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Interactions with non-communicable diseases

With carotenoids enriched Cassava

Fat soluble vitamins

A key focus in research of the department are the fat soluble vitamins A, D, and E, as well as carotinoids and the specific binding proteins and their association with the health status.

Pipettieren im Labor

Protein modifications

Posttranslational protein modifications are an important instrument to modulate and regulate the structure, function and activity of proteins and are being researched in the department.

Nutrition physiology in ...

Cows in Thailand

Pets and livestock

Comparing analytics of metabolism in pets and livestock allow a fascinating insight how different kinds of animals adapted during the evolution in regard with their micronutrient supply.

African laboratory

Developing countries

The phenomenon known as "Double Burden of Malnutrition" of parallel existing under- and overnutrition and associated diseases are a research focus of the department.