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15 July 2019

The videos that will be posted regularly on our YouTube channel are intended to promote a better understanding of our research themes and to present the Unit's flagship projects to a wide audience. English subtitles are available by activating the subtitling mode and choosing your language in the parameters.

Presentation of the BIA Unit by Marc Anton, head manager

This introductory video presents the challenges of the Unit's research: designing healthy and sustainable food and bio-based materials, from the construction of biopolymer assemblies to their deconstruction during processing, to the study of their final properties and the allergic reaction.

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Assembly of vegetable proteins :
Towards a better understanding of their structures and properties,
by Adeline Boire
Food allergy:
Improve our understanding of allergy mechanisms at the molecular and cellular level in order to develop strategies, methods and tools to assess the allergenic potential of foods,
by Sandra Denery
Investigate and understand the reactivity of phenolic compounds in fruits in the food context,
by Sylvain Guyot
The role of cell walls in the texture of fruits and vegetables:
Relationship between the structure of parietal polysaccharides (pectins, hemicelluloses, cellulose) and the resulting mechanical and physicochemical properties at the molecular, cellular and tissue scales
by Marc Lahaye
Dietary lipids and their fate during digestion:
Links between the structure of fats in foods and their nutritional qualities,
by Anne Meynier
The experimental bakery:
A pilot facility to conduct bakery and cooking tests on different cereal products,
by Hubert Chiron
Design of new biosourced, durable and high-performance materials:
Mechanical and optical properties of nanocellulose obtained from cellulose, a renewable and biodegradable biopolymer
by Ana Villares
Valorisation of vegetable waste:
Study of the structure of cuticles in relation to the quality of raw materials (fruits, seeds etc...) and the sustainability of production-processing chains,
by Bénédicte Bakan
Elaboration and characterization of polymer-based materials:
Development of edible and resorbable 3D printable biopolymer materials for pharmaceutical or biomedical applications,
by Laurent Chaunier