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Rotta Alexandre T - - 2003
OBJECTIVE: To examine whether perfluorooctyl bromide (perflubron) is capable of protecting biological and nonbiological systems against oxidative damage through a mechanism independent of its known anti-inflammatory property. DESIGN: A controlled, in vitro laboratory study. SETTING: Research laboratory of a health sciences university. SUBJECTS: Rat pulmonary artery endothelial cell cultures (biological ...
Dauchy Robert T - - 2003
Melatonin (MLT), the circadian neurohormone secreted by the pineal gland in mammals during darkness, eicosapentanoic acid (EPA), and conjugated linoleic acid (CLA) have established regulatory roles in cancer growth. Investigations in our laboratory have indicated that these agents inhibit fatty acid (FA) transport by tumors and several sub-types of white ...
Mahmood T - - 2003
An RFLP linkage map, comprising 300 linked and 16 unlinked loci, was constructed using reciprocal DH populations of Brassica juncea. The linked loci were organized into 18 linkage groups and seven unlinked segments, covering a total map distance of 1,564 cM. The A and B genomes were identified. The chi(2) ...
Boonprab Kangsadan - - 2003
Some marine algae can form volatile aldehydes such as n-hexanal, hexenals, and nonenals. In higher plants it is well established that these short-chain aldehydes are formed from C18 fatty acids via actions of lipoxygenase and fatty acid hydroperoxide lyase, however, the biosynthetic pathway in marine algae has not been fully ...
de Kok T M C M - - 2003
It has been hypothesized that oxygen radicals generated by peroxidation of dietary linoleic acid may induce genetic damage and thereby increase cancer risk. We examined the effect of dietary supplementation with linoleic acid on the levels of oxidative DNA damage in peripheral lymphocytes and on the blood plasma antioxidant potential. ...
Lee Chaeyoung - - 2003
A partial genome scan using microsatellite markers was conducted in order to detect quantitative trait loci (QTLs) for 10 fatty acid contents of the backfat in a pig reference population. Two QTLs were found by studying SSC1, SSC13, and SSC18, where QTLs had already been identified for backfat thickness. A ...
Gruffat Dominique - - 2003
Hepatic metabolism of the two main isomers of CLA (9cis-11trans, 10trans-12cis C18:2) was compared to that of oleic acid (representative of the main plasma FA) in 16 rats by using the in vitro method of incubated liver slices. Liver tissue samples were incubated at 37 degrees C for 17 h ...
Inagaki Katsuya - - 2003
The expression of delta6 fatty acid desaturase, previously identified, was suppressed almost completely by hyper expression of the corresponding antisense gene in a transformant of the rat hepatic cell line BRL-3A. Conversion rates of [1-14C] linoleic acid, alpha-linolenic acid, and tetracosapentaenoic acid into the respective delta6 fatty acids were equivalent ...
Kaneko Takao - - 2003
Coumarins comprise a group of natural phenolic compounds found in a variety of plant sources. Protective effects of coumarins against cytotoxicity induced by linoleic acid hydroperoxide were examined in cultured human umbilical vein endothelial cells. When the cells were incubated in medium supplemented with linoleic acid hydroperoxide and coumarins, esculetin ...
Kishino Shigenobu - - 2003
An isomer of the conjugated linoleic acid (CLA) produced from linoleic acid by Lactobacillus plantarum was identified as cis-9,trans-11-octadecadienoic acid by proton nuclear magnetic resonance spectroscopy. Together with earlier results, we concluded that the bacterium produces two CLA isomers, cis-9,trans-11- and trans-9,trans-11-octadecadienoic acid from linoleic acid. The addition of L-serine, ...
Attar-Bashi N M - - 2003
Background - The synthesis of DHA from ALA is limited in healthy individuals, especially in young men. The rate limiting step in the formation of DHA from ALA is the last step which involves peroxisomal oxidation of 24:6n-3 to DHA. CLA is the common name of a group of fatty ...
van de Vossenberg J L C M - - 2003
AIMS: To identify a ruminal isolate which transforms oleic, linoleic and linolenic acids to stearic acid and to identify transient intermediates formed during biohydrogenation. METHODS AND RESULTS: The stearic acid-forming bacterium, isolated from the rumen of a grazing cow, was a Gram-negative motile rod which utilized a range of growth ...
Egashira Yukari - - 2003
Hepatic ACMSD [EC4.1.1.45] plays a key role in regulating NAD biosynthesis from tryptophan. We previously reported that ingestion of polyunsaturated fatty acids by rats leads to a decrease in their hepatic ACMSD activity. We purified ACMSD and cloned cDNA encoding rat ACMSD. Therefore, in this study, we examined whether dietary ...
Gonzalez S - - 2003
The primary objective of this study was to evaluate oxidation and firmness of butter and ice cream made with modified milkfat containing enhanced amounts of linoleic acid or oleic acid. The influence of the fatty acid profile of the HO milkfat relating to product properties as compared with the influence ...
Jenkins Julie K - - 2003
Five Lactobacillus strains of intestinal and food origins were grown in MRS broth or milk containing various concentrations of linoleic acid or conjugated linoleic acid (CLA). The fatty acids had bacteriostatic, bacteriocidal, or no effect depending on bacterial strain, fatty acid concentration, fatty acid type, and growth medium. Both fatty ...
Coakley M - - 2003
AIMS: To assess strains of Lactobacillus, Lactococcus, Pediococcus and Bifidobacterium for their ability to produce the health-promoting fatty acid conjugated linoleic acid (CLA) from free linoleic acid. METHODS AND RESULTS: In this study, strains of Lactobacillus, Lactococcus, Pediococcus and Bifidobacterium were grown in medium containing free linoleic acid. Growth of ...
Badinga L - - 2003
We examined the effect of dietary conjugated linoleic acid (CLA) on growth performance and liver composition in broiler chickens. Day-old male broiler chicks were assigned to receive a diet supplemented with corn oil (5%; n = 48) or CLA (5%; n = 48) for 21 d. Broilers fed CLA weighed ...
Valianpour F - - 2003
The object of this study was to investigate whether the levels of cardiolipin in cultured skin fibroblasts of patients with Barth syndrome (BTHS) can be restored by addition of linoleic acid to growth media. To this end, fibroblasts from controls and BTHS patients were grown in the presence or absence ...
Ma Zhi - - 2002
BACKGROUND: Islet amyloid polypeptide (IAPP) is deposited as amyloid in the islets of Langerhans in type 2 diabetes. The mechanism behind the formation of the cytotoxic fibrils is unknown. Islet amyloid develops in a mouse IAPP null mouse strain that expresses human IAPP (+hIAPP/-mIAPP) after 9 months on a high-fat ...
Ntambi James M - - 2002
Conjugated linoleic acid (CLA) has shown a wide range of biologically beneficial effects; reduction of incidence and severity of animal carcinogenesis, reduction of the adverse effects of immune stimulation, reduction of severity of atherosclerosis, growth promotion in young rats, and modulation of stearoyl-CoA desaturase (SCD). One of the most interesting ...
Fukuda Shinji - - 2002
Production of conjugated linoleic acid (CLA) by the intestinal bacteria of dogs and cats was demonstrated by incubating their feces with linoleic acid (LA). CLA accumulated once, and then decreased with time. The numbers of LA-hydrogenating bacteria in the intestines appeared to decrease greatly with the ages of dogs and ...
Berdeaux O - - 2002
Various nutritional studies on CLA, a mixture of isomers of linoleic acid, have reported the occurrence of conjugated long-chain PUFA after feeding experimental animals with rumenic acid, 9c,11t-18:2, the major CLA isomer, probably as a result of successive desaturation and chain elongation. In the present work, in vitro studies were ...
Nuñez Alberto - - 2002
Oxygenation of linoleic acid by the enzyme lipoxygenase (LOX) that is present in the microalga Chlorella pyrenoidosa is known to produce the corresponding 9- and 13-hydroperoxide derivatives of linoleic acid (9- and 13-HPOD, respectively). Previous work with this microalga indicated that partially purified LOX, present in the 30-45 and 45-80% ...
Goodfriend T L - - 2002
Adrenal steroidogenesis is under complex control, and clinical observations suggest that not all regulators have been identified. We postulated that fatty acid oxidation products found in the diet or formed in the body could affect steroidogenesis. Linoleic acid is a prominent constituent of animal fat and is readily oxidized. We ...
Martin Jean-Charles - - 2002
Conjugated linoleic acid (CLA) is a generic term referring to a mixture of geometrical and positional isomers of linoleic acid in which up to 16 members have been identified. Many potentially beneficial health effects have been ascribed to these fatty acids when consumed as a mixture, and where generally 2 ...
Liang Chiu-Fang - - 2002
Epidermal growth factor (EGF) was reported to regulate triacyl glycerol synthesis in various cells. Linoleic acid and its metabolites were thought to modulate the signal transduction of growth factors. This study determined whether linoleic acid regulated the effect of EGF on lipid contents in human intestinal C2BBe1 cells. Confluent cells ...
Jung Mun Yhung - - 2002
Hydrogenated soybean oil was obtained after 10 min of hydrogenation with 0.5% selective type Ni catalyst at 230 degrees C, a hydrogenation pressure of 0.049 MPa, and an agitation rate of 300 rpm. The conjugated linoleic acid isomers in the hydrogenated soybean oil were isolated by using a silver ion-impregnated ...
Khunyoshyeng Sauvarat - - 2002
Polyunsaturated fatty acids (PUFAs), namely, oleic (C18:1), linoleic (C18:2), and gamma-linolenic acid (C18:3), constituted the majority in the total fatty acid content (44%) of sporangiospores of Mucor rouxii. At 30 degrees C, the germination begins within 1h at which time spore swelling occurs, followed by germ tube emergence within 3-4h. ...
Tischendorf F - - 2002
The effect of conjugated linoleic acid (CLA) on blood lipids [total cholesterol, high-density lipoprotein (HDL), low-density lipoprotein (LDL) and triacylglycerols (TAG)] and the fatty acid distribution of the lipoprotein fractions, backfat, muscle fat, and liver lipids were examined in an experiment with two groups of 40 pigs [Pietrain x (Landrace ...
Voorrips Laura E - - 2002
BACKGROUND: Conjugated linoleic acid (CLA), which is present in milk products and meat from ruminants, appears to have anticarcinogenic activity against breast cancer in animal and in vitro experiments. To date, few epidemiologic data are available in humans. OBJECTIVE: This study evaluated the relation between intakes of CLA and other ...
Cherian G - - 2002
We investigated the effect of dietary conjugated linoleic acid (CLA) along with n-3 polyunsaturated fatty acid (n-3 PUFA) on yolk fatty acid composition and volatile compounds in eggs that were raw (RA), hard-boiled (HB), or hard-boiled, irradiated (HBI, 2.5 kGy). Single Comb White Leghorn laying hens (n = 40) were ...
Hornung Ellen - - 2002
For the biosynthesis of punicic acid (18:3Delta9Z,11E,13Z) a (11,14)-linoleoyl desaturase activity has been proposed. To isolate this acyl-lipid-desaturase, PCR-based cloning was used. This approach resulted in the isolation of two complete cDNAs. The first isolated full-length cDNA harbors a sequence of 1350 bp encoding a protein of 395 amino acids. ...
Kilian M - - 2002
While conjugated linoleic acid (CLA) is regarded as an essential fatty acid with anticarcinogenic effects, conventional linoleic acid (LA) is reported to promote tumour growth in various experimental studies probably caused by high sensitivity to non-enzymatic lipid peroxidation. In order to evaluate the impact of dietary LA and CLA on ...
Kishino Shigenobu - - 2002
Ricinoleic acid (12-hydroxy-cis-9-octadecaenoic acid) was an effective substrate for conjugated linoleic acid (CLA) production by washed cells of Lactobacillus plantarum AKU 1009a. The CLA produced was a mixture of cis-9,trans-11- and trans-9,trans-11-octadecadienoic acids. Addition of alpha-linolenic acid to the culture medium increased the CLA productivity of the washed cells. In ...
Yang Lin - - 2002
Production of conjugated linoleic acids (CLA) using castor oil as starting material involves conversion of ricinoleic acid to methyl 12-mesyloxy-octadec-9-enoate (MMOE) followed by dehydration. This process usually uses 1,8-diazabicyclo-(5.4.0)-undec-7-ene (DBU) as an expensive dehydrating reagent. The present study reports that potassium hydroxide (KOH) can serve as a dehydrating reagent in ...
Reed Darwin W - - 2002
The mechanism by which the fatty acid (1,4)-desaturase of Calendula officinalis produces calendic acid from linoleic acid has been probed through the use of kinetic isotope effect (KIE) measurements. This was accomplished by incubating appropriate mixtures of linoleate and regiospecifically dideuterated isotopomers with a strain of Saccharomyces cerevisiae expressing a ...
Bachmann Astrid - - 2002
In addition to a previously characterized 13-lipoxygenase of 100 kDa encoded by LOX2:Hv:1 [Vörös et al., Eur. J. Biochem. 251 (1998), 36-44], two full-length cDNAs (LOX2:Hv:2, LOX2:Hv:3) were isolated from barley leaves (Hordeum vulgare cv. Salome) and characterized. Both of them encode 13-lipoxygenases with putative target sequences for chloroplast import. ...
Kuo Tsung Min - - 2002
Bacillus sphaericus species are mesophilic round-spored organisms that readily utilize fatty acid-based surfactants during growth, but their ability to modify fatty acids is unknown. Among 57 B. sphaericus-like strains tested for fatty acid transformation activity in Wallen fermentation (WF) medium, ten converted oleic acid to a new product determined by ...
Itoh Aya - - 2002
Allene oxide synthase (AOS) is a cytochrome P-450 (CYP74A) that catalyzes the first step in the conversion of 13-hydroperoxy linolenic acid to jasmonic acid and related signaling molecules in plants. Here, we report the molecular cloning and characterization of a novel AOS-encoding cDNA (LeAOS3) from Lycopersicon esculentum whose predicted amino ...
Evans Mary - - 2002
Isomers of conjugated linoleic acid (CLA), unsaturated fatty acids found in ruminant meats and dairy products, have been shown to reduce adiposity and alter lipid metabolism in animal, human, and cell culture studies. In particular, dietary CLA decreases body fat and increases lean body mass in certain rodents, chickens, and ...
Turpeinen Anu M - - 2002
BACKGROUND: Vaccenic acid (11-trans octadecenoic acid; VA), a major trans fatty acid in the fat of ruminants, is produced in the rumen and converted in tissues to rumenic acid (9-cis, 11-trans octadecenoic acid; RA), an isomer of conjugated linoleic acid, by Delta(9)-desaturase. There are indications that this conversion also occurs ...
Hourton-Cabassa Cecile - - 2002
We characterized the uncoupling activity of the plant uncoupling protein from Solanum tuberosum (StUCP) using mitochondria from intact potato tubers or from yeast (Saccharomyces cerevisiae) expressing the StUCP gene. Compared with mitochondria from transfected yeast, StUCP is present at very low levels in intact potato mitochondrial membranes (at least thirty ...
Yang Lin - - 2002
The incorporation pattern of conjugated linoleic acids (CLA) isomers into the egg yolk of hens in relation to that in the diet was studied. Silver-ion high-performance liquid chromatography (Ag-HPLC) was used to separate individual CLA isomers. It was found that the isomeric distribution pattern in the egg yolk lipids was ...
Erez Amnon - - 2002
Cold acclimation of etiolated cucumber seedlings, consisting of cooling at 12 degrees C for 48 h followed by a warming period at 25 degrees C, led to tolerance to subsequent chilling at 2 degrees C. Tolerance, as evidenced by freedom from chilling injury and continued growth, developed during the warming ...
Carta G - - 2002
The term conjugated linoleic acid (CLA) refers to a collection of positional and geometrical isomers of octadeca- dienoic acid with conjugated double bonds. CLA has been shown to possess several beneficial activities in different experimental models, however, out of 28 isomers only two, c9, t11 and t10, c12 have been ...
Wahle K W J - - 2002
Fats have been adversely implicated in the aetiology of many forms of cancer yet evidence is accumulating that certain types of fatty acids have anticancer properties. This is well documented for fish-oil fatty acids of the n-3 family. Recently, fatty acids found to occur naturally in ruminant-derived food products were ...
Black Irene L - - 2002
Conjugated linoleic acid (CLA) has profound effects on hepatic and adipocyte lipid metabolism, but little is known about its effects on intestinal lipid metabolism. We investigated the acute (22 h) and acute-after-chronic (22 h after 19 d) effects of trans-10, cis-12 CLA (t10,c12-CLA) and cis-9, trans-11 CLA (c9, t11-CLA) on ...
Lin Y - - 2002
A novel tracer technique is presented for the simultaneous and independent measurement of multiple stable isotopically labeled essential fatty acids. Gas chromatography/negative chemical ionization mass spectrometry was employed for high sensitivity detection of the following isotopes: deuterium-labeled-linolenate, carbon-13-U-labeled-eicosapentaenoate, carbon-13-U-labeled-linoleate, and deuterium-labeled-dihomo-gamma-linolenate. These isotope-labeled fatty acids in vehicle oil were given ...
Goodfriend T L - - 2002
Based on the clinical observation that humans with visceral adiposity have higher plasma aldosterone levels than controls, we postulated that endogenous fatty acids can be oxidized by the liver to form stimuli of the adrenal cortex. Although we could show that hepatocytes produced adrenal stimuli from linoleic acid in vitro, ...
Iso Hiroyasu - - 2002
BACKGROUND AND PURPOSE: The role of serum fatty acids as a risk factor for stroke and stroke subtypes is largely unknown. METHODS: A prospective nested case-control study of Japanese 40 to 85 years of age was conducted through the use of frozen serum samples from 7450 participants in cardiovascular risk ...
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