Wheat Bran

Synergistic Effects of Fiber and Phytochemicals in Wheat Bran on Colon Cancer

April 07, 2015

Synergistic Effects of Fiber and Phytochemicals in Wheat Bran on Colon Cancer, Apr 2015, The FASEB Journal, Jennifer McBride1, Yingdong Zhu1, Pei Wang1 and Shengmin Sang1 1Center for Excellence in Post-Harvest Technologies North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University Kannapolis NC United States Abstract Colorectal cancer (CRC) is a leading cause of cancer related deaths in the United States. Epidemiological […]

Oxyphytosterols as Active Ingredients in Wheat Bran Suppress Human Colon Cancer Cell Growth: Identification, Chemical Synthesis and Biological Evaluation

February 06, 2015

Oxyphytosterols as Active Ingredients in Wheat Bran Suppress Human Colon Cancer Cell Growth: Identification, Chemical Synthesis and Biological Evaluation, J Agric Food Chem. 2015 Feb 6, Zhu Y, Soroka D, Sang S. NC A&T University Abstract Consumption of whole grains has been reported to be associated with a lower risk of several lifestyle-related diseases such as colorectal […]

Effects of microfluidization on antioxidant properties of wheat bran.

August 22, 2013

Effects of microfluidization on antioxidant properties of wheat bran. Journal of Cereal Science. August 22, 2013. Tao Wang, Julia Raddatz, Guibing Chen. Center for Excellence in Post-Harvest Technologies, North Carolina A&T State University, NC Research Campus; College of Food Science and Engineering, Dalian Ocean University. Abstract Phenolic compounds present in native wheat bran are majorly […]

Structure Elucidation and Chemical Profile of Sphingolipids in Wheat Bran and Their Cytotoxic Effects against Human Colon Cancer Cells.

January 30, 2013

Structure Elucidation and Chemical Profile of Sphingolipids in Wheat Bran and Their Cytotoxic Effects against Human Colon Cancer Cells. Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry. January 30, 2013. Zhu Y, Soroka DN, Sang S. Center for Excellence in Post-Harvest Technologies, North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University, North Carolina Research Campus. Abstract Sphingolipids are known to have […]

3 diverse new research projects at N.C. A&T explore blood-brain barrier, risk management, wheat bran

November 14, 2012

Three new research projects at N.C. A&T aim to explore the weakening of the blood-brain barrier in  Alzheimer’s disease patients, to apply risk management to supply chain logistics, and to find a way to make dietary fiber taste better. The projects are the first ones funded at A&T for each of the three principal investigators. […]

Antioxidants to Fiber: Solving Dietary Dilemmas

September 09, 2012

Common advice given to those pursuing a healthy diet is to eat more fiber, and it is good advice to follow.    Dietary fiber delivers numerous health benefits beginning with a fuller feeling after eating, which contributes to weight loss. Insoluble fiber doesn’t dissolve in water and is found in foods like wheat bran, nuts […]

5-Alk(en)ylresorcinols as the major active components in wheat bran inhibit human colon cancer cell growth

July 12, 2011

5-Alk(en)ylresorcinols as the major active components in wheat bran inhibit human colon cancer cell growth Yingdong Zhu, Dawn R. Conklin, Huadong Chen, Liyan Wang, Shengmin Sang Abstract We and others have found that wheat bran oil is the active constituent in wheat bran for colon cancer prevention. However, the active components in wheat bran oil are still unknown. Using […]