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Shelf life and changes in phenolic compounds of organically grown blackberries during refrigerated storage

September 16, 2015

Shelf life and changes in phenolic compounds of organically grown blackberries during refrigerated storage, Postharvest Biology and Technology. Moo Jung Kima, Penelope Perkins-Veaziea, , Guoying Maa, Gina Fernandezb, a Plants for Human Health Institute, NC Research Campus, North Carolina State University, Kannapolis, NC 28081, United States b Department of Horticultural Science, North Carolina State University, Raleigh NC 27695, United States Abstract […]

Discovery of a novel amino acid racemase through exploration of natural variation in Arabidopsis thaliana

August 31, 2015

Discovery of a novel amino acid race mase through exploration of natural variation in Arabidopsis thaliana, Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2015 Aug 31, Strauch RC1, Svedin E2, Dilkes B2, Chapple C3, Li X4. Author information 1Plants for Human Health Institute, North Carolina State University, Kannapolis, NC 28081; Department of Plant and Microbial Biology, North […]

Development of a high-density cranberry SSR linkage map for comparative genetic analysis and trait detection

August 25, 2015

Development of a high-density cranberry SSR linkage map for comparative genetic analysis and trait detection, Molecular Breeding,August 2015, Brandon Schlautman, Giovanny Covarrubias-Pazaran, Luis A. Diaz-Garcia, Jennifer Johnson-Cicalese, Massimo Iorrizo, Lorraine Rodriguez-Bonilla, Tierney Bougie, Tiffany Bougie, Eric Wiesman, Shawn Steffan, James Polashock, Nicholi Vorsa, Juan Zalapa 1. Department of Horticulture, University of Wisconsin, Madison, Madison, WI, USA 2. Instituto Nacional de Investigaciones Forestales, Agricolas, y Pecuarias, Campo Experimental Pabellon, Aguascalientes, […]

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, […]

Comparison of Tomato Genotypes Grown Under Conventional and Organic Production System for Nutrient Composition

August 12, 2015

Comparison of Tomato Genotypes Grown Under Conventional and Organic Production System for Nutrient Composition, Aug 2015, Dilip R. Panthee, Department of Horticultural Science, North Carolina State University, Mountain Horticultural Crops Research and Extension Center, 455 Research Drive, Mills River, NC 28759. Penelope Perkins-Veazie, Plants for Human Health Institute, Department of Horticultural Science, North Carolina State University, […]

A high-throughput, simultaneous analysis of carotenoids, chlorophylls and tocopherol using sub two micron core shell technology columns

July 26, 2015

A high-throughput, simultaneous analysis of carotenoids, chlorophylls and tocopherol using sub two micron core shell technology columns, ScienceDirect, 26 July 2015,  Kranthi K. Chebrolua, , , Gad G. Yousefa, Ryan Parka, Yoshinori Tanimurab, Allan F. Browna a Department of Horticultural Science, Plants for Human Health Institute, North Carolina State University, 600 Laureate Way, Suite 1329, Kannapolis, North Carolina-28081, United States b […]

P2EP Interns Deliver a Taste of Research

June 18, 2015

                     For Immediate Release June 18, 2015      Contacts:    Megan Bame, N.C. State University, 704-250-5461 or megan_bame@ncsu.edu Jennifer Woodford, N.C. Research Campus, 704-200-5070 or jwoodford@ncresearchcampus.net   Kannapolis, NC- Friday, June 19 at 11 am in the Cabarrus Health Alliance (CHA) Wellness Kitchen at 300 […]

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 […]

Genetic analysis of glucosinolate variability in broccoli florets using genome-anchored single nucleotide polymorphisms

May 01, 2015

Genetic analysis of glucosinlates variability in broccoli florets using genome-anchored single nucleotide polymorphisms, 2015 May 1, Theor Appl Genet., Brown AF1, Yousef GG, Reid RW, Chebrolu KK, Thomas A, Krueger C, Jeffery E, Jackson E, Juvik JA. 1Department of Horticultural Science, Plants for Human Health Institute, North Carolina State University, Kannapolis, NC, 28081, USA, afbrown2@ncsu.edu. Abstract KEY MESSAGE: […]

Anthocyanin, Carotenoid, Tocopherol, and Ellagitannin Content of Red Raspberry Cultivars Grown under Field or High Tunnel Cultivation in the Southeastern United States

April 21, 2015

Anthocyanin, Carotenoid, Tocopherol, and Ellagitannin Content of Red Raspberry Cultivars Grown under Field or High Tunnel Cultivation in the Southeastern United States, Apr 2015, Journal of the American Society for Horticultural Science, Christine M. Bradish1, Gad G. Yousef, Guoying Ma, Penelope Perkins-Veazie, Gina E. Fernandez Department of Horticultural Science, North Carolina State University, Campus Box 7609, Raleigh, NC 27695 Plants for […]

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 […]

The plant parasite Pratylenchus coffeae carries a minimal nematode genome

April 11, 2015

The plant parasite Pratylenchus coffeae carries a minimal nematode genome,  11 Apr 2015, Nematology, Mark BURKE 1,2,3, Elizabeth H. SCHOLL 4, DavidMcK. BIRD 1,4, Jennifer E. SCHAFF 5, Steve COLEMAN 2, Randy CROWELL 6, Stephen DIENER 3, Oksana GORDON 6, Steven GRAHAM 3, Xinguo WANG 6, EricWINDHAM 3, Garron M. WRIGHT 3 and Charles H. OPPERMAN 4, 1 Bioinformatics […]

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 […]

Diverse Classes of Bitter Phytochemicals Modulate Carbohydrate Metabolism and Immune Responses through Gastrointestinal Bitter Taste Receptors

April 07, 2015

Diverse Classes of Bitter Phytochemicals Modulate Carbohydrate Metabolism and Immune Responses through Gastrointestinal Bitter Taste Receptors, Apr 2015, The FASEB Journal, Kimberly Palatini1,2, Mickey Wilson1,2, Jessica Alley1,3, Debora Esposito1,2 and Slavko Komarnytsky1,2 1Plants for Human Health Institute North Carolina State University Kannapolis NC United States 2Food, Bioprocessing, and Nutrition Sciences North Carolina State University Raleigh NC United States 3Health and Exercise […]

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 […]

Control of Paternally Expressed Imprinted UPWARD CURLY LEAF1, a Gene Encoding an F-Box Protein That Regulates CURLY LEAF Polycomb Protein, in the Arabidopsis Endosperm

February 17, 2015

Control of Paternally Expressed Imprinted UPWARD CURLY LEAF1, a Gene Encoding an F-Box Protein That Regulates CURLY LEAF Polycomb Protein, in the Arabidopsis Endosperm, PLoS One. 2015 Feb 17, Jeong CW1, Park GT1, Yun H1, Hsieh TF2, Choi YD3, Choi Y1, Lee JS1. School of Biological Sciences, Seoul National University, Seoul, Korea. 2Plants for Human Health Institute […]

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 […]

Variation of Carotenoids and Polyphenolics in Peach and Implications on Breeding for Modified Phytochemical Profiles

November 22, 2014

Variation of Carotenoids and Polyphenolics in Peach and Implications on Breeding for Modified Phytochemical Profiles, Journal of the American Society for Horticultural Science, 2014, Allan F. Brown1, Gad G. Yousef, Ivette Guzman and Kranthi K. Chebrolu Plants for Human Health Institute, Department of Horticultural Science, North Carolina Research Campus, North Carolina State University, 600 Laureate Way, Kannapolis, NC 28081, Dennis J. Werner and Mike […]