Hyun Jung Cho
Affiliation: University of Melbourne
Fothergill L, Callaghan B, Rivera L, Lieu T, Poole D, Cho H, et al
. Effects of Food Components That Activate TRPA1 Receptors on Mucosal Ion Transport in the Mouse Intestine. Nutrients. 2016;8: pubmed
..Thus, functional TRPA1 channels are expressed by enterocytes of the duodenum and colon. Activation of enterocyte TRPA1 by food components has the potential to facilitate nutrient absorption. ..
Cho H, Callaghan B, Bron R, Bravo D, Furness J. Identification of enteroendocrine cells that express TRPA1 channels in the mouse intestine. Cell Tissue Res. 2014;356:77-82 pubmed publisher
..Thus TRPA1 is contained in very specific EEC populations. It is suggested that foods such as garlic and cinnamon that contain TRPA1 stimulants may aid digestion by facilitating the release of CCK. ..
Maseko T, Dunshea F, Howell K, Cho H, Rivera L, Furness J, et al
. Selenium-enriched Agaricus bisporus mushroom protects against increase in gut permeability ex vivo and up-regulates glutathione peroxidase 1 and 2 in hyperthermally-induced oxidative stress in rats. Nutrients. 2014;6:2478-92 pubmed publisher
..05). Thus, dietary Se-enriched A. bisporus protected against increase in ileum permeability and up-regulated GPx-1 and GPx-2 expression, selenoenzymes relevant to mitigating oxidative stress. ..