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Association of antifungal lactobacilli to fight fungal contaminants in dairy products

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Structuring egg white proteins to modulate in vitro digestibility

Faced with the development of food-related chronic diseases, the scientific community concentrates on understanding the digestion process, taking...
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Close-up view of proteins interacting with lipid membranes

In biological samples such as milk, egg or products made of these resources, proteins are susceptible to interact with lipids, especially with the...
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Whey protein microparticles

What pretty balloons!

Whey proteins are widely used in the food industry due to their nutritional and functional properties. Furthermore, producing high functional whey...
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The skin formation in course of drying of dairy products

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Human milk digestion in the preterm infant

Human milk is preferentially fed to very low birth weight infants. When mother’s milk is not available, human milk from milk bank can be...
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Propionibacterium freudenreichii (PF) is a dairy bacterial species widely used in cheese manufacturing and is also recognized for its probiotic and...
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Cheese with propionibacteria, a new way to fight gut inflammation

Dairy propionibacteria have long been used to make cheese, especially emmental. This food-grade bacterium is also known for its probiotic...
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Nanoparticle diffusometry for exploring cheese microstructure

In cheese technology, many diffusion phenomena occur during ripening. We developed a powerful technique to investigate the relationships between...
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