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Digestibility studies on (prebiotic) carbohydrates

Tailor your carbohydrate products Carbohydrates are increasingly important food ingredients, serving many purposes such as texturizing and energy release. Whether you are developing an easily metabolized carbohydrate or a soluble dietary fibre, the digestibility is a key feature. Our scientifically established in-vitro screen mimics the human digestive system of the small intestinal tract, providing [...]

2020-04-03T10:59:32+01:00January 10th, 2020|Services|

Monosaccharide composition and linkage analysis

Get in-depth knowledge of your carbohydrate products Carbohydrates are increasingly important food ingredients, serving many purposes such as texturizing and energy release. In other industries, a wide variety of functionalities make carbohydrates suitable for e.g. coatings, drug delivery, and bioplastic applications. All carbohydrates share the property that their monosaccharide constituents are connected through glycosidic [...]

2020-04-03T11:03:35+01:00January 10th, 2020|Services|

Scouting and screening of carbohydrate-active enzymes for specific applications

Carbohydrate-active enzymes (CAZymes) are an extensive group of enzymes involved in the synthesis and break down of carbohydrates. CarbExplore has a library containing unique enzymes, which can be used for a wide range of applications for the food, nutrition and cosmetics industry. Lactic acid bacteria (LAB) are a known source producing an abundant variety [...]

2020-04-03T11:09:46+01:00January 10th, 2020|Services|