TT No. 378: A Transdermal Tocotrienol Breast Cream

Our research shows that high levels of tocotrienols in the breast were associated with lower incidence of breast cancer. Oral administration of tocotrienols however ends up with poor uptake into the blood. We have therefore developed an alternative method of delivering tocotrienols to the breast via transdermal application. Main Research: Dr. Kalanithi Nesaretnam

TT No. 377: Improved MPOB-HIE in Broiler Finisher Feed

MPOB-HIE is formulated with 100% Malaysian refined, bleached and deodorized (RBD) palm products. It is scientifically designed and formulated to replace crude palm oil (CPO) in the manufacture of total mixed rations (TMR) for finisher broilers. Main Research: Dr. Osman Atil 

TT No. 376: Improved MPOB-HIE in Broiler Starter Feed

MPOB-HIE is a high fat energy feed ingredient made from refi ned palm oil products, meant for replacing crude palm oil (CPO) in formulating total mixed rations (TMR) for starter broilers. Main Research: Dr. Osman Atil 

TT No. 375: Palm Oil Standard Reference Materials for Determination of Solid fat Content

The solid fat content (SFC) is a major concern in food applications, and is generally considered the fingerprint of oils and fats to characterize the physical and sensory properties of foods such as spreadability, texture, firmness and mouth-feel. Knowing the SFC would be useful for formulating new products and also for authenticating the oil and fat. […]

TT No. 374: High Oleic Palm-Based Products

The benefits of monounsaturated and polyunsaturated fatty acids in reducing blood cholesterol are well known. Unsurprisingly, the present trend is towards less saturated and higher monounsaturated fatty acids in the fats consumed. Based on Steps I and II of the American Heart Association (AHA) diet, a composition of < 7% saturated, up to 10% polyunsaturated […]