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Brassica Breakthroughs

October 09, 2012

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 […]

Simultaneous extraction and quantitation of carotenoids, chlorophylls, and tocopherols in brassica vegetables.

July 10, 2012

Simultaneous extraction and quantitation of carotenoids, chlorophylls, and tocopherols in brassica vegetables.  Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry, July 2012. Guzman I, Yousef GG, Brown AF. NC State University Plants for Human Health Institute. Abstract Brassica oleracea vegetables, such as broccoli (B. oleracea L. var. italica) and cauliflower (B. oleracea L. var. botrytis), are known […]