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University of Missouri-Columbia

James Perfield, University of Missouri-Columbia

Caption: James Perfield, assistant professor of food science in the College of Agriculture, Food and Natural Resources (CAFNR), found that a specific plant oil, known as sterculic oil, may be a key in the fight against obesity.

Credit: Keith Montgomery/University of Missouri

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