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- 1Ball, Ron (Agricultural, Food and Nutritional Science)
- 1Betti, Mirko
- 1Catherine B. Chan (Agricultural, Food and Nutritional Science)
- 1Chen, Lingyun (Agricultural, Food and Nutritional Science)
- 1Jamali, Fakhreddin (Pharmaceutical Sciences)
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Glucosamine (GlcN) is an amino monosaccharide that is widely used as a food supplement in the treatment of osteoarthritis (OA). In vitro and animal studies strongly support the therapeutic efficacy of the compound; however, clinical reports and meta-analysis are inconclusive. As compared to the...
Evaluation of the threonine requirement and the bioavailability of threonine in feedstuffs in pregnant sowsDownload
Current recommendations for amino acid intake during pregnancy are for a constant amino acid intake throughout. However, the demand for amino acids changes from maternal tissue growth in early gestation to fetal, conceptus and mammary tissue development in late gestation. The availability of...
Collagen hydrolysates (CH) are emerging health supplements associated with a growing body of evidence indicating that they may positively influence skin conditions, promote joint and bone health, and even ameliorate hypertension and type 2 diabetes. The biological effects of CH, however, are...
The use of nanoparticles as nutrient delivery vehicles enables the enhancement of the oral bioavailability and health promoting benefits of bioactive compounds. Barley protein nanoparticles were developed in previous study for hydrophobic compound delivery. The objective of the present study was...
Proanthocyanidins (PAC) belong to a highly consumed class of flavonoids and their consumption has been linked to beneficial effects on glycemic control in type 2 diabetes. However, limited gastrointestinal absorption occurs due to the structure complexity of polymeric PAC and the mechanisms by...
A phenylarsenical, 3-nitro-4-hydroxyphenylarsonic acid (RoxarsoneÂ®, Rox), has been used extensively as a poultry feed additive for over 60 years. However, little is known about the concentrations of different arsenic species present in chicken meat as a consequence of feeding Rox to chickens....