Project Title

Marine Mining in Search of Anti-inflammatory Drugs

Funded By

FIRM

Project Summary

This project will Identify new marine protein-derived ingredients that can modulate specific immune responses associated with a reduction of either inflammatory or allergic disease. The development of functional “added value” ingredients is a key priority for the expansion of the Irish Agri-food sector. The focus of this is on functional foods for infants, the elderly and sports participants. The project will also show that marine protein-derived ingredients are a source of possible functional foods, and
that Palmaria palmata protein hydrosylates can modulate the immune response.

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