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Nutritional Supplement and Feed Compositions to Reduce the Incidence of Osteochondrosis Dissecans Lesions in Genetically Predisposed Foals
The dietary supplement formulation was developed based on an analysis of serum NMR data from yearling Standardbred horses with (green dots) and without (blue dots) OCD that showed the clear difference in metabolic profiles between genetically predisposed and unaffected horses.Invention Summary:Rutgers scientists and collaborators at Princeton Unive...
Published: 8/29/2018   |   Inventor(s): Sarah Ralston, Istvan Pelczer
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Category(s): Agriculture, Food, Nutrition and Nutraceuticals
Anti-Diabetic Agents from Leaves of Combretum micranthum (Kinkeliba)
At 40 and 80 min. following oral glucose challenge, the TPFA treated group had significantly lowered plasma glucose concentrations compared to the control group.Invention Summary:Rutgers scientists have developed a proprietary method of extracting and purifying a novel type of piperidine flavan alkaloids from the leaves of Combretum micranthum (kin...
Published: 8/29/2018   |   Inventor(s): James Simon
Keywords(s): Beverage, Diabetes, Metabolic disorders, weight loss
Category(s): Agriculture, Food, Nutrition and Nutraceuticals
New Enriched Black Tea Extract to Increase Physical Performance and Reduce Recovery Time from Intense Exercise
Subjects had higher average power and peak power of 9 repeated sprint intervals in the black tea extract (BTE) supplementation group as compared to the placebo (no BTE supplementation) group (PLA).Invention Summary: Rutgers scientists have identified a new, high-potency black tea extract composition that enhances physical performance. This composit...
Published: 8/29/2018   |   Inventor(s): Shawn Arent
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Category(s): Agriculture, Food, Nutrition and Nutraceuticals
Uses of Kombo Butter Extract and Derived Compounds as Novel Neuroprotective Agents
Invention Summary:Rutgers scientists have developed novel methods to treat a variety of neurological disorders including ischemic stroke. The methods center on the use of novel neuroprotectants isolated from Kombo butter, an African nutmeg. The scientists additionally developed methods to produce and purify the Kombo butter, its extracts and deriva...
Published: 8/29/2018   |   Inventor(s): James Simon, Qingli Wu, Wenbin Deng
Keywords(s): Alzheimer’s Disease, CNS, Kombo butter., Neuroprotection, Parkinson's, Stroke
Category(s): Agriculture, Food, Nutrition and Nutraceuticals
Kombo Butter Extract and Derivatives as Novel Anti-Inflammatory Agents
Invention Summary:Rutgers scientists have developed a novel process to isolate the critical bio-active compounds of Kombo butter, which can be used to effectively treat a variety of inflammatory disorders including arthritis/joint or other inflammation (including bowels, gastrointestinal, skin, and allergic), and the presence of associated free rad...
Published: 8/29/2018   |   Inventor(s): James Simon, Mingfu Wang, Mohamed Rafi, Yaw Asianowa, Daniel Acquaye, Kodzo Gbewonyo
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Category(s): Agriculture, Food, Nutrition and Nutraceuticals, Personal Care, Cosmeceuticals
Anti-diabetic Agents from Artemisia Plants
Invention Summary:Rutgers scientists have discovered that extracts of Artemisia plants, in particular Artemisia dracunculus, could be useful for treating Type 2 diabetes. These extracts can be rapidly and inexpensively obtained in a concentrated form (e.g., powder) by extraction using common mildly polar solvents (e.g., ethanol). Numerous recent pu...
Published: 8/29/2018   |   Inventor(s): Ilya Raskin, David Ribnicky
Keywords(s): Cosmetics, Diabetes
Category(s): Agriculture, Food, Nutrition and Nutraceuticals
Hibiscus and Extracts Thereof as Anti-HCV Inhibitors
Invention Summary:Hepatitis C Virus (HCV) is an RNA virus causing persistent liver infections that can progress to chronic hepatitis, cirrhosis, and in some cases cancer of the liver. With an estimated 170-200 million people infected with HCV worldwide, HCV infection has become a major public health concern both in developed and developing countrie...
Published: 8/1/2018   |   Inventor(s): James Simon, Qingli Wu, Neerja Kaushik-Basu
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Category(s): Agriculture, Food, Nutrition and Nutraceuticals
Improved Eastern Oysters
Triploid oysters (right, 3N) produced from improved tetraploids vs. normal diploid controls (left, 2N).Invention Summary:Rutgers University has been breeding eastern oysters (Crassostrea virginica Gmelin) since 1960. Rutgers oyster strains have shown strong to moderate resistance to two diseases (MSX and Dermo). Rutgers also invented tetraploid oys...
Published: 1/2/2018   |   Inventor(s): Ximing Guo
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Category(s): Agriculture, Food, Nutrition and Nutraceuticals
Novel Use of Brassinosteroids for Muscle Growth, Skin
Topical application of homobrassinolide (HB) significantly promoted wound closure. CGS-21680, positive control.Invention Summary:Rutgers scientists discovered a new method to promote growth, repair and maintenance of skeletal muscle and skin by using brassinosteroid compounds. Brassinosteroids, which are mainly found in pollen, seeds, leaves, and y...
Published: 3/20/2017   |   Inventor(s): Ilya Raskin, Debora Esposito, Thirum Rathinasabapathy
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Category(s): Agriculture, Food, Nutrition and Nutraceuticals
Nutrasorb™ Botanical-derived Functional Ingredients for Food, Beverages, Nutrition
Invention Summary:Nutrasorb™ ingredients are soluble or suspendable powders that can be incorporated into a variety of cosmetics, skin care (lip & body), personal care, bath, therapeutic, beauty, and topical products. Nutrasorb ingredients are all-natural, non-GMO, organic, kosher.Market Application:Foods including cereals, bars, snacks,B...
Published: 7/10/2015   |   Inventor(s): Ilya Raskin, Diane Roopchand
Keywords(s): Bioactives, dietary supplement, edible matrix, food engineering, Food science, fruits, health and wellness, healthy food, medical foods, Nutrition, nutritious food, phytonutrients, vegetables
Category(s): Agriculture, Food, Nutrition and Nutraceuticals
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