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Feasibility of Extracting Solanesol from Tobacco Biomass as a Byproduct Following Protein Recovery
The solanesol content in tobacco biomass, a waste derived from tobacco leaves obtained from the low alkaloid cultivar 'MD 609LA' that had been processed for protein recovery, was evaluated at different points during ...
Whole surface image reconstruction for machine vision inspection of fruit
Automated imaging systems offer the potential to inspect the quality and safety of fruits and vegetables consumed by the public. Current automated inspection systems allow fruits such as apples to be sorted for quality ...
Promoting the production and consumption of wheat-based functional foods rich in antioxidants.
The present study evaluated the effects of solid state yeast treatment and thermal processing on the extractability and in-vitro bioavailability of antioxidants from wheat bran and whole-wheat pizza crusts, and developed ...
Acid Modification of Psyllium
Psyllium, a type of dietary fiber, has been shown to have various health benefits including cholesterol lowering, hypoglycemic, cancer prevention, and laxative effects. However, due to its extremely strong water-holding ...
Distribution and Evolution of the Palatinose (pal) operon in Enterobacter sakazakii
Enterobacter sakazakii, an opportunistic enteric pathogen found in infant milk formula, is associated with outbreaks of meningitis and septicemia among immunocompromised newborns. A biochemical signature of E. sakazakii ...