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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 […]

Spotlight On Conor Reid, P2EP Intern

July 22, 2016

Like his peer, neighbor, and fellow “four-peat” Plant Pathways Elucidation Project Intern Claire Thetford, Conor Reid began his adventure as an intern at the North Carolina Research Campus with two summers spent as a lab technician with Eric Jackson, PhD, from General Mills. Reid has since spent his last two summers as a full-fledged P2EP […]

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Bioactive Brief: Hexaploid Oats Are Dense with Beta-Glucan

March 03, 2016

At the Plant & Animal Genome Conference XXIV in San Diego, California, scientists with the NC State Plants for Human Health Institute at the NC Research Campus (NCRC) in Kannapolis, North Carolina led a poster presentation on their study of hexaploid oat genetics, a cereal plant with large amounts of nutritious beta-glucan. Boosting beta-glucan production […]

NCRC, RCCC & P2EP: All the Tools for a Career in Science

August 06, 2014

To launch careers in science, Brooklyn Phillips, Marlinda Davis and Carolyn Munson knew they needed two things-  a degree and hands-on laboratory experience. At the NC Research Campus (NCRC), the three women found both. They are all working toward an applied science degree in biotechnology at the Rowan-Cabarrus Community College Biotechnology Training Center at the […]

Genetic dissection of grain beta-glucan and amylose content in barley (Hordeum vulgare L.)

January 16, 2013

Genetic dissection of grain beta-glucan and amylose content in barley (Hordeum vulgare L.) Emir Islamovic, Donald E. Obert,  Rebekah E. Oliver, Stephen A. Harrison, Amir Ibrahim, Juliet M. Marshall, Kelci J. Miclaus, Gongshe Hu, Eric W. Jackson Abstract High beta-glucan (BG) barleys (Hordeum vulgare L.) have major potential as food ingredients due to their well-known health benefits. Quantitative trait loci (QTL) associated with BG […]