iron

A naturally occurring conditional albino mutant in rice caused by defects in the plastid-localized OsABCI8 transporter

June 21, 2018

Zeng X1, Tang R1, Guo H1, Ke S1, Teng B2, Hung YH3,4, Xu Z1, Xie XM1, Hsieh TF5,6, Zhang XQ7. A naturally occurring conditional albino mutant in rice caused by defects in the plastid-localized OsABCI8 transporter. Plant Mol Biol. 2017 May;94(1-2):137-148. doi: 10.1007/s11103-017-0598-4. Author information 1 Guangdong Engineering Research Center of Grassland Science, College of Forestry and Landscape Architecture, South China Agricultural University, Guangzhou, 510642, […]

UNC Researcher Shares The Ironies of Iron During Pregnancy

August 17, 2017

Iron is listed by the American Academy of Pediatrics as one of the most essential nutrients for healthy fetal development. But Susan Smith, PhD, deputy director of science at the UNC Nutrition Research Institute on the NC Research Campus, points out that 22 percent of U.S. women in their childbearing years are iron deficient. The […]

Kupffer cell depletion protects against the steatosis, but not the liver damage, 1 induced by marginal copper, high fructose diet in male rats

March 26, 2015

Kupffer cell depletion protects against the steatosis, but not the liver damage, 1 induced by marginal copper, high fructose diet in male rats, 2015 Mar 26, Am J Physiol Gastrointest Liver Physiol., Song M1, Schuschke DA2, Zhou Z3, Zhong W3, Zhang J2, Zhang X2, Wang Y2, McClain CJ2. 1University of Louisville m0song03@louisville.edu. 2University of Louisville. 3University of North […]

Global Importance of Whole Grains

June 13, 2013

What Are Whole Grains?     Whole grains are eaten with the entire grain seed in tact, which includes the bran, endosperm and germ or embryo. Examples of whole grains include amaranth, barley, buckwheat, brown and wild rice, bulgur, corn, oats, quinoa, millet, rye, sorghum and wheat. Learn more at WholeGrains Council.org.   Nutrition and Disease Prevention Rich in fiber, protein, iron, vitamins, minerals and anthocyanins, […]