Fish kill: Causes, control and impact mitigation

submitted by: UP Los Baños

Documentation of the seminar on by Dr. Carlito R. Barril, Retired Professor of Chemistry of the University of the Philippines Los Baños during the Special Seminar on Fishkill last August 24, 2012 at the UPLB Operations Room, AG Samonte Hall, UPLB.

Video Tip of the Week: MetaboAnalyst 2.0

submitted by: OpenHelix

MetaboAnalyst 2.0 is a web-based resource that allows high-throughput metabolomic data analysis from a user-friendly interface. For more information of this tool, please see our blog post at http://blog.openhelix.eu/?p=13481

Ajay Athavale (Monsanto) at the 2012 SFAF Meeting

submitted by: JGI

Ajay Athavale on "High throughput plasmid sequencing with Illumina and CLC bio" at the 2012 Sequencing, Finishing, Analysis in the Future Meeting held June 5-7, 2012 in Santa Fe, New Mexico.

Diet composition is associated with endogenous formation of N-nitroso compounds in obese men

submitted by: silviagratz
Endogenous formation of carcinogenic N-nitroso compounds (NOC) occurs in the human gut. Red meat is considered the most important dietary component linked to NOC formation, although nitrate and vitamin C (VitC) also contribute. We previously showed that high-protein weight-loss diets increased fecal NOC and this was enhanced by simultaneous carbohydrate restriction. Although previous studies have focused on the effect of either 1 or 2 dietary components on endogenous NOC formation, no...
Authors: Grietje Holtrop, Alexandra M. Johnstone, Claire Fyfe, Silvia W. Gratz

Improving Production of Saba, Lakatan and Latundan Cultivars in Different Cropping Systems

submitted by: UP Los Baños
Discusses the project development framework developed to improve local banana production. Existing packages of technologies for the producgtion of local banana culivars were assessed, validated and refined to fit the requirements and conditions of small banana growers. Project won the Best Paper, PARRFI Development Award given by the Los Banos Science Community Foundation, Inc. By Edna A. Aguilar, Jose Nestor M. Garcia, Nelly S. Aggangan, Juliet A. Anarna, Patrick M. Rocamora, Leonardo L....

Surya Saha (Cornell University) at the 2012 SFAF Meeting

submitted by: JGI

Surya Saha on "Endosymbiont hunting in the metagenome of Asian citrus psyllid (Diaphorina citri)" at the 2012 Sequencing, Finishing, Analysis in the Future Meeting held June 5-7, 2012 in Santa Fe, New Mexico.