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Bioactivity and Nutrition


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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Preterm infant

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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Mild heat treatments to optimize egg products

When eggs are required in recipes, food manufacturers buy ready-to-use egg products. These products are pasteurised to ensure food safety and...
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How lysozyme drastically damages bacterial membranes

Studies on egg white, particularly on lysozyme and ovotransferrin, all demonstrate activities against bacterial membranes from many bacteria groups....
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Vignette BN MR9

Milk bioactive peptides in vivo in the intestinal tract

Digestion of proteins leads to the release of numerous peptides in the gastrointestinal tract. Among them are several bioactive peptides that have a...
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Dairy products

Liquid and gelified milk, the same digestion?

Dairy products are consumed through a great variety of products. We consume liquid dairy products as well as solid products obtained through milk...
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Infant formula

Digestion of infant formula

Digestion of nutrients is an essential function that allows growth and development in the newborn infant. Understanding the digestive function in...
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Fermented milk as source of peptides

A novel bioactive peptide involved in intestinal protection

A peptide sequence from a major milk protein represents a novel molecule with strong potential health implications. It specifically targets defence...
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Protein 3D

Why some proteins are digested more slowly than others

Caseins, the major milk proteins, are digested more slowly than other milk proteins, especially soluble proteins. This resistance to digestion...
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An in situ approach to illustrate the structure of milk casein micelle

Casein micelles play a key role in the textural and nutritional properties of dairy products. We present a new way to study their structure:...
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