Peer-reviewed Articles - Biology

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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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Lactobacillus plantarum YO175 and OF101 isolates from Nigerian traditional fermented cereal gruel ‘ogi’, were investigated on the basis of their capability to produce exopolysaccharide (EPS) on sucrose modified deMan Rogosa Sharpe medium (mMRS). Functional groups...

["Biotechnology","Food Science and Technology","Microbiology","Molecular Biology"]
doi:10.7717/peerj.5326
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Environmental factors greatly influence grape quality. Among them, the effect of within-vineyard variability of soil in relation to soil moisture on table grape under protected condition has rarely been studied. In this present research, we investigated the influence...

["Agricultural Science","Food Science and Technology"]
doi:10.7717/peerj.5592
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The beneficial effects of prebiotic fibres on human health have been related to their capacities to alter the gut microbiota and modify the growth of beneficial microorganisms. It is long appreciated that bacterial metabolites affect the host’s physiology. The...

["Cell Biology","Food Science and Technology","Microbiology","Gastroenterology and Hepatology","Nutrition"]
doi:10.7717/peerj.5288
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646 views

Background Use of traditional methods for determining meat spoilage is quite laborious and time consuming. Therefore, alternative approaches are needed that can predict the spoilage of meat in a rapid, non-invasive and more elaborative way. In this regard, the...

["Agricultural Science","Food Science and Technology","Microbiology"]
doi:10.7717/peerj.5376
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377 views

Background Citrus sinensis peels are usually discarded as wastes; however, they are rich sources of Vitamin C, fibre, and many nutrients, including phenolics and flavonoids which are also good antioxidant agents. This study aimed to examine phytochemical composition...

["Biochemistry","Food Science and Technology"]
doi:10.7717/peerj.5331
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Edible plant-derived exosome-like nanoparticles (EPDELNs) are novel naturally occurring plant ultrastructures that are structurally similar to exosomes. Many EPDELNs have anti-inflammatory properties. MicroRNAs (miRNAs) play a critical role in mediating physiological...

["Food Science and Technology","Plant Science"]
doi:10.7717/peerj.5186
71 downloads
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Background Bioactive peptides can prevent damage associated with oxidative stress in humans when consumed regularly. Recently, peptides have attracted immense interest because of their beneficial functional properties, safety and little or no side effects when...

["Agricultural Science","Biochemistry","Food Science and Technology"]
doi:10.7717/peerj.5337
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Skimmed milk powder (SMP) and whey protein concentrate (WPC) were manufactured from fresh milk collected from cows producing high or low Immunoglobulin (Ig) A levels in their milk. In addition commercial products were purchased for use as diluent or control treatments....

["Agricultural Science","Food Science and Technology","Microbiology"]
doi:10.7717/peerj.5359
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This study aimed to characterize the antioxidant properties of Rama Forte persimmon, a tannin-rich fruit variety produced in Brazil. Extracts prepared with lyophilized pulps from fruits obtained in local markets were analyzed individually to evaluate the extent...

["Biochemistry","Food Science and Technology","Nutrition"]
doi:10.7717/peerj.5223
148 downloads
435 views

Background Anoectochilus roxburghii is a widespread herbaceous plant with high medicinal value. Wild A. roxburghii resources face extinction due to their slow growth rate and over exploitation. The growing market demand has led to advances in the field of artificial...

["Agricultural Science","Food Science and Technology","Plant Science"]
doi:10.7717/peerj.5274
172 downloads
1,465 views

Background Skeletal muscle wound healing is dependent on complex interactions between fibroblasts, myofibroblasts, myogenic cells, and cytokines, such as TGF-β1. This study sought to clarify the impact of TGF-β1 signaling on skeletal muscle cells and discern between...

["Bioengineering","Biotechnology","Cell Biology","Food Science and Technology","Histology"]
doi:10.7717/peerj.4939
112 downloads
418 views

Here, we describe the production of a probiotic biofilm through three intermediate steps: (1) measurement of the adhesion capacity of 15 probiotic strains to evaluate their tendency to form biofilm on different surfaces (stainless steel, glass, and polycarbonate);...

["Food Science and Technology","Microbiology"]
doi:10.7717/peerj.4826
192 downloads
972 views

Crop landraces are fundamental resources to increase the eroded genepool of modern crops in order to adapt agriculture to future challenges; plus, they are of immeasurable heritage and cultural value. Between the 1940s and the 1960s open-pollinated varieties (OPVs)...

["Agricultural Science","Biodiversity","Conservation Biology","Food Science and Technology","Natural Resource Management"]
doi:10.7717/peerj.5123

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