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The Effect of the Undigested Fraction of Maize Products on the Activity and Composition of the Microbiota Determined in a Dynamic in Vitro Model of the Human Proximal Large Intestine
Objective: To investigate the effect of 5 newly developed maize-based fibers on the activity and composition of the microbiota in the colon. The fibers tested were glucose-based and had variableExpand
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The role of maternal nutrition in the aetiology of gastroschisis: an incident case-control study.
BACKGROUND Gastroschisis, a congenital anomaly involving a defect in the fetal abdominal wall, has increased in prevalence in many countries, but the aetiology is uncertain. We tested the hypothesisExpand
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Effect of Novel Maize-based Dietary Fibers on Postprandial Glycemia and Insulinemia
Background: Postprandial hyperglycemia has been associated with increased oxidative stress and the development of diabetes, heart disease and all-cause mortality. Objective: To assess the effect ofExpand
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Mercury Islands and their role in understanding seabird island restoration.
The progressive removal of invasive mammals from the Mercury Islands has led to over 25 years of field study designed to test the processes of restoration and natural recovery of these seabird-drivenExpand
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Do Children Who Move Home and School Frequently Have Poorer Educational Outcomes in Their Early Years at School? An Anonymised Cohort Study
Frequent mobility has been linked to poorer educational attainment. We investigated the association between moving home and moving school frequently and the early childhood formal educationalExpand
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The Role of Maternal Stress in Early Pregnancy in the Aetiology of Gastroschisis: An Incident Case Control Study
Objective The incidence of gastroschisis, a congenital anomaly where the infant abdominal wall is defective and intestines protrude from the abdominal cavity, is increasing in many countries. TheExpand
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Enzyme Susceptibility of High-Amylose Starch Precipitated from Sodium Hydroxide Dispersions
ABSTRACT Type III resistant starch (RS) is understood to be due to the ordered structure formation in the process of retrogradation. Most treatments of granular high-amylose maize starch (HAMS) doExpand
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Developing a Community-Based Stroke Prevention Intervention Course in Minority Communities: The DC Angels Project
Despite advances in stroke treatment in the United States, stroke remains the third leading cause of death among Americans and the leading cause of serious, long-term disability in the United States.Expand
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Revision of the genus Sparrmannia Laporte (Coleoptera: Melolonthidae: Melolonthinae)
The African genus Sparrmannia Laporte is revised. Leocaeta Dejean and Cephalotrichia Hope are considered as synonyms. Sparrmannia gorilla Gemminger & Harold, Cephalotrichia bifasciata Hope and C.Expand
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Measuring Tools for Quantifying Sustainable Development
This work reviews the tools and methods used for quantifying sustainable development. The paper first reviews categorization of the tools based on weak and strong sustainability. It then providesExpand
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