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Grocery shopping habits could affect food safety, quality

Featured on America Now, the TV magazine program with news you can use. View the original story with video. By reporter Jeff Rivenbark. Grocery shopping is a routine chore. You fill up a cart, pay the cashier, and walk out of the store with bags of fresh food. But just how fresh is the food […]

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Chemopreventative Effect of Phytochemimcals against Colon Cancer

Chemopreventative Effect of Phytochemimcals against Colon Cancer, Medicinal and Aromatic Plants, December 2015. Williams LL, Khatiwada J and Davis S. Center for Excellence in Post-Harvest Technologies, North Carolina A&T State University, North Carolina Research Campus, Kannapolis, NC. Editorial Currently, the incidence of colorectal cancer (CRC) has been declining, even though it remains a major public […]

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N.C. A&T to research new approach to peanut allergies

Read the original article on the NC A&T website. North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University continues to lead the charge against peanut allergies, as evidenced by its recent $500,000 grant from the United State Department of Agriculture (USDA) for researching new immunotherapies. In the U.S., approximately 3 million people report mild to severe allergies […]

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Duke University expanding at NC Research Campus, MURDOCK Study

  By David Whisenant KANNAPOLIS, NC (WBTV) – It all starts with someone willing to roll up a sleeve, and volunteer…and for Dr. Leonard Williams, there is a compelling reason. “I had an uncle who passed from a heart attack, massive heart attack a couple of years ago, he never visited the doctor in over […]

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NCA&T Opens Second Research Lab at NCRC

When the NCA&T Center for Excellence in Post-Harvest Technologies on the NC Research Campus (NCRC) in Kannapolis reached 40 employees, Director Leonard Williams, PhD, knew it was time to expand. The Ready-to-Go Laboratory suites in the David H. Murdock Core Laboratory Building were the obvious choice. The 1,500-square-foot laboratories come with administrative areas, bench tops, […]

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NC Research Campus Ready To Go on New Lab and Office Space

          Contact: Clyde Higgs, Vice President of Business Development NC Research Campus partner@ncresearchcampus.net 704-273-1206 NC Research Campus, Kannapolis, NC– Officials at the NC Research Campus (NCRC) in Kannapolis are investing up to $1.5 million in the construction of a third speculative laboratory suite and new, flexible office space on the third […]

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Bioavailability and Hypolipidemic Effects of Peanut Skin Polyphenols

Bioavailability and Hypolipidemic Effects of Peanut Skin Polyphenols J Med Food. 2014 Sep 3, Bansode RR1, Randolph P, Ahmedna M, Williams LL, Yu J.  Center for Excellence in Post Harvest Technologies, North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University , North Carolina Research Campus, Kannapolis, North Carolina, USA . Abstract Abstract Peanut skin is a rich source of polyphenols, such as proanthocyanidins. Peanut skin proanthocyanidins mainly consist of a subgroup […]

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A&T SIGNS AGREEMENT TO COMMERCIALIZE HYPOALLERGENIC PEANUT

North Carolina A&T Hypoallergenic peanuts, peanut butter, and other peanut products are a step closer to grocery stores with the signing of an exclusive licensing agreement for the patented process that reduces allergens in peanuts by 98 percent. North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University signed the agreement with Xemerge, a Toronto-based firm that commercializes […]

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Keep Summer Produce Healthy and Safe

Published in Cabarrus Magazine June 2014. Read the PDF: Williams Cab Mag June 2014 A recent study published in the journal Brain Research, found that the phytochemicals anthocyanins and proanthocyanidins are effective in protecting against the loss of nerve cell function in the brain brought on by Parkinson’s Disease. One of the lead scientists on the study […]

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NCCU and NCA&T Cancer Research on UNC-TV

UNC TV Researchers can’t test experimental cures for diseases and possible drug therapies on humans so they use the zebrafish for initial testing. That’s because the journey from egg to embryo is the same in zebrafish and humans. The image on the computer screen in the North Carolina Central University lab at the North Carolina […]

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NC A&T Finds Health Benefits in Peanut Skin Extract

Rishipal Bansode, PhD, with the North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University’s Center for Excellence in Post-Harvest Technologies, recently found that in an animal model an extract of peanut skin polyphenols reduced lipid levels in the blood stream. The study also showed up to a 30 percent loss of belly fat in the study animals. The findings were published in […]

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Bioavailability of polyphenols from peanut skin extract associated with plasma lipid lowering function

Bioavailability of polyphenols from peanut skin extract associated with plasma lipid lowering function. Food Chemistry. October 2013. R.R. Bansode, P. Randolph, M. Ahmedna, S. Hurley, T. Hanner, S. Baxter, T. Johnston, M. Su, B. Holmes, J. Yu, L.L. Williams. Center for Excellence in Post-Harvest Technologies, North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University, North Carolina Research Campus; Department of Health Sciences, Qatar University, P.O. Box […]

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NC Research Campus scientists seek to make foods healthier

By: Jenna Barnes, News 14 Carolina KANNAPOLIS—Doctors say whole grains are part of a healthy diet, but scientists at the North Carolina Research Campus are working on a way to make them even better. “It can prevent a lot of chronic diseases, like diabetes, obesity, and some heart diseases,” said Dr. Guibing Chen of NC […]

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Grains for Better Health and Disease Prevention

  Shengmin Sang, PhD, with the NC A&T Center for Excellence in Post-Harvest Technologies, is researching metabolites and dietary markers of grains like wheat and rye that can help increase their use as a preventative for diabetes and lung and colon cancer. Sang and  NC A&T’s Guibing Chen, PhD, are experimenting with a process called microfluidization […]

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NCRC Scientist Offers Tips on Recognizing and Preventing Norovirus

    Contact: Phyllis Beaver Marketing Director North Carolina Research Campus pbeaver@ncresearchcampus.net or Leonard Williams, PhD NC A&T Center for Excellence in Post Harvest Technologies llw@ag.ncat.edu 704-250-5705 (NC Research Campus, Kannapolis, NC- January 29, 2013)- Last week the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) reported that a new strain of norovirus, the GII4Sydney, is sweeping the […]

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How to Recognize and Prevent Norovirus

The Centers for Disease Control (CDC) recently announced that a new strain of norovirus, the GII4Sydney, is sweeping the United States. First reported in Australia in March 2012, the CDC reported that the strain caused 58 percent of norovirus infections in December 2012. Norovirus is a common foodborne pathogen with as many as 21 million […]

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Norovirus spreading rapidly in Mecklenburg Co. nursing homes

By Tina Terry MECKLENBURG CO., N.C. WSOC TV The Mecklenburg County Health Department released numbers Friday showing how rapidly the norovirus is spreading through nursing homes. So far this year, between 150 and 200 cases have been reported. About 30 of those are staff members at nursing homes. “This virus spreads pretty quickly from person to person,” said […]

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Norovirus experts at research campus prepare to tackle future outbreaks

By: Sarah Pisciuneri Time Warner Cable News KANNAPOLIS, N.C. – The norovirus is still at outbreak status in eight North Carolina counties. Scientists at the North Carolina Research Campus say though the symptoms are very similar, the virus is not to be confused with the flu. Dr. Leonard Williams, a lead scientist with N.C. A&T who […]

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