Peer-reviewed Articles

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Black kidney bean (Phaseolus vulgaris L.) powder (BKBP) with particle sizes of 250–180, 180–125, 125–75, 75–38, and <38 μm was prepared by using coarse and eccentric vibratory milling, respectively. Physicochemical properties, cholesterol adsorption, and antioxidant...

["Bioengineering","Food Science and Technology"]
doi:10.7717/peerj.6369
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Background Fool’s watercress (Apium nodiflorum) is an edible vegetable with potential as a new crop. However, little information is available regarding the antioxidant properties of the plant and the individual phenolics accounting for this capacity are unknown....

["Biochemistry","Food Science and Technology"]
doi:10.7717/peerj.6296
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Background Mangosteen (Garcinia mangostana L.) fruit has a unique sweet-sour taste and is rich in beneficial compounds such as xanthones. Mangosteen originally been used in various folk medicines to treat diarrhea, wounds, and fever. More recently, it had been...

["Biotechnology","Food Science and Technology","Plant Science","Evidence Based Medicine","Translational Medicine"]
doi:10.7717/peerj.6324
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Colorectal cancer (CRC), also known as colon cancer, is the third most common form of cancer worldwide in men and the second in women and is characterized by several genetic alterations, among them the expression of several genes. 1,2-dimethylhydrazine (DMH) and...

["Food Science and Technology","Molecular Biology","Nutrition","Oncology"]
doi:10.7717/peerj.6372
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This study provides information on biological (gonadosomatic index), commercial quality (condition index and meat yield) and biochemical aspects (proximate composition, fatty acids) of the soft tissues of Flexopecten glaber reared in suspended cages in the Ionian...

["Aquaculture, Fisheries and Fish Science","Biochemistry","Food Science and Technology","Marine Biology","Nutrition"]
doi:10.7717/peerj.5810
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The goal of the dairy industry is ultimately to increase lactation persistency, which is the length of time during which peak milk yield is sustained. Lactation persistency is determined by the balance of cell apoptosis and cell proliferation; when the balance...

["Agricultural Science","Cell Biology","Food Science and Technology","Veterinary Medicine"]
doi:10.7717/peerj.6210
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Background Sweet sorghum bagasse (SSB), comprising both a dermal layer and pith, is a solid waste generated by agricultural activities. Open burning was previously used to treat agricultural solid waste but is harmful to the environment and human health. Recent...

["Agricultural Science","Food Science and Technology","Plant Science","Food, Water and Energy Nexus","Green Chemistry"]
doi:10.7717/peerj.6186
96 downloads
379 views

Pacific chub mackerel (Scomber japonicus) is an important fish throughout the world, especially in East Asian countries, including Korea, China, and Japan. Protein hydrolysates from marine sources are commonly used as nutritional supplements, functional ingredients,...

["Biochemistry","Biotechnology","Food Science and Technology","Evidence Based Medicine"]
doi:10.7717/peerj.6181
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Pleurotus ferulae is an edible and medicinal mushroom with various bioactivities. Here, the ethanol extracts of wild and cultivated P. ferulae (PFEE-W and PFEE-C) and their subfractions including petroleum ether (Pe-W/Pe-C), ethyl acetate (Ea-W/Ea-C) and n-butanol...

["Biochemistry","Cell Biology","Food Science and Technology","Oncology"]
doi:10.7717/peerj.6097
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Qula is a cheese-like product usually prepared with unpasteurized yak milk under open conditions, with both endogenous and exogenous microorganisms involved in the fermentation process. In the present study, 15 Qula samples were collected from five different regions...

["Food Science and Technology","Microbiology"]
doi:10.7717/peerj.6044
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Background Fruit consumption is currently considered beyond the nutritional aspects because of the important roles in disease prevention and benefits to health. The objective of this study was to characterize the chemical profile and evaluate the antioxidant and...

["Biotechnology","Food Science and Technology","Microbiology","Infectious Diseases"]
doi:10.7717/peerj.5991
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319 views

Background A strict gluten-free (GF) diet is required for the management of celiac disease (CD). The nutritional adequacy of this diet has been questioned due to the elimination of wheat, an important vehicle for micronutrient fortification and source of fibre....

["Food Science and Technology","Gastroenterology and Hepatology","Nutrition"]
doi:10.7717/peerj.5875
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Previous research demonstrated that soft wheat cultivars have better post-harvest storage tolerance than harder cultivars during accelerated ageing. To better understand this phenomenon, a tandem mass tag-based quantitative proteomic analysis of soft wheat seeds...

["Agricultural Science","Food Science and Technology","Plant Science"]
doi:10.7717/peerj.5874
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Proximate and fatty acid (FA) composition of seven freshwater fish species from the Czech Republic were examined. Moreover, the index of atherogenicity (IA) and the index of thrombogenicity (IT) were calculated from the obtained data. These two indices along with...

["Aquaculture, Fisheries and Fish Science","Food Science and Technology"]
doi:10.7717/peerj.5729
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Leaves from three varieties of Ficus deltoidea, colloquially termed small- (FDS), medium- (FDM), and big-type leaf (FDB), were subjected to water extraction. The crude extracts were fractionated using water (WF) and ethyl acetate (EAF). The phenolic and flavonoid...

["Biochemistry","Cell Biology","Food Science and Technology","Plant Science","Translational Medicine"]
doi:10.7717/peerj.5694

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