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  • Writer's picturePreeti Bansal Kshirsagar

N-glycans in plant foods could hold the key to treating GI issues and allergic reactions to foods!

A study published in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences suggested how plant N-glycans linked to plant proteins, common in the gut due to the prevalence of plants in the human diet, may be going down with a processed food diet. "The work reveals insight into how our gut microbes use plant N-glycans as a nutrient source and also provides tools to modify plant N-glycans to mitigate allergic responses, either from foods or plant-expressed therapeutics," researchers wrote.

Full Story: Asian News International (India) (9/22)

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