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  1. The premature activation of digestive enzyme zymogens within pancreatic acinar cells is an important early feature of acute pancreatitis. Supraphysiological concentrations of cholecystokinin (CCK) cause intrap...

    Authors: Yeeun Park, Leeyeon Ku, Joo Weon Lim and Hyeyoung Kim
    Citation: Genes & Nutrition 2020 15:6
  2. The frequency of vitamin D-associated gene variants appear to reflect changes in long-term ultraviolet B radiation (UVB) environment, indicating interactions exist between the primary determinant of vitamin D ...

    Authors: Patrice Jones, Mark Lucock, George Chaplin, Nina G. Jablonski, Martin Veysey, Christopher Scarlett and Emma Beckett
    Citation: Genes & Nutrition 2020 15:5
  3. Following publication of the original article [1], the authors flagged that the ‘Availability of data and materials’ declaration is incomplete.

    Authors: Francesca Vacca, Amilcare Barca, Ana S. Gomes, Aurora Mazzei, Barbara Piccinni, Raffaella Cinquetti, Gianmarco Del Vecchio, Alessandro Romano, Ivar Rønnestad, Elena Bossi and Tiziano Verri
    Citation: Genes & Nutrition 2020 15:3

    The original article was published in Genes & Nutrition 2019 14:33

  4. Metabolic inflexibility is a characteristic of insulin resistance, limiting the ability to transiently regulate oxidative metabolism and gene expression in response to nutrient availability. Little is known of...

    Authors: F. Ramzan, R. F. D’Souza, B. R. Durainayagam, A. M. Milan, N. C. Roy, M. C. Kruger, C. J. Henry, C. J. Mitchell and D. Cameron-Smith
    Citation: Genes & Nutrition 2020 15:2
  5. Excessive intake of carbohydrates and fats causes over-nutrition, leading to a variety of diseases and complications. Here, we characterized the effects of different types of sugar and lipids on the growth and...

    Authors: Xiong Wang, Lin Zhang, Lei Zhang, Wenli Wang, Sihan Wei, Jie Wang, Huilian Che and Yali Zhang
    Citation: Genes & Nutrition 2020 15:1
  6. Meat, including fish and shellfish, represents a valuable constituent of most balanced diets. Consumption of different types of meat and fish has been associated with both beneficial and adverse health effects...

    Authors: Cătălina Cuparencu, Giulia Praticó, Lieselot Y. Hemeryck, Pedapati S. C. Sri Harsha, Stefania Noerman, Caroline Rombouts, Muyao Xi, Lynn Vanhaecke, Kati Hanhineva, Lorraine Brennan and Lars O. Dragsted
    Citation: Genes & Nutrition 2019 14:35
  7. This review investigates the current state of nutrigenomics in the zebrafish animal models. The zebrafish animal model has been used extensively in the study of disease onset and progression and associated mol...

    Authors: Michael B. Williams and Stephen A. Watts
    Citation: Genes & Nutrition 2019 14:34
  8. Peptide transporter 1 (PepT1, alias Slc15a1) mediates the uptake of dietary di/tripeptides in all vertebrates. However, in teleost fish, more than one PepT1-type transporter might function, due to specific whole ...

    Authors: Francesca Vacca, Amilcare Barca, Ana S. Gomes, Aurora Mazzei, Barbara Piccinni, Raffaella Cinquetti, Gianmarco Del Vecchio, Alessandro Romano, Ivar Rønnestad, Elena Bossi and Tiziano Verri
    Citation: Genes & Nutrition 2019 14:33

    The Correction to this article has been published in Genes & Nutrition 2020 15:3

  9. Adequate protein intake among older adults is associated with better health outcomes such as immune function and metabolic regulation of skeletal muscle, but conflicting results make it difficult to define the...

    Authors: Gyrd O. Gjevestad, Kirsten B. Holven, Amanda Rundblad, Arnar Flatberg, Mari Myhrstad, Karina Karlsen, Shivaprakash J. Mutt, Karl-Heinz Herzig, Inger Ottestad and Stine M. Ulven
    Citation: Genes & Nutrition 2019 14:32
  10. Globally, obesity is on the rise with ~ 30% of the world’s population now obese, and childhood obesity is following similar trends. Childhood obesity has been associated with numerous chronic conditions, inclu...

    Authors: Matthew R. McCann and Anusha Ratneswaran
    Citation: Genes & Nutrition 2019 14:31
  11. Cereal foods are major contributors to the daily energy, protein, and dietary fiber intake all over the world. The role of cereals in human health is dependent on whether they are consumed as refined or whole ...

    Authors: Rikard Landberg, Kati Hanhineva, Kieran Tuohy, Mar Garcia-Aloy, Izabela Biskup, Rafael Llorach, Xiaofei Yin, Lorraine Brennan and Marjukka Kolehmainen
    Citation: Genes & Nutrition 2019 14:28
  12. Metabolic flexibility is the ability of an organism to switch between substrates for energy metabolism, in response to the changing nutritional state and needs of the organism. On the cellular level, metabolic...

    Authors: Samar HK Tareen, Martina Kutmon, Ilja CW Arts, Theo M de Kok, Chris T Evelo and Michiel E Adriaens
    Citation: Genes & Nutrition 2019 14:27
  13. Low vitamin B12 concentrations have been associated with major clinical outcomes, including adiposity, in Indian populations. The Fat mass and obesity-associated gene (FTO) is an established obesity-susceptibilit...

    Authors: Shelini Surendran, Ramamoorthy Jayashri, Lauren Drysdale, Dhanasekaran Bodhini, Nagarajan Lakshmipriya, Coimbatore Subramanian Shanthi Rani, Vasudevan Sudha, Julie A. Lovegrove, Ranjit M. Anjana, Viswanathan Mohan, Venkatesan Radha, Rajendra Pradeepa and Karani S. Vimaleswaran
    Citation: Genes & Nutrition 2019 14:26
  14. Seaweeds are marine macroalgae, some of which are edible. They are rich in specific dietary fibers and also contain other characteristic biological constituents. Biological activities have been investigated ma...

    Authors: Muyao Xi and Lars O. Dragsted
    Citation: Genes & Nutrition 2019 14:24
  15. The mechanism of high ambient temperature affecting meat quality is not clear till now. This study investigated the effect of high ambient temperature on meat quality and nutrition metabolism in finishing pigs.

    Authors: Xianyong Ma, Li Wang, Zibiao Shi, Wei Chen, Xuefen Yang, Youjun Hu, Chuntian Zheng and Zongyong Jiang
    Citation: Genes & Nutrition 2019 14:23
  16. High protein intake may promote angiogenesis giving support to the development of metastasis according to the experimental data. However, nutritional epidemiologic evidence is inconsistent with metastasis. The...

    Authors: Ali Shokri, Saeed Pirouzpanah, Mitra Foroutan-Ghaznavi, Vahid Montazeri, Ashraf Fakhrjou, Hojjatollah Nozad-Charoudeh and Gholamreza Tavoosidana
    Citation: Genes & Nutrition 2019 14:22
  17. Japan is traditionally a country with one of the highest levels of fish consumption worldwide, although the westernization of the Japanese diet has resulted in the reduction of fish consumption. A recent meta-...

    Authors: Maki Igarashi, Shun Nogawa, Kaoru Kawafune, Tsuyoshi Hachiya, Shoko Takahashi, Huijuan Jia, Kenji Saito and Hisanori Kato
    Citation: Genes & Nutrition 2019 14:21
  18. Evidence suggests that prenatal exposure to n-3 long-chain polyunsaturated fatty acids (LCPUFA) reduces the incidence of allergic disease in children. LCPUFAs are produced from dietary precursors catalyzed by des...

    Authors: Purevsuren Losol, Faisal I. Rezwan, Veeresh K. Patil, Carina Venter, Susan Ewart, Hongmei Zhang, S. Hasan Arshad, Wilfried Karmaus and John W. Holloway
    Citation: Genes & Nutrition 2019 14:20
  19. A low-protein diet increases the expression and circulating concentration of FGF21. FGF21 stimulates the browning process of WAT by enhancing the expression of UCP1 coupled with an increase in PGC1α. Interesti...

    Authors: Gabriela Alemán, Ana Laura Castro, Ana Vigil-Martínez, Ivan Torre-Villalvazo, Andrea Díaz-Villaseñor, Lilia G. Noriega, Isabel Medina-Vera, Guillermo Ordáz, Nimbe Torres and Armando R. Tovar
    Citation: Genes & Nutrition 2019 14:19
  20. Culinary herbs and spices have been used as both food flavoring and food preservative agents for centuries. Moreover, due to their known and presumptive health benefits, herbs and spices have also been used in...

    Authors: Rosa Vázquez-Fresno, Albert Remus R. Rosana, Tanvir Sajed, Tuviere Onookome-Okome, Noah A. Wishart and David S. Wishart
    Citation: Genes & Nutrition 2019 14:18
  21. Studies have shown that the effects of maternal nutrition exposure during gestation influence metabolic risk in early life through an epigenetic mechanism. Low glycaemic index (GI) diets benefit both maternal ...

    Authors: Weili Yan, Yi Zhang, Liping Wang, Wenhong Yang, Chunying Li, Liling Wang, Ping Gu, Yingqian Xia, Juhua Yan, Ying Shen, Qian Zhao, Dayan Niu, Kai Mu and Yuan Jiang
    Citation: Genes & Nutrition 2019 14:17
  22. Variability in circulating carotenoids may be attributable to several factors including, among others, genetic variants and lipid profile. However, relatively few studies have considered the impact of gene exp...

    Authors: Bénédicte L. Tremblay, Frédéric Guénard, Benoît Lamarche, Louis Pérusse and Marie-Claude Vohl
    Citation: Genes & Nutrition 2019 14:16
  23. Animals require sufficient intake of a variety of nutrients to support their development, somatic maintenance and reproduction. An adequate diet provides cell building blocks, chemical energy to drive cellular...

    Authors: Aleksandra Zečić, Ineke Dhondt and Bart P. Braeckman
    Citation: Genes & Nutrition 2019 14:15
  24. Genetically mediated sensitivity to bitter taste has been associated with food preferences and eating behavior in adults and children. The aim of this study was to assess the association between TAS2R38 bitter...

    Authors: Gabriele Cont, Giulia Paviotti, Marcella Montico, Paola Paganin, Martina Guerra, Antonella Trappan, Sergio Demarini, Paolo Gasparini and Antonietta Robino
    Citation: Genes & Nutrition 2019 14:13
  25. Aging is a complex phenomenon caused by the time-dependent loss of cellular homeodynamics and consequently of physiological organismal functions. This process is affected by both genetic and environmental (e.g...

    Authors: Zoi Evangelakou, Maria Manola, Sentiljana Gumeni and Ioannis P. Trougakos
    Citation: Genes & Nutrition 2019 14:12
  26. Olfaction is an important sense influencing food preferences, appetite, and eating behaviors. This hypothesis-driven study aimed to assess associations between olfactory pathway gene methylation signatures, ob...

    Authors: Omar Ramos-Lopez, Jose I. Riezu-Boj, Fermin I. Milagro, M. Angeles Zulet, Jose L. Santos and J. Alfredo Martinez
    Citation: Genes & Nutrition 2019 14:11
  27. Intake of the marine omega-3 fatty acids eicosapentaenoic acid (EPA) and docosahexaenoic acid (DHA) reduces fasting triglyceride (TG) levels and may thereby lower cardiovascular disease risk. However, there ar...

    Authors: Amanda Rundblad, Sunniva V. Larsen, Mari C. Myhrstad, Inger Ottestad, Magne Thoresen, Kirsten B. Holven and Stine M. Ulven
    Citation: Genes & Nutrition 2019 14:10
  28. Tubers are important crops as well as staple foods in human nutrition. Among tubers, the potato in particular has been investigated for its health effects. However, except for its contribution to energy and ef...

    Authors: Xiaomin Zhou, Qian Gao, Giulia Praticò, Jie Chen and Lars Ove Dragsted
    Citation: Genes & Nutrition 2019 14:9
  29. Micro algae’s are worldwide considered as an alternative source of proteins in diets for animals and humans. Micro algae also produce an array of biological active substances with potential to induce beneficia...

    Authors: Marcel Hulst, Rommie van der Weide, Arjan Hoekman and Marinus van Krimpen
    Citation: Genes & Nutrition 2019 14:8
  30. Nuts and vegetable oils are important sources of fat and of a wide variety of micronutrients and phytochemicals. Following their intake, several of their constituents, as well as their derived metabolites, are...

    Authors: Mar Garcia-Aloy, Paul J. M. Hulshof, Sheila Estruel-Amades, Maryse C. J. Osté, Maria Lankinen, Johanna M. Geleijnse, Janette de Goede, Marynka Ulaszewska, Fulvio Mattivi, Stephan J. L. Bakker, Ursula Schwab and Cristina Andres-Lacueva
    Citation: Genes & Nutrition 2019 14:7
  31. Hepatic insulin resistance (IR) plays a crucial role in the development of many metabolic diseases, such as type 2 diabetes. MicroRNAs (miRNAs) are involved in the pathogenesis of IR and related diseases; howe...

    Authors: Xue Zhao, Zhao Chen, Zengyuan Zhou, Yuzheng Li, Yuanyuan Wang, Zihao Zhou, Huimin Lu, Changhao Sun and Xia Chu
    Citation: Genes & Nutrition 2019 14:6
  32. The purpose of this study was to draw a global portrait of the current knowledge and interest regarding nutrigenetics in a population of French Canadians from the province of Quebec (Canada).

    Authors: Bastien Vallée Marcotte, Hubert Cormier, Véronique Garneau, Julie Robitaille, Sophie Desroches and Marie-Claude Vohl
    Citation: Genes & Nutrition 2019 14:5
  33. Nearly 10 years ago, the World Health Organization reported the increasing prevalence of overweight and obesity worldwide as a challenge for public health due to the associated adverse consequences. Epidemiolo...

    Authors: Giuseppe Iacomino, Paola Russo, Pasquale Marena, Fabio Lauria, Antonella Venezia, Wolfgang Ahrens, Stefaan De Henauw, Pasquale De Luca, Ronja Foraita, Kathrin Günther, Lauren Lissner, Dénes Molnár, Luis A. Moreno, Michael Tornaritis, Toomas Veidebaum and Alfonso Siani
    Citation: Genes & Nutrition 2019 14:2
  34. The suitability of C. elegans as a model for the question of nutritional science is a controversial topic. The discussion makes clear that C. elegans is its own best model for revealing, via genetic approaches, b...

    Authors: Dieter-Christian Gottschling and Frank Döring
    Citation: Genes & Nutrition 2019 14:1
  35. Allium vegetables are widely consumed around the world and are known for their potential bioactive components improving human health. These effects have been extensively investigated; however, the results were in...

    Authors: Giulia Praticò, Qian Gao, Claudine Manach and Lars O. Dragsted
    Citation: Genes & Nutrition 2018 13:34
  36. Hypovitaminosis D is prevalent worldwide. It is more prevalent in Eastern Asia region, including Korea. In addition to various environmental factors that influence serum 25-hydroxyvitamin D (25(OH)D) concentra...

    Authors: Songhwa Choi, Hyeonyoung Ko, Kayoung Lee, Joohon Sung and Yun-Mi Song
    Citation: Genes & Nutrition 2018 13:33
  37. There is increasing evidence indicating an aberrant expression of miRNAs in colorectal cancer (CRC) development. Growing evidence has suggested that polyunsaturated fatty acids (PUFAs) could modulate the remod...

    Authors: Mostafa Moradi Sarabi, Seyed Abdollah Zahedi, Naser Pajouhi, Peyman Khosravi, Shahrokh Bagheri, Hassan Ahmadvand and Soroosh Shahryarhesami
    Citation: Genes & Nutrition 2018 13:32
  38. Microbial communities are influenced by environmental factors including host genetics. We investigated the relationship between host bitter taste receptor genotype hTAS2R38 and oral microbiota, together with t...

    Authors: Mari A. Sandell and Maria Carmen Collado
    Citation: Genes & Nutrition 2018 13:30
  39. Several muscle-specific microRNAs (myomiRs) are differentially expressed during cellular senescence. However, the role of dietary compounds on myomiRs remains elusive. This study aimed to elucidate the modulat...

    Authors: Azraul Mumtazah Razak, Shy Cian Khor, Faizul Jaafar, Norwahidah Abdul Karim and Suzana Makpol
    Citation: Genes & Nutrition 2018 13:31
  40. Fruit is a key component of a healthy diet. However, it is still not clear whether some classes of fruit may be more beneficial than others and whether all individuals whatever their age, gender, health status...

    Authors: Marynka Ulaszewska, Natalia Vázquez-Manjarrez, Mar Garcia-Aloy, Rafael Llorach, Fulvio Mattivi, Lars O. Dragsted, Giulia Praticò and Claudine Manach
    Citation: Genes & Nutrition 2018 13:29
  41. Energy homeostasis is regulated by the hypothalamus but fails when animals are fed a high-fat diet (HFD), and leptin insensitivity and obesity develops. To elucidate the possible mechanisms underlying these ef...

    Authors: Domenico Sergi, Fiona M. Campbell, Christine Grant, Amanda C. Morris, Eva-Maria Bachmair, Christiane Koch, Fiona H. McLean, Aifric Muller, Nigel Hoggard, Baukje de Roos, Begona Porteiro, Mark V. Boekschoten, Fiona C. McGillicuddy, Darcy Kahn, Phyllis Nicol, Jonas Benzler…
    Citation: Genes & Nutrition 2018 13:28
  42. Following publication of the original article [1], the authors reported a spelling error of the third author’s name, Mar Garcia Aloy.

    Authors: Pedapati S C Sri Harsha, Roshaida Abdul Wahab, Mar Garcia-Aloy, Francisco Madrid-Gambin, Sheila Estruel-Amades, Bernhard Watzl, Cristina Andrés-Lacueva and Lorraine Brennan
    Citation: Genes & Nutrition 2018 13:27

    The original article was published in Genes & Nutrition 2018 13:25

  43. Dairy and egg products constitute an important part of Western diets as they represent an excellent source of high-quality proteins, vitamins, minerals and fats. Dairy and egg products are highly diverse and t...

    Authors: Linda H Münger, Mar Garcia-Aloy, Rosa Vázquez-Fresno, Doreen Gille, Albert Remus R Rosana, Anna Passerini, María-Trinidad Soria-Florido, Grégory Pimentel, Tanvir Sajed, David S Wishart, Cristina Andres Lacueva, Guy Vergères and Giulia Praticò
    Citation: Genes & Nutrition 2018 13:26

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