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Background Bioactive peptides can prevent damage associated with oxidative stress in the human body when consumed regularly. Recently year, peptides have attracted immense interest because of their beneficial functional properties, safety and little or no side...

["Agricultural Science","Biochemistry","Food Science and Technology"]
doi:10.7287/peerj.preprints.26816v1
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The classification of fresh fruits according to their ripeness is typically a subjective and tedious task; consequently, there is growing interest in the use of non-contact techniques such as those based on computer vision and machine learning. In this paper, we...

["Agricultural Science","Computational Biology","Food Science and Technology","Computational Science","Data Mining and Machine Learning"]
doi:10.7287/peerj.preprints.26691v1
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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 an exopolysaccharide (EPS) on sucrose modified media. Functional groups analysis of the EPSs produced...

["Biotechnology","Food Science and Technology","Microbiology","Molecular Biology"]
doi:10.7287/peerj.preprints.26579v1
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In this study we investigated the influence of rice wine (Jinbiao, Yinbiao, Wunianchen, Nv’erhong) on the activity of endogenous proteases, myofibrillar degradation and quality characteristics in topmouth culter muscle. Rice wines had pH of about 4.3, and micromolar...

["Biotechnology","Food Science and Technology"]
doi:10.7287/peerj.preprints.26568v1
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Quinoa cultivation has been expanded around the world in the last decade and is considered an exceptional crop with the potential of contributing to food security worldwide. The exceptional nutritional value of quinoa seeds relies on their high protein content,...

["Agricultural Science","Biochemistry","Food Science and Technology","Plant Science"]
doi:10.7287/peerj.preprints.26439v1
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Deep eutectic solvents (DESs) are new green solvents that have attracted the attention of the scientific community mainly due to their unique properties and special characteristics, which are different from those of traditional solvents.A method based on ultrasonically...

["Biochemistry","Bioengineering","Food Science and Technology","Plant Science"]
doi:10.7287/peerj.preprints.3495v1
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Post-harvest biotechnology is a growing industry. Many farmers are looking for economic and organic methods to preserve crops while effectively decreasing post-harvest losses. Previous studies suggested Rhodococcus rhodochrous DAP 96253 specifically cultured on...

["Agricultural Science","Biotechnology","Food Science and Technology","Microbiology"]
doi:10.7287/peerj.preprints.3398v1
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Coastal protection, nutrient cycling, erosion control, water purification, and carbon sequestration are ecosystem services provided by salt marshes. Additionally, the salt ponds offers coastal breeding and nursery habitat to fishes and invertebrates providing abundant...

["Aquaculture, Fisheries and Fish Science","Food Science and Technology","Marine Biology","Natural Resource Management"]
doi:10.7287/peerj.preprints.3220v1
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Background. Carrot is a multi-nutritional food source. It is an important root vegetable, rich in natural bioactive compounds with health-promoting properties, such as antioxidants that have anti-carcinogenic properties. Aim. This review summarises the occurrences...

["Agricultural Science","Biochemistry","Food Science and Technology","Plant Science","Nutrition"]
doi:10.7287/peerj.preprints.3187v1
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["Bioinformatics","Evolutionary Studies","Food Science and Technology","Genomics","Epidemiology"]
doi:10.7287/peerj.preprints.3107v1
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The consumption of raw fish has been increasing considerably in the West, since it has an appeal to be potentially healthier (omega 3 and 6, essential amino acids and vitamins). However this potential benefit, as well as the taste, value and even the risk of extinction...

["Food Science and Technology","Genomics"]
doi:10.7287/peerj.preprints.3085v1
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Background. The tomato is the most important horticultural crop in the world, regarding area of cultivation and yield. The main production areas have arid and semi-arid climates, with scarce rainfall, which forces the use of saline water for irrigation - leading...

["Agricultural Science","Food Science and Technology"]
doi:10.7287/peerj.preprints.2983v1
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The nutritional and antinutritional compositions (phytochemical, proximate, mineral, digestibility, functional properties, phytate, tannins and oxalate.) of Delonix regia seed were determined. The results showed that the sample, has high protein content, Ca, Na,...

["Agricultural Science","Food Science and Technology"]
doi:10.7287/peerj.preprints.2764v1
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Background: Food preservation is essential to the growing world population, food economy. Freezing is a commonly used method for food preservation. While extending the life of the product, freezing has detrimental effects. It is causing loss of food weight and...

["Agricultural Science","Biophysics","Cell Biology","Food Science and Technology","Plant Science"]
doi:10.7287/peerj.preprints.2740v1
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Quality disciplines have been widely used for decades in industrial and business fields. It is only in recent times, however, that Quality management and approaches have received proper attention in life science. In particular, the need for Quality standards in...

["Cell Biology","Food Science and Technology","Genetics","Molecular Biology","Science Policy"]
doi:10.7287/peerj.preprints.2637v1
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