New lactase improves production of lactose-free dairy products

New lactase improves production of lactose-free dairy products

rd-corporate-lactaseA new enzyme Saphera, by Novozymes, is a lactase enzyme that sets a new standard for production and quality of a wide range of lactose-free products, including milk and fermented dairy products such as yogurt. Originated from Bifidobacteriumbifidum, Saphera differs considerably from traditional lactases made from yeast and is the first, major innovation in this growing industry for years. With Saphera, the desired lactose level can be more precisely. Read More

How chemicals can help insects to recognize their comrades are dead?

smellofdeathInsects have an unbelievable power called sense of smell. They can able to detect just a few molecules of a certain scent present in the air. These molecules called pheromones. A pheromone is nothing but a secreted or excreted chemical factor that triggers a social response in members of the same species. Pheromones are chemicals capable of acting outside the body of the secreting individual to impact the behavior of the receiving individual. Read More

True potential of marijuana can be unlocked by mangoes

mangoes-1Numerous phytochemicals are present in mango peel and pulp, such as the triterpene, lupeol which is under basic research for its potential biological effects. Pigments that are present in mango peel include carotenoids, such as the provitamin A compound, beta-carotene, lutein and alpha-carotene, and polyphenols, such as quercetin, kaempferol, gallic acid, caffeic acid, catechins and tannins. Mango contains a unique xanthonoid called mangiferin. Read More

Hydroquinone can be effective for Tatoo Removal, but in appropriate proportions

Hydroquinone Tattoo RemovalHydroquinone, also benzene-1,4-diol or quinol, is an aromatic organic compound that is a type of phenol, a derivative of benzene, having the chemical formula C6H4(OH)2. Hydroquinone has a variety of uses principally associated with its action as a reducing agent that is soluble in water. It is a major component in most black and white photographic developers for film and paper where, with the compound Metol, it reduces silver halides. Read More