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Chemists Design Faster Production Process to Study Glycans

Chemists Design Faster Production Process to Study Glycans

Chemists from Utrecht University designed a faster production process for essential sugars, according to a report published on April 1, 2019. In various biological and disease processes, glycans play a major role. It can be…

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Fungus Can Damage the Immune System

Fungus Can Damage the Immune System

Researchers found that a species of fungus can harm the immune system of people suffering from AIDS patients or who are immunosuppressed following an organ transplantation. The study has found that fungus- Aspergillus fumigatus –…

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Crop and Environmental Benefits of Gypsum

Crop and Environmental Benefits of Gypsum

Researchers from The Ohio State University found that gypsum as a soil amendment can remediate soils with high levels of sodium and magnesium Warren A Dick, an expert in soil science and Doctor of Philosophy…

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Study Suggests Green Tea and Rice Compounds Lower Alzheimer’s Symptoms

Study Suggests Green Tea and Rice Compounds Lower Alzheimer’s Symptoms

Researchers conducted a study with two compounds- epigallocatechin-3-gallate and ferulic acid and found that these compounds contributed in reversing Alzheimer’s symptoms. The compound epigallocatechin-3-gallate or EGCG is a key ingredient found in green tea, while…

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Dog Foods Loaded with High Level of Bacteria

Dog Foods Loaded with High Level of Bacteria

A study conducted in Europe found that raw-meat dog food contained Enterobacteriaceae species, which might pose high risk to dog owners. The researchers studied the samples of dog food from various manufacturers across Europe. They…

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Gut Bacteria Effective in Resisting Diabetes due to Aging

Gut Bacteria Effective in Resisting Diabetes due to Aging

Researchers found that gut bacteria, Akkermansia muciniphila, is responsible for guarding signals from the hormone insulin, preventing the body from type 2 diabetes. The researchers examined young and old mice and compared the presence of…

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Tomato Compound Hexenyl Butyrate Protects Crops From Biotic Stress

Tomato Compound Hexenyl Butyrate Protects Crops From Biotic Stress

Spanish scientists found that a spray of synthetic HB helps various crop plants to withstand both drought and bacterial infections. Tomatoes are certainly tough plants partly due to Hexenyl Butyrate (HB) compound emitted by them.…

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New Toxins Discovered in Bacteria Could Help in Treating Food Poisoning

New Toxins Discovered in Bacteria Could Help in Treating Food Poisoning

Researchers at the Australian National University (ANU) developed a new substance that could help in treating bacterial infections and potentially save lives, especially serious food poisoning. Food poisoning is a common cause for serious illness…

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Research Explores Use of Aflatoxins for Potential Food Application

Research Explores Use of Aflatoxins for Potential Food Application

Resaerchers from University of São Paulo highlighted recent data on the in vitro antifungal activity of essential oils and aqueous extracts from plants Aflatoxins are secondary metabolites that are produced by fungi of the genus…

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Swiggy Launched Sustainable Food Packing Programme

Swiggy Launched Sustainable Food Packing Programme

Recent efforts by food delivering service are focused on marketplace for restaurant partners to access a variety of packing solutions suitable for their menu requirements. India’s largest food ordering and delivery platform Swiggy launched partner-focused…

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