Toshimitsu Baba

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The changes in body fat ratio and serum lipids induced by the ingestion of beta-conglycinin were examined in 41 healthy female university student volunteers. The trend of change in body fat ratio following the ingestion of beta-conglycinin differed between students with a baseline body fat ratio over 25% and those less than 25%. In the former group, the(More)
Two weeks of feeding soy peptides containing 2% collagen peptides increased the levels of type I and III tropocollagen and their mRNAs. In contrast, the diet did not increase the mRNA levels of rat hyaluronan synthases, serine palmitoyltransferase (the rate-limiting enzyme of ceramide synthesis), and 3-hydroxy-3-methylglutaryl coenzyme A (HMG-CoA) reductase(More)
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