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- Lung’aho, Mercy, et al. Show all 6 Authors
- Nutrients 2017 v.9 no.7
- Phaseolus vulgaris; beans; bioassays; bioavailability; biofortification; diet; farmers; foods; human cell lines; iron; iron absorption; potatoes; rice; Rwanda
- ... This paper represents a series of in vitro iron (Fe) bioavailability experiments, Fe content analysis and polyphenolic profile of the first generation of Fe biofortified beans (Phaseolus vulgaris) selected for human trials in Rwanda and released to farmers of that region. The objective of the present study was to demonstrate how the Caco-2 cell bioassay for Fe bioavailability can be utilized to as ...