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Plant growth promoting bacteria (PGPB) can modify plant growth and increase nutrient uptake. This study focuses on additional applications for PGPB in pre-harvest and post-harvest biotechnology.In this study a Bacillus sp. were exposed to urea, cobalt, and iron...

["Agricultural Science","Food Science and Technology","Microbiology","Plant Science","Soil Science"]
doi:10.7287/peerj.preprints.2611v1
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Histidine is precursor for histamine (4-(2-aminoethyl) imidazole) formation through a process called decarboxylation with the aid of histidine decarboxylase enzyme possessed by particular bacterial species. Since storage temperature is highly influenced the formation...

["Aquaculture, Fisheries and Fish Science","Food Science and Technology"]
doi:10.7287/peerj.preprints.2360v1
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Cell immobilization is an alternative to microencapsulation for the maintenance of cells in a liquid medium. However, artificial immobilization carriers are expensive and pose a high safety risk. This study aimed to evaluate the potential of okara, a food-grade...

["Biotechnology","Food Science and Technology"]
doi:10.7287/peerj.preprints.2349v1
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We study the glycosylation processes that convert initially toxic substrates to nutritionally valuable metabolites in the flavonoid biosynthesis pathway of tomato (Solanum lycopersicum) seedlings. To estimate the reaction rates we use ordinary differential equations...

["Agricultural Science","Computational Biology","Food Science and Technology","Mathematical Biology","Plant Science"]
doi:10.7287/peerj.preprints.2077v2
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An 1H NMR-based metabolomic study was used to characterize 2009, 2010, 2011, and 2012 vintages of Cabernet Sauvignon wines from Ningxia that were vinified in the same fermentation technique. The pattern recognition methods of principal component analysis (PCA)...

["Agricultural Science","Biochemistry","Food Science and Technology"]
doi:10.7287/peerj.preprints.2332v1
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Background. Names for ”substances” used in food products are rarely precise. The term bamboo (Bambusoideae, Poaceae) comprises over 1600 distinct species of which only few are well established sources for food products on the European market (i.e. bamboo sprouts)....

["Food Science and Technology","Molecular Biology","Plant Science","Taxonomy"]
doi:10.7287/peerj.preprints.2198v1
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The present study aimed to characterize a lactic acid bacterium Pediococcus pentosaceus 4I1, isolated from the intestine of fresh water fish sample Zacco koreanus. Biochemical analysis using the API 50 CHL kit and molecular characterization of 4I1 revealed its...

["Food Science and Technology","Microbiology","Pharmacology"]
doi:10.7287/peerj.preprints.2121v1
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N-Acetyl-p-Aminophenol (APAP), aka acetaminophen, is the most commonly used over-the counter analgesic and antipyretic medication. However, its overdose leads to both liver and kidney damage. APAP-induced toxicity is considered as one of the primary causes of acute...

["Food Science and Technology","Neuroscience","Toxicology","Pathology","Pharmacology"]
doi:10.7287/peerj.preprints.2063v1
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Background: Because of increasing antibiotic resistance, herbal teas are the most popular natural alternatives, which are gaining even more importance. We examined the antimicrobial activities of 31 herbal teas both alone and in combination with antibiotics or...

["Food Science and Technology","Microbiology","Nutrition"]
doi:10.7287/peerj.preprints.2029v1
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Background The wide use of pesticides raises concerns on the health risks associated with pesticide exposure. For developing countries, pesticide residues in vegetables and fruits have not been totally monitored. This study aims at providing comparison data on...

["Agricultural Science","Environmental Sciences","Food Science and Technology","Toxicology","Nutrition"]
doi:10.7287/peerj.preprints.1928v1
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Human food security requires the production of sufficient quantities of both high-quality protein and dietary energy. In a series of case-studies from New Zealand, we show that while production of food ingredients from crops on arable land can meet human dietary...

["Agricultural Science","Food Science and Technology","Science Policy"]
doi:10.7287/peerj.preprints.1841v1
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Sapodilla has many uses from medicinal to dietary utilization. In recent years emphasis is focused on product diversification by development of value added sapodilla products to enhance its economic value. This study was carried out to investigate the effect of...

["Agricultural Science","Food Science and Technology"]
doi:10.7287/peerj.preprints.1777v1
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In this research, some physical (leaf area, leaf width, stalk width, plant mass, moisture) and mechanical properties (tear resistance, puncture resistance), color parameters (L*, a*, b*, YI) of Mibuna (Brassica rapavar. Nipposinica) and Mizuna (Brassica rapa var....

["Agricultural Science","Bioengineering","Food Science and Technology","Plant Science"]
doi:10.7287/peerj.preprints.1698v1
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Nutraceuticals are food or their parts, present in conventional or non-conventional form, with verified safety and health benefits, beyond their nutritional value. In this work, we describe a novel pipeline for nutraceutical compounds research in the field of pharmacophore...

["Biochemistry","Bioinformatics","Computational Biology","Food Science and Technology"]
doi:10.7287/peerj.preprints.1690v1
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Underground storage organs (USOs) serve as a staple source of carbohydrates for many hunter-gatherer societies and they feature prominently in discussions of diets of early modern humans. While the way of life of hunter-gatherers in South Africa’s Cape is no longer...

["Anthropology","Ecology","Environmental Sciences","Evolutionary Studies","Food Science and Technology"]
doi:10.7287/peerj.preprints.1573v1
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