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Soy Sauce Molecule Could Treat HIV-Better – Soy sauce company’s 2001 discovery holds


Virologists have confirmed that Yamasa’s scientists did indeed make a discovery involving a molecule related to flavor enhancers contained in soy sauce-and HIV. Vocativ reports that Yamasa in 1988 established a division of food scientists who were tasked with carrying out research on how the immune system responds to a variety of chemicals in food; in 2001, they announced a big find: that the molecule, EFDA, could possibly be used in treatment of HIV.

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