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  1. Peripheral blood mononuclear cells (PBMCs) have shown promise as a tissue sensitive to subtle and possibly systemic transcriptomic changes, and as such may be useful in identifying responses to weight loss int...

    Authors: Kaitlin Day, Aimee L. Dordevic, Helen Truby, Melissa C. Southey, Susan Coort and Chiara Murgia
    Citation: Genes & Nutrition 2021 16:12
  2. In recent years, the exciting emergence of circulating miRNAs as stable, reproducible, and consistent among individuals has opened a promising research opportunity for the detection of non-invasive biomarkers....

    Authors: Giuseppe Iacomino, Fabio Lauria, Paola Russo, Antonella Venezia, Nunzia Iannaccone, Pasquale Marena, Wolfgang Ahrens, Stefaan De Henauw, Dénes Molnár, Gabriele Eiben, Ronja Foraita, Antje Hebestreit, Giannis Kourides, Luis A. Moreno, Toomas Veidebaum and Alfonso Siani
    Citation: Genes & Nutrition 2021 16:10
  3. Previous observational studies have provided conflicting results on the association between serum iron status and the risk of breast cancer. Considering the relevance of this relationship to breast cancer prev...

    Authors: Chenyang Hou, Qingzhi Hou, Xing Xie, Huifeng Wang, Yueliang Chen, Tingxi Lu, Qunying Wu, Yongcong Liang, Yanling Hu and Yuang Mao
    Citation: Genes & Nutrition 2021 16:9
  4. Chronic exposure of pancreatic β cells to high levels of stearic acid (C18:0) leads to impaired insulin secretion, which accelerates the progression of type 2 diabetes mellitus (T2DM). Recently, long noncoding...

    Authors: Rui Guo, Yunjin Zhang, Yue Yu, Shenghan Su, Qingrui Zhao, Xia Chu, Shenglong Li, Huimin Lu✉ and Changhao Sun
    Citation: Genes & Nutrition 2021 16:8

    The Correction to this article has been published in Genes & Nutrition 2021 16:11

  5. Blueberries contain high levels of polyphenolic compounds with high in vitro antioxidant capacities. Their consumption has been associated with improved vascular and metabolic health.

    Authors: Michèle Rousseau, Justine Horne, Frédéric Guénard, Juan de Toro-Martín, Véronique Garneau, Valérie Guay, Michèle Kearney, Geneviève Pilon, Denis Roy, Patrick Couture, Charles Couillard, André Marette and Marie-Claude Vohl
    Citation: Genes & Nutrition 2021 16:7
  6. This study aimed to evaluate the association of single nucleotide polymorphisms (SNPs) of vitamin D metabolic pathway genes with susceptibility to pulmonary tuberculosis (PTB).

    Authors: Tian-Ping Zhang, Shuang-Shuang Chen, Gen-You Zhang, Si-Jiu Shi, Li Wei and Hong-Miao Li
    Citation: Genes & Nutrition 2021 16:6
  7. Fermented foods are ubiquitous in human diets and often lauded for their sensory, nutritious, and health-promoting qualities. However, precise associations between the intake of fermented foods and health have...

    Authors: Katherine J. Li, Elske M. Brouwer-Brolsma, Kathryn J. Burton-Pimentel, Guy Vergères and Edith J. M. Feskens
    Citation: Genes & Nutrition 2021 16:5
  8. Previous studies have found the important gene-diet interactions on type 2 diabetes (T2D) incident but have not followed branched-chain amino acids (BCAAs), even though they have shown heterogeneous effectiven...

    Authors: Weiqi Wang, Haiyang Jiang, Ziwei Zhang, Wei Duan, Tianshu Han and Changhao Sun
    Citation: Genes & Nutrition 2021 16:4
  9. Despite the increasing number of personalized nutrition services available on the market, nutrigenomics-based level of personalization is still the exception rather than a mainstream activity. This can be part...

    Authors: Zoltán Szakály, Bence Kovács, Márk Szakály, Dorka T. Nagy-Pető, Péter Popovics and Marietta Kiss
    Citation: Genes & Nutrition 2021 16:3
  10. Periconceptional folic acid (FA) supplementation not only reduces the incidence of neural tube defects, but also improves cognitive performances in offspring. However, the genes or pathways that are epigenetic...

    Authors: Xinyan Wang, Zhenshu Li, Yun Zhu, Jing Yan, Huan Liu, Guowei Huang and Wen Li
    Citation: Genes & Nutrition 2021 16:1
  11. Increased adipogenesis and altered adipocyte function contribute to the development of obesity and associated comorbidities. Fructose modified adipocyte metabolism compared to glucose, but the regulatory mecha...

    Authors: Giulia Tini, Vijayalakshmi Varma, Rosario Lombardo, Greg T. Nolen, Gregory Lefebvre, Patrick Descombes, Sylviane Métairon, Corrado Priami, Jim Kaput and Marie-Pier Scott-Boyer
    Citation: Genes & Nutrition 2020 15:21
  12. This study aimed to quantitatively summarize the evidence for VDR BsmI gene polymorphism and osteoporosis risk in postmenopausal women.

    Authors: Jun Long Liao, Qiang Qin, Yong Sheng Zhou, Ru Ping Ma, He Chao Zhou, Mao Rong Gu, Yun Ping Feng, Bo Yuan Wang and Ling Yang
    Citation: Genes & Nutrition 2020 15:20
  13. Cardiometabolic diseases are complex traits which are influenced by several single nucleotide polymorphisms (SNPs). Thus, analysing the combined effects of multiple gene variants might provide a better underst...

    Authors: Sooad Alsulami, A. S. Aji, U. Ariyasra, S. R. Sari, N. Tasrif, F. F. Yani, J. A. Lovegrove, I. R. Sudji, N. I. Lipoeto and K. S. Vimaleswaran
    Citation: Genes & Nutrition 2020 15:19
  14. This study evaluated gene-nutrition interactions between folate and the aberrant DNA methylation of tumor suppressor genes in different stages of carcinogenesis of esophageal squamous cell carcinoma (ESCC).

    Authors: Shaokang Wang, Da Pan, Ming Su, Guiling Huang and Guiju Sun
    Citation: Genes & Nutrition 2020 15:18
  15. Grapes and berries are two types of widely consumed fruits characterized by a high content in different phytochemicals. However, their accurate dietary assessment is particularly arduous, because of the alread...

    Authors: M. Ulaszewska, M. Garcia-Aloy, N. Vázquez-Manjarrez, M. T. Soria-Florido, R. Llorach, F. Mattivi and C. Manach
    Citation: Genes & Nutrition 2020 15:17
  16. Nutrigenomics is an emerging science that studies the relationship between genes, diet and nutrients that can help prevent chronic disease. The development of this science depends on whether the public accept ...

    Authors: Muhammad Adzran Che Mustapa, Latifah Amin and Lynn J. Frewer
    Citation: Genes & Nutrition 2020 15:16
  17. Obesity is characterized by low-grade chronic inflammation and an excess of adipose tissue. The ASC gene encodes a protein that is part of the NLRP3 inflammasome, a cytosolic multiprotein complex that is associat...

    Authors: Elisa Barrón-Cabrera, Karina González-Becerra, Gustavo Rosales-Chávez, Alondra Mora-Jiménez, Iván Hernández-Cañaveral and Erika Martínez-López
    Citation: Genes & Nutrition 2020 15:15
  18. Testosterone deficiency in men is clinically associated with the development of metabolic syndrome, which manifests as obesity, hepatic steatosis, and type-2 diabetes. We investigated the effects of castration...

    Authors: Myunggi Baik, Jin Young Jeong, Seung Ju Park, Seon Pil Yoo, Jin Oh. Lee, Jae Sung Lee, Md Najmul Haque and Hyun-Jeong Lee
    Citation: Genes & Nutrition 2020 15:14
  19. The association with obesity of a common variant near the melanocortin-4 receptor (MC4R) gene (rs17782313) has been indicated in various studies. Adherence to dietary quality indices also have shown to have po...

    Authors: Mahdieh Khodarahmi, Mohammad Asghari Jafarabadi and Mahdieh Abbasalizad Farhangi
    Citation: Genes & Nutrition 2020 15:13
  20. Adiponectin and resistin are typically secreted by the adipose tissue and are abnormally expressed in obesity. However, the underlying influential factors and mechanisms are to be elucidated. It is well known ...

    Authors: Hongyang Yao, Chaonan Fan, Yuanyuan Lu, Xiuqin Fan, Lulu Xia, Ping Li, Rui Wang, Tiantian Tang, Yuanyuan Wang and Kemin Qi
    Citation: Genes & Nutrition 2020 15:12
  21. Consumption of fruit and vegetable is a key component of a healthy and sustainable diet. However, their accurate dietary assessment remains a challenge. Due to errors in self-reporting methods, the available d...

    Authors: N. Vázquez-Manjarrez, M. Ulaszewska, M. Garcia-Aloy, F. Mattivi, G. Praticò, L. O. Dragsted and C. Manach
    Citation: Genes & Nutrition 2020 15:11
  22. We previously built a genetic risk score (GRS) highly predictive of the plasma triglyceride (TG) response to an omega-3 fatty acid (n-3 FA) supplementation from marine sources. The objective of the present stu...

    Authors: Bastien Vallée Marcotte, Janie Allaire, Frédéric Guénard, Juan de Toro-Martín, Patrick Couture, Benoît Lamarche and Marie-Claude Vohl
    Citation: Genes & Nutrition 2020 15:10
  23. The endocannabinoid system (ECS) overactivation, associated with increased inflammatory process, may act as a risk factor for coronary artery disease (CAD). Dietary fat may influence the ECS tone. The aim of t...

    Authors: Sevda Saleh-Ghadimi, Mohammad Alizadeh, Hamed Jafari-Vayghan, Masoud Darabi, Ali Golmohammadi and Sorayya Kheirouri
    Citation: Genes & Nutrition 2020 15:9
  24. MicroRNAs are emerging as new mediators in the regulation of adipocyte physiology and have been approved to play a role in obesity. Despite several studies have focused on microRNA expression profiles and func...

    Authors: Elham M. Youssef, Asmaa M. Elfiky, BanglySoliman, Nourhan Abu-Shahba and Mahmoud M. Elhefnawi
    Citation: Genes & Nutrition 2020 15:8
  25. Numerous studies acknowledged the importance of an adequate vegetable consumption for human health. However, current methods to estimate vegetable intake are often prone to measurement errors due to self-repor...

    Authors: Elske M. Brouwer-Brolsma, Beate Brandl, Marion E. C. Buso, Thomas Skurk and Claudine Manach
    Citation: Genes & Nutrition 2020 15:7
  26. 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
  27. 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
  28. 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

  29. 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
  30. 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
  31. 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
  32. 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
  33. 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

  34. 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
  35. 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
  36. 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
  37. 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
  38. 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
  39. 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
  40. 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
  41. 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
  42. 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
  43. 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
  44. 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

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