Browse Dissertations and Theses - Food Science and Human Nutrition by Title

• (2004)
Sulforaphane (SUL), an isothiocyanate derived from hydrolysis of glucoraphanin in broccoli and other cruciferous vegetables, has been shown to induce phase II detoxification enzymes, inhibit chemically induced mammary ...

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• (1987)
The objectives of this research were to determine the effect of various processing treatments such as dehulling, solvent extraction, aqueous extraction and centrifugation on sunflower proteins and to develop methods for ...

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• (1993)
The piquant and peppery flavor of American Blue and Roquefort cheese is largely due to the short and medium chain fatty acids, methyl ketones and secondary alcohols. The free fatty acids contribute flavor themselves and ...

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• (1979)
The superoxide dismutase (SOD) activity during growth, following injury and during the recovery of Staphylococcus aureus was examined. During the growth cycle of S. aureus MF-31, the SOD activity decreased during the lag ...

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• (1959)

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• (2013-05-24)
Alkylpyrazines and alkanone substituted pyrrolines are heterocyclic compounds and are predominant odorants in various foods in which they provide pleasant nutty and roasty aroma characteristics. This study describes the ...

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• (1994)
The presence of lactones in beef tallow and butter suggested a similarity between the two fats. Butter $\gamma$- and $\delta$-lactones are believed to be derived from precursor 4- and 5-hydroxy fatty acids, respectively. ...

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• (1987)
Lipid peroxidation has been shown to occur in vitro and in vivo. Physiologically, the process appears to be especially important in detoxification reactions and in prostaglandin and leukotriene production. It has been ...

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• (2015-01-21)
The overall goal of my thesis study is to use a metabolic engineering approach for developing optimal yeast cell factories capable of efficiently fermenting various sugars abundant in renewable biomass. The research has ...

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• (2005)
The genus Diolcogaster is revised from the New World. A key to species is provided, and species groups and host relationships are discussed. Thirty-six species are newly described, and three known species are synonymized. ...

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• (1997)
Multidimensional scaling results using KYST-2A showed that subjects used 3 dimensions (represented primarily by thickness/sweetness, saltiness, and bitterness) to differentiate samples. Thickness and sweetness strongly ...

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• (1989)
As a recently recognized food-borne pathogen, L. monocytogenes has caused great concerns in food industry due to its ability to survive and grow in many refrigerated foods. The first part of this thesis research was to ...

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• (1993)
Extrusion texturization is one of the most economic means of converting vegetable proteins into textured products with a wide range of applications as meat supplements or extenders. In this study, a Werner & Pfleiderer ...

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• (2019-04-03)
Deficiency and insufficiency of vitamin D (VitD) affect populations worldwide. It is a major health problem in Saudi Arabia. Inadequate VitD3 status has been associated with several chronic disease conditions such as ...

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• (2018-12-04)
Humans have a difficult time distinguishing individual odorants when presented in mixtures, especially when the number of odorants exceeds six. Due to this limitation, researchers have evaluated the mode in which brains ...

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• (2018-04-12)
Distracted eating is the intentional consumption of a meal while engaged in a secondary activity to the extent that the significance or memory of the meal is diminished. Limited published studies suggest distracted eating ...

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• (2017-12-15)
Trans-fats are associated with increased risk of various health outcomes including certain cancers, cardiovascular disease, diabetes, hypertension, and obesity. As a result, public outcry and political changes led to FDA ...

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• (2020-05-15)
Dietary factors have been thought to play a role in approximately 35% of cancers in Western countries. In the United States, 1 in 8 women will be diagnosed with Breast cancer (BC) in their lifetime. Epidemiological studies ...

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