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Emerging natural hemp seed proteins and their functions for nutraceutical applications

With changing dietary habits and increasing awareness of the nutraceutical role of dietary foods, the demand for natural plant proteins and interest in non-traditional protein sources in the food industry...

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Ameliorative effect of Lacticaseibacillus rhamnosus Fmb14 from Chinese yogurt on hyperuricemia

Hyperuricemia is a critical threat to human health, and a high inosine diet can increase the prevalence of it. Lacticaseibacillus rhamnosus Fmb14 was isolated from traditional fermented Chinese yogurt,...

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Cross-protective effect of acid adaptation on ethanol tolerance in Salmonella Enteritidis

Cross protection can undermine the effectiveness of control measures on foodborne pathogens, and therefore brings major implications for food safety. In this work, the capacity of Salmonella Enteritidis...

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Metabolic enzyme inhibitory abilities, in vivo hypoglycemic ability of palmleaf raspberry fruits extracts and identification of hypoglycemic compounds

The unripe palmleaf raspberry, namely Fupenzi (FPZ), is an important medicinal and edible food. This study aims to evaluate the potential of FPZ extracts prepared with different approaches in attenuating...

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Differentially expressed whey proteins of donkey and bovine colostrum revealed with a label-free proteomics approach

This study aimed to analyze and compare the differentially expressed whey proteins (DEWPs) of donkey and bovine colostrum using high-performance liquid chromatography with tandem mass spectrometry-based...

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The anti-cancerous mechanism of licochalcone A on human hepatoma cell HepG2 based on the miRNA omics

To explore the function of licochalcone A as an anticancer phytochemical on HepG2 cells and investigate its potential mechanisms, we analyzed the microRNAs (miRNAs) expression profile of HepG2 cells...

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The hypoglycemic potential of phenolics from functional foods and their mechanisms

Long-term postprandial hyperglycemia is a primary risk factor for developing chronic metabolic diseases such as obesity, type 2 diabetes, and cardiovascular disease. Chronic hyperglycemia induces the...

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In vivo anti-aging properties on fat diet-induced high fat Drosophila melanogaster of n-butanol extract from Paecilomyces hepiali

The purpose of this study was to explore the potential of the development and application of Paecilomyces hepiali, a fungus with edible and medicinal value, as a foodborne antioxidant and anti-aging...

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Naringenin inhibits lipid accumulation by activating the AMPK pathway in vivo and vitro

The aim of this study was to explore the lipid-lowering effect of naringenin and the underlying mechanism in high-fat-diet-fed SD rats and 3T3-L1 cells. In this study, SD rats were divided into the...

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Physicochemical, structural characterization, and antioxidant activities of chondroitin sulfate from Oreochromis niloticus bones

In this study, chondroitin sulfate was extracted from Oreochromis niloticus bones (OCS) and isolated to three fractions (OCS-1, OCS-2, and OCS-3). The physicochemical properties and structure characterization...

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4-Hydroxycinnamic acid attenuates neuronal cell death by inducing expression of plasma membrane redox enzymes and improving mitochondrial functions

Many approaches to neurodegenerative diseases that focus on amyloid-β clearance and gene therapy have not been successful. Some therapeutic applications focus on enhancing neuronal cell survival during...

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Lonicera caerulea polyphenols inhibit fat absorption by regulating Nrf2-ARE pathway mediated epithelial barrier dysfunction and special microbiota

High-fat diet (HFD) induces imbalance in the small intestine environment, where fat digestion and absorption mainly take place. This study aimed to elucidate the mechanisms by which Lonicera caerulea...

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A narrative review on inhibitory effects of edible mushrooms against malaria and tuberculosis-the world’s deadliest diseases

The isolated secondary metabolites from 39 edible mushrooms are reported, among which 107 compounds were active, 61 demonstrated antitubercular activities with IC50 range of 0.2–50 µg/mL and 46 manifested...

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Insights on the molecular mechanism of neuroprotection exerted by edible bird’s nest and its bioactive constituents

Neurodegenerative diseases are often associated with the accumulation of oxidative stress and neuroinflammation. Edible bird’s nest (EBN) is a glycoprotein (sialylated mucin glycopeptides) found to...

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Probiotics supplementation for management of type II diabetes risk factors in adults with polycystic ovarian syndrome: a meta-analysis of randomized clinical trial

This meta-analysis of randomized controlled trials aimed to evaluate the effects of probiotic supplementation on glucose homeostasis in patients with polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS). The meta-analysis...

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Metabolomics and gene expression levels reveal the positive effects of teaseed oil on lifespan and aging process in Caenorhabditis elegans

As an irreplaceable dietary constituent, lipids play a vital important role in health, but their effects on aging process and longevity are still not well known yet. In this paper, the metabolic profiling...

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De novo transcriptome assembly of Aureobasidium melanogenum CGMCC18996 to analyze the β-poly(L-malic acid) biosynthesis pathway under the CaCO3 addition

β-Poly(L-malic acid) (PMLA) is a water-soluble biopolymer used in food, medicine and other industries. To date, the biosynthesis pathway of PMLA has not been fully elucidated. In this study, we sequenced...

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Highly-sensitive electrochemiluminescence biosensor for detection of inosine monophosphate in meat based on graphdiyne/AuNPs/luminol nanocomposites

Inosine monophosphate (IMP), as a critical umami substance, is one of the most important indicators for evaluating the quality of meat products. Here, a sensitive electrochemiluminescence (ECL) biosensor...

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Effect of titin phosphorylation on degradation of titin from skeletal muscles

The degradation of titin could make the myofibrillar fragmentation to improve meat tenderization during postmortem. This study aimed to investigate effect of phosphorylation on titin degradation. Protein...

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Phenolic compounds from Chaenomeles speciosa alleviate inflammation in lipopolysaccharide-treated RAW264.7 macrophages via the NF-κB and MAPK pathways

Chaenomeles speciosa (Sweet) Nakai cultivated widely in temperate regions possesses anti-inflammatory properties, however, the underlying molecular mechanisms remain not fully understood. In this study,...

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Impact of Bifidobacterium longum NSP001 on DSS-induced colitis in conventional and humanised mice

Most scientific investigations regarding inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) pathogenesis or therapeutic strategies use dextran sulfate sodium (DSS)-induced models performed on mice. However, differences...

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Effects of specific doses of E-beam irradiation which inactivated SARS-CoV-2 on the nutrition and quality of Atlantic salmon

The contamination of Atlantic salmon with severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2) has impeded the development of the cold-chain food industry and posed possible risks to the population....

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Rapid screening of 420 pesticide residues in fruits and vegetables using ultra high performance liquid chromatography combined with quadrupole-time of flight mass spectrometry

A new method for screening and identification 420 pesticide residues in fruits and vegetables by ultra-performance liquid chromatography coupled with quadrupole-time of flight mass spectrometry (UPLC-Q-TOF/MS)...

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Characterization and discrimination of fermented sweet melon juice by different microbial strains via GC-IMS-based volatile profiling and chemometrics

The main purpose of this study was to investigate the effect of different lactic acid bacteria and yeast strains on the volatile composition of fermented sweet melon juice. Headspace gas chromatography-ion...

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Modulatory effects of Lactiplantibacillus plantarum on chronic metabolic diseases

The increased global incidence of chronic metabolic diseases, a vital threat to human health and a burden on our healthcare systems, includes a series of clinical metabolic syndromes such as obesity,...

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