lipids

Trapping of glyoxal by propyl, octyl and dodecyl gallates and their mono-glyoxal adducts

July 12, 2018

Yu Houa, Zhengjun Xie, Hengqing Cuia Yongling Lu,Tiesong Zheng, Shengmin Sang, Lisuang Lv. Trapping of glyoxal by propyl, octyl and dodecyl gallates and their mono-glyoxal adducts. Food Chemistry. Volume 269, 15 December 2018, Pages 396-403 Received 22 April 2018, Revised 2 July 2018, Accepted 3 July 2018, Available online 4 July 2018. Author Affiliation A Department […]

Isobaric Labeling of Intact Gangliosides toward Multiplexed LC-MS/MS-Based Quantitative Analysis

June 21, 2018

Barrientos RC1,2, Zhang Q1,2.Isobaric Labeling of Intact Gangliosides toward Multiplexed LC-MS/MS-Based Quantitative Analysis. Anal Chem. 2018 Feb 20;90(4):2578-2586. doi: 10.1021/acs.analchem.7b04044. Epub 2018 Jan 31. Author information 1 Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry, The University of North Carolina at Greensboro , Greensboro, North Carolina 27412, United States. 2 UNCG Center for Translational Biomedical Research, NC Research Campus , […]

The Skinny on Trans Fat

July 06, 2015

The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) in June took the final step to ban partially hydrogenated oils (PHOs) or trans fat when they announced that food manufacturers have three years to remove them completely from processed foods. Addressing the importance of the ban, Rishipal Bansode, PhD, research scientist with NCA&T Center for Excellence in Post-Harvest […]

Global metabolomic profiling targeting childhood obesity in the Hispanic population

June 17, 2015

Global metabolomic profiling targeting childhood obesity in the Hispanic population, Am J Clin Nutr. 2015 Jun 17, Butte NF1, Liu Y2, Zakeri IF3, Mohney RP4, Mehta N2, Voruganti VS5, Göring H6, Cole SA6, Comuzzie AG6. 1USDA/Agricultural Research Service Children’s Nutrition Research Center, Department of Pediatrics, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX; nbutte@bcm.edu. 2USDA/Agricultural Research Service Children’s Nutrition […]

Make 2015 the Happiest, Healthiest and Fittest Year Yet

December 18, 2014

  For inspiration to make 2015 your happiest, healthiest and fittest year yet, take a look at some of our top research headlines from 2014. Powerful Polyphenols   A collaborative study by three campus partners found that exercise helps the body absorb health-boosting, plant compounds called polyphenols, specifically those found in blueberries and green tea. The same […]

Plasma Cholesterol-Lowering Activity of Gingerol- and Shogaol-Enriched Extract Is Mediated by Increasing Sterol Excretion

October 16, 2014

Plasma Cholesterol-Lowering Activity of Gingerol- and Shogaol-Enriched Extract Is Mediated by Increasing Sterol Excretion. Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry. October 7, 2014. Lin Lei †, Yuwei Liu †, Xiaobo Wang †, Rui Jiao ‡,Ka Ying Ma †, Yuk Man Li †, Lijun Wang †, Sun Wa Man †, Shengmin Sang §, Yu Huang #, and Zhen-Yu Chen *† Author Affiliations † Food and Nutritional Sciences Programme, School of Life Sciences, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, […]

Former Department of Energy Scientist Joins UNCG as Co-director of Biomedical Research Center

September 23, 2014

Read the UNCG announcement. PRWeb Release The University of North Carolina at Greensboro (UNCG), a national research university located In the Piedmont Triad, announced today that Dr. Qibin Zhang has joined UNCG as co-director of the Center for Translational Biomedical Research (CTBR). Zhang, an expert in bioanalytical chemistry, comes to UNCG after nearly a decade […]

New UNCG Scientist Works to Solve Mysteries of Type 1 Diabetes

September 19, 2014

Read the UNC Greensboro announcement. Qibin Zhang, PhD, has joined the NC Research Campus (NCRC) as an associate professor and co-director of the UNC Greensboro Center for Translational Biomedical Research. He previously worked at the Pacific Northwest National Laboratory in Richland, WA where he specialized in biomedical research using mass spectrometry and other advanced instrumentation […]

What Are Lipids?

December 25, 2013

By Rishipal Bansode, PhD, NCA&T Center for Excellence in Post-Harvest Technologies, for Bioactive Monthly newsletter. Recent findings from the NCA&T laboratory at the NC Research Campus that were published in the journal Food Chemistry demonstrated in an animal model that peanut skin polyphenols, specifically A-type procyanidin, can lower lipid levels. The findings are part of […]

What are Lipids?

December 15, 2013

By Rishipal Bansode, PhD, NC A&T Center for Excellence in Post-Harvest Technologies Lipids are a variety of compounds that are non-soluble in water and include fats, oil, waxes, phospholipids and steroids that are easily stored in the body. Because some lipids are fats, they often get a bad rap. Actually, lipids are involved in very important […]

NC A&T Finds Health Benefits in Peanut Skin Extract

December 15, 2013

Rishipal Bansode, PhD, with the North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University’s Center for Excellence in Post-Harvest Technologies, recently found that in an animal model an extract of peanut skin polyphenols reduced lipid levels in the blood stream. The study also showed up to a 30 percent loss of belly fat in the study animals. The findings were published in […]