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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 ...
Papetti Adele - - 2002
Both the pro- and antiradical water soluble activity, toward DPPH(*), ROO(*), OH(*) radicals found in seven diet vegetables belonging to the Cichorium genus, and the effects of boiling, freezing, and freeze-drying on such activities were investigated. The vegetables were three red cultivars of Cichorium intybus var. silvestre from three different ...
Hoch Gernot - - 2002
Infection of Lymantria dispar host larvae by the entomopathogenic microsporidium Vairimorpha sp. has a negative impact on the performance of the endoparasitic braconid Glyptapanteles liparidis. To investigate possible causes for this effect, we studied to what extent nutritional host suitability is altered by the microsporidium. Therefore, we analyzed carbohydrates and ...
Ha Joomi - - 2002
Metabolic derivatives of linoleic acid, both monoepoxides and diols, have been reported to be toxic in humans and multiple animal tissue preparations. A previous electrophysiological study has shown these compounds produce multiple effects on the electrical activity of rat ventricular myocytes. The hydrophobic nature of these compounds suggests the possibility ...
Corl Benjamin A - - 2002
Cis-9,trans-11 and trans-7,cis-9 CLA are the most prevalent CLA isomers in milkfat. The majority of cis-9,trans-11 CLA is synthesized endogenously by delta9-desaturase. We tested the hypothesis that trans-7,cis-9 CLA originates from endogenous synthesis by inhibiting delta9-desaturase with a source of cyclopropene FA (sterculic oil: SO) or with a trans-10,cis-12 CLA ...
Torres Carlos F - - 2002
The effect of the water content on the lipase-catalyzed (Candida rugosa) interesterification (acidolysis) of menhaden oil with conjugated linoleic acid was studied for amounts of added water ranging from 0-4% (w/w). The rate of the acidolysis reaction increased with increasing water content, but the corresponding percentage of n-3 fatty acids ...
Banni Sebastiano - - 2002
Conjugated linoleic acid (CLA) is a naturally occurring fatty acid that is produced by a bio-hydrogenation process in the rumen, and thus is present in dairy products and ruminant meat. In this case the predominant isomer formed is 9cis,11trans. However, CLA includes 28 positional and geometrical isomers, of which only ...
Rodríguez Enrique - - 2002
Conjugated linoleic acid (CLA) is reported to have health benefits, including reduction of body fat. Previous studies have shown that brown adipose tissue (BAT) is particularly sensitive to CLA-supplemented diet feeding. Most of them use mixtures containing several CLA isomers, mainly cis-9, trans-11 and trans-10, cis-12 in equal concentration. Our ...
Alasnier Corinne - - 2002
HEAT TREATMENT OF VEGETABLE OILS GAVE RISE TO FOUR MAIN CONJUGATED LINOLEIC ACID (CLA) ISOMERS : the 9c,11t, 9t,11t, 10t,12c and 10t,12t. The diet of male Wistar rats was supplemented with 150 mg/day either 9c,11t-, 9t,11t-, 10t,12c- or 10t,12t CLA isomers for 6 days and their effects on lipid composition ...
Cook David - - 2002
The improvement of nutritional quality is one potential application for the genetic modification of plants. One possible target for such manipulation is the modification of fatty acid metabolism. In this work, expression of a borage delta6-desaturase cDNA in tomato (Lycopersicon esculentum L.) has been shown to produce gamma-linolenic acid (GLA; ...
Eder Klaus - - 2002
The objective of this study was to determine the effects of cis-9,trans-11 and trans-10,cis-12 CLA on the fatty acid desaturation in a human hepatoma cell line, HepG2. Therefore, experiments were conducted in which HepG2 cells were incubated with various concentrations of those fatty acids and the concentrations of fatty acids ...
Weichert Heiko - - 2002
A particular isoform of lipoxygenase (LOX) localized on lipid bodies was shown by earlier investigations to play a role in initiating the mobilization of triacylglycerols during seed germination. Here, further physiological functions of LOXs within whole cotyledons of cucumber (Cucumis sativus L.) were analyzed by measuring the endogenous amounts of ...
Rong Rong - - 2002
Apolipoprotein (apo)A-I, the major protein component of HDL, is synthesized principally in the small intestine and liver. Recently we observed an increase in plasma apoA-I level in humans who were on an oxidized fat diet. To test whether oxidized fatty acids could affect apoA-I synthesis, we incubated day 4 (undifferentiated) ...
Gläser Karola R - - 2002
Forty Large White pigs were fed from 30 kg to 103 kg body mass on diets supplemented with 6% of pure high-oleic sunflower oil (HO) or HO plus increasing amounts of partially hydrogenated rape seed oil (HR; 1.85%, 3.70%, 5.55%), containing high levels of delta 6 to delta 11 C ...
Hamberg Mats - - 2002
[1-14C]Linolenic acid was incubated with homogenates of leaves from the aquatic plants Ranunculus lingua (greater spearwort) or R. peltatus (pond water-crowfoot). Analysis by reversed-phase high-performance liquid radiochromatography demonstrated the formation of a new divinyl ether FA, i.e., 12-[1'(E),3'(Z)-hexadienyloxyl-9(Z), 11 (Z)-dodecadienoic acid [11 (Z)-etherolenic acid] as well as a smaller proportion ...
Ray John - - 2002
The effects of long-chain (LC) fatty acids on rate of heat production (heat rate) and mitochondrial membrane potential (DeltaPsi) of intact guinea pig cardiac muscle were investigated at 37 degrees C. Heat rate of ventricular trabeculae was measured with microcalorimetry, and DeltaPsi was monitored in isolated ventricular myocytes with either ...
Destaillats Frederic - - 2002
Linoleic acid was heated at 200 degrees C under helium. Analysis of degradation products by GC on a long polar open tubular capillary column showed the presence of CLA isomers. The identified mono trans CLA isomers were cis-9,trans-11, trans-9,cis-11, trans-10,cis-12, cis-10,trans-1 2, trans-8,cis-10, and cis-11,trans-13 18:2 acids. Oils containing different ...
Meadus W J - - 2002
Peroxisome proliferator activated receptors (PPARs) represent a family of DNA binding proteins that are activated by a variety of dietary and endogenous fatty acids. The PPAR proteins are expressed throughout the body and are the target of a variety of lipidaemic and insulin sensitizing drugs. Conjugated linoleic acid (CLA) is ...
Lee Ji-Young - - 2002
The antimicrobial effect of linolenic acid with or without monoglyceride (glycerol laurate or glycerol myristate) against six food-borne microorganisms was determined in broth medium. Minimum inhibitory concentration of linolenic acid on Bacillus cereus and Staphylococcus aureus was 20 and 50 ppm, respectively. The growth of B. cereus treated with linolenic ...
Minemoto Y - - 2002
Linoleic acid was emulsified with gum arabic or maltodextrin at various weight ratios of the acid to the polysaccharide in the presence or absence of a small-molecule emulsifier. The emulsions were spray-dried to produce microcapsules. Emulsions prepared with gum arabic were smaller in droplet size and more stable than those ...
Weil Kerstin - - 2002
Soil samples were screened for microorganisms selectively transforming FA. One of the isolated strains was identified as the bacterium Stenotrophomonas maltophilia by its phenotypic features and genotypic characterization by sequencing the ribosomal RNA gene. Using linoleic acid as substrate resulted in the formation of two major compounds. After liquid chromatographic ...
Evans M - - 2002
The purpose of this study was to examine the effect of 0-50 micromol/L trans-10, cis-12 conjugated linoleic acid (CLA) and cis-9, trans-11 CLA isomers on lipid and glucose metabolism in cultures of differentiating 3T3-L1 preadipocytes. Specifically, we investigated the effects of 6 d of CLA treatment on the following: 1) ...
Markaverich Barry M - - 2002
A mitogenic agent in corncob bedding and fresh corn products disrupts sexual behavior and estrous cyclicity in rats. The mitogenic activity resides in an isomeric mixture of linoleic acid derivatives with a tetrahydrofuran ring and two hydroxyl groups (THF-diols) that include 9, (12)-oxy-10,13-dihydroxystearic acid and 10, (13)-oxy-9,12-dihydroxystearic acid. Synthetic THF-diols ...
Urquhart Paula - - 2002
The effects of a conjugated linoleic acid (CLA) mixture of single isomers (50:50, w/w, cis9,trans11:trans10,cis12) and the individual isomers on (a) the production of resting and calcium ionophore stimulated (14)C-eicosanoids and (b) the incorporation of (14)C-arachidonic acid (AA) into membrane phospholipids of human saphenous vein endothelial cells were investigated. The ...
Park Sook J - - 2002
Precise methylation methods for various chemical forms of conjugated linoleic acid (CLA), which minimize the formation of t,t isomers and allylmethoxy derivatives (AMD) with the completion of methylation, were developed using a 50 mg lipid sample, 3 mL of 1.0 N H(2)SO(4)/methanol, and/or 3 mL of 20% tetramethylguanidine (TMG)/methanol solution(s). ...
Lemaitre Rozenn N - - 2002
BACKGROUND: The relation of trans-fatty acid intake to life-threatening arrhythmias and primary cardiac arrest is unknown. METHODS AND RESULTS: We investigated the association of trans-fatty acid intake, assessed through a biomarker, with the risk of primary cardiac arrest in a population-based case-control study. Cases, aged 25 to 74 years, were ...
Xian Mo - - 2002
The production of linolenic acid in mycelial lipids reached 0.31 mg/ml of culture broth when Mortierella isabellina was cultivated in a medium consisting of 2% octadecanol, 1% yeast extract, and 25 mmol/L of Mg2+ at 23 degrees C for 5 days. Cultivation conditions were studied, and the results showed that ...
Mosley Erin E - - 2002
Ruminant products are significant sources of dietary trans fatty acids. Trans fatty acids, including various conjugated linoleic acid isomers, have been shown to act as metabolic modifiers of lipid metabolism. Trans fatty acids originate from biohydrogenation of dietary unsaturated fatty acids by gut microbes; however, the exact synthetic pathways are ...
Ulusu N Nuray - - 2002
In this study, it was shown that abietic acid, an abietane diterpenoid, inhibited soybean 5-lipoxygenase (linoleate: oxygen oxidoreductase, EC 1.13.11.12) and an IC(50) of 29.5 +/- 1.29 microM was determined. Since the lipoxygenase pathway leads to the biosynthesis of leukotrienes this result supports the view that abietic acid may be ...
Kawajiri Hiroo - - 2002
Previous studies in our laboratory revealed a high expression of 15-lipoxygenase-1 in human colorectal carcinomas, suggesting the importance of lipoxygenase in colorectal tumor development. In this report, we have investigated the metabolism of arachidonic and linoleic acid by intestinal tissues of Min mice, an animal model for intestinal neoplasia. The ...
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