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ICMR-DBT Guidelines for Evaluation of Probiotics in Food
There has been an increased influx of probiotic products in the Indian market during the last decade. However, there has been no systematic approach for evaluation of probiotics in food to ensureExpand
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Effectiveness of vaginal tablets containing lactobacilli versus pH tablets on vaginal health and inflammatory cytokines: a randomized, double-blind study
Abstract The purpose of this study was to evaluate the effectiveness of lactobacilli on vaginal health and proinflammatory cytokines. Sixty-seven patients with bacterial vaginosis (BV), 50 withExpand
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Aflatoxin contamination in stored rice variety PAU 201 collected from Punjab, India
Background & objectives: The present study was carried out on stored rice variety PAU 201 in Punjab that was not permitted for milling and public distribution due to the presence of damaged grains atExpand
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Retardation of experimental tumorigenesis and reduction in DNA adducts by turmeric and curcumin.
Turmeric and its active principle curcumin have been extensively investigated for their antimutagenic and antioxidant effects in bacterial and animal systems. Because oral cancers are common inExpand
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Obesity associated pathophysiological & histological changes in WNIN obese mutant rats
Background & objectives: WNIN/Ob (obese and euglycaemic) and WNIN/GR-Ob (obesity with impaired glucose tolerance), were isolated and established from Wistar rat stock (WNIN). Both strains showedExpand
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Effects of dietary α-linolenic acid from blended oils on biochemical indices of coronary heart disease in indians
PUFA of the n−6 and n−3 series have beneficial effects on key risk factors of coronary heart disease (CHD). Our earlier studies on the intake of FA and on the FA composition of plasma and plateletExpand
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Starlink genetically modified corn and allergenicity in an individual.
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Effect of long-term dietary manipulation on the aggregation of rat lens crystallins: role of alpha-crystallin chaperone function.
PURPOSE To investigate the effect of food, protein, and vitamin restriction on the susceptibility of lens crystallins to aggregation and chaperone activity of alpha-crystallin. METHODS Thirty dayExpand
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Vitamin A supplementation induces adipose tissue loss through apoptosis in lean but not in obese rats of the WNIN/Ob strain.
Vitamin A is a known regulator of adipose tissue growth. In this paper, we report the possible role of dietary vitamin A supplementation in the regulation of adipose tissue mass, using a novel obeseExpand
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