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Nutrient-Gene Interactions in Health and Disease

2nd Edition

Edited by Naima Moustaid-Moussa, Carolyn D. Berdanier

CRC Press

496 pages

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pub: 2001-05-30
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We have come to realize that optimal nutrient intake is determined by very specific genetic messages. This realization has led to an entirely new approach to understanding nutrition - the exploration of nutrient effects on gene expression.

Edited by leading experts in the field, Nutrient-Gene Interactions in Health and Disease provides an

Table of Contents

Dietary and Hormonal Regulation of the Mammalian Fatty Acid Synthase Gene. Nutrition and Adipocyte Gene Expression. Regulation of the Stearoyl-CoA Desaturase Genes by Dietary Fat. Fatty Acids, White Adipose Tissue Development and Adipocyte Differentiation. Acyl-CoA Synthetase 1. Nutritional Regulation of Fatty Acid Transport Protein Expression. Alcohol and Gene Expression in the Central Nervous System. Nutrient Control of Insulin-Stimulated Glucose Transport in 3T3-L1 Adipocytes. Prohormone Processing and Disorders of Energy Homeostasis. The Agouti Gene in Obesity. Dietary Fats and APC-Driven Intestinal Tumorigenesis. Body Weight Regulation, Uncoupling Proteins, and Energy Metabolism. Vitamin A and Gene Expression. Vitamin A and Mitochondrial Gene Expression. Vitamin D and Gene Expression. Vitamin E and Gene Expression. Differential Regulation and Function of Glutathione Peroxidases and other Selenoproteins. Ferritin. �

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
MEDICAL / Biochemistry
MEDICAL / Nutrition