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Kulakovskaya Ekaterina E Skryabin Institute of Biochemistry and Physiology of Microorganisms, Russian Academy of - - 2014
Antibiotic activity was compared for Cryptococcus humicola cellobiose lipids, the mixture of 2,3,4-О-triacetyl-β-D-glucopyranosyl-(1→4)-(6-О-acetyl-β-D-glucopyranosyl-(1→16)-2,16-dihydroxyhexodecanoic acid and 2,3,4-О-triacetyl-β-D-glucopyranosyl-(1→4)-(6-О-acetyl-β-D-glucopyranosyl-(1→16)-2,17,18-trihydroxyoctotodecanoic acid, and the commercial sophorose lipid mixture of a mono-acetylated acidic sophorose lipid and a di-acetylated acidic sophorose lipid, both containing the C18:1 fatty acid residue. The MIC values of cellobiose lipids were 0.005 ...
Wang Chao - - 2014
Obesity is a major risk factor for metabolic syndrome, including insulin resistance (IR), type 2 diabetes mellitus (T2DM), and cardiovascular disease; ectopic fat deposition plays a key role in the development of these conditions. In insulin-resistant and/or T2DM patients, lipid accumulation is increased in skeletal muscle; the intramuscular accumulation of ...
Yu Lili L The National Key Facility for Crop Gene Resources and Genetic Improvement (NFCRI), Institute of Crop Sciences, Chinese Academy of Agricultural Sciences, MOA Key Laboratory of Soybean Biology (Beijing), Beijing, China; Institute of Life Sciences, Jiangsu University, Zhenjiang, Jiangsu Province, China; Research Center for Immunology, Department of Immunology, School of Basic Medical Sciences, Xinxiang Medical College, Henan Province, Xinxiang, - - 2014
Seed storage oil, in the form of triacylglycerol (TAG), is degraded to provide carbon and energy during germination and early seedling growth by the fatty acid β-oxidation in the peroxisome. Although the pathways for lipid degradation have been uncovered, understanding of the exact involved enzymes in soybean is still limited. ...
Fares Hassan H Department of Hospital Medicine, Ochsner Medical Center, New Orleans, LA, - - 2014
Hypertriglyceridemia is a highly prevalent lipid abnormality and it is associated with atherosclerosis, with a growing body of evidence linking elevated triglycerides (TGs) with cardiovascular disease. The current major omega-3 polyunsaturated fatty acids, eicosapentaenoic acid (EPA)/docosahexaenoic acid (DHA) combination, lowers serum TGs while often increasing levels of low-density lipoprotein cholesterol. ...
van Schalkwijk Daniël B DB TNO, Zeist, the Netherlands; Analytical Sciences division, The Leiden Amsterdam Centre for Drug Research, Leiden, the Netherlands; The Netherlands Bioinformatics Centre (NBIC), Nijmegen, The - - 2014
Dietary medium chain fatty acids (MCFA) and linoleic acid follow different metabolic routes, and linoleic acid activates PPAR receptors. Both these mechanisms may modify lipoprotein and fatty acid metabolism after dietary intervention. Our objective was to investigate how dietary MCFA and linoleic acid supplementation and body fat distribution affect the ...
Rocchetta Iara I Departamento de Química Biológica, Facultad de Ciencias Exactas y Naturales, Universidad de Buenos Aires, INQUIBICEN-Consejo Nacional de Investigaciones Científicas y Técnicas (CONICET). Pab. II, Ciudad Universitaria, 1428 Buenos Aires, Argentina; Laboratorio de Ecotoxicología Acuática, INIBIOMA (CONICET-UNCo). CEAN, ruta prov. 61 km 3. 8371, Junín de los Andes, Neuquén, Argentina. Electronic address: - - 2013
Lipid and fatty acid (FA) composition and selected oxidative stress parameters of freshwater clams (Dipolodon chilensis), from a sewage-polluted (SMA) and a clean site, were compared. Trophic markers FA were analyzed in clams and sediment. Saturated FA (SAFA), and bacteria and sewage markers were abundant in SMA sediments, while diatom ...
Riedel Sebastian L SL Department of Applied and Molecular Microbiology, Technische Universität Berlin, Seestr. 13, 13353, Berlin, - - 2013
Lipid and fatty acid metabolism has been well studied in model microbial organisms like Escherichia coli and Bacillus subtilis. The major precursor of fatty acid biosynthesis is also the major product of fatty acid degradation (β-oxidation), acetyl-CoA, which is a key metabolite for all organisms. Controlling carbon flux to fatty ...
Alves Eliana E Centre for Environmental and Marine Studies, Department of Biology, University of Aveiro, Aveiro, - - 2013
The irreversible oxidation of biological molecules, such as lipids, can be achieved with a photosensitizing agent and subsequent exposure to light, in the presence of molecular oxygen. Although lipid peroxidation is an important toxicity mechanism in bacteria, the alterations caused by the photodynamic therapy on bacterial phospholipids are still unknown. ...
Gousiadou Chrysoula C Department of Chemistry, Technical University of Denmark , DK-2800, Lyngby, - - 2013
From an extract of Manulea corymbosa were isolated four known secoiridoid glucosides (1-4), 10 new monoterpenoid esters of secologanol, namely, manuleosides A-I (5-11, 13, and 14) and dimethyl rhodanthoside A (12), and four new phenylpropanoid esters of carbocyclic iridoid glucosides, manucorymbosides I-IV (15-18). Also, the caffeoyl phenylethanoid glycoside verbascoside was ...
Van Roermund Carlo W T CW Laboratory Genetic Metabolic Diseases, Depts. of Pediatrics and Clinical Chemistry, Academic Medical Centre, University of Amsterdam, The Netherlands. Electronic address: - - 2013
Peroxisomes play a major role in human cellular lipid metabolism, including fatty acid β-oxidation. Free fatty acids (FFA) can enter peroxisomes through passive diffusion or by means of ATP binding cassette (ABC) transporters, including HsABCD1 (ALDP, adrenoleukodystrophy protein), HsABCD2 (ALDRP) and HsABCD3 (PMP70). The physiological functions of the different peroxisomal ...
Marti M E ME Chemical and Biological Engineering, Iowa State University, Ames, IA 50011, - - 2014
Two biosurfactants, surfactin and fatty acyl-glutamate, were produced from genetically-modified strains of Bacillus subtilis on 2% glucose and mineral salts media in shake-flasks and bioreactors. Biosurfactant synthesis ceased when the main carbohydrate source was completely depleted. Surfactin titers were ∼30-fold higher than fatty acyl-glutamate in the same medium. When bacteria ...
Bellou Stamatia - - 2013
The conversion of olive mill wastewater (OMW) into high added value lipids containing polyunsaturated fatty acids (PUFA), in parallel with a significant phenolic removal by selected strains of Zygomycetes, is reported here for the first time. The growth of Mortierella isabellina, Mortierella ramanniana, Cunninghamella echinulata, Mucor sp., Thamnidium elegans and ...
Ochoa-Estopier Abril - - 2013
Lipid accumulation in oleaginous yeasts is triggered by nutrient imbalance in the culture medium between the carbon source in excess and the nitrogen source in limiting concentration. However Yarrowia lipolytica when cultivated on glucose as the sole carbon source, mainly produces citric acid upon nitrogen limitation over lipid accumulation (only ...
Varela Lourdes M - - 2013
Intestinally produced triglyceride-rich lipoproteins (TRL) play an important role in the progression of atherosclerosis. In this study, we investigated the relevance of monounsaturated fatty acid (MUFA) and saturated fatty acid (SFA) in postprandial TRL in affecting the transcriptional activity of the apolipoprotein-B48 receptor (ApoB48R) and its functionality in human monocyte/macrophage ...
Pannkuk Evan L - - 2013
White-nose syndrome (WNS) is a fungal disease caused by Pseudogymnoascus destructans and is devastating North American bat populations. Sebaceous lipids secreted from host integumentary tissues are implicated in the initial attachment and recognition of host tissues by pathogenic fungi. We are interested in determining if ratios of lipid classes in ...
Petzinger Christina - - 2013
Monk parrots (Myiopsitta monachus) are susceptible to atherosclerosis, a progressive disease characterized by the formation of plaques in the arteries accompanied by underlying chronic inflammation. The family of n-3 fatty acids, especially eicosapentaenoic acid (20:5n-3, EPA) and docosahexaenoic acid (22:6n-3, DHA), have consistently been shown to reduce atherosclerotic risk factors ...
Ruggles Kelly V - - 2013
The toxic subcellular accumulation of lipids predisposes several human metabolic syndromes including obesity, type 2 diabetes and some forms of neurodegeneration. To identify pathways that prevent lipid-induced cell death, we performed a genome-wide, fatty acid sensitivity screen in Saccharomyces cerevisiae. We identified 160 yeast mutants as sensitive to 0.5 mM ...
Esche Rebecca - - 2013
As information on free sterols/stanols and steryl/stanyl esters in nuts is lacking, the compositions and contents of these lipid constituents in ten different nut types were analyzed. The applied approach was based on online liquid chromatography-gas chromatography and enabled the simultaneous analysis of free sterols/stanols and individual steryl/stanyl fatty acid ...
Al-Abdulla Ibrahim - - 2013
Antivenoms are typically produced in horses or sheep and often purified using salt precipitation of immunoglobulins or F(ab')2 fragments. Caprylic (octanoic) acid fractionation of antiserum has the advantage of not precipitating the desired antibodies, thereby avoiding potential degradation that can lead to the formation of aggregates, which may be the ...
Ruiz-Lopez Noemi - - 2013
Omega-3 (also called n-3) long-chain polyunsaturated fatty acids (≥C20; LC-PUFAs) are of considerable interest, based on clear evidence of dietary health benefits and the concurrent decline of global sources (fish oils). Generating alternative transgenic plant sources of omega-3 LC-PUFAs, i.e. eicosapentaenoic acid (20:5 n-3, EPA) and docosahexaenoic acid (22:6 n-3, ...
Arnold Markus F F MF School of Medicine and Dentistry, Institute of Medical Sciences, University of Aberdeen, Aberdeen, United - - 2014
yaiW is a previously uncharacterized gene found in enteric bacteria that is of particular interest because it is located adjacent to the sbmA gene, whose bacA ortholog is required for Sinorhizobium meliloti symbiosis and Brucella abortus pathogenesis. We show that yaiW is cotranscribed with sbmA in Escherichia coli and Salmonella ...
Guo Xiaojing - - 2013
Long-chain acyl-CoA synthetase (ACSL; EC 6.2.1.3) catalyzes the conversion of free fatty acid to acyl-CoA ester, which is necessary for many pathways of fatty acid and lipid metabolism. The diatom Phaeodactylum tricornutum genome encodes five putative ACSLs (PtACSL1-5) that contain several highly conserved motifs and share limited sequence similarities with ...
Dai Xiao-Wei XW Guangdong Provincial Key Laboratory of Food, Nutrition and Health, School of Public Health, Sun Yat-sen University, Guangzhou 510080, People's Republic of - - 2014
Prospective studies have supported the beneficial effects of n-3 fatty acid consumption on cardiac deaths, but limited data focused on atherosclerosis. We investigated the associations between n-3 fatty acids in erythrocytes and atherosclerosis in middle-aged and older Chinese. 847 subjects (285 men and 562 women), aged 40-65 years, from Guangzhou, ...
Assiri Adel Mohamad Ali - - 2013
Abstract Health promoting cold pressed oils may improve human health and prevent certain diseases. It is hard to find any research concerning the composition and functional properties of cold pressed clove (Syzygium aromaticum) oil (CO). Cold pressed CO was evaluated for its lipid classes, fatty acid profiles, and tocol contents. ...
Dahmen Ines - - 2013
Coastal countries that suffer from a scarcity of water, such as Tunisia, have to cultivate marine microalgae on non-arable land in order to produce feedstock and overcome their demands of nutrition and energy. In this framework, a green microalga, CTM 20019, was isolated, identified as Picochlorum sp. and tested for ...
Bae Ji Suk - - 2013
Serum uric acid level has been found to be associated with a risk factor for cardiovascular diseases. However, the topic has not been explored in the general population, especially in Korea. This study was designed to determine whether serum uric acid is associated with carotid atherosclerosis and arterial stiffness in ...
Ploier Birgit - - 2013
Saccharomyces cerevisiae, as well as other eukaryotes, preserves free fatty acids and sterols in a biologically inert form, as triacylglycerols and steryl esters. The major triacylglycerol lipases of the yeast S. cerevisiae identified so far are Tgl3p, Tgl4p and Tgl5p (Athenstaedt et al., 2003, J. Biol. Chem 278, 23317-23323; Athenstaedt ...
Kumar S P Jeevan SP Microbial and Downstream Processing Laboratory, Department of Agricultural and Food Engineering, Indian Institute of Technology Kharagpur 721 302, - - 2013
Oleaginous microorganisms have emerged as potential sources of oils for biodiesel production. To replenish as an alternative to the vegetable oils, higher lipid accumulating strain coupled with process optimization is indispensable. In the present study, response surface methodology (RSM) based central composite design (CCD) was used for optimization of lipid ...
Hassan Eftekhari Mohammad M Associate Professor, Department of Nutrition, School of Health and Nutrition, Shiraz University of Medical Sciences, Shiraz, - - 2013
Cardiovascular disease is the major cause of morbidity, mortality, and disability in Iranian people. Inflammation and oxidative processes are key components of cardiovascular disease. The aim of this study was to evaluate the effect of conjugated linoleic acids (CLA) and omega-3 fatty acid (ω-3 fatty acids) supplementation on inflammation markers ...
Afonso Milessa da Silva Mda S Lipids Laboratory (LIM10), Faculty of Medical Sciences of the University of Sao Paulo, Sao Paulo, - - 2014
The impact of dietary fatty acids in atherosclerosis development may be partially attributed to their effect on macrophage cholesterol homeostasis. This process is the result of interplay between cholesterol uptake and efflux, which are permeated by inflammation and oxidative stress. Although saturated fatty acids (SAFAs) do not influence cholesterol efflux, ...
Minh Thuy Le Thi le - - 2014
Acid-soluble collagen (ASC) was successfully extracted from the scales of lizard fish (Saurida spp.) and horse mackerel (Trachurus japonicus) from Japan and Vietnam and grey mullet (Mugil cephalis), flying fish (Cypselurus melanurus) and yellowback seabream (Dentex tumifrons) from Japan. ASC yields were about 0.43-1.5% (on a dry weight basis), depending ...
Ren Yuan - - 2013
Omega-3 polyunsaturated fatty acids (n-3 PUFA) enriched eggs are a growing market share of the egg industry. This study examined the stability of n-3 PUFA enriched eggs fortified with antioxidants (vitamin E or organic Selenium [Sel-Plex] or both) following cooking and storage. The total fat content was not affected by ...
Huang Yechuan - - 2014
Lipolysis and lipid oxidation as well as the relationship between them during processing of Chinese traditional smoke-cured bacon were studied by evaluating the changes in physicochemical parameters, lipase and lipoxygenase (LOX) activities, lipid content, fatty acid composition, peroxide value (POV), and thiobarbituric acid reactive substances (TBARS). Besides phospholipids, triacylglycerols (TAG) ...
Carvalho J R R - - 2013
The objective was to evaluate the fatty acid profile and qualitative characteristics of meat from young bulls fed crude glycerin. Forty-four animals with an initial live weight of 368±4kg were used in a completely randomized design, with four treatments: no glycerin or addition of 6, 12 or 18% glycerin. The ...
Six David A - - 2013
The β-acetoacetyl-acyl carrier protein synthase FabY is a key enzyme in the initiation of fatty acid biosynthesis in Pseudomonas aeruginosa. Deletion of fabY results in an increased susceptibility of P. aeruginosa in vitro to a number of antibiotics, including vancomycin and cephalosporins. Because antibiotic susceptibility can be influenced by changes ...
Hulbert A J - - 2013
Fatty acids are essential for life because they are essential components of cellular membranes. Lower animals can synthesize all four classes of fatty acids from non-lipid sources, but both omega-6 and omega-3 cannot be synthesized de novo by 'higher' animals and are therefore essential components of their diet. The relationship ...
Cabello-Moruno Rosana R Nutrition and Lipid Metabolism, Instituto de la Grasa (CSIC), 41012 Seville, - - 2014
Postprandial triglyceride-rich lipoproteins (TRLs) are recognized as atherogenic particles whose lipid composition and function can be modified by the composition of dietary oils. This study was designed to test the hypothesis that minor components of pomace olive oil (POMACE) can not only change the composition of postprandial TRL but also ...
Ding Luming - - 2013
An experiment was conducted to study the seasonal changes in the fatty acid profile of milk from yaks (Bos grunniens) when kept at altitudes of 3000 m above sea level (a.s.l.) and higher. Data and samples were collected in summer (July), autumn (September), winter (November) and spring (March) from ten lactating ...
Ekine-Dzivenu C - - 2013
Heritability and genetic and phenotypic correlations between 15 individuals and 10 groups of fatty acids with a concentration greater than 0.5% in the brisket adipose tissue of 223 Angus and Charolais based crossbred commercial steers were estimated using univariate and bivariate animal models. Individual saturated fatty acids were low to ...
Brülle Juliane K - - 2013
Lipoproteins are virulence factors of Mycobacterium tuberculosis. Bacterial lipoproteins are modified by the consecutive action of preprolipoprotein diacylglyceryl transferase (Lgt), prolipoprotein signal peptidase (LspA) and apolipoprotein N- acyltransferase (Lnt) leading to the formation of mature triacylated lipoproteins. Lnt homologues are found in Gram-negative and high GC-rich Gram-positive, but not in ...
Wang Feng - - 2013
Hydrothermal liquefaction (HTL) of Litsea cubeba seed was conducted over different temperature (250-350°C), time (30-120min), reactor loading (0.5-4.5g) and Na2CO3 loading (0-10wt.%). Temperature was the most influential factor affecting the yields of product fractions. The highest bio-oil yield of 56.9wt.% was achieved at 290°C, 60min, and reactor loading of 2.5g. ...
Choi Yong Jun - - 2013
Increasing concerns about limited fossil fuels and global environmental problems have focused attention on the need to develop sustainable biofuels from renewable resources. Although microbial production of diesel has been reported, production of another much in demand transport fuel, petrol (gasoline), has not yet been demonstrated. Here we report the ...
Fardin-Kia Ali Reza - - 2013
The fatty acids contained in marine oils or products are traditionally analyzed by gas chromatography using capillary columns coated with polyethylene glycol phases. Recent reports indicate that 100 % cyanopropyl siloxane phases should also be used when the analyzed samples contain trans fatty acids. We investigated the separation of the fatty ...
Rizzo William B WB Department of Pediatrics, University of Nebraska Medical Center, Omaha, NE 68198-5456, USA. Electronic address: - - 2014
Normal fatty aldehyde and alcohol metabolism is essential for epidermal differentiation and function. Long-chain aldehydes are produced by catabolism of several lipids including fatty alcohols, sphingolipids, ether glycerolipids, isoprenoid alcohols and certain aliphatic lipids that undergo α- or ω-oxidation. The fatty aldehyde generated by these pathways is chiefly metabolized to ...
Wang Daoying - - 2014
Phospholipid hydrolysis, as the main stage and cause of phopholipid degradation, is generally attributed to phospholipases. In this study, the changes of phospholipase A2 (PLA2) and C (PLC) activities, neutral lipid, free fatty acids and phospholipids in dry-cured duck leg muscles during processing, were examined. The composition of free fatty ...
Krag Kristian - - 2013
For several years, in human nutrition there has been a focus on the proportion of unsaturated fatty acids (UFA) and saturated fatty acids (SFA) found in bovine milk. The positive health-related properties of UFA versus SFA have increased the demand for food products with a higher proportion of UFA. To ...
Fernandes Gisele Machado - - 2013
Because legumes are a very important feed source for ruminants, the aim of this study was to evaluate the ideal inclusion level of hay Arachis pintoi cv. Belmonte in sheep diets by measuring the dry matter intake (DMI), concentration of volatile fatty acids, ammonia-nitrogen concentration, ruminal pH and the in ...
Pogge Danielle J - - 2013
The objective was to examine the effects of supplemental vitamin C (VC) on postmortem protein degradation and fatty acid profiles of cattle receiving varying concentrations of dietary sulfur (S). A longissimus muscle was collected from 120 Angus-cross steers assigned to a 3×2 factorial, evaluating three concentrations of dietary S (0.22, ...
van Dorland H A - - 2013
The aim was to study the variation in metabolic responses in early-lactating dairy cows (n = 232) on-farm that were pre-selected for a high milk fat content (>45 g/l) and a high fat/protein ratio in milk (>1.5) in their previous lactation. Blood was assayed for concentrations of metabolites and hormones. Liver was measured ...
Oh Dong-Yep DY Livestock Research institute, Gyeongsangbuk-Do, Yeongju, Gyeongbuk, 750-871, - - 2013
Fat quality is determined by the composition of fatty acids. Genetic relationships between this composition and single nucleotide polymorphisms (SNPs) in the stearoyl-CoA desaturase1 (SCD1) gene were examined using 513 Korean native cattle. Single and epistatic effects of 7 SNP genetic variations were investigated, and the multifactor dimensionality reduction (MDR) ...
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