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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.
Study: Sous vide cooking increases the digestibility of beef protein

Study: Sous vide cooking increases the digestibility of beef protein

Researchers design living plant-based sensor to track arsenic levels

Researchers design living plant-based sensor to track arsenic levels

UTA professor collaborates with NCTCOG to produce energy from food waste found in landfills

UTA professor collaborates with NCTCOG to produce energy from food waste found in landfills

Toxins produced by tube-dwelling anemones have pharmacological potential, shows research

Toxins produced by tube-dwelling anemones have pharmacological potential, shows research

New strategy for capturing interactions among glycans and protein activators in live cells

New strategy for capturing interactions among glycans and protein activators in live cells

Findings show new promise for using stem cells to treat enteric nervous system disorders

Findings show new promise for using stem cells to treat enteric nervous system disorders

Researchers find associations of lifelong antimicrobial drug use with saliva microbiota diversity

Researchers find associations of lifelong antimicrobial drug use with saliva microbiota diversity

SIDT1 in the mammalian stomach mediates absorption of dietary miRNAs

SIDT1 in the mammalian stomach mediates absorption of dietary miRNAs

New tool predicts and identifies novel genes involved in various biological processes

New tool predicts and identifies novel genes involved in various biological processes

Research identifies how the gut communicates with spinal cord and brain

Research identifies how the gut communicates with spinal cord and brain

Fruit and vegetable byproducts have beneficial effects on gut microbiota

Fruit and vegetable byproducts have beneficial effects on gut microbiota

Long-term culture of human pancreatic slices as a model to study regeneration of beta cells

Long-term culture of human pancreatic slices as a model to study regeneration of beta cells

Five-minute urine test  measures quality of people's diets

Five-minute urine test measures quality of people's diets

Transcriptomic data can help track Neandertal-derived RNA

Transcriptomic data can help track Neandertal-derived RNA

Parasite infection associated with the overall composition of gastrointestinal microbiome

Parasite infection associated with the overall composition of gastrointestinal microbiome

Microbiome 'fingerprint' method helps track microbial strains transferred from maternal to infant gut

Microbiome 'fingerprint' method helps track microbial strains transferred from maternal to infant gut

Study reveals the formation of tuft cells and their role in immunity

Study reveals the formation of tuft cells and their role in immunity

Study Reveals Bile Metabolite Of Gut Microbes Boosts Immune Cells

Study Reveals Bile Metabolite Of Gut Microbes Boosts Immune Cells

Study shows entire brain responds to gut through neuronal connections

Study shows entire brain responds to gut through neuronal connections

Mass Spectrometry‐Based Strategies for Therapeutic Antibodies Extensive Characterization and Optimization

Mass Spectrometry‐Based Strategies for Therapeutic Antibodies Extensive Characterization and Optimization