Hot Food & Function papers!

Please take a look at our referee recommended ‘HOT’ papers in Food & Function which are free to access for the next 4 weeks!

Phenolic extracts of Rubus ulmifolius Schott flowers: characterization, microencapsulation and incorporation into yogurts as nutraceutical sources
Ana Martins, Lillian Barros, Ana Maria Carvalho, Celestino Santos-Buelga, Isabel P. Fernandes, Filomena Barreiro and Isabel C. F. R. Ferreira
Food Funct., 2014, Advance Article
DOI: 10.1039/C3FO60721F

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Glucosinolates from pak choi and broccoli induce enzymes and inhibit inflammation and colon cancer differently
Doris Lippmann, Carsten Lehmann, Simone Florian, Gitte Barknowitz, Michael Haack, Inga Mewis, Melanie Wiesner, M. Schreiner, Hans-Rudolf Glatt, R. Brigelius-Flohe and Anna Patricia Kipp  
Food Funct., 2014, Accepted Manuscript
DOI: 10.1039/C3FO60676G, Paper

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The action of JAK, SMAD and ERK signal pathways on hepcidin suppression by polysaccharides from Angelica sinensis in rats with iron deficiency anemia
Yu Zhang, Yao Cheng, Na Wang, Qilin Zhang and Kaiping Wang  
Food Funct., 2014, Accepted Manuscript
DOI: 10.1039/C4FO00006D, Paper

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Olive oil may offer diabetes protection

Written by Sarah Kenwright for Chemistry World

Spanish scientists say increasing the amount of olive oil in your diet could reduce your risk of developing metabolic syndrome and type 2 diabetes.

Oleic acid is found in olives and olive oil ©Shutterstock

Oleic acid is found in olives and olive oil ©Shutterstock

Sergio Lopez and co-workers from the Institute of Fat in Seville studied the connection between different types of dietary fat and blood glucose control in humans with normal and high fasting triglycerides. They found that unlike other dietary fatty acids, oleic acid, which is found in olive oil, helps to regulate insulin secretion and minimise spikes in blood sugar levels after meals…

To read the full article visit Chemistry World.

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Clustering effects on postprandial insulin secretion and sensitivity in the response to meals with different fatty acid composition
Beatriz Bermudez, Almudena Ortega-Gomez, Lourdes M. Varela, Jose Villar, Rocio Abia, Francisco J.G. Muriana and Sergio Lopez  
Food Funct., 2014, Accepted Manuscript
DOI: 10.1039/C4FO00067F, Paper

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Food & Function issue 4 is now available online

Issue 4 of Food & Function is now available to read online.

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The front cover this month features work by Ashok R. Patel and co-workers from Gent, Belgium. In their work, they demonstrate three potential edible applications of shellac oleogels as (i) a continuous oil phase for preparation of emulsifier-free, structured without emulsions (spreads), (ii) a replacer for oil-binders in chocolate paste formulations and (iii) a shortening alternative for cake preparation.

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Edible applications of shellac oleogels: spreads, chocolate paste and cakes
Ashok R. Patel, Pravin S. Rajarethinem, Agnieszka Grędowska, Ozge Turhan, Ans Lesaffer, Winnok H. De Vos, Davy Van de Walle and Koen Dewettinck
Food Funct., 2014, 5, 645-652, DOI: 10.1039/C4FO00034J

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The 105th AOCS Annual Meeting & Expo

The 105th AOCS (American Oil Chemists’ Society) Annual Meeting & Expo will be taking place from the 4th–7th May 2014, in San Antonio, Texas. The event will cover the topics of fats, oils, surfactants, lipids, and related materials. Some of the topics to be covered include:

- Eliminating trans Fats: Emerging Solutions with Healthier Oils
- Farmed Fish as an Omega-3 Source
- High Oleic Soybean Oils Emerge onto the Marketplace
- Regulations, Retailers, and Sustainability: How to Formulate in an Evolving Environment

The event will also include short courses on analytical techniques, fundamentals of edible oils, and plant proteins.

To find out more about this event and to register, please visit the website.

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Hot papers in Food & Function

Here are the latest hot papers published in Food & Function, as recommended by the referees:

S-Methyl cysteine enhanced survival of nerve growth factor differentiated PC12 cells under hypoxic conditions
Chun-lin Liu, Te-chun Hsia and Mei-chin Yin  
Food Funct., 2014, Accepted Manuscript, DOI: 10.1039/C3FO60689A


Differential protective effects of red wine polyphenol extracts (RWEs) on colon carcinogenesis
Frédéric Mazué, Dominique Delmas, Genoveva Murillo, Diana Saleiro, Emeric Limagne and Norbert Latruffe  
Food Funct., 2014, Advance Article, DOI: 10.1039/C3FO60417A

Both the papers listed above are free to access for the next 4 weeks!

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Hot papers in Food & Function

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Efficacy evaluation of a Chinese bitter tea (Ilex Latifolia Thunb.) via analyses on its main components
Ting Hu, Xiao-Wei He, Jian-Guo Jiang and Xi-Lin Xu  
Food Funct., 2014, Accepted Manuscript, DOI: 10.1039/C3FO60603A

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Grain sorghum muffin reduces glucose and insulin responses in men
Nicole M. Poquette, Xuan Gu and Sun-Ok Lee  
Food Funct., 2014, Advance Article, DOI: 10.1039/C3FO60432B  

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A novel mechanism for momordin Ic-induced HepG2 apoptosis: involvement of PI3K- and MAPK-dependent PPARγ activation
Jing Wang, Li Yuan, Haifang Xiao, Chan Wang, Chunxia Xiao, Yutang Wang and Xuebo Liu  
Food Funct., 2014, Advance Article, DOI: 10.1039/C3FO60558B 

 

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Food & Function issue 3 is now available online

Issue 3 of Food & Function is now available ro read online.

Food & Function issue 3 coverThe front cover this month features work by David Heber and co-workers from Los Angeles, USA. In their work they study the effects and side-effects of  xylooligosacharide, a prebiotic, on gastrointestinal microbiota.

Read the article in full – it’s free to access for the next six weeks:
Xylooligosaccharide increases bifidobacteria but not lactobacilli in human gut microbiota
Sydney M. Finegold, Zhaoping Li, Paula H. Summanen, Julia Downes, Gail Thames, Karen Corbett, Scot Dowd, Michael Krak and David Heber  
Food Funct., 2014, 5, 436-445, DOI: 10.1039/C3FO60348B

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Steven Feng Chen and Junshi Chen are elected as Fellows of the International Academy of Food Science and Technology (IAFoST)

Steven Feng Chen, Food & Function Associate Editor is elected a Fellow of the International Academy of Food Science and Technology

Professor Steven Feng Chen

Professor Junshi Chen

Professor Steven Feng Chen (Peking University – Food & Function Associate Editor) and Professor Junshi Chen (Chinese Centre for Disease Control and Prevention – Food & Function Advisory Board member) have been elected as Fellows of the International Academy of Food Science and Technology (IAFoST). 

IAFoST elects new Fellows every two years, and among the 30 newly elected fellows globally, Steven Feng Chen and Junshi Chen are the only two academics elected this year from China. To be eligible for election as a Fellow, a person must be recognized as having established an outstanding reputation for scientific accomplishments and leadership in the area of food science and technology.

Food & Function would like to congratulate both Steven and Junshi on this great achievement. For more information, please read the news item on the Peking University website.

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Hot papers in Food & Function

Here are the latest hot papers published in Food & Function, as recommended by the referees: 

A novel mechanism for momordin Ic-induced HepG2 apoptosis: involvement of PI3K-and MAPK-dependent PPARγ activation
Jing Wang, Li Yuan, Haifang Xiao, Chan Wang, Chunxia Xiao, Yutang Wang and Xuebo Liu 
Food Funct., 2014, Accepted Manuscript, DOI: 10.1039/C3FO60558B  

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Protective effect of Cichorium glandulosum seeds from ultraviolet B-induced damage in rat liver mitochondria
Bo Huang, Yuxin Chen, Bingxin Ma, Gao Zhou, Jing Tong, Jingsheng He and Y. Wang 
Food Funct., 2014, Accepted Manuscript, DOI: 10.1039/C3FO60466G  

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Hot papers in Food & Function

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Flavonoids from persimmon (Diospyros kaki) leaves (FPL) attenuate H2O2-induced apoptosis in MC3T3-E1 cells via the NF-κB pathway
Lijun Sun, Jianbao Zhang, Kun Fang, Yan Ding, Liyu Zhang and Yali Zhang  
Food Funct., 2014, Advance Article, DOI: 10.1039/C3FO60522A, Paper

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Differential protective effects of red wine polyphenol extracts (RWE) in colon carcinogenesis
Norbert Latruffe, Dominique Delmas, Frederic Mazue, Genoveva Murillo, Diana Saleiro and Emeric Limagne  
Food Funct., 2014, Accepted Manuscript, DOI: 10.1039/C3FO60417A, Paper

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