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- Law, Jessica R, et al. Show all 5 Authors
- Journal of the science of food and agriculture 2016 v.96 no.1 pp. 140-149
- Zea mays; beverages; corn; cultivars; dietary supplements; mushrooms; odors; patients; phenylalanine; phenylalanine ammonia-lyase; phenylketonuria; roots; seedlings; sensory evaluation
- ... BACKGROUND: Seedling roots of anthocyanin‐rich corn (Zea mays) cultivars contain high levels of phenylalanine ammonia lyase (PAL) activity. The development of a natural dietary supplement containing corn roots could provide the means to improve the restrictive diet of phenylketonuria (PKU) patients by increasing their tolerance to dietary phenylalanine (Phe). Therefore this research was undertaken ...