Dr. Wirongrong Tongdeesoontorn

Asst. Prof. Dr. Wirongrong Tongdeesoontorn

Assistant Professor, Lecturer in Postharvest Technology Program
Tel: +66 5391 6754

Education

  • Ph.D. (Biotechnology), Chiang Mai University
  • M.S. (Biotechnology), Chiang Mai University
  • B.S. (Biochemistry and Biochemical Technology), Chiang Mai University

Research interests

  • Biodegradable packages
  • Biopolymer films
  • Active packaging, antioxidant films
  • Cellulose utilization from agricultural wastes
  • Edible coating for fruits
  • Antifungal packaging
  • Molded-pulp tray

Publications (selected)

  • Kaewprachu, P., Jaisan, C., Klunklin, W., Phongthai, S., Rawdkuen, S., and Tongdeesoontorn, W. (2022) Mechanical and Physicochemical Properties of Composite Biopolymer Films Based on Carboxymethyl Cellulose from Young Palmyra Palm Fruit Husk and Rice Flour, Polymers 14, 1872.
  • Choeybundit, W., Shiekh, K. A., Rachtanapun, P., and Tongdeesoontorn, W. (2022) Fabrication of edible and biodegradable cutlery from morning glory (<em>Ipomoea aquatic</em>) stem fiber-reinforced onto soy protein isolate, Heliyon 8.
  • Romruen, O., Karbowiak, T., Tongdeesoontorn, W., Shiekh, K. A., and Rawdkuen, S. (2022) Extraction and Characterization of Cellulose from Agricultural By-Products of Chiang Rai Province, Thailand, Polymers 14, 1830.
  • Shiekh, K. A., Liangpanth, M., Luesuwan, S., Kraisitthisirintr, R., Ngiwngam, K., Rawdkuen, S., Rachtanapun, P., Karbowiak, T., & Tongdeesoontorn, W. (2022). Preparation and Characterization of Bioactive Chitosan Film Loaded with Cashew (Anacardium occidentale) Leaf Extract. Polymers, 14(3), 540. https://doi.org/10.3390/polym14030540
  • Shiekh, K. A., Ngiwngam, K., Tongdeesoontorn, W. 2022, Polysaccharide-Based Active Coatings Incorporated with Bioactive Compounds for Reducing Postharvest Losses of Fresh Fruits. Coatings, 12(1), 8.
  • Kaewprachu, P., Jaisan, C., Rawdkuen, S., Tongdeesoontorn, W., and Klunklin, W. 2022, Carboxymethyl cellulose from Young Palmyra palm fruit husk: Synthesis, characterization, and film properties. Food Hydrocolloids, 124: 107277. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.foodhyd.2021.107277
  • Suntipabvivattana, N., Ratchaun, K., Tongdeesuntorn, W. and Suthiluk, P. (2022). Changing of antioxidant activity of butterfly pea flower in modified atmosphere packaging. Acta Hortic. 1336, 357-362
  • Rachtanapun, P., Homsaard, N., Kodsangma, A., Leksawasdi, N., Phimolsiripol, Y., Phongthai, S., Khemacheewakul, J., Seesuriyachan, P., Chaiyaso, T., Chotinan, S., Jantrawut, P., Ruksiriwanich, W., Wangtueai, S., Sommano, S.R., Tongdeesoontorn, W., Jantanasakulwong, K. (2021) Effect of egg-coating material properties by blending cassava starch with methyl celluloses and waxes on egg quality. Polymers, 13 (21): 3787. https://doi.org/10.3390/polym13213787
  • Luesuwan, S., Naradisorn, M., Shiekh, K. A., Rachtanapun, P., and Tongdeesoontorn, W. 2021. Effect of Active Packaging Material Fortified with Clove Essential Oil on Fungal Growth and Post-Harvest Quality Changes in Table Grape during Cold Storage. Polymers, 13 (19): 3445 https://doi.org/10.3390/polym13193445
  • Rachtanapun, P., Homsaard, N., Kodsangma, A., phongthai, S., Leksawasdi, N., Phimolsiripol, Y., . . . Jantanasakulwong, K. 2021. Effects of storage temperature on the quality of eggs coated by cassava starch blended with carboxymethyl cellulose and paraffin wax. Poultry Science, 101509. doi:https://doi.org/10.1016/j.psj.2021.101509
  • Thanakkasaranee, S., Jantanasakulwong, K., Phimolsiripol, Y., Leksawasdi, N., Seesuriyachan, P., Chaiyaso, T., Jantrawut, P., Ruksiriwanich, W., Rose Sommano, S., Punyodom, W., Reungsang, A., Ngo, T. M. P., Thipchai, P., Tongdeesoontorn, W., Rachtanapun, P. 2021, High Substitution Synthesis of Carboxymethyl Chitosan for Properties Improvement of Carboxymethyl Chitosan Films Depending on Particle Sizes. Molecules. 26(19): 6013. https://doi.org/10.3390/molecules26196013
  •  Tongdeesoontorn, W., Mauer, L.J., Wongruong, S., Sriburi, P., Reungsang, A., and Rachtanapun, P. 2021, Antioxidant Films from Cassava Starch/Gelatin Biocomposite Fortified with Quercetin and TBHQ and their Applications in Food Models. Polymers, 13: 1117.
  • Sai-Ut, S., Suthiluk, P., Tongdeesoontorn, W., Rawdkuen, S., Kaewprachu, P., Karbowiak, T., Debeaufort, F., and Degraeve, P. 2021. Using Anthocyanin Extracts from Butterfly Pea as pH Indicator for Intelligent Gelatin Film and Methylcellulose Film. Current Applied Science and Technology, 21: 652-661.
  •  Inthamat, P., Hamauzu, Y. and Tongdeesoontorn, W. 2020. Effect of lemon basil (Ocimum basilicum ) seed mucilage and Chinese quince ( Pseudocydonia sinensis ) seed mucilage coating to cherry tomato ( Solanum lycopersicum ‘Sida’) fruits. Acta Hortic. 1278: 7-12.
  • Tongdeesoontorn, W.; Mauer, L.J.; Wongruong, S.; Sriburi, P.; Rachtanapun, P. 2020. Physical and Antioxidant Properties of Cassava Starch–Carboxymethyl Cellulose Incorporated with Quercetin and TBHQ as Active Food Packaging. Polymers, 12(2):366.
  • Tantala, J., Rachtanapun, C., Tongdeesoontorn, W., Jantanasakulwong, K., & Rachtanapun, P. 2019. Moisture Sorption Isotherms and Prediction Models of Carboxymethyl Chitosan Films from Different Sources with Various Plasticizers. Advances in Materials Science and Engineering, 2019, 4082439. doi:10.1155/2019/4082439
  • Thitipong Suwanno, Nattakan Soykeabkaew, and Wirongrong Tongdeesoontorn 2019. Phulae pineapple leaf molded pulp tray with ZnOPs. Italian Journal of Food Science, 31(5):116-121.
  • Tongdeesoontorn, W., Rawdkuen, S., 2019. Gelatin-Based Films and Coatings for Food Packaging Applications. Reference Module in Food Science. Elsevier, pp. 1–15. doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/B978-0-08-100596-5.22598-5.
  • Angraeni, L., Hamauzu, Y., Tongdeesoontorn, W., & Naradisorn, M. 2019. Control of Mango Anthracnose by Using Chinese Quince (Pseudocydonia sinensis) Seed Extract. Food and Applied Bioscience Journal, 7(3), 72-89.
  • Suntipabvivattana, N. and Tongdeesuntorn, W. 2017. Shelf-life extending of jasmine garland. Acta Hort. (ISHS), 1167:419-424.
  • Kaewprachu, P., Osako, K., Tongdeesoontorn, W., and Rawdkuen, S., 2017. The effects of microbial transglutaminase on the properties of fish myofibrillar protein film. Food Packaging and Shelf Life, 12: 91-99.
  • Shune Lei Thu, Huynh Lam Minh Tam, Wirongrong Tongdeesoontorn, and Phunsiri Suthiluk, 2017. Quality Changes and Volatile Compounds in Fresh-Cut ‘Phulae’ Pineapple during Cold Storage. CAST, 17, 162-171.
  • Syahira Binti Suhaimi, Inthamat Patthrare, Saekow Mooktida, and Wirongrong Tongdeesoontorn, 2017. Synthesis of Methyl Cellulose from Nang Lae Pineapple Leaves and Production of Methyl Cellulose Film. CAST, 17, 233-244.
  • Crouvisier-Urion, K., Lagorce-Tachon, A., Lauquin, C., Winckler, P., Tongdeesoontorn, W., Domenek, S., Debeaufort, F., and Karbowiak, T. 2017. Impact of the homogenization process on the structure and antioxidant properties of chitosan-lignin composite films. Food Chemistry. 236; 120–126.
  • Pimonpan Kaewprachu, Kazufumi Osako, Soottawat Benjakul, Wirongrong Tongdeesoontorn, and Saroat Rawdkuen, 2016. Biodegradable Protein-based Films and Their Properties: A Comparative Study, Packaging Technology and Science, 29:  77–90.
  • Angraeni, L., Sari, L.K., Hamauzu, Y., Tongdeesoontorn, W. and Naradisorn, M. 2016. Identification of Phenolic Profile of Chinese Quince Seed (Pseudocydonia sinensis Schneid.). Agricultural Sci. J. 47: 2 (Suppl.), 61-64.
  • Patthrare Inthamat, Yasunori Hamauzu, and Wirongrong Tongdeesoontorn. 2016. Storage Life Extension of Japanese Cucumber Fruit Using Edible Coatings from Lemon Basil Seed and Chinese Quince Seed Mucilage, Agricultural Sci. J. 47, 3 (Suppl.): 381-384.
  • Niramon Suntipabvivattan and Wirongrong Tongdeesoontorn, 2015. Effectiveness of Boric Acid on Quality of Fresh Jasmine Garland. Agricultural Sci. J. 46: 3/1(Suppl.): 101-104.
  • Tongdeesoontorn W., Mauer L.J., Wongruong S., Sriburi P., Rachtanapun P., 2012. Mechanical and physical properties of cassava starch-gelatin composite films, International Journal of Polymeric Materials, 61: 778-792.
  • Rachtanapun, P., Tongdeesoontorn, W. 2011. Effect of NaOH Concentration on Sorption Isotherm of Carboxymethyl Rice Starch Films and Prediction Models, Chiang Mai Journal of Science, 38(3): 380-388.
  • Tongdeesoontorn W., Mauer L.J., Wongruong S., Sriburi P., Rachtanapun P., 2011. Effect of carboxymethyl cellulose concentration on physical properties of biodegradable cassava starch-based films, Chem Central J, 5: 6-13.
  • Rachtanapun, P., Tongdeesoontorn, W. 2010. Effect of Antioxidants on Properties of Rice Flour/Cassava Starch Film Blends Plasticized with Sorbitol, Kasetsart Journal (Natural Science), 43: 252-258.
  • Tongdeesoontorn, W. et al., 2009. Water vapor permeability and sorption isotherm of cassava starch based films blended with gelatin and carboxymethyl cellulose. Asian Journal of Food and Agro-Industry, 2: 501-514.
  • Rachtanapun, P., Tongdeesoontorn, W. 2009. Effect of Glycerol Concentration on the Sorption Isotherm and Water Vapor Permeability of Carboxymethyl Cellulose Films from Waste of Mulberry Paper, Asian Journal of Food and Agro-Industry, 2: 478-488.
  • Rachtanapun, P., Tongdeesoontorn, W. 2009. Moisture Sorption Isotherm and Water Vapor Permeability of Carboxymethyl Cellulose from Papaya Peel/Cornflour Blended Films, Asian Journal of Food and Agro-Industry, 2: 791-801.

Contact Information

Tel: +66 5391 6754
Email: wirongrong.ton@mfu.ac.th

Article list on Scopus
Article
Extraction and Characterization of Cellulose from Agricultural By-Products of Chiang Rai Province, Thailand
Polymers, 2022, 14(9), 1830
Article
Carboxymethyl cellulose from Young Palmyra palm fruit husk: Synthesis, characterization, and film properties
Food Hydrocolloids, 2022, 124, 107277
Article
Preparation and Characterization of Bioactive Chitosan Film Loaded with Cashew (Anacardium occidentale) Leaf Extract
Polymers, 2022, 14(3), 540
Review
Polysaccharide-Based Active Coatings Incorporated with Bioactive Compounds for Reducing Postharvest Losses of Fresh Fruits
Coatings, 2022, 12(1), 8
Article
Effects of storage temperature on the quality of eggs coated by cassava starch blended with carboxymethyl cellulose and paraffin wax
Poultry Science, 2022, 101(1), 101509
Article
Effect of egg-coating material properties by blending cassava starch with methyl celluloses and waxes on egg quality
Polymers, 2021, 13(21), 3787
Article
Effect of active packaging material fortified with clove essential oil on fungal growth and post-harvest quality changes in table grape during cold storage
Polymers, 2021, 13(19), 3445
Article
High substitution synthesis of carboxymethyl chitosan for properties improvement of carboxymethyl chitosan films depending on particle sizes
Molecules, 2021, 26(19), 6013
Article
Antioxidant films from cassava starch/gelatin biocomposite fortified with quercetin and TBHQ and their applications in food models
Polymers, 2021, 13(7), 1117
Article
Using anthocyanin extracts from butterfly pea as ph indicator for intelligent gelatin film and methylcellulose film
Current Applied Science and Technology, 2021, 21(4), pp. 652-661
Article
Effect of lemon basil (Ocimum basilicum) seed mucilage and Chinese quince (Pseudocydonia sinensis) seed mucilage coating to cherry tomato (Solanum lycopersicum 'Sida') fruits
Acta Horticulturae, 2020, 1278, pp. 7-12
Article
Physical and antioxidant properties of cassava starch-carboxymethyl cellulose incorporated with quercetin and TBHQ as active food packaging
Polymers, 2020, 12(2), 366
Article
'Phulae' pineapple leaf molded pulp tray with znops
Italian Journal of Food Science, 2019, 31(5), pp. 116-121
Article
Moisture Sorption Isotherms and Prediction Models of Carboxymethyl Chitosan Films from Different Sources with Various Plasticizers
Advances in Materials Science and Engineering, 2019, 2019, 4082439
Article
Gelatin films with nisin and catechin for minced pork preservation
Food Packaging and Shelf Life, 2018, 18, pp. 173-183
Article
Impact of the homogenization process on the structure and antioxidant properties of chitosan-lignin composite films
Food Chemistry, 2017, 236, pp. 120-126
Article
Quality changes and volatile compounds in fresh-cut ‘phulae’ pineapple during cold storage
Current Applied Science and Technology, 2017, 17(2), pp. 162-171
Article
Synthesis of methyl cellulose from nang lae pineapple leaves and production of methyl cellulose film
Current Applied Science and Technology, 2017, 17(2), pp. 233-244
Article
The effects of microbial transglutaminase on the properties of fish myofibrillar protein film
Food Packaging and Shelf Life, 2017, 12, pp. 91-99
Article
Biodegradable Protein-based Films and Their Properties: A Comparative Study
Packaging Technology and Science, 2016, 29(2), pp. 77-90
Article
Mechanical and physical properties of cassava starch-gelatin composite films
International Journal of Polymeric Materials and Polymeric Biomaterials, 2012, 61(10), pp. 778-792
Article
Effect of NaOH concentration on sorption isotherm of carboxymethyl rice starch films and prediction models
Chiang Mai Journal of Science, 2011, 38(3), pp. 380-388
Article
Effect of carboxymethyl cellulose concentration on physical properties of biodegradable cassava starch-based films
Chemistry Central Journal, 2011, 5(1), 6
Article
Effect of antioxidants on properties of rice flour/cassava starch film blends plasticized with sorbitol
Kasetsart Journal - Natural Science, 2009, 43(5 SUPPL.), pp. 252-258