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This project will assess the effects of the macro-nutrient make-up of morning food intake on cognitive performance using visual analog scale (VAS) measures, behavioral tests, and advanced high-density electrophysiological techniques (256-channel recordings). Two Isocaloric cereal products will be tested and compared to determine if measures of cognitive performance as well as satiety will change after consumption.
Cereal with B glucan, Cereal without B glucan
The Sheryl and Daniel R. Tishman Cognitive Neurophysiology Laboratory
PepsiCo Global R&D
Published on BioPortfolio: 2017-05-31T18:38:21-0400
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A plant genus of the family POLYGONACEAE that is used as a cereal grain. Although the seeds are used as cereal, the plant is not one of the cereal grasses (POACEAE).
In glycogen or amylopectin synthesis, the enzyme that catalyzes the transfer of a segment of a 1,4-alpha-glucan chain to a primary hydroxy group in a similar glucan chain. EC 188.8.131.52.
1,4-alpha-D-Glucan-1,4-alpha-D-glucan 4-alpha-D-glucosyltransferase/dextrin 6 alpha-D-glucanohydrolase. An enzyme system having both 4-alpha-glucanotransferase (EC 184.108.40.206) and amylo-1,6-glucosidase (EC 220.127.116.11) activities. As a transferase it transfers a segment of a 1,4-alpha-D-glucan to a new 4-position in an acceptor, which may be glucose or another 1,4-alpha-D-glucan. As a glucosidase it catalyzes the endohydrolysis of 1,6-alpha-D-glucoside linkages at points of branching in chains of 1,4-linked alpha-D-glucose residues. Amylo-1,6-glucosidase activity is deficient in glycogen storage disease type III.
An unbranched glucan in starch.
A highly branched glucan in starch.
Food is any substance consumed to provide nutritional support for the body. It is usually of plant or animal origin, and contains essential nutrients, such as carbohydrates, fats, proteins, vitamins, or minerals. The substance is ingested by an organism ...