It has been widely reported that the white rot basidiomycete Phanerochaete chrysosporium, unlike most other white rot fungi, does not produce laccase, an enzyme implicated in lignin biodegradation. Our results showed that P. chrysosporium BKM-F1767 produces extracellular laccase in a defined culture medium containing cellulose (10 g/liter) and either 2.4 or… (More)
OBJECTIVE To systematically review the available evidence on whether national or international agricultural policies that directly affect the price of food influence the prevalence rates of undernutrition or nutrition-related chronic disease in children and adults. DESIGN Systematic review. SETTING Global. SEARCH STRATEGY We systematically searched… (More)
BACKGROUND The persistence of rural-urban disparities in child nutrition outcomes in developing countries alongside rapid urbanisation and increasing incidence of child malnutrition in urban areas raises an important health policy question - whether fundamentally different nutrition policies and interventions are required in rural and urban areas.… (More)
In many developing countries, high levels of child undernutrition persist alongside rapid economic growth. There is considerable interest in the study of countries that have made rapid progress in child nutrition to uncover the driving forces behind these improvements. Cambodia is often cited as a success case having reduced the incidence of child stunting… (More)
The CPVR acquis can be considered an appropriate EU regime overall – it has enabled the granting of intellectual property rights valid throughout the EU and coexists effectively with national plant variety rights regimes ..
Professor eRA COMMONS USER NAME (credential, e.g., agency login) lwrobertson EDUCATION/TRAINING (Begin with baccalaureate or other initial professional education, such as nursing, and include postdoctoral training.) INSTITUTION AND LOCATION DEGREE (if applicable) YEAR(s) of polychlorinated biphenylols and UDPGA concentration in channel catfish liver and… (More)
1 Food security exists in a country when all people at all times have the food they need for an active and healthy life. Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) of the United Nations, FAO: What It Is — What It Does (2002), www.fao.org/UNFAO/e/ wmain-e.htm. Poverty and food insecurity are inextricably linked. Poverty is a prime cause of many people's food… (More)