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Unclouding the mechanisms behing haze episodes in cider-chain beverages

This work aimed to identify the mechanism of non-yeast clouding that can occur in cider-chain beverages during storage.
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image reconstituée en fausses couleurs de la LysoPC piégée dans l’amidon de l’albumen de maïs

Towards controlled lipid content in cereal starches

Lipids complexed with cereal starches have a strong impact on their functional and nutritional properties.
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African insects with huge potential for nutritious diet

Entomophagy- eating insects- is endorsed by the FAO as a way to address global food security challenges. Our research has demonstrated excellent...
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Wheat grain growth is strangled by bonds between cell-wall polymers

Polymers in the cell walls of cereal grains are assigned important biological, nutritional and technological roles. Our research focused on cell...
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Synchrotron Soleil sheds real-time light on the enzymatic deconstruction of lignocellulosic biomass

The coupling of the microscopy with UV and infrared lines of the Synchrotron SOLEIL made it possible to monitor in real time the action of cellulases...
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3-D reconstruciton of the grain by MSI

A 3-D picture of hemicelluloses in wheat endosperm

Three-dimensional mass spectrometric imaging (MSI) was used to establish the distribution of arabinoxylans (AX) and beta-glucans (BG) structures, the...
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Les allergènes alimentaires

Food allergy aggravates asthma in a mice model of atopic march

This work showed that the induction of wheat gluten food allergy aggravated the symptoms of subsequent induced mite asthma in mice. Moreover, this...
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