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5-Hydroxymethylfurfural (HMF) levels in honey and other food products: effects on bees and human health

Overview of attention for article published in Chemistry Central Journal, April 2018
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  • In the top 25% of all research outputs scored by Altmetric
  • Among the highest-scoring outputs from this source (#17 of 586)
  • High Attention Score compared to outputs of the same age (90th percentile)

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Title
5-Hydroxymethylfurfural (HMF) levels in honey and other food products: effects on bees and human health
Published in
Chemistry Central Journal, April 2018
DOI 10.1186/s13065-018-0408-3
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Authors

Ummay Mahfuza Shapla, Md. Solayman, Nadia Alam, Md. Ibrahim Khalil, Siew Hua Gan

Abstract

An organic compound known as 5-hydroxymethylfurfural (HMF) is formed from reducing sugars in honey and various processed foods in acidic environments when they are heated through the Maillard reaction. In addition to processing, storage conditions affect the formation HMF, and HMF has become a suitable indicator of honey quality. HMF is easily absorbed from food through the gastrointestinal tract and, upon being metabolized into different derivatives, is excreted via urine. In addition to exerting detrimental effects (mutagenic, genotoxic, organotoxic and enzyme inhibitory), HMF, which is converted to a non-excretable, genotoxic compound called 5-sulfoxymethylfurfural, is beneficial to human health by providing antioxidative, anti-allergic, anti-inflammatory, anti-hypoxic, anti-sickling, and anti-hyperuricemic effects. Therefore, HMF is a neo-forming contaminant that draws great attention from scientists. This review compiles updated information regarding HMF formation, detection procedures, mitigation strategies and effects of HMF on honey bees and human health.

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Geographical breakdown

Country Count As %
Unknown 416 100%

Demographic breakdown

Readers by professional status Count As %
Student > Bachelor 89 21%
Student > Master 66 16%
Student > Ph. D. Student 46 11%
Student > Doctoral Student 21 5%
Researcher 20 5%
Other 65 16%
Unknown 109 26%
Readers by discipline Count As %
Agricultural and Biological Sciences 53 13%
Chemistry 52 13%
Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology 33 8%
Engineering 27 6%
Pharmacology, Toxicology and Pharmaceutical Science 21 5%
Other 70 17%
Unknown 160 38%

Attention Score in Context

This research output has an Altmetric Attention Score of 26. This is our high-level measure of the quality and quantity of online attention that it has received. This Attention Score, as well as the ranking and number of research outputs shown below, was calculated when the research output was last mentioned on 28 August 2021.
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#1,025,547
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