Research Group Food Chemistry and Human Nutrition

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PhD on bioavailability and bioactivity of black carrot polyphenols

Wednesday November 23rd, 2016

Senem Kamiloglu, who is affiliated with Research group Food chemistry and human nutrition (nutriFOODchem), submitted her PhD. The title of the dissertation is 'Bioavailability and bioactivity of black carrot polyphenols using in vitro digestion models combined with a co-culture model of intestinal and endothelial cell lines', promotors are Prof. Dr. John Van Camp and Prof. Dr. Esra Capanoglu. The public defence will take place on Wednesday November 30th, 2016.

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Use of chlorine based disinfectants in washing water of ready-to-eat fresh-cut vegetables might not be harmless

Wednesday November 16th, 2016

Industrially prepared ready-to-eat fresh-cut vegetables are washed with water. To control the microbiological quality of the washing water, bleach is used. The hypochlorite component in bleach can form chlorotyrosine which can have toxic effects on the consumer in the long term. Further research is required.

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Research Group Food Chemistry and Human Nutrition
Department of Food Safety and Food Quality
Faculty of Bioscience Engineering

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Campus Coupure, B, 3rd floor, room B3.020
Coupure Links 653
B-9000 Ghent
Belgium

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Tel. : +32 9 264 58 67
Fax. : +32 9 264 62 15
VAT : BE 248.015.142

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