avenanthramides

Whole grain oats, more than just a fiber: role of unique phytochemicals

January 19, 2017

Shengmin Sang, YiFang Chu. Whole grain oats, more than just a fiber: role of unique phytochemicals. Molecular Nutrition & Food Research (2016). Author Affiliations Laboratory for Functional Foods and Human Health, Center for Excellence in Post-Harvest Technologies, North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University, North Carolina Research Campus, Kannapolis, NC, USA Quaker Oats Center of […]

Oat Avenanthramides Induce Heme Oxygengase-1 Expression via Nrf2-mediated Signaling in HK-2 Cells

April 07, 2015

Oat Avenanthramides Induce Heme Oxygengase-1 Expression via Nrf2-mediated Signaling in HK-2 Cells, Apr 2015, The FASEB Journal, Shengmin Sang1, Junsheng Fu1, Yingdong Zhu1, Aaron Yerke1, Mitchell Wise2, Jodee Johnson3 and YiFang Chu3 1Center for Excellence in Post-Harvest Technologies North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University Kannapolis NC United States 2Cereal Crops Research Unit USDA Madison WI United States 3Quaker Oats Center of Excellence […]

NC A&T SCIENTIST FINDS EVIDENCE THAT EATING OATS CAN LEAD TO HEALTHIER LIVES

April 01, 2014

NC A&T News If you’ve been “feelin’ your oats” as the saying goes, Dr. Shengmin Sang, lead scientist for functional foods at North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University, might know why. Sang’s studies of the bioactive components in oats offer evidence that phytochemicals found only in oats, known as avenanthramides, are helpful in combating […]