiox8050141
    Other University of Auckland co-authors: Siew-Young Quek
  • Peng, Y. (2019). Compositional characterization and potential health benefits of New Zealand grown feijoa cultivars The University of Auckland. ResearchSpace@Auckland.
  • Peng, Y., Bishop, K. S., Ferguson, L. R., & Quek, S. Y. (2018). Screening of Cytotoxicity and Anti-Inflammatory Properties of Feijoa Extracts Using Genetically Modified Cell Models Targeting TLR2, TLR4 and NOD2 Pathways, and the Implication for Inflammatory Bowel Disease. Nutrients, 10 (9).10.3390/nu10091188
    Other University of Auckland co-authors: Lynnette Ferguson, Siew-Young Quek
  • Wang, A., Islam, M. N., Qin, X., Wang, H., Peng, Y., & Ma, C. (2014). Purification, identification, and characterization of d-galactose-6-sulfurylase from marine algae (Betaphycus gelatinus). Carbohydrate research, 388, 94-99. 10.1016/j.carres.2013.12.010

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SCIENCE CENTRE 302 - Bldg 302
Level 8, Room 861
New Zealand