Patent Number: 8,575,310

Title: Bioactive pentapeptides from rice bran and use thereof

Abstract: In general, the invention relates to novel bioactive pentapeptides from heat stabilized defatted rice bran having anti-cancer, anti-obesity, anti-Alzheimer and other health-promoting activities proteins. The bioactive pentapeptides can be incorporated into pharmaceutical, nutraceuticals and food compositions having at least the bioactive pentapeptide as an active ingredient.

Inventors: Hettiarachchy; Navam S. (Fayettville, AR)

Assignee: Board of Trustees of the University of Arkansas

International Classification: C07K 4/00 (20060101); C07K 4/10 (20060101); C07K 1/113 (20060101); C12N 15/00 (20060101)

Expiration Date: 1/05/12017