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Study reveals how Salmonella synchronises its invasion plan

Study reveals how Salmonella synchronises its invasion plan | Institute of Food Research News | Scoop.it
A study from the Institute of Food Research has uncovered a mechanism by which Salmonella bacteria organise the expression of genes required for infection.
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New software being developed to help answer complex biological questions | Institute of Food Research

New software being developed to help answer complex biological questions | Institute of Food Research | Institute of Food Research News | Scoop.it
A Norwich Research Park translational grant will help in the development of a multi-functional data integration software tool to improve metadata and network analysis efficiency.
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Gut bacteria and mind control: to fix your brain, fix your gut! | Institute of Food Research

Gut bacteria and mind control: to fix your brain, fix your gut! | Institute of Food Research | Institute of Food Research News | Scoop.it
Prof. Simon Carding, Leader of the Gut Health and Food Safety Research Programme, Institute of Food Research and Norwich Medical School at the University of East Anglia, describes our current understanding of the human gut and its relationship with its human host and introduce the provocative proposal that gut microbes infl uence when, what and how often we eat and whether we stay healthy or succumb to disease.
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Up to one third of people at risk from Campylobacter food poisoning during their lifetime | Institute of Food Research

Up to one third of people at risk from Campylobacter food poisoning during their lifetime | Institute of Food Research | Institute of Food Research News | Scoop.it
IFR is helping by providing fundamental knowledge about the bacteria and how they survive in the food chain, and working to translate that knowledge to support regulators and indusrty, to ultimately benefit consumers.
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Clostridium spores subject of IFR research

Clostridium spores subject of IFR research | Institute of Food Research News | Scoop.it
Understanding how clostridia bacteria emerge from spores, germinate and go on to produce the toxin responsible for botulism has taken a step forward thanks to scientists from the Institute of Food Research (IFR).
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tcetoday | News | New way to lower salt in food, retain taste

tcetoday | News | New way to lower salt in food, retain taste | Institute of Food Research News | Scoop.it
RESEARCHERS at the University of Nottingham, UK, have developed a water-in-oil-in-water (WOW) emulsion that can reduce the salt content in food without sacrificing the salty flavour.
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Stack Your Fridge With These 10 Essential Summer Foods

Stack Your Fridge With These 10 Essential Summer Foods | Institute of Food Research News | Scoop.it
In a recent study, experts found that the united force of both apples and green tea provides an incredible polyphenol kick
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How our gut changes across the life course

How our gut changes across the life course | Institute of Food Research News | Scoop.it
Scientists and clinicians on the Norwich Research Park have carried out the first detailed study of how our intestinal tract changes as we age, and how this determines our overall health.
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Study Provides New Insights Into Clostridium Spores

Study Provides New Insights Into Clostridium Spores | Institute of Food Research News | Scoop.it
15 May 2015 --- Researchers at the Institute of Food Research have established how clostridia bacteria emerge from spores. This could help them understand how these bacteria germinate and go on to produce the deadly toxin responsible for botulism (a lethal form of food poisoning) or cause food spoilage.
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Spores for thought: Study provides new insights into Clostridium spores

Spores for thought: Study provides new insights into Clostridium spores | Institute of Food Research News | Scoop.it
Researchers have established how clostridia bacteria emerge from spores. This could help them understand how these bacteria germinate and go on to produce the deadly toxin responsible for botulism, a lethal form of food poisoning, or cause food spoilage.
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Eating broccoli can reduce blood LDL-cholesterol

Eating broccoli can reduce blood LDL-cholesterol | Institute of Food Research News | Scoop.it
Eating broccoli can lead to a reduction in blood LDL-cholesterol
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Broccoli’s superpowers are growing stronger

Broccoli’s superpowers are growing stronger | Institute of Food Research News | Scoop.it
Broccoli’s ‘superfood’ status has been elevated, following findings from the Institute of Food Research (IFR) claiming a new variety could reduce low-density lipoprotein (LDL) cholesterol.
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Norfolk Food and Drink Festival changes direction as the food event enters second decade

Norfolk Food and Drink Festival changes direction as the food event enters second decade | Institute of Food Research News | Scoop.it
9) Institute of Food Research Schools Open Day and Tallest Jelly Competition, September 25. Get your wobble-on at the IFR.
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How Salmonella synchronises its invasion plan | Institute of Food Research

How Salmonella synchronises its invasion plan | Institute of Food Research | Institute of Food Research News | Scoop.it
A new study from the Institute of Food Research has uncovered a mechanism by which Salmonella bacteria organise the expression of genes required for infection.
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How Salmonella synchronises its invasion plan | Food Science and Technology

How Salmonella synchronises its invasion plan | Food Science and Technology | Institute of Food Research News | Scoop.it
A new study from the Institute of Food Research has uncovered a mechanism by which Salmonella bacteria organise the expression of genes required for infection.
Salmonella bacteria are the leading cause of food borne illness in the EU. Part of what makes
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Spores for thought: study provides new insights into Clostridium spores | Institute of Food Research

Spores for thought: study provides new insights into Clostridium spores | Institute of Food Research | Institute of Food Research News | Scoop.it
Researchers at the Institute of Food Research have established how clostridia bacteria emerge from spores. This could help them understand how these bacteria germinate and go on to produce the deadly toxin responsible for botulism (a lethal form of food poisoning) or cause food spoilage.
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How our gut changes across the life course | Institute of Food Research

How our gut changes across the life course | Institute of Food Research | Institute of Food Research News | Scoop.it
Scientists and clinicians on the Norwich Research Park have carried out the first detailed study of how our intestinal tract changes as we age, and how this determines our overall health.
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Gut bacteria could hold key to treat Alzheimer’s, multiple sclerosis and Parkinson’s

Gut bacteria could hold key to treat Alzheimer’s, multiple sclerosis and Parkinson’s | Institute of Food Research News | Scoop.it
The trillions of bacteria in our intestines affect every aspect of our health and even the way we behave, say researchers.

Professor Simon Carding, who runs the gut health programme at the Institute of Food Research, said: “The human gut is the inner tube of life.
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Stack Your Fridge With These 10 Essential Summer Foods

Research from the IFR has found that a broccoli rich, and therefore glucoraphanin rich, diet can significantly reduce LDL-cholesterol levels
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Why you shouldn't read the paper on the loo ... - Independent.ie

Why you shouldn't read the paper on the loo ... - Independent.ie | Institute of Food Research News | Scoop.it

Last week, Professor Simon Carding, head of gut health and food safety at the Institute of Food Research, gave a talk about the role of the trillions of organisms that live inside each of us. Collectively known as the microbiome, these foreign bodies influence countless functions via the dizzying number of sensory cells in the gut.

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How a book about our guts has become a surprise bestseller: Breaking the poo taboo

How a book about our guts has become a surprise bestseller: Breaking the poo taboo | Institute of Food Research News | Scoop.it

Last week, Professor Simon Carding, head of gut health and food safety at the Institute of Food Research, gave a talk about the role of the trillions of organisms that live inside each of us. 

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Probiotics could treat autism, expert says | News | Laboratorytalk

Simon Carding, who leads the gut health and food safety programme at the Institute of Food Research (IFR), says diseases such as autism and Parkinson’s could be treated using probiotics.
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Spores for thought: Study provides new insights into Clostridium spores

Spores for thought: Study provides new insights into Clostridium spores | Institute of Food Research News | Scoop.it
Researchers at the Institute of Food Research have established how clostridia bacteria emerge from spores. This could help them understand how these bacteria germinate and go on to produce the deadly toxin responsible for botulism, a lethal form of food poisoning, or cause food spoilage.
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Study Provides New Insights Into Clostridium Spores

Study Provides New Insights Into Clostridium Spores | Institute of Food Research News | Scoop.it
Researchers at the Institute of Food Research have established how clostridia bacteria emerge from spores. This could help them understand how these bacteria germinate and go on to produce the deadly toxin responsible for botulism, a lethal form of food poisoning, or cause food spoilage.
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Short-Term Study Says Aspartame Is Safe

A collaborative effort by researchers from Imperial College London, University College Dublin, Weill Cornell Medical College, Hull York Medical School, and the Institute of Food Research studied half a group of study participants who consumed aspartame and another half a placebo to figure out if it was really as dangerous as some experts wondered. The study, published in the journal PLOS ONE, revealed no acute adverse health effects to aspartame..

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