"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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Acrylamide Reduction Strategy in Combination with Deoxynivalenol Mitigation in Industrial Biscuits Production.

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Rapid authentication of European sea bass (Dicentrarchus labrax L.) according to production method, farming system, and geographical origin by near infrared spectroscopy coupled with chemometrics.

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PREVENTOMICS

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Niacin, alkaloids and (poly)phenolic compounds in the most widespread Italian capsule-brewed coffees.

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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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Presence of cyclopropane fatty acids in foods and estimation of dietary intake in the Italian population.

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On the mechanisms of fumonisin B1 toxicity – a computational perspective beyond the ceramide synthases inhibition.

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