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United States Department of Agriculture

Agricultural Research Service

Research Project: Developing Health-Promoting Potatoes

Location: Vegetable and Forage Crops Production Research

Project Number: 2096-21220-011-13
Project Type: Specific Cooperative Agreement

Start Date: Sep 29, 2013
End Date: Sep 30, 2015

Better understand the health-promoting potential of potatoes.

We will assess purple and white fleshed for health promoting potential with a focus on polyphenols. We will use animal or cell based systems to evaluate potential health promoting effects of compounds present in potatoes.

Last Modified: 10/21/2014
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