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Bambangan Kernel OIl

June 21, 2024 smitsa 0

Bambangan kernel oil is derived from the seeds of the Bambangan fruit (Mangifera pajang), a tropical fruit native to Borneo, particularly found in Malaysia, Indonesia, […]

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What is Cottonseed Oil?

June 17, 2024 smitsa 0

Cottonseed oil is a vegetable oil extracted from the seeds of cotton plants, primarily from the species Gossypium hirsutum and Gossypium herbaceum. It is a […]

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What are Fats?

June 17, 2024 smitsa 0

Fats, also known as triglycerides, are a type of lipid and an important energy storage molecule in many organisms. They are composed of glycerol and […]

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Colours In Pet Foods

June 11, 2024 smitsa 0

Colours in pet foods serve several purposes, primarily targeting pet owners rather than the pets themselves. These colours make the food more appealing to the […]

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Liquid Smoke

June 11, 2024 smitsa 0

Introduction to Liquid Smoke Liquid smoke is a water-soluble product that imparts a smoky flavor to food, mimicking the taste of traditional wood smoking without […]

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Creating Synthetic mRNA

June 10, 2024 smitsa 0

Synthetic mRNA has so many uses now in biotechnology. The applications are steadily rising all the time. We have:- cancer immunotherapy, protein replacement therapy, genome […]

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Erythromycin

June 10, 2024 smitsa 0

Erythromycin is a broad spectrum macrolide antibiotic that has been widely used to treat various bacterial infections, particularly those caused by Gram-positive bacteria and some […]

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Bacteriophages

June 9, 2024 smitsa 0

Bacteriophages, often referred to as phages, are viruses that specifically infect and replicate within bacteria. The term “bacteriophage” originates from the Greek words “bakterion,” meaning […]

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The Bacterium: Escherichia coli

June 9, 2024 smitsa 0

Escherichia coli (E. coli) is a Gram-negative, rod-shaped bacterium that belongs to the family Enterobacteriaceae. It is one of the most extensively studied and well-known […]

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Hyperuricemia

June 5, 2024 smitsa 0

Hyperuricemia is a medical condition characterized by an excess of uric acid in the blood. Uric acid is a waste product formed from the breakdown […]

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Ackee

June 5, 2024 smitsa 0

The ackee (Blighia sapida) is a tropical fruit native to West Africa but is most well-known as a staple in Jamaican cuisine.  Appearance Shape and […]

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Issues With Aromatase

June 4, 2024 smitsa 0

Aromatase is an enzyme that plays a crucial role in the biosynthesis of estrogens. It is part of the cytochrome P450 superfamily, specifically known as […]