"We merge Food Chemistry, Human Nutrition and Applied Botany"

Food science in progress

Department of Food and Drug

LS9 is operative within the Food and Drug Department of the University of Parma, which gathers an interdisciplinary pool of experts in food and pharmaceutical technology, microbiology, food chemistry, pharmacology, nutrition, organic chemistry, agronomy and economy, with a true “from the lab to the world” approach. 

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Our Labs

The group can rely on a variety of laboratories, equipped with an array of instruments including HPLC-MSn, NMR, GC-MS. Most universities have similar capacities, our advantage is that we work together. Actually.

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Our Projects

LS9 researchers are involved in a number of different interdisciplinary projects. The detection, quantification, stability and the bioactivity evaluation of plant secondary metabolites are usually performed both in plant matrices, foods, concentrated extracts and biological fluids of human and animal origin.

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News from the Lab

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On the Mechanism of Action of Anti-Inflammatory Activity of Hypericin: An In Silico Study Pointing to the Relevance of Janus Kinases Inhibition.

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Gastrointestinal stability of urolithins: an in vitro approach

Urolithins are bioactive ellagitannin-derived metabolites showing a wide phenotypic...

Bioaccessibility and bioavailability of phenolic compounds in bread: a review

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