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Digestion is the mechanical and chemical breaking down of food into smaller components, to a form that can be absorbed, for instance, into a blood stream. Digestion is a form of catabolism; a break-down of macro food molecules to smaller ones.
Structure of unique amyloid fibrils could lead to discovery of new antibiotics

Structure of unique amyloid fibrils could lead to discovery of new antibiotics

NIH workshop: Zika-affected infants may face complex health and developmental problems

NIH workshop: Zika-affected infants may face complex health and developmental problems

Plant-based drug for hemophilia shows promise in animal models

Plant-based drug for hemophilia shows promise in animal models

Whole grain consumption increases calorie loss and metabolism, study suggests

Whole grain consumption increases calorie loss and metabolism, study suggests

Researchers uncover key molecular pathways behind gut bacterial imbalance during inflammation

Researchers uncover key molecular pathways behind gut bacterial imbalance during inflammation

New research shows that nuts can inhibit growth of cancer cells

New research shows that nuts can inhibit growth of cancer cells

Changes in astronaut's gut microbes linked to spaceflight

Changes in astronaut's gut microbes linked to spaceflight

UT Southwestern scientists discover gene that protects gut from IBD

UT Southwestern scientists discover gene that protects gut from IBD

Philip Chapper & Company Ltd to launch supplement to protect against macular degeneration

Philip Chapper & Company Ltd to launch supplement to protect against macular degeneration

Tiny 'submarines' could help treat stomach diseases with acid-sensitive drugs

Tiny 'submarines' could help treat stomach diseases with acid-sensitive drugs

Researchers uncover how stress hormone prevents digestive enzymes from damaging pancreas

Researchers uncover how stress hormone prevents digestive enzymes from damaging pancreas

Scientists use pluripotent stem cells to generate human stomach tissues in laboratory

Scientists use pluripotent stem cells to generate human stomach tissues in laboratory

UCLA-led consortium receives $8.6 million NIH grant to map the heart's nervous system

UCLA-led consortium receives $8.6 million NIH grant to map the heart's nervous system

TPC toxicologists warn about hidden dangers of button batteries to children

TPC toxicologists warn about hidden dangers of button batteries to children

Leading journal publishes article about ciliate lipases as therapeutic candidates for oral treatment of EPI

Leading journal publishes article about ciliate lipases as therapeutic candidates for oral treatment of EPI

Chromatrap® ensures best quality chromatin in ChIP assays

Chromatrap® ensures best quality chromatin in ChIP assays

Strong emotional reactions can trigger adrenaline release that causes goose bumps

Strong emotional reactions can trigger adrenaline release that causes goose bumps

New discovery could help reduce heart disease and boost nutrition security

New discovery could help reduce heart disease and boost nutrition security

Specific milk protein may help strengthen the body's disease-fighting power, research reveals

Specific milk protein may help strengthen the body's disease-fighting power, research reveals

TUM scientists explore link between gastrointestinal microbiota and dietary fats

TUM scientists explore link between gastrointestinal microbiota and dietary fats