Browse Graduate Dissertations and Theses at Illinois by Contributor "Nakamura, Manabu T"
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(2016-03-21)Although the prevalence of overweight and obesity has remained stable in recent years, weight management remains a challenge for a large sector of the population. Particularly during young adulthood, women are at increased ...
(2018-08-29)Carotenoids and vitamin E (α-Tocopherol; αT), the two most plentiful groups of lipophilic antioxidants in plants, serve important functions in the human body. The carotenoid lutein is prevalent in green leafy vegetables ...
Metabolic engineering of yeast strains for renewable biomass utilization and valuable chemical production (2017-04-21)The overall goal of this thesis study is to use metabolic engineering and biotechnology tools for developing optimal yeast strains capable of utilizing various sugars derived from renewable biomass and produce valuable ...
(2018-07-10)In 2013, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) classified Clostridium difficile, the bacterium responsible for Clostridium difficile-associated disease (CDAD), as one of the three most threatening microorganisms ...