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Digestion is the mechanical and chemical breaking down of food into smaller components, to a form that can be absorbed, for instance, into a blood stream. Digestion is a form of catabolism; a break-down of macro food molecules to smaller ones.
Researchers discover a molecular mechanism linked with cholesterol movement

Researchers discover a molecular mechanism linked with cholesterol movement

Coffee found to have a stimulating effect on some digestive processes

Coffee found to have a stimulating effect on some digestive processes

Researchers create a healthier form of starch in the cassava plant

Researchers create a healthier form of starch in the cassava plant

Experts determine the molecular structure of a gut protein

Experts determine the molecular structure of a gut protein

Feeding Cows Seaweed to Reduce Climate Change

Feeding Cows Seaweed to Reduce Climate Change

Type A immunoglobulins play a key role in keeping the intestinal flora in balance

Type A immunoglobulins play a key role in keeping the intestinal flora in balance

Researchers improve understanding of molecular mechanisms underlying stomach’s acid pump

Researchers improve understanding of molecular mechanisms underlying stomach’s acid pump

Study isolates infection-fighting immune cells in cauliflower coral and starlet sea anemone

Study isolates infection-fighting immune cells in cauliflower coral and starlet sea anemone

Dileucine turns up muscle-building process more than leucine, study finds

Dileucine turns up muscle-building process more than leucine, study finds

Insights on double-strand break repair may provide better understanding of cancer development

Insights on double-strand break repair may provide better understanding of cancer development

Researchers examine ways to grapple with the issue of food waste disposal

Researchers examine ways to grapple with the issue of food waste disposal

Microbes from cow’s rumen could be a sustainable means of plastic reduction

Microbes from cow’s rumen could be a sustainable means of plastic reduction

New wiki promotes development of innovative saliva-based diagnostic tests and customized treatment

New wiki promotes development of innovative saliva-based diagnostic tests and customized treatment

Study identifies predictive causal role for specific cell types in type 1 diabetes

Study identifies predictive causal role for specific cell types in type 1 diabetes

New enzyme-activated compostable plastic could diminish microplastics pollution

New enzyme-activated compostable plastic could diminish microplastics pollution

Warped immune cell signaling during bile acid exposure may lead to Crohn’s disease

Warped immune cell signaling during bile acid exposure may lead to Crohn’s disease

Red seaweed supplement can reduce methane emissions without compromising meat quality

Red seaweed supplement can reduce methane emissions without compromising meat quality

Study shows causal relationship between neonatal antibody production and mother's microbiota

Study shows causal relationship between neonatal antibody production and mother's microbiota

New gel electrophoresis method allows rapid diagnosis of biomarkers by mass spectrometry

New gel electrophoresis method allows rapid diagnosis of biomarkers by mass spectrometry

Understanding the herbivory-sensing mechanism of plants through elicitors

Understanding the herbivory-sensing mechanism of plants through elicitors