antioxidant response elements (AREs)

New Assay Can Improve Health Appeal of Antioxidant-based Products

January 22, 2016

The UNC Chapel Hill Nutrition Research Institute at the NC Research Campus developed a new and more reliable method to measure antioxidant capacity. The assay is available to companies investing in antioxidants to improve the health appeal of their products.    The global market for natural antioxidants is a multi-million dollar industry today, but by […]

New Study Shows How Phytochemicals Build Natural Defenses against Free Radicals

September 14, 2015

A new study from scientists at the NC Research Campus (NCRC) in Kannapolis, NC, found that certain phytochemicals build natural, cellular defenses against damaging free radicals and reactive oxygen species dispelling other popular theories of how some antioxidants work. A collaborative study by scientists at the UNC Chapel Hill Nutrition Research Institute (NRI) and the […]