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Pseudomonas anatoliensis sp. nov and Pseudomonas iridis sp. nov. isolated from fish.

Syst Appl Microbiol 2021 Mar 26;44(3):126198. Epub 2021 Mar 26.

Microbiologia, Departament de Biologia, Edifici Guillem Colom, Universitat de les Illes Balears, Campus UIB, 07122 Palma de Mallorca, Spain; Institut Mediterrani d'Estudis Avançats (IMEDEA, CSIC-UIB), Campus UIB, 07122 Palma de Mallorca, Spain. Electronic address:

In a study carried out between 2013 and 2018 in fish farms in Turkey, several putative novel species were isolated. The 16S rRNA nucleotide sequences of fourteen strains of Gram-negative rods, which were isolated from asymptomatic and symptomatic rainbow trouts (Onchorhynchus mykiss), placed them under the genus Pseudomonas. The similarity values of the concatenated nucleotide sequences of the rpoD, rpoB, gyrB and 16S rRNA genes clustered these isolates into the P. Read More

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Eicosapentaenoic and docosahexaenoic acids attenuate methotrexate-induced apoptosis and suppression of splenic T, B-Lymphocytes and macrophages with modulation of expression of CD3, CD20 and CD68.

Tissue Cell 2021 Mar 23;72:101533. Epub 2021 Mar 23.

Department of Medical Biochemistry, And Mansoura experimental research center, Faculty of Medicine, Mansoura University, 35516, Egypt.

Methotrexate (MTX) is a chemotherapeutic agent used for cancer and autoimmune disorders. MTX may cause multi-organ affections. However, few studies examined MTX-induced splenic suppression and therapeutic modalities against it. Read More

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Loss of Function of Lysosomal Acid Lipase (LAL) Profoundly Impacts Osteoblastogenesis and Increases Fracture Risk in Humans.

Bone 2021 Apr 7:115946. Epub 2021 Apr 7.

Maine Medical Center Research Institute, 81 Research Drive, Scarborough, Maine, USA, 04074; Center for Bone Biology, Division of Clinical Pharmacology, Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Nashville, TN 37232; USA; Department of Medicine, Division of Clinical Pharmacology, Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Nashville, TN 37232; USA. Electronic address:

Lysosomal acid lipase (LAL) is essential for cholesteryl ester (CE) and triacylglycerol (TAG) hydrolysis in lysosomes. Clinically, an autosomal recessive LIPA mutation causes LAL deficiency (LAL-D), either Wolman Disease or Cholesterol Ester Storage Disease (CESD). LAL-D is associated with ectopic neutral lipid accumulation in the liver, small intestine, spleen, adrenal glands, and blood. Read More

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Olive oil-derived nitro-fatty acids: protection of mitochondrial function in non-alcoholic fatty liver disease.

J Nutr Biochem 2021 Apr 7:108646. Epub 2021 Apr 7.

Departamento de Bioquímica and Centro de Investigaciones Biomédicas (CENIBIO), Facultad de Medicina, Universidad de la República, Montevideo, Uruguay. Electronic address:

Non-alcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD) is characterized by excessive liver fat deposition in the absence of significant alcohol intake. Since extra virgin olive oil (EVOO) reduces fat accumulation, we analyzed the involvement of nitro-fatty acids (NO-FA) on the beneficial effects of EVOO consumption on NAFLD. Nitro-fatty acids formation was observed during digestion in mice supplemented with EVOO and nitrite. Read More

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Preparation of the peroxisome proliferator-activated receptor α polyclonal antibody: Its application in fatty liver hemorrhagic syndrome.

Int J Biol Macromol 2021 Apr 7. Epub 2021 Apr 7.

Jiangxi Provincial Key Laboratory for Animal Health, College of Animal Science and Technology, Jiangxi Agricultural University, Nanchang, Jiangxi, China. Electronic address:

Peroxisome proliferator-activated receptor α (PPARα) play a key role in the regulation of metabolic homeostasis, inflammation, cellular growth, and differentiation. To further explore the potential role of PPARα in the energy homeostasis of fatty liver hemorrhagic syndrome (FLHS), we reported the prokaryotic expression and purification of chicken PPARα subunit protein, and successfully prepared a polyclonal antibody against PPARα recombinant protein. The 987 bp PPARα subunit genes were cloned into the pEASY-T3 clone vector. Read More

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Increased toxicity and retention of Perflourooctane Sulfonate (PFOS) in humanized CYP2B6-Transgenic mice compared to Cyp2b-null mice is relieved by a High-Fat Diet (HFD).

Food Chem Toxicol 2021 Apr 7:112175. Epub 2021 Apr 7.

Environmental Toxicology Program, Clemson University, Clemson, SC, 29634. Electronic address:

PFOS is a persistent, fluorosurfactant used in multiple products. Murine Cyp2b's are induced by PFOS and high-fat diets (HFD) and therefore we hypothesized that human CYP2B6 may alleviate PFOS-induced steatosis. Cyp2b-null and hCYP2B6-Tg mice were treated with 0, 1, or 10mg/kg/day PFOS by oral gavage for 21-days while provided a chow diet (ND) or HFD. Read More

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Comparative transcriptome analyses revealed different heat stress responses in pigeonpea (Cajanus cajan) and its crop wild relatives.

Plant Cell Rep 2021 Apr 10. Epub 2021 Apr 10.

ICAR-National Institute for Plant Biotechnology, New Delhi, 110012, India.

Key Message: Comparative transcriptome analyses accompanied by biochemical assays revealed high variability in heat stress response in Cajanus species. Among the studied species, C. scarabaeoides was the most thermotolerant followed by C. Read More

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Membrane modulatory effects of omega-3 fatty acids: Analysis of molecular level interactions.

Curr Top Membr 2020 14;86:57-81. Epub 2020 Sep 14.

Department of Engineering, Dordt University, Sioux Center, IA, United States.

Bioactive omega-3 polyunsaturated fatty acids have been shown to reduce the risk of death in patients with cardiovascular disease and alleviate the symptoms of other inflammatory diseases. However, the mechanisms of action of these effects remain unclear. It has been postulated that omega-3 polyunsaturated fatty acids modify cell membranes by incorporation into the membrane and altering the signaling properties of cellular receptors. Read More

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Chronotropic effects and mechanisms of long-chain omega-3 polyunsaturated fatty acids on heartbeat: the latest insights.

Weiguo Zhang

Nutr Rev 2021 Apr 9. Epub 2021 Apr 9.

W. Zhang is with the Las Colinas Institutes, Irving, Texas, USA.

The roles of the resting heart rate (RHR) have been actively investigated and increasingly recognized in recent decades, because of the growing evidence that fast RHR is associated with and predicts the risk of developing cardiovascular and metabolic disorders, as well as all-cause mortality. Long-chain omega-3 polyunsaturated fatty acids (PUFAs) (eg, eicosapentaenoic acid and docosahexaenoic acid) have been shown to have chronotropic effects on heartbeat in both healthy people and patients with various disease conditions. The aims of this review are (1) to briefly summarize the importance of elevated RHR in disease pathogenesis and mortality; (2) to provide an update on the negative chronotropic effect of omega-3 PUFAs on the heart; (3) to highlight how omega-3 PUFAs regulate heart rate through the autonomic nervous system - a central control mechanism; and (4) to highlight how omega-3 PUFAs modulate the trans-membrane ionic channels in cardiomyocytes - a fundamental mechanism of cardiac automaticity. Read More

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Determination of antimicrobial resistance profiles and mechanisms of using a Raman spectroscopy-based metabolomic approach.

Appl Environ Microbiol 2021 Apr 9. Epub 2021 Apr 9.

Food, Nutrition and Health Program, Faculty of Land and Food Systems, The University of British Columbia, Vancouver, BC, V6T 1Z4, Canada

Rapid identification of antimicrobial resistance (AMR) profiles and mechanisms is critical for clinical management and drug development. However, the current AMR detection approaches take up to 48 h to obtain a result. Here we demonstrate a Raman spectroscopy-based metabolomic approach to rapidly determine the AMR profile of , a major cause of foodborne gastroenteritis worldwide. Read More

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Genetic suppression of lethal mutations in fatty acid biosynthesis mediated by a secondary lipid synthase.

Appl Environ Microbiol 2021 Apr 9. Epub 2021 Apr 9.

Marine Biology Research Division, Scripps Institution of Oceanography, University of California, San Diego, La Jolla, CA USA

The biosynthesis and incorporation of polyunsaturated fatty acids into phospholipid membranes is a unique feature of certain marine Gammaproteobacteria inhabiting high-pressure and/or low temperature environments. In these bacteria, monounsaturated and saturated fatty acids are produced via the classical dissociated Type II fatty acid synthase mechanism, while omega-3 polyunsaturated fatty acids such as EPA (20:53) and DHA (22:63) are produced by a hybrid polyketide/fatty acid synthase - encoded by the genes - also referred to as the secondary lipid synthase mechanism. In this work, phenotypes associated with partial or complete loss of monounsaturated biosynthesis are shown to be compensated for by several-fold increased production of polyunsaturated fatty acids in the model marine bacterium SS9. Read More

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Large-scale plasma-metabolome analysis identifies potential biomarkers of psoriasis and its clinical subtypes.

J Dermatol Sci 2021 Mar 26. Epub 2021 Mar 26.

Department of Statistical Genetics, Osaka University Graduate School of Medicine, Suita, Japan; Laboratory of Statistical Immunology, Immunology Frontier Research Center (WPI-IFReC), Osaka University, Suita, Japan; Integrated Frontier Research for Medical Science Division, Institute for Open and Transdisciplinary Research Initiatives, Osaka University, Suita, Japan. Electronic address:

Background: Psoriasis is an immune-mediated skin disease for which the crosstalk between genetic and environmental factors is responsible. To date, no definitive diagnostic criteria for psoriasis yet, and specific biomarkers are required.

Objective: We performed metabolome analysis to identify metabolite biomarkers of psoriasis and its subtypes such as psoriatic arthritis (PsA) and cutaneous psoriasis (PsC). Read More

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Dietary Oily Fish Intake is Inversely Associated with Severity of White Matter Hyperintensities of Presumed Vascular Origin. A Population-Based Study in Frequent Fish Consumers of Amerindian Ancestry.

J Stroke Cerebrovasc Dis 2021 Apr 6;30(6):105778. Epub 2021 Apr 6.

Department of Epidemiology, Gilead Sciences, Inc., Foster City, CA, USA.

Background: Oily fish is a major dietary source of omega-3 polyunsaturated fatty acids and other nutrients that may reduce the expression of cerebral small vessel disease (cSVD) biomarkers, including white matter hyperintensities (WMH) of presumed vascular origin. However, information on this relationship is limited. We aimed to assess the association between oily fish intake and WMH severity in a population of frequent fish consumers. Read More

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Human milk metabolome is associated with symptoms of maternal psychological distress and milk cortisol.

Food Chem 2021 Mar 20;356:129628. Epub 2021 Mar 20.

FinnBrain Birth Cohort Study, Turku Brain and Mind Center, Department of Clinical Medicine, University of Turku, Finland.

The composition of human milk is subject to considerable variation, but the effects of maternal stress are largely unknown. We studied differences in human milk metabolome between Finnish mothers (n = 120, secretors) with symptoms of prenatal symptoms of psychological distress and milk cortisol concentrations. Human milk samples acquired at 2. Read More

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Short Chain Fatty Acid and Fecal Microbiota Profiles Are Linked to Fibrosis in Primary Biliary Cholangitis.

FEMS Microbiol Lett 2021 Apr 9. Epub 2021 Apr 9.

Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Department of Medicine, Indiana University School of Medicine, Indianapolis, Indiana, USA.

The gut microbiota and metabolome could play a role in primary biliary cholangitis (PBC) progression. We aimed to assess fecal microbiota and fecal short chain fatty acids (SCFA) in PBC according to fibrosis. In a cross-sectional study of 23 PBC patients, fecal microbiota and SCFAs were determined using 16S rRNA sequencing and nuclear magnetic resonance spectroscopy, respectively. Read More

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sp. nov., isolated from the pod of soybean, .

Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2021 Apr;71(4)

Medical Laser Research Center, Dankook University, Cheonan 31116, Republic of Korea.

Soybean pods, separated and enclosed from the outside environment, are considered a suitable place to find new microbes. A Gram-stain-negative, aerobic bacterium, bacterial strain (YB22) was isolated from the pod of (soybean) collected from a rural area in Republic of Korea and characterized by using polyphasic taxonomy. Cells of the strain were rod-shaped (approximately 0. Read More

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Reclassification of as gen. nov., comb. nov., of as comb. nov, with an emended description of the genus , recognition that the genus names and are heterotypic synonyms and description of sp. nov., a halotolerant isolate from surface soil sampled at an ancient copper smelter.

Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2021 Apr;71(4)

Leibniz Institute DSMZ-German Collection of Microorganisms and Cell Cultures, Inhoffenstraße 7B, 38124 Braunschweig, Germany.

In the course of screening the surface soils of ancient copper mines and smelters (East Harz, Germany) an aerobic, non-motile and halotolerant actinobacterium forming small rods or cocci was isolated. The strain designated F300 developed creamy to yellow colonies on tryptone soy agar and grew optimally at 28 °C, pH 7-8 and with 0.5-2 % (m/v) NaCl. Read More

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Fish oil replacement prevents, while docosahexaenoic acid-derived protectin DX mitigates end-stage-renal-disease in atherosclerotic diabetic mice.

FASEB J 2021 May;35(5):e21559

Quebec Heart and Lung Institute, Laval University, Quebec, QC, Canada.

Diabetic nephropathy (DN) remains the major cause of end-stage renal disease (ESRD). We used high-fat/high-sucrose (HFHS)-fed LDLr /ApoB mice with transgenic overexpression of IGFII in pancreatic β-cells (LRKOB100/IGFII) as a model of ESRD to test whether dietary long chain omega-3 polyunsaturated fatty acids LCω3FA-rich fish oil (FO) could prevent ESRD development. We further evaluated the potential of docosahexaenoic acid (DHA)-derived pro-resolving lipid mediators, 17-hydroxy-DHA (17-HDHA) and Protectin DX (PDX), to reverse established ESRD damage. Read More

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Thorium Exposure Drives Fatty Acid and Metal Transfer From Biofilms to the Grazer Lymnaea sp.

Environ Toxicol Chem 2021 Apr 9. Epub 2021 Apr 9.

Institut national de la recherche scientifique, 490 rue de la Couronne G1K 9A9, Quebec City, QC, Canada.

Aquatic ecotoxicological risks associated with tetravalent metallic elements such as thorium (Th) are still poorly understood. Periphytic biofilm represents an important food source in aquatic environments, thus such risks could severely affect nutrient and energy cycling in these ecosystems. The present study investigated the potential for Th to change fatty acid compositions of biofilm communities. Read More

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Bioactivity and composition of lipophilic metabolites extracted from Antarctic macroalgae.

Braz J Microbiol 2021 Apr 9. Epub 2021 Apr 9.

Center of Chemical, Pharmaceutical and Food Sciences, Lipidomic and Bio-Organic Laboratory, Bioforensic Research Group, Federal University of Pelotas, Eliseu Maciel St., s/n, Pelotas, RS, 96900-010, Brazil.

Macroalgae comprise a vast group of aquatic organisms known for their richness in phytochemicals. In this sense, the lipophilic profile of five Antarctic seaweed species was characterized by chromatographic and spectroscopic analysis and their antioxidant and antimicrobial potential was evaluated. Results showed there were 31 lipophilic substances, mainly fatty acids (48. Read More

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Marivivens aquimaris sp. nov., isolated from seawater.

Arch Microbiol 2021 Apr 9. Epub 2021 Apr 9.

Microbial Biotechnology Research Center, Jeonbuk Branch Institute, Korea Research Institute of Bioscience and Biotechnology (KRIBB), 181 Ipsin-gil, Jeongeup, Jeonbuk, 56212, Republic of Korea.

A Gram-stain-negative, strictly aerobic, non-flagellated, rod-shaped bacterium, designated GSB7, was isolated from seawater collected at the Yellow Sea coast of South Korea. Catalase and oxidase activities were positive. Growth occurred at pH 6. Read More

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Inhella proteolytica sp. nov. and Inhella gelatinilytica sp. nov., two novel species of the genus Inhella isolated from aquaculture water.

Arch Microbiol 2021 Apr 8. Epub 2021 Apr 8.

Guangdong Provincial Key Laboratory of Microbial Culture Collection and Application, State Key Laboratory of Applied Microbiology Southern China, Guangdong Open Laboratory of Applied Microbiology, Guangdong Microbial Culture Collection Center (GDMCC), Institute of Microbiology, Guangdong Academy of Sciences, Guangzhou, 510070, People's Republic of China.

The two novel bacterial strains designated 1Y17 and 4Y10 from aquaculture water were characterized using a polyphasic taxonomic approach. Phylogenetic analysis of 16S rRNA gene sequences revealed that strains 1Y17 and 4Y10 belonged to the genus Inhella and were close to Inhella crocodyli CCP-18, Inhella inkyongensis IMCC1713 and Inhella fonticola TNR-25. Strains 1Y17 and 4Y10 shared 98. Read More

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Greater Scores for Dietary Fat and Grain Quality Components Underlie Higher Total Healthy Eating Index-2015 Scores, While Whole Fruits, Seafood, and Plant Proteins Are Most Favorably Associated with Cardiometabolic Health in US Adults.

Curr Dev Nutr 2021 Mar 26;5(3):nzab015. Epub 2021 Feb 26.

Department of Nutritional Sciences, The Pennsylvania State University, University Park, PA, USA.

Background: High-quality diets reduce the risk of cardiometabolic and other chronic diseases. The dietary components that distinguish higher from lower quality diets, and their associations with health, have not been fully investigated.

Objectives: This study aimed to assess the component scores that underlie differences in total Healthy Eating Index (HEI)-2015 scores, quantify fatty acid (saturated, monounsaturated, polyunsaturated) intakes that comprise Fatty Acids component scores, and assess associations between component scores and cardiometabolic risk factors. Read More

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POSEIDON study: a pilot, safety and feasibility trial of high-dose omega3 fatty acids and high-dose cholecalciferol supplementation in type 1 diabetes.

CellR4 Repair Replace Regen Reprogram 2018 19;6(1). Epub 2018 Mar 19.

Diabetes Research Institute and Department of Pediatrics, University of Miami Miller School of Medicine, Miami, FL, USA.

The anti-inflammatory and immunomodulatory properties of high-dose omega-3 fatty acids and Vitamin D, and the initial encouraging results from case reports on the use of this supplementation in new-onset Type 1 Diabetes (T1D), support further testing of this combination strategy. This intervention appears to be well tolerated, affordable, and sufficiently safe to be further tested in randomized prospective trials to determine whether this combination therapy may be of assistance to halt progression of autoimmunity and/or preserve residual beta-cell function in subjects with new onset and established T1D of up to 10 years duration. In addition, the 1st PreDiRe T1D conference (Preventing Disease and its Recurrence in Type 1 Diabetes - see Editorial in this issue) was organized to discuss initial results and possible alternative/complementary strategies, for collaborative international expansion of these trials, to include strategies for disease prevention. Read More

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Antioxidant Properties and Fatty Acid Profile of Cretan Extra Virgin Bioolive Oils: A Pilot Study.

Int J Food Sci 2021 25;2021:5554002. Epub 2021 Mar 25.

Department of Nutrition and Dietetics, Faculty of Health Sciences, Ludwik Rydygier Collegium Medicum in Bydgoszcz, Nicolaus Copernicus University in Toruń, Dębowa 3, 85-626 Bydgoszcz, Poland.

Olive oil is considered a valuable ingredient of human diet. It is a good source of mono- and polyunsaturated fatty acids, as well as other bioactive compounds, especially polyphenols. The composition of olive oil depends mainly on the variety of plant, cultivation practices, and manufacturing conditions. Read More

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Species as Sources of Active Phytochemicals for Dermatological and Cosmetic Applications.

Oxid Med Cell Longev 2021 25;2021:6643827. Epub 2021 Mar 25.

Department of Pharmacognosy, Medical University of Lublin, Chodźki 1, 20-093, Poland.

spp. is well known for its broad range of applications and long history of use in traditional medicine around the world. Health benefits of extracts result from the multitude of secondary metabolites identified in the plants from this genus that include flavonoids, phenolic acids, terpenes, guaianolides, phytosterols, fatty acids, and organic acids. Read More

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A Novel Grape-Derived Prebiotic Selectively Enhances Abundance and Metabolic Activity of Butyrate-Producing Bacteria in Faecal Samples.

Front Microbiol 2021 23;12:639948. Epub 2021 Mar 23.

Department of Biology, University of Girona, Girona, Spain.

Inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) and irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) patients have different faecal microbiota profiles compared to healthy controls. Prebiotics intake influences intestinal microbiota composition which in turn influence the growth of short-chain fatty acids (SCFA) producing bacteria. This study aimed to evaluate the capacity of Previpect, a new prebiotic obtained from grapes fibre, to balance the dysbiosis found in patients with intestinal disorders. Read More

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Lipids and organic acids in three gut locations affect feed efficiency of commercial pigs as revealed by LC-MS-based metabolomics.

Sci Rep 2021 Apr 8;11(1):7746. Epub 2021 Apr 8.

College of Animal Science and National Engineering Research Center for Breeding Swine Industry, South China Agricultural University, Guangdong, 510642, China.

Feed efficiency (FE) is an important economic indicator in pig production. Improving the FE of commercial pigs is an important strategy for minimizing pig production costs and providing sustainability to the pig industry. In this study, nontargeted LC-MS metabolomics was performed on the contents of the three intestine segments (ileum, cecum and colon) of high-FE and low-FE pigs to explore the effects of small-molecule metabolites in pig intestine on pig FE. Read More

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Crucial role of fatty acid oxidation in asthmatic bronchial smooth muscle remodelling.

Eur Respir J 2021 Apr 8. Epub 2021 Apr 8.

Centre de Recherche Cardio-thoracique de Bordeaux, U1045, MRGM, Functional Genomics Center (CGFB), CIC 1401, CELLOMET, Univ-Bordeaux, Bordeaux, France

Background: Bronchial smooth muscle (BSM) remodelling in asthma is related to an increased mitochondrial biogenesis and enhanced BSM cell proliferation in asthma. Since (i) mitochondria produce the highest levels of cellular energy and (ii) fatty acid beta-oxidation is the most powerful way to produce ATP, we hypothesized that, in asthmatic BSM cells, energetic metabolism is shifted towards the beta-oxidation of fatty acids.

Objectives: We aimed to characterize BSM cell metabolism in asthma both and to identify a novel target for reducing BSM cell proliferation. Read More

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Role of Medium-Chain Fatty Acids in Healthy Metabolism: A Clinical Perspective.

Trends Endocrinol Metab 2021 Apr 5. Epub 2021 Apr 5.

School of Biomedical Science and Institute for Molecular Bioscience, University of Queensland, St Lucia, Brisbane, Australia. Electronic address:

Medium-chain fatty acids (MCFAs) serve not only as an energy source but also regulate glucose and lipid metabolism. The unique transport and rapid metabolism of MCFAs provide additional clinical benefits over other substrates such as long-chain fatty acids (LCFAs) and have prompted interest in the use of MCFAs for treating metabolic and neurological disorders. This review focuses on the metabolic role of MCFAs in modulating cellular signaling and regulating key circulating metabolites and hormones. Read More

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