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2014-06-06 12:21:59

DUBLIN, June 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/27gbk8/xylitol_a) has announced the addition of the "Xylitol - A Global Market Overview" report to their offering. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 Naturally occurring sugar alcohol or polyol, Xylitol is found in most plant material such as fruits and vegetables. Currently, xylitol is commercially extracted from birch wood and corn cobs and many processes are in development...

2014-03-04 16:21:51

DUBLIN, Mar. 04, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets ( http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/zctwjv/mannitol_cas ) has announced the addition of the "Mannitol (CAS 87-78-5) Market Research Report 2013" report to their offering. (Logo:http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769) Mannitol (CAS 87-78-5) Market Research Report presents comprehensive data on mannitol markets globally and regionally (Europe, Asia, North America etc.) The Mannitol (CAS 87-78-5) Market Research...

Sugar-Based Gelators Used By Chemists To Solidify Vegetable Oils
2013-12-20 15:58:32

The City College of New York Mannitol and sorbitol dioctanoates could provide alternatives to trans fats linked to obesity, coronary artery disease and diabetes Researchers at The City College of New York have reported the successful transformation of vegetable oils to a semisolid form using low-calorie sugars as a structuring agent. The findings portend the development of alternatives to structured oil products produced using saturated/trans fatty acids, which have been linked to...

2013-09-25 23:05:00

MarketPublishers.com announces that a new research report on the mannitol (CAS 87-78-5) market prepared by BAC Reports is now available in its catalogue. London, UK (PRWEB) September 25, 2013 MarketPublishers.com announces that a new research report on the mannitol (CAS 87-78-5) market prepared by BAC Reports is now available in its catalogue. The newly published report “Mannitol (CAS 87-78-5) Market Research Report 2013” grants access to the top-quality information on the performance...

2013-08-12 23:02:46

Transparency Market Research publish new "Oral Solid Dosage Forms (OSDF) and Pharma Excipients Market for Polymers (MCC, HPMC, CMC, Ethyl Cellulose, Povidone and Others), Alcohols (Glycerin, Sorbitol, Mannitol, Propylene Glycol), Minerals (Clay, Silicon Dioxide, Titanium Dioxide) and Sugars (Lactose, Sucrose) - Global Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Trends, Analysis, Growth and Forecast, 2012 - 2018" market research report to its report store. Browse full report with TOC :...

2013-06-17 23:04:06

zuChem Inc., a leading producer of unique carbohydrates for human health and nutrition, announced today that the United States Patent and Trademark office has recently issued 2 patents - US 8,367,346 entitled “Methods for Production of Xylitol in Microorganisms,” and US 8,338,147 entitled "Process for producing D-Mannitol." These two patents expand zuChem's technology portfolio for the fermentative production of natural food sweetener products from abundant, renewable feedstocks....

Mannitol Sugar Alcohol Could Be Used To Treat Parkinson’s Disease
2013-06-17 18:38:49

Lee Rannals for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online Researchers at Tel Aviv University (TAU) say an artificial sweetener could be a potential treatment for Parkinson's disease. According to findings reported in the Journal of Biological Chemistry, mannitol, a common component of sugar-free gum and candy, helps prevent clumps of the protein a-synuclein from forming in the brain, which is a process that is characteristic of Parkinson's disease. The artificial sweetener has been...

2013-04-08 12:16:35

Research presented at the Genetics Society of America's ongoing annual Drosophila Conference in Washington, D.C., suggests that mannitol, a sugar substitute, could lead to a future treatment for Parkinson's disease Researchers from Tel Aviv University describe experiments that could lead to a new approach for treating Parkinson's disease (PD) using a common sweetener, mannitol. This research is presented today at the Genetics Society of America's 54th Annual Drosophila Research Conference...

2012-01-19 20:45:42

A new class of nanoparticles, synthesized by a UC Davis research team to prevent premature drug release, holds promise for greater accuracy and effectiveness in delivering cancer drugs to tumors. The work is published in the current issue of Angewandte Chemie, a leading international chemistry journal. In their paper, featured on the inside back cover of the journal, Kit Lam, professor and chair of the Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Medicine, and his team report on the synthesis...


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