Peer-reviewed Articles - Biology

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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
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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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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
81 downloads
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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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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
118 downloads
401 views

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
134 downloads
757 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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