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New formulation to reduce salt and enhance flavour in soups

LycoRed, Israel, has adapted its natural enhancer, SANTE, for boosting flavour in powdered and canned soups. The adaptation follows extensive tests in lab applications. Soup makers can now eliminate the use of MSG and similar less-desirable ingredients with LycoRed’s SANTE, thereby include reducing salt in their products.



Viagra may enhance herceptin delivery

New research suggests that a drug currently approved to treat erectile dysfunction may significantly enhance the delivery of the anti-cancer drug Herceptin to certain hard-to-treat brain tumours.



Periodontal pathogens enhance HIV-1

Although oral co-infections are highly prevalent in HIV-1 patients and appear to positively correlate with viral load levels, the potential for oral bacteria to induce HIV-1 reactivation in latently infected cells has received little attention.



Genes enhance behavioural effects of addiction

New research sheds light on how cocaine regulates gene expression in a crucial reward region of the brain to elicit long-lasting changes in behaviour.



Companies sign-up for research into foods which enhance health

A dozen leading companies have joined forces in a £10 million partnership with the Biotechnology and Biological Sciences Research Council (BBSRC) to support research aimed at helping the food industry develop products that deliver enhanced health benefits for consumers.



Sartorius Stedim Biotech launches initiative to enhance supply chain security

Sartorius Stedim Biotech (SSB), a leading international pharma and biotech supplier, has substantially extended its supply chain security practices.



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