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Test predicts outcome of hay fever therapies

Allergy researchers look into molecular processes in hyposensitization to pollen

19-Oct-2018

Allergen-specific immunotherapy can make everyday life much more pleasant for allergy sufferers. It is unclear, however, what exactly happens during this treatment. A team at the Technical University of Munich (TUM) investigated the processes taking place in the body over the course of a ...

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Food activates brown fat

31-Aug-2018

Brown fat consumes energy, which is the reason why it could be important for preventing obesity and diabetes. Working together with an international team, researchers at the Technical University of Munich (TUM) were able to demonstrate that food also increases the thermogenesis of brown fat, and ...

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Alzheimer's disease and diabetes: Hope for inhibitors

Designed peptides as potential inhibitors of amyloid plaques

08-Aug-2018

Effective therapeutics to counteract the formation of amyloid plaques in Alzheimer's disease and type 2 diabetes are not yet available. Scientists at the Technical University of Munich (TUM) have now come a little bit closer to a solution: They have described a new class of designed macrocyclic ...

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Pungent tasting substance in ginger reduces bad breath

How food ingredients affect our taste perception

31-Jul-2018

The pungent compound 6-gingerol, a constituent of ginger, stimulates an enzyme contained in saliva – an enzyme which breaks down foul-smelling substances. It thus ensures fresh breath and a better aftertaste. Citric acid, on the other hand, increases the sodium ion content of saliva, making ...

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Breakthrough in industrial CO2 usage

Greenhouse gas as a raw material for an important feed additive

27-Jul-2018

Professor Arne Skerra of the Technical University of Munich (TUM) has succeeded for the first time in using gaseous CO2 as a basic material for the production of a chemical mass product in a biotechnical reaction. The product is methionine, which is used as an essential amino acid, particularly ...

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Pollen taxi for bacteria

23-Jul-2018

A wide range of airborne substances can cause respiratory problems for asthma sufferers. These include bacteria and their components, which can trigger inflammations. How they become airborne has not been fully explained up to now. A science team from the Technical University of Munich (TUM) and ...

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Allergy potential of strawberries and tomatoes depends on the variety

17-Jul-2018

Strawberries and tomatoes are among the most widely consumed fruits and vegetables worldwide. However, many people are allergic to them, especially if they have been diagnosed with birch pollen allergy. A team from the Technical University of Munich (TUM) has investigated which strawberry or ...

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Allergy potential of strawberries and tomatoes depends on the variety

16-Jul-2018

Strawberries and tomatoes are among the most widely consumed fruits and vegetables worldwide. However, many people are allergic to them, especially if they have been diagnosed with birch pollen allergy. A team from the Technical University of Munich (TUM) has investigated which strawberry or ...

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How to start a nanomotor?

Research team reconstructs motor-cargo complex for ciliary transport

09-Jul-2018

Most people have never heard of them, and yet every living being needs them to survive: fine protrusions of cells known as cilia. They allow sperm to move, form fine protective hairs in the lungs and play a crucial role in the differentiation of organs in embryos. A research team at the Technical ...

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More than just a good flavor

Flavoring substances stimulate immune defenses

19-Jun-2018

Not only do citric acid and spicy 6-gingerol from ginger add special flavors to food and beverages; both substances also stimulate the molecular defenses in human saliva. That is the result of a human clinical trial by a team from the Technical University of Munich (TUM) and the Leibniz-Institute ...

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