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Genomics and Proteomics in Nutrition

1st Edition

Edited by Carolyn D. Berdanier, Naima Moustaid-Moussa

CRC Press

528 pages

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With contributions from 66 world-renowned authorities on the subject, Genomics And Proteomics In Nutrition focuses on the effect of genetic expression on protein production, establishing links between gene expression and nutrition, the influence of micro- and macronutrients on cellular homeostasis, and the relationship between diet, genetic predisposition, and human disease.

Shows how bioinformatics and functional genomic databases can transform molecular biology research using a yeast ELO2/ human HELO1 protein cloning example.

A cutting-edge reference, Genomics and Proteomics in Nutrition reveals new applications and insights in nutrition science and explores tools for nutrition research in the post-genomic era.

Table of Contents

Genetic Modifiers in Rodent Models of Obesity. Quantitative Trait Loci in Obesity and Type 2 Diabetes in Rodents. The Human Sweet Tooth and Its Relationship to Obesity. The Adipose Renin Angiotensin System: Genetics, Regulation, and Physiologic Function. Regulation of Fat Synthesis and Adipogenesis. Transcriptional Regulation of Energy Metabolism in Liver. Design and Analysis of Microarray Studies for Obesity Research. Solving Clinical Problems in Nutrition Research with Microarrays. Genomic Approaches to Understanding Vitamin D Action. Gene Expression Profiling in Adipose Tissue. Phytochemicals and Gene Expression. Gene Expression Profiling of Immune Cells: Application for Understanding Aging of Immune Cells. Improving the Nutritional Value of Cereal Grains Using Genomic Approach.

About the Editors

Carolyn D. Berdanier, Niama Moustaid-Moussa

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
MED060000
MEDICAL / Nutrition
SCI029000
SCIENCE / Life Sciences / Genetics & Genomics
TEC012000
TECHNOLOGY & ENGINEERING / Food Science