Alternative proteins in BBI JU Projects

Alternative proteins in BBI JU Projects

The GreenProtein project successfully secured funding from the Bio-based Industries Joint Undertaking (BBI JU). This was possible thanks to its innovative proposal for the development of new alternative protein sourcers from green residuces. Below can be found the...
Maude Ducrocq: PhD at INRA on GreenProtein

Maude Ducrocq: PhD at INRA on GreenProtein

Maude Ducqrocq is a Ph Doctoral Student at INRA (Institut National de la Recherche Agronomique), which is also a Project Partner of the GreenProtein Project. She is doing her PhD study on wheat-based products enriched with RuBisCo; the vegetable protein that the...
Different Vegetable Proteins, which one is better? RuBisCo

Different Vegetable Proteins, which one is better? RuBisCo

We’ve already talked in previous blog posts about animal proteins and some alternatives to them. However, today we are going to delve a little bit more into the world of vegetable proteins and their characteristics. They all come from vegetables, but their nutritional...
Some alternatives to animal proteins

Some alternatives to animal proteins

The primary difference between animal and plant proteins is their amino acid profiles and it is those profiles that direct the rates at which the absorbed amino acids are put to use within the body. Animal based proteins, of course, are much more similar to our...
But, what is RuBisCo?

But, what is RuBisCo?

A key enzyme in green leaves: the most abundant protein present on earth But, what is RuBisCo? Ribulose-1,5-bisphosphate carboxylase oxygenase, most commonly known by the shorter name RuBisCO, is an enzyme that catalyses the first major step of carbon fixation, a...