Humberto Nicastro

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Country: Brazil

Publications

  1. pmc An experimental model for resistance exercise in rodents
    Humberto Nicastro
    Laboratory of Applied Nutrition and Metabolism, School of Physical Education and Sports, University of Sao Paulo, Cidade Universitaria, Sao Paulo, SP, Brazil
    J Biomed Biotechnol 2012:457065. 2012
  2. doi request reprint Effects of creatine supplementation on muscle wasting and glucose homeostasis in rats treated with dexamethasone
    Humberto Nicastro
    Laboratory of Applied Nutrition and Metabolism, School of Physical Education and Sports, University of Sao Paulo, Av Prof Mello Moraes, 65, Sao Paulo, SP, 05508 030, Brazil
    Amino Acids 42:1695-701. 2012
  3. doi request reprint Effects of leucine supplementation and resistance exercise on dexamethasone-induced muscle atrophy and insulin resistance in rats
    Humberto Nicastro
    Laboratory of Applied Nutrition and Metabolism, School of Physical Education and Sports, University of Sao Paulo, Sao Paulo, Brazil
    Nutrition 28:465-71. 2012
  4. pmc Leucine supplementation combined with resistance exercise improves the plasma lipid profile of dexamethasone-treated rats
    Humberto Nicastro
    Laboratory of Applied Nutrition and Metabolism, Physical Education and Sports School, University of Sao Paulo Sao Paulo, SP, Brazil
    Lipids Health Dis 11:7. 2012
  5. doi request reprint An overview of the therapeutic effects of leucine supplementation on skeletal muscle under atrophic conditions
    Humberto Nicastro
    Laboratory of Applied Nutrition and Metabolism, School of Physical Education and Sports, University of Sao Paulo, Sao Paulo, Brazil
    Amino Acids 40:287-300. 2011
  6. pmc Dose and latency effects of leucine supplementation in modulating glucose homeostasis: opposite effects in healthy and glucocorticoid-induced insulin-resistance States
    Nelo Eidy Zanchi
    Laboratory of Applied Nutrition and Metabolism, School of Physical Education and Sports, University of Sao Paulo, Sao Paulo, Brazil
    Nutrients 4:1851-67. 2012
  7. doi request reprint The possible role of leucine in modulating glucose homeostasis under distinct catabolic conditions
    Nelo Eidy Zanchi
    Department of Physiology and Biophysics, University of Sao Paulo, Sao Paulo, Brazil
    Med Hypotheses 79:883-8. 2012
  8. pmc Renewed avenues through exercise muscle contractility and inflammatory status
    Nelo Eidy Zanchi
    Laboratory of Applied Nutrition and Metabolism, Physical Education and Sport School, University of Sao Paulo, 05508 030 São Paulo, Brazil
    ScientificWorldJournal 2012:584205. 2012
  9. pmc No effect of creatine supplementation on oxidative stress and cardiovascular parameters in spontaneously hypertensive rats
    Christiano Rr Alves
    School of Physical Education and Sports, University of Sao Paulo, Av, Prof, Mello Moraes, 65, Sao Paulo, PO Box 05508 030, Brazil
    J Int Soc Sports Nutr 9:13. 2012
  10. pmc Does Branched-Chain Amino Acids Supplementation Modulate Skeletal Muscle Remodeling through Inflammation Modulation? Possible Mechanisms of Action
    Humberto Nicastro
    Laboratory of Applied Nutrition and Metabolism, School of Physical Education and Sports, University of Sao Paulo, P O Box 05508 030 São Paulo, SP, Brazil
    J Nutr Metab 2012:136937. 2012

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Publications15

  1. pmc An experimental model for resistance exercise in rodents
    Humberto Nicastro
    Laboratory of Applied Nutrition and Metabolism, School of Physical Education and Sports, University of Sao Paulo, Cidade Universitaria, Sao Paulo, SP, Brazil
    J Biomed Biotechnol 2012:457065. 2012
    ..Therefore, despite experimental limitations, we believe that this RE apparatus is closer to the physiological context observed in humans...
  2. doi request reprint Effects of creatine supplementation on muscle wasting and glucose homeostasis in rats treated with dexamethasone
    Humberto Nicastro
    Laboratory of Applied Nutrition and Metabolism, School of Physical Education and Sports, University of Sao Paulo, Av Prof Mello Moraes, 65, Sao Paulo, SP, 05508 030, Brazil
    Amino Acids 42:1695-701. 2012
    ..Given the contrast with the results of human studies that have shown benefits of CR supplementation on muscle atrophy and insulin sensitivity, we suggest caution when extrapolating this animal data to human subjects...
  3. doi request reprint Effects of leucine supplementation and resistance exercise on dexamethasone-induced muscle atrophy and insulin resistance in rats
    Humberto Nicastro
    Laboratory of Applied Nutrition and Metabolism, School of Physical Education and Sports, University of Sao Paulo, Sao Paulo, Brazil
    Nutrition 28:465-71. 2012
    ..We aimed to evaluate the effects of resistance exercise (RE) and leucine (LEU) supplementation on dexamethasone (DEXA)-induced muscle atrophy and insulin resistance...
  4. pmc Leucine supplementation combined with resistance exercise improves the plasma lipid profile of dexamethasone-treated rats
    Humberto Nicastro
    Laboratory of Applied Nutrition and Metabolism, Physical Education and Sports School, University of Sao Paulo Sao Paulo, SP, Brazil
    Lipids Health Dis 11:7. 2012
    ..In conclusion, leucine supplementation combined with RE, but not isolated, improved the plasma lipid profile of dexamethasone-induced dyslipidemic rats...
  5. doi request reprint An overview of the therapeutic effects of leucine supplementation on skeletal muscle under atrophic conditions
    Humberto Nicastro
    Laboratory of Applied Nutrition and Metabolism, School of Physical Education and Sports, University of Sao Paulo, Sao Paulo, Brazil
    Amino Acids 40:287-300. 2011
    ....
  6. pmc Dose and latency effects of leucine supplementation in modulating glucose homeostasis: opposite effects in healthy and glucocorticoid-induced insulin-resistance States
    Nelo Eidy Zanchi
    Laboratory of Applied Nutrition and Metabolism, School of Physical Education and Sports, University of Sao Paulo, Sao Paulo, Brazil
    Nutrients 4:1851-67. 2012
    ....
  7. doi request reprint The possible role of leucine in modulating glucose homeostasis under distinct catabolic conditions
    Nelo Eidy Zanchi
    Department of Physiology and Biophysics, University of Sao Paulo, Sao Paulo, Brazil
    Med Hypotheses 79:883-8. 2012
    ....
  8. pmc Renewed avenues through exercise muscle contractility and inflammatory status
    Nelo Eidy Zanchi
    Laboratory of Applied Nutrition and Metabolism, Physical Education and Sport School, University of Sao Paulo, 05508 030 São Paulo, Brazil
    ScientificWorldJournal 2012:584205. 2012
    ..This paper aims to describe specific data from the literature regarding the effects of exercise on inflammatory diseases in order to promote a more sophisticated perspective on the anti-inflammatory effects of exercise...
  9. pmc No effect of creatine supplementation on oxidative stress and cardiovascular parameters in spontaneously hypertensive rats
    Christiano Rr Alves
    School of Physical Education and Sports, University of Sao Paulo, Av, Prof, Mello Moraes, 65, Sao Paulo, PO Box 05508 030, Brazil
    J Int Soc Sports Nutr 9:13. 2012
    ..abstract:..
  10. pmc Does Branched-Chain Amino Acids Supplementation Modulate Skeletal Muscle Remodeling through Inflammation Modulation? Possible Mechanisms of Action
    Humberto Nicastro
    Laboratory of Applied Nutrition and Metabolism, School of Physical Education and Sports, University of Sao Paulo, P O Box 05508 030 São Paulo, SP, Brazil
    J Nutr Metab 2012:136937. 2012
    ....
  11. pmc Potential therapeutic effects of branched-chain amino acids supplementation on resistance exercise-based muscle damage in humans
    Claudia R da Luz
    Laboratory of Applied Nutrition and Metabolism, School of Physical Education and Sports, University of Sao Paulo, Sao Paulo, SP, Brazil
    J Int Soc Sports Nutr 8:23. 2011
    ..The main point is that BCAA supplementation may decrease some biochemical markers related with muscle soreness but this does not necessarily reflect on muscle functionality...
  12. pmc Potential antiproteolytic effects of L-leucine: observations of in vitro and in vivo studies
    Nelo E Zanchi
    Laboratory of Applied Nutrition and Metabolism, Physical Education and School of Sports, University of Sao Paulo, Sao Paulo, Brazil
    Nutr Metab (Lond) 5:20. 2008
    ..In conclusion, leucine has a potential role on attenuate skeletal muscle proteolysis. Future studies will help to sharpen the leucine efficacy on skeletal muscle protein degradation during several atrophic states...
  13. pmc Carbohydrate mouth rinse: does it improve endurance exercise performance?
    Vitor de Salles Painelli
    Laboratory of Applied Nutrition and Metabolism, Department of Biodynamics of Human Movement, School of Physical Education and Sports, University of Sao Paulo, Sao Paulo, Brazil
    Nutr J 9:33. 2010
    ..These findings have already been replicated in other endurance modalities, such as running. This alternative seems to be an attractive nutritional tool to improve endurance exercise performance...
  14. pmc The need of a weight management control program in judo: a proposal based on the successful case of wrestling
    Guilherme G Artioli
    Laboratory of Applied Nutrition and Metabolism, School of Physical Education and Sport, University of Sao Paulo, Brazil
    J Int Soc Sports Nutr 7:15. 2010
    ..In parallel, educational programs should aim at increasing the athletes', coaches' and parents' awareness about the risks of aggressive nutritional strategies as well as healthier ways to properly manage body weight...
  15. doi request reprint Glucocorticoids: extensive physiological actions modulated through multiple mechanisms of gene regulation
    Nelo Eidy Zanchi
    Laboratory of Applied Nutrition and Metabolism, Physical Education and School of Sports, University of Sao Paulo, Sao Paulo, SP, Brazil
    J Cell Physiol 224:311-5. 2010
    ..From this discussion, we hope to shed light on how a single molecule that is capable of exerting such divergent effects is also capable of promoting such distinct responses in different target tissues...