Navigation Links
New product to replace fishmeal could help prevent global food shortage
Date:5/15/2012

od overall health on a diet of plant protein.

"Studies have shown that fish, such as salmon and sea bass, eat less of the plant protein product and don't grow as fast. Their flesh does not receive the necessary levels of Omega-3 fatty acids, which are a key component of human nutrition. The food also contains anti-nutrients that cause difficulties with digestion and absorption of nutrients, as well as toxins that can build up in the fish."

Solutions to this problem include preheating the plant protein to break down the toxins and anti-nutrients, but this is a costly method to sustain. Fermentation techniques, however, have proved cost-effective in agriculture and other industries and so the Liverpool team aim to exploit this to replace up to 15% of fishmeal, representing fish sales of approximately 14 million.

Dr Young continued: "Fermentation methods could predigest the toxins and anti-nutrients in plant protein food, making it easier for the fish to absorb and maintain overall good health. It will help resolve current technical limitations of the product and address the concerns about overfishing and food shortage in the years to come."


'/>"/>

Contact: Samantha Martin
samantha.martin@liv.ac.uk
44-151-794-2248
University of Liverpool
Source:Eurekalert

Page: 1 2

Related biology news :

1. Cellular secrets of plant fatty acid production understood
2. Discovery of plant proteins may boost agricultural yields and biofuel production
3. WanderID Launches Breakthrough ID Product for Children, Seniors
4. Testosterone-fuelled infantile males might be a product of Moms behaviour
5. Higher risk of birth defects from assisted reproduction
6. Plant diversity is key to maintaining productive vegetation, U of M study shows
7. WPI team scales-up production of biopolymer microthreads
8. Global prices of pollination-dependent products such as coffee could rise in the long term
9. How the ecological risks of extended bioenergy production can be reduced
10. Sexual reproduction brings long-term benefits, study shows
11. New synthetic biology technique boosts microbial production of diesel fuel
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:12/17/2014)... 16, 2014 Valencell, a leader in performance biometric ... to industry leaders such as Intel, Jabra, Atlas, and ... wearable products. These products will be showcased at CES ... Vegas . "Our partners choose ...
(Date:12/15/2014)... Research and Markets ( http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/87pph8/global_facial ) has ... Market 2015-2019" report to their offering. ... is a technology used for the identification of individuals. ... a person such as nose, jaw edges, mouth, and ...
(Date:12/11/2014)... 10, 2014  That blood pressure plays a role in human ... the medical term for high blood pressure – was first ... inflatable cuff that,s used in measuring blood pressure was invented ... new about hypertension, its triggers and its effects. In fact, ...
Breaking Biology News(10 mins):Valencell PerformTek Biometrics Power the Most Accurate Wearables at CES 2015 2Global Facial Recognition Market 2015-2019: Key Vendors are 3M Cogent, Cognitec Systems, NEC and Safran Group 2Global Facial Recognition Market 2015-2019: Key Vendors are 3M Cogent, Cognitec Systems, NEC and Safran Group 3Research points to need for new approaches to treatment of high blood pressure 2Research points to need for new approaches to treatment of high blood pressure 3Research points to need for new approaches to treatment of high blood pressure 4
... protects the plant from harmful pathogens. If the system ... reduce seed production. Now, University of Missouri researchers have ... the immune system in the plant species Arabidopsis ... allow breeders to create better yielding crop plants. ...
... J. Bartness, Regents, Professor of Biology at Georgia State ... National Institutes of Health to further research into the ... Extend Research in Time (MERIT) award from the National ... for his lab,s investigation into the communication loop between ...
... Star Trek twist, at the U.S. Department of Homeland ... who needs medical care at the scene of a ... a victim, checking body temperature, heart rate, and muscle ... can take 3-5 minutes per person. "Human nature ...
Cached Biology News:Understanding plants' overactive immune system will help MU researchers build better crops 2Researcher garners major award from NIH for further exploration into the mechanisms of obesity 2Triage technology with a Star Trek twist 2
(Date:1/22/2015)... 22, 2015  Transwestern | RBJ today announces the firm brokered ... for Shire a leading biopharmaceutical company, at Two Ledgemont Center ... Robert Richards , president, and Brian Cohen , ... entire five-floor building at 95 Hayden Ave. Photo ...
(Date:1/22/2015)... Protocol Networks brings independent technology consulting to ... independent consultants, Protocol Networks has recently announced its expansion ... years, his company has attracted several clients in The ... well as others. With the success of these engagements, ...
(Date:1/22/2015)... (PRWEB) January 22, 2015 Controlled Substance ... Alliance, which helps companies check the legal requirements around ... expand to China. , As their international operations ... globally adopting software solutions built as a result of ...
(Date:1/22/2015)... , Jan. 22. 2015  Varian Medical Systems (NYSE: ... has been honored for its commitment to sustainability with inclusion ... Varian is the highest ranked healthcare equipment company among the ... during the World Economic Forum at Davos, Switzerland ...
Breaking Biology Technology:Transwestern | RBJ Advises Shire in 202,000 SF Lease, Creating Boston's Largest Suburban Biotech Campus 2Protocol Networks Brings Independent Technology Consulting to the Constitution State 2Global Compliance Service for Controlled Substances to Expand to China 2Varian Honored Among World's 100 Most Sustainable Corporations 2
... who represent an array of energies ranging from solar and wind to ... when putting together U.S. energy policy. , ... Houston, TX (PRWEB) March ... executives who represent an array of energies ranging from solar and wind ...
... Stallergenes S.A. and,Solvay Pharmaceuticals Marketing and Licensing AG ... exclusive partnership agreement for the,promotion and distribution of ... Commonwealth of Independent States (CIS). , ... sufferers and a strong demand on the,part of ...
... Industry sources estimate that U.S. healthcare facilities ... alone. Hospital administrators planning ahead for a new ... for the foreseeable future. Seeking systematic reductions in ... Environmental Design (LEED) criteria is one way to ...
Cached Biology Technology:Energy Leaders Gather in Houston; Call for Balanced, Careful Approach to Energy Policy 2Energy Leaders Gather in Houston; Call for Balanced, Careful Approach to Energy Policy 3Stallergenes Signs an Exclusive Partnership Agreement With Solvay Pharmaceuticals for the Promotion and Distribution of its Products in Russia and the CIS* 2Stallergenes Signs an Exclusive Partnership Agreement With Solvay Pharmaceuticals for the Promotion and Distribution of its Products in Russia and the CIS* 3White Paper Shows How to LEED the Way With Green Design 2
Mouse monoclonal antibody raised against a partial recombinant NEK2. NCBI Entrez Gene ID = NEK2...
Mouse monoclonal antibody raised against a partial recombinant JRKL. NCBI Entrez Gene ID = JRKL...
... Major Science Smart Minis 300V power supply ... ever higher voltage, sufficient for SDS-PAGE, and ... ensure two pairs of terminator pairs can ... is designed for individuals to have his/her ...
... NightOWL is a dedicated imaging system for ... light due to pixel size. Equipped with ... level light in animals or plants in ... circadian rhythm or Western blots. NightOWL is ...
Biology Products: