Mary Ann Lila

New functionally-enhanced soy proteins as food ingredients with anti-viral activity

August 15, 2015

New functionally-enhanced soy proteins as food ingredients with anti-viral activity, VirusDisease, 15 Aug 2015,  Aizhan Sabirzhanovna Turmagambetova, Nadezhda Sergeevna Sokolova, Andrey Pavlinovich Bogoyavlenskiy, Vladimir Eleazarovich Berezin, Mary Ann Lila, Diana M. Cheng, Vyacheslav Dushenkov Author Affiliations 1. Institute of Microbiology and Virology, 103, Bogenbai Batyr Street, Almaty, 050010, Kazakhstan 2. Plants for Human Health Institute, North Carolina State University, 600 Laureate Way, Kannapolis, […]

Blackcurrant Anthocyanins Attenuate Weight Gain and Improve Glucose Metabolism in Diet-Induced Obese Mice with Intact, but Not Disrupted, Gut Microbiome

June 12, 2015

Blackcurrant Anthocyanins Attenuate Weight Gain and Improve Glucose Metabolism in Diet-Induced Obese Mice with Intact, but Not Disrupted, Gut Microbiome, J Agric Food Chem. 2015 Jun 12., Esposito D, Damsud T, Wilson M, Grace MH, Strauch R, Li X, Lila MA, Komarnytsky S. Abstract Blackcurrant (Ribes nigrum L) is a rich source of anthocyanins, however the relationship […]

Alaskan seaweeds lower inflammation in RAW 264.7 macrophages and decrease lipid accumulation in 3T3-L1 adipocytes

April 14, 2015

Alaskan seaweeds lower inflammation in RAW 264.7 macrophages and decrease lipid accumulation in 3T3-L1 adipocytes, 14 Apr 2015, Journal of Functional Foods. Joshua Kellogg, Debora Esposito, Mary H. Grace, Slavko Komarnytsky, Mary Ann Lila NC State University Abstract Chronic inflammation is characterized by macrophage accumulation in adipose tissue, which subsequently up-regulates pro-inflammatory cytokines and promotes the dysregulation of lipid metabolism, […]

Community-Based Research as a Mechanism to Reduce Environmental Health Disparities in American Indian and Alaska Native Communities

April 13, 2015

Community-Based Research as a Mechanism to Reduce Environmental Health Disparities in American Indian and Alaska native communities , 2015 Apr 13, Int J Environ Res Public Health. McOliver CA1, Camper AK2, Doyle JT3, Eggers MJ4, Ford TE5, Lila MA6, Berner J7, Campbell L8, Donatuto J9. Office of Research and Development, National Center for Environmental Research, United States Environmental Protection […]

Phytochemical Characterization, Anti-inflammatory and Lipolytic Activities of Pistachio Hulls, Skins, and Kernels

April 07, 2015

Phytochemical Characterization, Anti-inflammatory and Lipolytic Activities of Pistachio Hulls, Skins, and Kernels, Apr 2015, The FASEB Journal, Mary Grace Dr1, Debora Esposito1, Michael Timmers1 and Mary Ann Lila1 1Food Bioprocessing and Nutrition Sciences Plants for Human Health Institute, NCSU Kannapolis NC United States Abstract Anti-inflammatory, antioxidant, and lipolytic properties of pistachio hull, skin, and kernel extracts were evaluated here. All […]

Phytochemical Characterization And Anti-inflammatory Activity Of The Mexican Fruit Styrax ramirezii Greenm

April 07, 2015

Phytochemical Characterization And Anti-inflammatory Activity Of The Mexican Fruit Styrax ramirezii Greenm, Apr 2015, The FASEB Journal, Jorge Guerrero-Medina2 and Mary Ann Lila1, Michael Timmers Dr1, 1PHHI, Department of Food, Bioprocessing and Nutrition Sciences North Carolina State University Kannapolis North Caolina United States 2Agrobiologia Department Universidad Michoacana de San Nicolás de Hidalgo Uruapan Michoacán Mexico Abstract With an increasing […]

Medicinal Plants of Israel: A Model Approach to Enable an Efficient, Extensive, and Comprehensive Field Survey

December 23, 2014

Medicinal Plants of Israel: A Model Approach to Enable an Efficient, Extensive, and Comprehensive Field Survey Joseph et al., J Biodivers Biopros Dev 2014 , Gili Joseph1*, Mina Faran1, Ilya Raskin2, Mary Ann Lila3 and Bertold Fridlender1 1Department of Biotechnology, Hadassah Academic College, Jerusalem, Israel 2Department of Plant Biology and Pathology Rutgers University, New Brunswick, NJ 08901, […]

Compounds leached from quinoa seeds inhibit matrix metalloproteinase activity and intracellular reactive oxygen species

December 16, 2014

Compounds leached from quinoa seeds inhibit matrix metalloproteinase activity and intracellular reactive oxygen species,  International Journal of Cosmetic Science – Wiley Online Library, Dec 2014,Brittany L. Graf1, Diana M. Cheng1, Debora Esposito2, Tara Shertel1, Alexander Poulev1, Nathalie Plundrich2, David Itenberg1, Nava Dayan3, Mary Ann Lila2 and Ilya Raskin1,* Department of Plant Biology and Pathology, Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey, New Brunswick, NJ, USA2 Plants […]

Bioactive Capacity, Sensory Properties, and Nutritional Analysis of a Shelf Stable Protein- rich Functional Ingredient with Concentrated Fruit and Vegetable Phytoactives

October 31, 2014

Bioactive Capacity, Sensory Properties, and Nutritional Analysis of a Shelf Stable Protein- rich Functional Ingredient with Concentrated Fruit and Vegetable Phytoactives. Plant Foods Hum Nutr. 2014 Oct 31, Grace MH1, Yousef GG, Esposito D, Raskin I, Lila MA 1Department of Food Bioprocessing and Nutrition Sciences, Plants for Human Health Institute, North Carolina State University, North Carolina Research Campus, 600 Laureate Way, Kannapolis, NC, 28081, USA. Abstract Well-known health-protective phytochemicals from muscadine grape and […]

Bioactive Capacity, Sensory Properties, and Nutritional Analysis of a Shelf Stable Protein-rich Functional Ingredient with Concentrated Fruit and Vegetable Phytoactives.

October 31, 2014

Bioactive Capacity, Sensory Properties, and Nutritional Analysis of a Shelf Stable Protein- rich Functional Ingredient with Concentrated Fruit and Vegetable Phytoactives. Plant Foods Hum Nutr. 2014 Oct 31, Grace MH1, Yousef GG, Esposito D, Raskin I, Lila MA 1Department of Food Bioprocessing and Nutrition Sciences, Plants for Human Health Institute, North Carolina State University, North Carolina Research Campus, 600 Laureate Way, Kannapolis, NC, 28081, USA. Abstract Well-known health-protective phytochemicals from muscadine grape and […]

Concentrating Immunoprotective Phytoactive Compounds from Fruits and Vegetables into Shelf-stable Protein-rich Ingredients.

October 29, 2014

Concentrating Immunoprotective Phytoactive Compounds from Fruits and Vegetables into Shelf-stable Protein-rich Ingredients. Plant Foods Hum Nutr. 2014 Oct 29, Yousef GG1, Grace MH, Medina JL, Neff S, Guzman I, Brown AF, Raskin I, Lila MA. 1Department of Food Bioprocessing and Nutrition Sciences, Plants for Human Health Institute, North Carolina Research Campus, North Carolina State University, 600 Laureate Way, Kannapolis, NC, 28081, USA. Abstract Co-delivery of edible proteins with […]

Phlorotannins from alaskan seaweed inhibit carbolytic enzyme activity.

October 22, 2014

Phlorotannins from alaskan seaweed inhibit carbolytic enzyme activity. Mar Drugs. 2014 Oct 22,  Kellogg J1, Grace MH2, Lila MA3. 1Plants for Human Health Institute, Department of Food, Bioprocessing and Nutrition Sciences, North Carolina State University, 600 Laureate Way, Kannapolis, NC 28081, USA. jjkellog@ncsu.edu. 2Plants for Human Health Institute, Department of Food, Bioprocessing and Nutrition Sciences, North […]

A need for a transdisciplinary environment: the Plant Pathways Elucidation Project.

August 07, 2014

A need for a transdisciplinary environment: the Plant Pathways Elucidation Project. Trends Plant Sci. 2014 Aug, Reid RW1, Brouwer CR1, Jackson EW2, Lila MA3. Department of Bioinformatics and Genomics, 150 Research Campus Drive, Suite 3333, Kannapolis, NC 28081, USA. 2General Mills, North Carolina Research Campus, Kannapolis, NC 28081, USA. 3Plants for Human Health Institute, North Carolina State University, 600 Laureate Way, Kannapolis, NC […]

Efficient preparative isolation and identification of walnut bioactive components using high-speed counter-current chromatography and LC-ESI-IT-TOF-MS

May 22, 2014

Efficient preparative isolation and identification of walnut bioactive components using high-speed counter-current chromatography and LC-ESI-IT-TOF-MS. Food Chemistry. Sep 1, 2014 Epub Mar 1, 2014. Grace MH1, Warlick CW1, Neff SA1, Lila MA2. 1Plants for Human Health Institute, Food Bioprocessing and Nutritional Sciences, North Carolina State University, North Carolina Research Campus, Kannapolis, NC 28081, USA.; 2Plants for Human Health Institute, Food […]

Stable, water extractable isothiocyanates from Moringa oleifera leaves attenuate inflammation in vitro.

April 11, 2014

Stable, water extractable isothiocyanates from Moringa oleifera leaves attenuate inflammation in vitro. Phytochemistry. 2014 Apr 11. pii: S0031-9422(14)00147-2. doi: 10.1016/j.phytochem.2014.03.028. [Epub ahead of print]Waterman C, Cheng DM, Rojas-Silva P, Poulev A, Dreifus J, Lila MA, Raskin I. Department of Plant Biology & Pathology, Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey; Plants for Human Health Institute, North Carolina […]

Blueberries Reduce Risk of Parkinson’s, Boost Brain Function Finds New Study

April 08, 2014

By Justin Moore, as published on the NC State University Plants for Human Health Institute Website. A recent study has shown that consumption of blueberries, long considered a “super food,” may protect human brain performance and reduce the risk of contracting Parkinson’s disease. In the United States, it is estimated that one million people suffer […]

Neuroprotective effects of anthocyanin- and proanthocyanidin-rich extracts in cellular models of Parkinson’s disease

March 25, 2014

Neuroprotective effects of anthocyanin- and proanthocyanidin-rich extracts in cellular models of Parkinson’s disease. Brain Research. February 2014. Epub ahead of print. Katherine E. Strathearn, Gad G. Yousef, Mary H. Grace, Susan L. Roy, Mitali A. Tambe, Mario G. Ferruzzi, Qing-Li Wu, James E. Simon, Mary Ann Lila and Jean-Christophe Rochet. Department of Medicinal Chemistry and Molecular Pharmacology, Purdue University; Departments of Food Science […]

Impact of Interspecific Introgression on Anthocyanin Profiles of Southern Highbush Blueberry

March 22, 2014

Impact of Interspecific Introgression on Anthocyanin Profiles of Southern Highbush Blueberry. Journal of the American Society for Horticultural Science. March 2014. Gad G. Yousef1, Mary Ann Lila2, Ivette Guzman3, James R. Ballington4; Allan F. Brown1 1Plants for Human Health Institute, Department of Horticultural Science and Department of Food Bioprocessing and Nutrition Sciences, North Carolina Research […]

Blueberries hailed as best brain food

March 01, 2014

Published: 6:01AM Saturday March 01, 2014 Source: ONE News TVNZ.co.nz A new study has found that blueberries may reduce the risk of developing Parkinson’s disease. Around 10,000 Kiwi’s suffer from Parkinson’s disease and it’s estimated that 1% of all Kiwis over the age of 60 have the incurable condition. Now a study conducted by scientists at the […]

Phytochemical changes in phenolics, anthocyanins, ascorbic acid, and carotenoids associated with sweetpotato storage and impacts on bioactive properties

February 15, 2014

Phytochemical changes in phenolics, anthocyanins, ascorbic acid, and carotenoids associated with sweetpotato storage and impacts on bioactive properties. Food Chemistry. February 15, 2014. [Epub September 5, 2013] Grace MH, Yousef GG, Gustafson SJ, Truong VD, Yencho GC, Lila MA. Plants for Human Health Institute, Department of Food, Bioprocessing and Nutrition Sciences, NC State University, USDA-ARS, SAA Food Science Research Unit, […]