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Grafting Extends Field Storage Life of Seedless Watermelon

November 18, 2014

Grafting Extends Field Storage Life of Seedless Watermelon, Cucerbitaceae 2014 Proceedings, RichArd hAssell* Coastal REC, Clemson University, Charleston, SC 29414, USA, PeneloPe Perkins-veAZie, Plants for Human Health Institute, Department of Horticultural Sciences, North Carolina State University, Kannapolis, NC 28081, USA, lisA deAn, USDA-ARS, Market Quality and Handling Research, Raleigh, NC 27695, USA AbstrAct. Quality of watermelon fruit is a combination of firmness, […]

Yield and Quality Response of Spaghetti Squash (Cucurbita pepo) Cultivars Grown in the Southeastern United States

November 18, 2014

Yield and Quality Response of  Spaghetti Squash (Cucurbita pepo) Cultivars Grown in the Southeastern United States. Cucerbitaceae 2014 Proceedings., Jonathan r. Schultheis1*, Travis E. Birdsell2, And Penelooe Perkins-veazie3, 1Department of Horticultural Science, North Carolina State University, 2721 Founders Drive, Raleigh, NC 27695-7609, USA, 2134 Ashe County Center, Government Circle, Suite 202, Jefferson, NC 28640, USA, 3Plants for Human Health Institute, Department […]

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 […]

The AAA-ATPase molecular chaperone Cdc48/p97 disassembles sumoylated centromeres, decondenses heterochromatin, and activates ribosomal RNA genes.

October 24, 2014

The AAA-ATPase molecular chaperone Cdc48/p97 disassembles sumoylated centromeres, decondenses heterochromatin, and activates ribosomal RNA genes.  2014 Oct 24Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. Mérai Z1, Chumak N1, García-Aguilar M1, Hsieh TF2, Nishimura T3, Schoft VK1, Bindics J1, Slusarz L1, Arnoux S1, Opravil S4, Mechtler K4, Zilberman D5,Fischer RL5, Tamaru H6. Gregor Mendel Institute, Austrian Academy […]

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 […]

High-density single nucleotide polymorphism (SNP) array mapping in Brassica oleracea: identification of QTL associated with carotenoid variation in broccoli florets

August 13, 2014

High-density single nucleotide polymorphism (SNP) array mapping inBrassica oleracea: identification of QTL associated with carotenoid variation in broccoli florets Theoretical and Applied Genetics 14 Aug 2014 Allan F. Brown, Gad G. Yousef, Kranthi K. Chebrolu, Robert W. Byrd, Koyt W. Everhart, Robert W. Reid, Isobel A. P. Parkin, Andrew G. Sharpe, Rebekah Oliver, Ivette Guzman, Eric W. Jackson Department of Horticultural Science, Plants for Human Health Institute, North Carolina […]

Construction of a genetic linkage map of an interspecific diploid blueberry population and identification of QTL for chilling requirement and cold hardiness

August 10, 2014

Construction of a genetic linkage map of an interspecific diploid blueberry population and identification of QTL for chilling requirement and cold hardiness Molecular Breeding, 10 Aug 2014, Lisa J. Rowland, Elizabeth L. Ogden, Nahla Bassil, Emily J. Buck, Susan McCallum, Julie Graham, Allan Brown, Claudia Wiedow, A. Malcolm Campbell, Kathleen G. Haynes, Bryan T. Vinyard Beltsville Agricultural Research Center-West, United States Department of Agriculture, Agricultural Research Service, Bldg. 010A, 10300 Baltimore […]

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 […]

Loading and Release Mechanism of Red Clover Necrotic Mosaic Virus Derived Plant Viral Nanoparticles for Drug Delivery of Doxorubicin

August 05, 2014

Loading and Release Mechanism of Red Clover Necrotic Mosaic Virus Derived Plant Viral Nanoparticles for Drug Delivery of Doxorubicin Small. 2014 Aug 5 Cao J1, Guenther RH, Sit TL, Opperman CH, Lommel SA, Willoughby JA. Department of Textile Engineering, Chemistry and Science, North Carolina State University, 2401 Research Drive, Raleigh, NC, 27695, USA Abstract Loading and release mechanisms of Red clover necrotic mosaicvirus (RCNMV) derived plant viral nanoparticle (PVN) are shown for controlled deliveryof the […]

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 […]

Arabidopsis: An Ideal Plant

April 15, 2014

From biofuels to better crops, Xu “Sirius” Li, PhD, an assistant professor and plant metabolic pathway engineer with the NC State University Plants for Human Health Institute, applies his research with the model plant system Arabidopsis and secondary metabolites, also known as phytonutrients, to meet real-world challenges.  Read More.

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 […]

A Growing Campus

March 14, 2014

By Clyde Higgs, Vice President of Business Development Published in Opportunities, a quarterly real estate to research newsletter of the NC Research Campus March 14, 2014 I want to make sure everyone close to the campus is just as aware of how our momentum is building and the campus is growing: Jobs: Close to 1,000 jobs […]

Genomics of Cold Hardiness in Woody Plants

March 07, 2014

Genomics of Cold Hardiness in Woody Plants. Critical Reviews in Plant Sciences. March 7, 2014.  Michael Wisniewskia*, Annette Nassuth b, Chantal Teulières c, Christiane Marque c, Jeannine Rowland d, Phi Bang Caoc & Allan Brown a U.S. Department of Agriculture, Agricultural Research Service, Kearneysville, West Virginia; b Department of Molecular and Cellular Biology, University of Guelph, Ontario, Canada; […]