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To utilize lignocellulosic hydrolysate for docosahexaenoic acid (DHA) production, a novel mutant Aurantiochytrium sp. FN21 with strong tolerance against inhibitory lignocellulosic hydrolysate was obtained through continuous domestication processes from the parent strain Aurantiochytrium sp....

Authors
Qi Feng; Zhang MingLiang; Chen YouWei; Jiang XianZhang; Lin JinXin; Cao Xiao; Huang JianZhong
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd
Publication
Bioresource Technology, 2017, 227, pp 221-226
News Article

Vitamin D may help prevent acute respiratory infections (ARIs) like flu, colds and pneumonia suggested a systematic review in the BMJ last week....

Date
February 2017
Authors
I.Hoskins
CAB ReviewFull Text

Vitamin D deficiency from early ages has been implicated in the aetiology of atherosclerosis and other cardiovascular diseases (CVDs) in adulthood. Low levels of vitamin D occur due to reduced intake as well as because of geographical location. Early intervention with vitamin D supplementation when...

Date
February 2017
Subjects
cardiovascular diseases; human diseases; reviews; risk factors; trace element deficiencies; trace elements; vitamin D
Authors
Papandreou, D.
CABI Book Info
Cover for Biotechnology of major cereals.

This book contains 16 chapters focusing on the recombinant DNA techniques and transformation methods used by the commercial maize biotechnology sector, current traits and future trends of the global adoption of transgenic maize, specific breeding challenges and the current trends in applied sorghum...

Authors
Jones, H. D.
ISBN
2016 CABI (H ISBN 9781780645193)
Event

7 - 10 June 2017 - Victoria, British Colombia

Venue
Victoria, British Colombia
Country
Canada
Contact
António Labisa Palmeira
AbstractFull Text

The purpose of this study was to evaluate the effects of feeding pigs with diets containing increasing levels of Brazilian red pepper essential oil (Schinus terebinthifolius Raddi) on the physical attributes, fatty acid profile and oxidative stability of precooked meat. Seventy-two weanling pigs...

Authors
Gois, F. D.; Sbardella, M.; Lima, C. B. de; Migotto, D. L.; Cairo, P. L. G.; Garbossa, C. A. P.; Racanicci, A. M. C.; Costa, L. B.
Publisher
Centro de Ciências Rurais, Universidade Federal de Santa Maria
Publication
Ciência Rural, 2017, 47, 2, pp e20160127
AbstractFull Text

The present study evaluated the effects of baru nut consumption on body weight, percent adiposity, amount of adipose tissue and blood levels in obese male Swiss mice. After inducing obesity by providing high-glucose diet (60 days), the mice were divided into 4 groups (7 animals per group) and were...

Authors
Araújo, A. C. F.; Rocha, J. C.; Paraiso, A. F.; Ferreira, A. V. M.; Santos, S. H. S.; Pinho, L. de
Publisher
Centro de Ciências Rurais, Universidade Federal de Santa Maria
Publication
Ciência Rural, 2017, 47, 2, pp e20151337
AbstractFull Text

The objective of this paper was to estimate the genetic divergence among 49 soybean (Glycine max L. Merrill.) genotypes to assist grain quality-focused breeding programs in the choice of progenitors. The genetic divergence was estimated using the Mahalanobis generalized distance from the...

Authors
Rodrigues, J. I. da S.; Arruda, K. M. A.; Cruz, C. D.; Barros, E. G. de; Piovesan, N. D.; Moreira, M. A.
Publisher
Centro de Ciências Rurais, Universidade Federal de Santa Maria
Publication
Ciência Rural, 2017, 47, 2, pp e20151258
AbstractFull Text

Listeria monocytogenes is a relevant foodborne pathogen in public health, responsible for outbreaks of listeriosis often associated to the consumption of ready to eat meat, dairy and fishery products. Listeriosis is a serious disease that can lead to death and mainly affect children, the elderly...

Authors
Rodrigues, C. S.; Sá, C. V. G. C. de; Melo, C. B. de
Publisher
Centro de Ciências Rurais, Universidade Federal de Santa Maria
Publication
Ciência Rural, 2017, 47, 2, pp e20160721
AbstractFull Text

This study evaluated the yield, color, and chemical composition of commercial cuts (tail, sirloin cut, back fillet, and thigh) of Pantanal caiman meat in both sexes. The yield of tail was higher than other cuts, and the yield of females (17.0%) was higher than males (15.9%). The thigh of males had...

Authors
Fernandes, V. R. T.; Souza, M. L. R. de; Gasparino, E.; Coutinho, M. E.; Visentainer, J. V.; Bérgamo, A. S.; Goes, E. S. dos R.
Publisher
Centro de Ciências Rurais, Universidade Federal de Santa Maria
Publication
Ciência Rural, 2017, 47, 2, pp e20160195

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