Tag: "phenolic" at biology news
Nature provides inspiration for important new adhesive
... very unusual composition - an abundant level of a phenolic
hydroxyl group and an amino group - that results i...renewable, but it lacks the unique amino acid with phenolic
hydroxyl groups that provide adhesive properties. Li's research group was able to add these amino ac...
Phenolic compounds may explain Mediterranean diet benefits
...ncluding olive oil (that was either high or low in phenolic
content) to 21 study participants (5 men, 16 women...irect benefit of an olive oil with high content in phenolic
compounds on endothelial function in vivo," Dr. Pérez Jiménez said. After fasting overnight, the pa...
Organic is healthier: Kiwis prove that green is good
.... Kader added: “[previous] studies did not include phenolic
compounds in the comparison.? The two categories of kiwifruit showed other differences which Kadel believes are most likely due to the fruits having to be able to survive against pests in the absence of pesticides. For example, organic kiwis had t...