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Beetroot peptide may be a good candidate for development of a drug to treat inflammatory diseases – News-Medical.net

In a recent study, a research group led by Christian Gruber at MedUni Vienna’s Institute of Pharmacology isolated a peptide (small protein molecule) from beetroot….

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Reviewed by Emily Henderson, B.Sc.Oct 30 2020
In a recent study, a research group led by Christian Gruber at MedUni Vienna’s Institute of Pharmacology isolated a peptide (small protein molecule) from beetroot.
The peptide is able to inhibit a particular enzyme that is responsible for the breakdown of messenger molecules in the body.
Due to its particularly stable molecular structure and pharmacological properties, the beetroot peptide may be a good candidate for development of a drug to treat certain…

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