Biochem News

How Corydalis Yanhusuo Bulbs Produce Healing Alkaloids
calendar 24th May, 2024 | Jenn Hoskins

How Corydalis Yanhusuo Bulbs Produce Healing Alkaloids

Researchers mapped the biosynthetic pathways of key alkaloids in Corydalis yanhusuo, identifying crucial genes involved in their synthesis. This study enhances understanding of its therapeutic properties and paves the way for improved quality control and medicinal applications.

How Citrus and Cucumber Supplements Affect Gut Health
calendar 24th May, 2024 | Jenn Hoskins

How Citrus and Cucumber Supplements Affect Gut Health

Recent research from the University of the West of Scotland shows that citrus supplements can boost beneficial gut bacteria and reduce harmful ones in broiler chickens, offering a natural alternative to antibiotics for improving poultry health and performance.

Viruses Help Control Plant Diseases and Boost Soil Health
calendar 24th May, 2024 | Jenn Hoskins

Viruses Help Control Plant Diseases and Boost Soil Health

Researchers at Nanjing Agricultural University found that frequent bacteriophage applications effectively control bacterial wilt in tomatoes and enhance beneficial soil microbes, offering a sustainable, dual-action strategy against crop diseases and boosting global food security.

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