Journal Articles (Agricultural, Food and Nutritional Science)
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- 39Field, Catherine J.
- 34Gänzle, Michael G.
- 29Stothard, Paul
- 21Proctor, Spencer D.
- 20Chan, Catherine B.
- 18Weselake, Randall J.
A prepartum diet supplemented with oilseeds high in oleic or linoleic acid reduced GnRH-induced LH release in dairy cows during second week postpartumDownload
Background The objective was to determine the effect of prepartum diets supplemented with rolled canola seed (high in oleic acid) or sunflower seed (high in linoleic acid) on luteinizing hormone (LH) pulsatility and gonadotropin releasing hormone (GnRH)-induced LH release during early postpartum....
A randomized, controlled trial of ginseng consumption on the immune response to a moderate exercise stress protocol in non-athletic womenDownload
Background: Ginseng is a popular herbal remedy that has been proposed to increase resistance to stress and enhance immune function. Regular moderate exercise results in an acute physiological stress that affects immune function. Objective: This study was conducted to investigate the effects of...
Understanding of the amorphous glassy state of food systems is often crucial in determining physicochemical characteristics and predicting stability of dehydrated and frozen foods. At the glass transition temperature (Tg) of food components, transformation from the amorphous glassy state to the...
A simple procedure to secure an indwelling jugular vein catheter to the neck of cattle for repeated blood samplingDownload
Abstract A procedure to secure a jugular vein catheter system to the neck of cattle is described. A wide-mouthed polypropylene bottle attached to a halter strap provided a secure container for the catheter. This device allowed convenient access to the catheter for repeated sampling and,...
A systematic review on the effect of sweeteners on glycemic response and clinically relevant outcomesDownload
Background The major metabolic complications of obesity and type 2 diabetes may be prevented and managed with dietary modification. The use of sweeteners that provide little or no calories may help to achieve this objective. Methods We did a systematic review and network meta-analysis of the...
A taxonomic note on the genus Lactobacillus : Description of 23 novel genera, emended description of the genus Lactobacillus Beijerinck 1901, and union of Lactobacillaceae and LeuconostocaceaeDownload
Zheng, Jinshui, Wittouck, Stijn, Salvetti, Elisa, Franz, Charles M.A.P., Harris, Hugh M.B., Mattarelli, Paola, O'Toole, Paul W., Pot, Bruno, Vandamme, Peter, Walter, Jens, Watanabe, Koichi, Wuyts, Sander, Felis, Giovanna E., Gänzle, Michael G., Lebeer, Sarah
The genus Lactobacillus comprises 261 species (at March 2020) that are extremely diverse at phenotypic, ecological and genotypic levels. This study evaluated the taxonomy of Lactobacillaceae and Leuconostocaceae on the basis of whole genome sequences. Parameters that were evaluated included core...
Immigrants to a new country face many challenges when diagnosed with type 2 diabetes, a chronic disease with a complex treatment involving both medical and behavioral interventions. These challenges will depend upon the extent to which the patient has adapted to the new country’s social and...
Research into prenatal programming in the pig has shown that the sex of the developing embryo or fetus can influence the developmental outcome. Therefore, the ability to determine an embryo's sex is necessary in many experiments particularly regarding early development. The present protocol...
Activation of transcription factor Nrf2 signalling by the sphingosine kinase inhibitor SKI-II is mediated by the formation of Keap1 dimersDownload
Anti-oxidant capacity is crucial defence against environmental or endogenous oxidative stress. Nuclear factor erythroid 2-related factor 2 (Nrf2) is a redox-sensitive transcription factor that plays a key defensive role against oxidative and cytotoxic stress and cellular senescence. However, Nrf2...
Acyl-CoA-binding and self-associating properties of a recombinant 13.3 kDa N-terminal fragment of diacylglycerol acyltransferase-1 from oilseed rapeDownload
Nykiforuk, Cory L., Szarka, Steve J., Laroche, André, Mosimann, Steven C., Burton, Tracy L., Thibault, Benjamin J., Boora, Parveen S., Madhavji, Milan, Foroud, Nora A., Moloney, Maurice M., Wiehler, William B., Patterson, Nii A., Weselake, Randall J., Furukawa-Stoffer, Tara L.
Background Diacylglycerol acyltransferase (DGAT, EC 220.127.116.11) catalyzes the acyl-CoA-dependent acylation of sn-1, 2-diacylglycerol to generate triacylglycerol and CoA. The deduced amino acid sequence of cDNAs encoding DGAT1 from plants and mammals exhibit a hydrophilic N-terminal region followed...