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2014-01-09 23:23:29

Recent studies are demonstrating a direct correlation between toxicity levels, weight gain, lack of weight loss, and unexplained illnesses. Regal Supplements offers 5 natural detoxifiers all in 1 supplement that can help deliver a balanced detox. Valley Cottage, NY (PRWEB) January 09, 2014 This New Year, millions of people will make a pledge to improve their health through diet and exercise. Yet before making this promise, one should know that it is not just a battle against motivation....

2013-12-03 12:23:09

DUBLIN, December 3, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/hr9bpz/pectin_cas ) has announced the addition of the "Pectin (CAS 9000-69-5) Market Research Report" [http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/hr9bpz/pectin_cas ] report to their offering. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 ) Pectin (CAS 9000-69-5) Market Research Report presents comprehensive data on pectin markets globally and...

2013-09-20 11:28:31

Special microscope used to reveal hidden aspects of plant anatomy Why don't trees "bleed" to death when they are injured? Researchers from Virginia Tech, the Georg-August University of Gottingen, Germany, and the Jackson Laboratory of Bar Harbor, Maine, have discovered how "check valves" in wood cells control sap flow and protect trees when they are injured. The study, featured on the cover of the September issue of the American Journal of Botany, used a special microscope to reveal...

2013-07-03 23:16:42

FMC Corporation announced today that it will attend the Institute of Food Technologists (IFT) Annual Meeting & Food Expo from July 13 – July 16 in Chicago, Ill., marking the first time FMC will present its pectin and natural color products at the IFT. More than 20,000 of the top food science and technology professionals from around the world, representing the most prominent organizations in the global food sector, are expected to participate. Philadelphia, PA (PRWEB) July 03, 2013...

2013-04-03 12:22:10

PHILADELPHIA, April 3, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- FMC Corporation (NYSE:FMC) is pleased to announce the acquisition of pectin-related intellectual property developed by Vigido AG, a subsidiary of UniPektin Ingredients AG and the former exclusive marketer of the pectin products of Pectine Italia S.p.A., a company whose pectin business FMC acquired last year. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130403/PH87780LOGO ) The acquisition of Vigido AG's pectin know-how and customer data...

Boosting Biofuel Production By Boosting Galactan Sugars
2012-12-21 17:18:07

Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory Collaboration at JBEI Identifies the First Enzyme Linked to Galactan Synthesis Galactan is a polymer of galactose, a six-carbon sugar that can be readily fermented by yeast into ethanol and is a target of interest for researchers in advanced biofuels produced from cellulosic biomass. Now an international collaboration led by scientists at the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)´s Joint BioEnergy Institute (JBEI) has identified the first enzyme...

2012-08-23 02:22:54

SAN FRANCISCO, Aug. 23, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Cancer, heart disease, chronic inflammation--these disease conditions plague humanity, causing early death and untold suffering. Slowly, scientists are uncovering their numerous causes including genetic anomalies, environmental toxins, obesity and other factors. However, a rapidly expanding body of research points to a single biological culprit that profoundly affects these and other conditions--the molecule Galectin-3. Presented at the...

2012-08-01 02:24:06

PHILADELPHIA, Aug. 1, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- FMC Corporation (NYSE:FMC) announced today the company has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire the business assets of Pectine Italia S.p.A., a leading Italian-based manufacturer of pectin for the food ingredients market. The acquisition marks FMC's entry into the pectin market, expanding the company's industry-leading portfolio of hydrocolloid texturants and stabilizers. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20111101/NE97440LOGO )...

2011-12-13 04:00:00

LAS VEGAS, Dec. 13, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Isaac Eliaz, M.D., M.S., L.Ac., distinguished medical doctor and leading Modified Citrus Pectin expert, gives a keynote presentation on Galectin-3 as a breakthrough biomarker for numerous life-threatening diseases. He also shared new research on the critical role of Modified Citrus Pectin (MCP) as the foremost Galectin-3 blocker. Dr. Eliaz's latest presentation was given to more than 1000 physicians, health practitioners, and scientists during the 19th...

2011-11-22 11:33:19

Implications for biofuels University of Georgia researchers have discovered that two proteins come together in an unexpected way to make a carbohydrate, a chain of sugar molecules, in plant cell walls. This fundamental discovery changes the way scientists think about how plant cell walls are made and opens a new door to converting plants to biofuels and other carbon-based products. In 2006, the UGA research team, led by Debra Mohnen, a faculty member in the UGA Complex Carbohydrate...