Latest Pectin Stories

2011-04-14 14:00:00

ORANGE CITY, Iowa, April 14, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Ron Van Beek, president and CEO of Van Beek Natural Science, announced that research conducted at Iowa State University confirmed that the patented active compound, Axaphen, in DiaGel eliminates bacteria on contact. Axaphen was tested using techniques such as broth microdilution testing, disk diffusion, and traditional microbiological plating.

2011-04-14 08:15:12

You’ve probably heard the old adage or maybe even said it once before yourself, but will an apple a day really keep the doctor away?

2011-04-13 06:25:00

A new study has found that women who go on an "apple diet" saw their cholesterol drop by about a quarter in six months.

2010-11-08 05:03:00

BOSTON, Nov. 8, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Recent research out of the University of Michigan Health System - a premier academic medical center - has found that adding more apples and apple products to your diet may be an easy way to lower your risk for developing heart disease.

2010-09-10 11:50:43

As interest grows in feeding distillers dried grains with solubles (DDGS) to growing pigs, many questions are being asked about the digestibility of this alternative feed option.

2010-01-20 10:25:00

New research published in the open access journal BMC Microbiology contributes to our understanding of why eating apples is good for you.

2008-10-13 15:00:30

British scientists say they may have discovered why people who eat more fruits and vegetables have less risk of cancer -- pectin. Pectin is better known for its jam-setting qualities and as being a component of dietary fiber, but the current finding supports a cancer-fighting role as well.

2008-10-13 07:50:00

Researchers believe the answer to the search for a true superfood can be found in the fiber of most fruit and vegetables.

2008-07-29 15:01:15

Maybe it's because he's a dedicated father of two daughters; or maybe it's because as an integrative physician who specializes in treating cancer, he has seen the ravaging toll that toxic metals have taken on the health of his patients. Whatever his inspiration, Isaac Eliaz, M.D.

2008-07-23 12:01:04

Xylogalacturonan (XGA) is a class of pectic polysaccharide found in plant cell walls. The Arabidopsis thaliana locus At5g33290 encodes a predicted Type II membrane protein, and insertion mutants of the At5g33290 locus had decreased cell wall xylose.

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