Tag: "strawberries" at biology news
Strawberry daiquiris -- the extra-healthy cocktail?
...cientists show. While exploring ways to help keep strawberries
fresh during storage, researchers from Thailand an... same compounds would also be expected to make the strawberries
healthier to eat. Dr Korakot Chanjirakul and colleagues at Kasetsart University in Thailand, in c...
A natural chemical found in strawberries boosts memory in healthy mice
... a naturally occurring flavonoid commonly found in strawberries
and other fruits and vegetables, stimulates signal... good news is that fisetin is readily available in strawberries
but the bad news is that because of its natural product status there may be little financial interes...
Gene thwarts some pathogens, gives access to others, could save crops
...t fly. As Botrytis cinerea, a pathogen that makes strawberries
gray and fuzzy, tries to invade a plant, the gene BIK1 recognizes the pathogen and sets off a defensive reaction. Botrytis is a type of pathogen that can infect and obtain nutrients from dead cells on a plant and actually secretes toxic substances in...