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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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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

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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.

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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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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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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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Chemopreventive functions and molecular mechanisms of garlic organosulfur compounds
Phoebe Zapanta Trio, Sixiang You, Xi He, Jianhua He, Kozue Sakao and De-Xing Hou  
Food Funct., 2014, Accepted Manuscript, DOI: 10.1039/C3FO60479A, Review Article


C-Phycocyanin prevents cisplatin-induced nephrotoxicity through inhibition of oxidative stress
Berenice Fernández-Rojas, Omar Noel Medina-Campos, Rogelio Hernández-Pando, Mario Negrette-Guzmán, Sara Huerta-Yepez and José Pedraza-Chaverri  
Food Funct., 2014, Advance Article, DOI: 10.1039/C3FO60501A, Paper

 

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Top 10 most accessed Food & Function articles in 2013

The 10 most-accessed Food & Function articles in 2013 were as follows:

Anti-inflammatory activity of natural dietary flavonoids
Min-Hsiung Pan, Ching-Shu Lai and Chi-Tang Ho  
Food Funct., 2010,1, 15-31
DOI: 10.1039/C0FO00103A, Review Article

Nuts, especially walnuts, have both antioxidant quantity and efficacy and exhibit significant potential health benefits
Joe A. Vinson and Yuxing Cai  
Food Funct., 2012,3, 134-140
DOI: 10.1039/C2FO10152A, Paper

Effects of herbal infusions, tea and carbonated beverages on alcohol dehydrogenase and aldehyde dehydrogenase activity
Sha Li, Li-Qin Gan, Shu-Ke Li, Jie-Cong Zheng, Dong-Ping Xu and Hua-Bin Li  
Food Funct., 2014,5, 42-49
DOI: 10.1039/C3FO60282F, Paper

Transcription profiles of LPS-stimulated THP-1 monocytes and macrophages: a tool to study inflammation modulating effects of food-derived compounds
Wasaporn Chanput, Jurriaan Mes, Robert A. M. Vreeburg, Huub F. J. Savelkoul and Harry J. Wichers  
Food Funct., 2010,1, 254-261
DOI: 10.1039/C0FO00113A, Paper

Hass avocado modulates postprandial vascular reactivity and postprandial inflammatory responses to a hamburger meal in healthy volunteers
Zhaoping Li, Angela Wong, Susanne M. Henning, Yanjun Zhang, Alexis Jones, Alona Zerlin, Gail Thames, Susan Bowerman, Chi-Hong Tseng and David Heber  
Food Funct., 2013,4, 384-391
DOI: 10.1039/C2FO30226H, Paper

Review of in vitro digestion models for rapid screening of emulsion-based systems
David Julian McClements and Yan Li  
Food Funct., 2010,1, 32-59
DOI: 10.1039/C0FO00111B, Review Article

Black tea: chemical analysis and stability
Shiming Li, Chih-Yu Lo, Min-Hsiung Pan, Ching-Shu Lai and Chi-Tang Ho  
Food Funct., 2013,4, 10-18
DOI: 10.1039/C2FO30093A, Review Article

Characterization of polarized THP-1 macrophages and polarizing ability of LPS and food compounds
Wasaporn Chanput, Jurriaan J. Mes, Huub F. J. Savelkoul and Harry J. Wichers  
Food Funct., 2013,4, 266-276
DOI: 10.1039/C2FO30156C, Paper

Pomegranate: a fruit that ameliorates metabolic syndrome
Svjetlana Medjakovic and Alois Jungbauer  
Food Funct., 2013,4, 19-39
DOI: 10.1039/C2FO30034F, Review Article

Anti-inflammatory and anti-angiogenic effects of flavonoids isolated from Lycium barbarum Linnaeus on human umbilical vein endothelial cells
Wen-Bin Wu, Dian-Kun Hung, Fung-Wei Chang, Eng-Thaim Ong and Bing-Huei Chen  
Food Funct., 2012,3, 1068-1081
DOI: 10.1039/C2FO30051F, Paper

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Food & Function issue 2 is now available online

Issue 2 of Food & Function is now available to read online.

The front cover this month features work by Atsushi Kato and co-workers from Toyama, Japan. In their paper they report that a 50% aqueous EtOH extract of clove (Syzygium aromaticum) has potent inhibitory activity toward glycogen phosphorylase b and glucagon-stimulated glucose production in primary rat hepatocytes.

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Effects of eugenol-reduced clove extract on glycogen phosphorylase b and the development of diabetes in db/db mice
Fujiko Sanae, Ogusa Kamiyama, Kyoko Ikeda-Obatake, Yasuhiko Higashi, Naoki Asano, Isao Adachi and Atsushi Kato
Food Funct., 2014, 5, 214-219, DOI: 10.1039/C3FO60514K

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HOT papers in Food & Function

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

Maternal sucrose-rich diet and fetal programming: changes in hepatic lipogenic and oxidative enzymes and glucose homeostasis in adult offspring
María Eugenia D’Alessandro, María Eugenia Oliva, María Alejandra Fortino and Adriana Chicco
Food Funct., 2014, Advance Article, DOI: 10.1039/C3FO60436E, Paper 

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C-Phycocyanin prevents cisplatin-induced nephrotoxicity through inhibition of oxidative stress
Berenice Fernández-Rojas, Omar Noel Medina-Campos, Rogelio Hernández-Pando, Mario Negrette-Guzmán, Sara Huerta-Yepez and J. Pedraza-Chaverri
Food Funct., 2014, Accepted Manuscript, DOI: 10.1039/C3FO60501A, Paper 

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Upgrading of residues of bracts, stems and hearts of Cynara cardunculus L. var. scolymus to functional fractions enriched in soluble fiber
Eliana N Fissore, Cinthia Santo Domingo, Carlos A Pujol, Elsa Damonte, Ana Maria Rojas and Lia Noemi Gerschenson
Food Funct., 2013, Accepted Manuscript, DOI: 10.1039/C3FO60561B, Paper 

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