Improved emulsifying properties of soy proteins by acylation with saturated fatty acids
Prevalence of Salmonella spp. and Escherichia coli in raw milk value chain in Arusha, Tanzania
Analysis of raw milk samples in Arusha, Tanzania revealed that poor animal husbandry, poor hygienic practices, lack of refrigeration and less awareness of the zoonotic pathogens had a significant impact on the prevalence of detected bacteria, posing a public health risk.
Nutrient composition and selected physicochemical properties of fifteen Mchare cooking bananas: A study conducted in northern Tanzania
Enhanced antiviral activity of soybean β-conglycinin-derived peptides by acylation with saturated fatty acids.
- A. Matemu, Kosuke Nakamura, H. Kayahara, H. Murasawa, S. Katayama, Soichiro Nakamura
- Biology, ChemistryJournal of Food Science
- 5 July 2011
Peptide mixtures prepared from soybean β-conglycinin were acylated with saturated fatty acids of different chain length to improve their antiviral activity against feline calicivirus strain F9 which is a typical norovirus surrogate.
Under-exploited wild Vigna species potentials in human and animal nutrition: A review
Importance of size and charge of carbohydrate chains in the preparation of functional glycoproteins with excellent emulsifying properties from tofu whey.
Inadequate management of complementary foods contributes to the risk of aflatoxin exposure and low nutrition status among children
There is need to integrate aflatoxin management measures in the guidelines for Infant and Young Children Feeding of Tanzania as early introduction of cereal-and groundnut-based complementary foods in Tanzania is associated with high risk of aflatoxins exposure and impaired growth in children.
Wild Vigna Legumes: Farmers’ Perceptions, Preferences, and Prospective Uses for Human Exploitation
Farmers’ perceptions, preferences, and the possible utilization of some wild Vigna species of legumes toward their domestication and exploitation are explored as well as possible uses for these alien species for human exploitation and decision settings.
Wild edible mushroom value chain for improved livelihoods in Southern Highlands of Tanzania
A survey was conducted to assess mycological knowledge and socio-economic benefits along the wild edible mushrooms value chain among Benna and Hehe ethnic groups in the Southern Highlands of…
Cytotoxicity activity of some wild mushroom species from Southern Highlands of Tanzania
The study on cytotoxicity effect of wild mushrooms will give an insight into possibility of isolating stronger anticancer agents.