Debora Esposito Search Results

Structural constraints and importance of caffeic acid moiety for anti-hyperglycemic effects of caffeoylquinic acids from chicory

Structural constraints and importance of caffeic acid moiety for anti-hyperglycemic effects of caffeoylquinic acids from chicory, Molecular Nutrition and Food Research, Kimberly M. Palatini Jackson, Thirumurugan Rathinasabapathy, Debora Esposito, Slavko Komarnytsky. Plants for Human Health Institute, North Carolina State University, Kannapolis, NC, USA Abstract Scope Chicory (Cichorium intybus L.) is a perennial herb often consumed as […]

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Dole Nutrition Institute Adds Senior Research Scientist, Expands Research Focus

By Kara Marker, NCRC Marketing Intern The old saying is that an apple a day keeps the doctor away. Scientific evidence proves that avoiding the doctor’s office takes a diet full of all kinds of fruits and vegetables. Debora Esposito, PhD, senior research scientist for the Dole Nutrition Institute (DNI) at the NC Research Campus […]

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Research Campus gives interns experience during summer

By Mary Price Read the original story in the Charlotte Observer. Thirty college interns are participating in an 11-week research project on the North Carolina Research Campus. The Plant Pathways Elucidation Project continues research of previous interns into why and how plants can benefit human health. Holli Chandler, 21, an intern from Catawba College, is […]

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Activation of pattern recognition receptors in brown adipocytes induces inflammation and suppresses uncoupling protein 1 expression and mitochondrial respiration

Activation of pattern recognition receptors in brown adipocytes induces inflammation and suppresses uncoupling protein 1 expression and mitochondrial respiration. American Journal of Physiology.  Cell Physiology. May 15, 2014. Epub 2014 Mar 13. Bae J1, Ricciardi CJ1, Esposito D2, Komarnytsky S2, Hu P1, Curry BJ1, Brown PL1, Gao Z3, Biggerstaff JP4, Chen J5, Zhao L6. 1Department of Nutrition, University of Tennessee, Knoxville, Tennessee; 2Plants for Human Health […]

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Brassica Breakthroughs

Research conducted at the NC State University Plants for Human Health Institute (PHHI) has resulted in a range of findings from the development of a functional food powder to the genome sequencing of the blueberry to recent findings revealing the benefits of plant steroids. Specifically, the brassinosteroid homobrassinolide, which is found in all plants and regulates growth […]

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Vegetable steroids build up muscle mass

Leah Chester-Davis, North Carolina State University   Mustard greens and cabbage could very well be back-up plants for Popeye’s spinach when it comes to building muscles and increasing physical performance. Recent studies show that brassinosteroids present in mustard and other Brassica plants such as cabbage or broccoli trigger a physiological response in rats that is […]

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Research: Greens could build muscle

The Salisbury Post KANNAPOLIS — Researchers working for N.C. State University in Kannapolis have shown mustard greens and cabbage could be back-up plants for Popeye’s spinach when it comes to building muscles and increasing physical performance. Recent studies at the NCSU Plants for Human Health Institute at the N.C. Research Campus show that compounds called […]

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