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New processing method reduces peanut allergenicity
A new study has found that the allergenicity of peanut
products could be significantly reduced by a speci...nacks and even soups there is a need to inactivate peanut
allergens to protect consumers from a potentially life-threatening allergic reaction," says Jianmei ...
Corn grain mould used as pesticide
...e liver. Eventually, researchers identified mouldy peanut
flour from Brazil containing large amounts of aflatoxin as the cause of this mysterious 'turkey X' disease. Even today the toxin is regarded as one of the most virulent natural carcinogenic substances. The tasteless toxin is produced by the mould as...
A Jekyll and Hyde of cytokines: IL-25 both promotes and limits inflammatory diseases
...they are industrial air pollutants or molecules of peanut
oil. "It is possible that for most of human history, cytokines like IL-25 have promoted type 2 T helper cells that fight infection with intestinal parasites like Trichuris, " said Colby Zaph, a co-author and Irvington Research Fellow at Penn. "In i...
Researchers show how brain decodes complex smells
... it," Lin said. They analyzed scents as diverse as peanut
butter, coffee and fresh bobcat urine shipped to the laboratory on dry ice. The researchers then exposed the mice to the original odor and its individual compounds. "We found that glomeruli, the functional units of the olfactory bulb, act as detecto...
Pilot study successful in taming allergic reactions to food
...n with egg or milk allergy will go on to develop a peanut
ASU researchers test antibacterial effects of healing clays
...or no charge are possible. This interlayer, as the peanut
butter and jelly are termed, can vary in width and composition depending on the kinds of waters and elements present when it was formed. It is this interlayer where much of the elemental variability between clays can be found. And the interlayer surf...
Peanut allergies overstated, study finds
...undreds of families being told their children have peanut
allergies every year, many of the children may be ...immunologist and MD candidate at UNSW. "Because peanut
allergies are potentially serious, requiring all sorts of restrictions, families can become very anx...