Tag: Corn

Delaying Alzheimer’s disease onset with a protein derived from corn

May 5, 2022

Scientists at the University of Kansas (KU) have engineered an antigen using a protein from corn to combat the toxic buildup of proteins associated with Alzheimer’s disease (Alzheimer’s). This antigen could feasibly be used in potential immunisation approaches for Alzheimer’s – the antigen has been shown to induce an immune response and improve memory in […]

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Understanding corn: the benefits, risks and tips for you

January 22, 2019

Corn – widely known as sweet yellow corn – is a large form of maize. It is found in various foodstuffs and is sometimes eaten on its own. Selective breeding has domesticated this simple grain and changed the size, color, and flavor of corn from the early crops of our indigenous ancestors; now to a […]

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