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Evidence is growing that nanoparticles in the additive may be causing harm.

Date
16 March 2017
Abstract

Background and purpose: Osteoporosis is a common disease characterized by low bone mass that can harm health. Lactoferrin increase osteogenesis. PerFlourooctyl Bromide is a neutral particle that used as a drug carrier. Materials and methods: In this study, lactoferrin (LF) of Camel milk were...

Author(s)
Shadan, B.; Zibaei, S.; Zia-Jahromi, N.
Publisher
Mazandaran University of Medical Sciences, Sari, Iran
Citation
Journal of Mazandaran University of Medical Sciences, 2017, 27, 148, pp Pe23-Pe31, En22
Abstract

Ellagic acid is known of a predominant bioactive component in pomegranate that possesses broad health benefits, but it has low bioavailability. In this work, we developed a food-grade self-nanoemulsifying system to improve the dissolution and absorption of ellagic acid. Solubility assay and...

Author(s)
Wang ShangTa; Chou ChienTe; Su NanWei
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
Journal of Functional Foods, 2017, 34, pp 207-215
Abstract

Green tea contains numerous bioactive compounds that may provide multiple health benefits, including antioxidative, anti-inflammatory, anti-carcinogenic, anti-proliferative, anti-hypertensive, antithrombogenic and lipid-lowering effects. Most of the chemopreventive and therapeutic effects of green...

Author(s)
Pradeep Puligundla; Mok ChulKyoon; Ko SangHoon; Liang Jin; Neeraja Recharla
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
Journal of Functional Foods, 2017, 34, pp 139-151
Abstract

Quercetin, a dietary flavonol phytoestrogen, has many health benefits but it is poorly absorbed when administered orally. To improve its bioavailability, we prepared quercetin-loaded phytosome nanoparticles (QP) using the thin film hydration method. The prepared nano-formulations were characterized ...

Author(s)
El-Fattah, A. I. A.; Fathy, M. M.; Ali, Z. Y.; El-Garawany, A. E. A.; Mohamed, E. K.
Publisher
Elsevier Science Ireland Ltd., Shannon, Irish Republic
Citation
Chemico-Biological Interactions, 2017, 271, pp 30-38
Abstract

The present study was designed to evaluate the effect of nanoselenium (Nano-Se) on hematological and biochemical parameters of rats experimentally intoxicated with lead (Pb). Thirty male rats were randomly divided into six groups as follows: the control, selenite, Nano-Se, Pb group, Pb+selenite,...

Author(s)
Dehkordi, A. J.; Mohebbi, A. N.; Aslani, M. R.; Ghoreyshi, S. M.
Publisher
Sage Publications Ltd, London, UK
Citation
Human & Experimental Toxicology, 2017, 36, 4, pp 421-427
Abstract

The fungi of the genus Fusarium cause Fusarium head blight (FHB), a devastating disease that reduces grain yield and quality. They also produce mycotoxins which may pose a serious threat to human and animal health. This study investigated the effects of NPK fertilisation, foliar application of Cu,...

Author(s)
Cwalina-Ambroziak, B.; Kurowski, T. P.; Waśkiewicz, A.; Goliński, P.; Stępień, A.; Głosek-Sobieraj, M.; Perczak, A.
Publisher
De Gruyter Open, Warsaw, Poland
Citation
Archives of Industrial Hygiene and Toxicology, 2017, 68, 1, pp 16-26
Abstract

Gold nanoparticles (AuNPs) have attracted greater scientific interests for the construction of drugs loading cargos due to their biocompatibility, safety and facile surface modifications. This study deals with the fabrication of gum tragacanth (GT) green AuNPs as carrier for Naringin, a less water...

Author(s)
Komal Rao; Muhammad Imran; Tooba Jabri; Imdad Ali; Samina Perveen; Shafiullah; Shakil Ahmed; Shah, M. R.
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
Carbohydrate Polymers, 2017, 174, pp 243-252
Abstract

Banana flour film is an alternative biopolymer material but still needs improvement of its mechanical properties and water vapor permeability. Banana starch nanoparticles (BSNs), prepared using miniemulsion cross-linking, make an interesting reinforcing agent. The properties of plasticized banana...

Author(s)
Orsuwan, A.; Sothornvit, R.
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
Carbohydrate Polymers, 2017, 174, pp 235-242
Abstract

Since the beginning of the current millennium, innovations in food packaging systems have evolved as response to the continuous changes in market trends and consumer's preferences for convenient, safe, healthy and quality food products. Active packaging (AP) system provides such functionalities to...

Author(s)
Ahmed, I.; Lin Hong; Zou Long; Brody, A. L.; Li ZhenXing; Qazi, I. M.; Pavase, T. R.; Lv LiangTao
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
Food Control, 2017, 82, pp 163-178

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