Mary R L'abbé

Summary

Affiliation: Health Canada
Country: Canada

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Health claims on foods in Canada
    Mary R L'abbé
    Bureau of Nutritional Sciences, Food Directorate, Health Products and Food Branch, Health Canada, Ottawa, Canada
    J Nutr 138:1221S-7S. 2008
  2. ncbi request reprint Consumption of soy protein isolate modulates the phosphorylation status of hepatic ATPase/ATP synthase beta protein and increases ATPase activity in rats
    Jie Mei
    Nutrition Research Division, Health Products and Food Branch, Health Canada, Ottawa, Canada K1A 0L2
    J Nutr 137:2029-35. 2007
  3. doi request reprint Zinc supplementation does not alter sensitive biomarkers of copper status in healthy boys
    Jesse Bertinato
    Nutrition Research Division, Bureau of Nutritional Sciences, Food Directorate, Health Canada, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
    J Nutr 143:284-9. 2013
  4. ncbi request reprint Dietary soy protein isolate modifies hepatic retinoic acid receptor-beta proteins and inhibits their DNA binding activity in rats
    Chao Wu Xiao
    Nutrition Research Division, Food Directorate, Health Products and Food Branch, Health Canada, 2203C Banting Research Centre, Ottawa, ON, Canada K1A 0L2
    J Nutr 137:1-6. 2007
  5. ncbi request reprint Regulatory frameworks for copper considering chronic exposures of the population
    Kevin A Cockell
    Bureau of Nutritional Sciences, Food Directorate, Health Products and Food Branch, Health Canada, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
    Am J Clin Nutr 88:863S-6S. 2008
  6. ncbi request reprint Trans fatty acids: current contents in Canadian foods and estimated intake levels for the Canadian population
    W M Nimal Ratnayake
    Health Canada, Health Products and Food Branch, Bureau of Nutritional Sciences, 251 Sir Frederick Banting Dr, Ottawa, ON, Canada K1A 0K9
    J AOAC Int 92:1258-76. 2009
  7. ncbi request reprint Tissue-specific regulation of acetyl-CoA carboxylase gene expression by dietary soya protein isolate in rats
    Chao Wu Xiao
    Nutrition Research Division, Food Directorate, Health Products and Food Branch, Health Canada, 2203C Banting Research Centre, Ottawa, ON, Canada K1A 0L2
    Br J Nutr 95:1048-54. 2006
  8. doi request reprint Sex- and age-specific immunomodulatory effects of dietary soya protein isolate and isoflavones in rats
    Stephen M Cornish
    Nutrition Research Division, Food Directorate, Health Products and Food Branch, Health Canada, Ottawa, ON, Canada
    Br J Nutr 106:683-7. 2011
  9. doi request reprint Increased incorporation of dietary plant sterols and cholesterol correlates with decreased expression of hepatic and intestinal Abcg5 and Abcg8 in diabetic BB rats
    Kylie A Scoggan
    Banting Research Center, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
    J Nutr Biochem 20:177-86. 2009
  10. ncbi request reprint Ctr2 is partially localized to the plasma membrane and stimulates copper uptake in COS-7 cells
    Jesse Bertinato
    Nutrition Research Division, Health Products and Food Branch, Health Canada, Sir Frederick G Banting Research Centre, PL 2203C, 251 Sir Frederick Banting Driveway, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada, K1A 0L2
    Biochem J 409:731-40. 2008

Detail Information

Publications17

  1. ncbi request reprint Health claims on foods in Canada
    Mary R L'abbé
    Bureau of Nutritional Sciences, Food Directorate, Health Products and Food Branch, Health Canada, Ottawa, Canada
    J Nutr 138:1221S-7S. 2008
    ....
  2. ncbi request reprint Consumption of soy protein isolate modulates the phosphorylation status of hepatic ATPase/ATP synthase beta protein and increases ATPase activity in rats
    Jie Mei
    Nutrition Research Division, Health Products and Food Branch, Health Canada, Ottawa, Canada K1A 0L2
    J Nutr 137:2029-35. 2007
    ..These results suggest that consumption of soy proteins increases hepatic ATPase activity, which might be a consequence of increased dephosphorylation or decreased phosphorylation of the mitochondrial ATPase/ATP synthase beta protein...
  3. doi request reprint Zinc supplementation does not alter sensitive biomarkers of copper status in healthy boys
    Jesse Bertinato
    Nutrition Research Division, Bureau of Nutritional Sciences, Food Directorate, Health Canada, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
    J Nutr 143:284-9. 2013
    ..Serum lipid measures and hemoglobin concentrations were also unaffected and gastrointestinal symptoms were not reported. These data provide evidence in support of the need for reexamining the current UL for zinc for children...
  4. ncbi request reprint Dietary soy protein isolate modifies hepatic retinoic acid receptor-beta proteins and inhibits their DNA binding activity in rats
    Chao Wu Xiao
    Nutrition Research Division, Food Directorate, Health Products and Food Branch, Health Canada, 2203C Banting Research Centre, Ottawa, ON, Canada K1A 0L2
    J Nutr 137:1-6. 2007
    ....
  5. ncbi request reprint Regulatory frameworks for copper considering chronic exposures of the population
    Kevin A Cockell
    Bureau of Nutritional Sciences, Food Directorate, Health Products and Food Branch, Health Canada, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
    Am J Clin Nutr 88:863S-6S. 2008
    ..Surveillance and monitoring programs to evaluate copper exposures of human populations should continue and should be refined as new biomarkers become available...
  6. ncbi request reprint Trans fatty acids: current contents in Canadian foods and estimated intake levels for the Canadian population
    W M Nimal Ratnayake
    Health Canada, Health Products and Food Branch, Bureau of Nutritional Sciences, 251 Sir Frederick Banting Dr, Ottawa, ON, Canada K1A 0K9
    J AOAC Int 92:1258-76. 2009
    ....
  7. ncbi request reprint Tissue-specific regulation of acetyl-CoA carboxylase gene expression by dietary soya protein isolate in rats
    Chao Wu Xiao
    Nutrition Research Division, Food Directorate, Health Products and Food Branch, Health Canada, 2203C Banting Research Centre, Ottawa, ON, Canada K1A 0L2
    Br J Nutr 95:1048-54. 2006
    ..The results indicate that the effect of SPI is tissue-specific and that alteration of ACC gene expression rather than phosphorylation status may play a major role in the regulation of ACC activities by soya proteins...
  8. doi request reprint Sex- and age-specific immunomodulatory effects of dietary soya protein isolate and isoflavones in rats
    Stephen M Cornish
    Nutrition Research Division, Food Directorate, Health Products and Food Branch, Health Canada, Ottawa, ON, Canada
    Br J Nutr 106:683-7. 2011
    ..However, the physiological significance of these immune responses remains to be determined...
  9. doi request reprint Increased incorporation of dietary plant sterols and cholesterol correlates with decreased expression of hepatic and intestinal Abcg5 and Abcg8 in diabetic BB rats
    Kylie A Scoggan
    Banting Research Center, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
    J Nutr Biochem 20:177-86. 2009
    ..Therefore, lower expression levels of Abcg5/Abcg8 in diabetic rats may account for the increased accumulation of plant sterols and cholesterol in these rats...
  10. ncbi request reprint Ctr2 is partially localized to the plasma membrane and stimulates copper uptake in COS-7 cells
    Jesse Bertinato
    Nutrition Research Division, Health Products and Food Branch, Health Canada, Sir Frederick G Banting Research Centre, PL 2203C, 251 Sir Frederick Banting Driveway, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada, K1A 0L2
    Biochem J 409:731-40. 2008
    ..Collectively, these results suggest that Ctr2 promotes copper uptake at the plasma membrane and plays a role in regulating copper levels in COS-7 cells...
  11. pmc Sparing effects of selenium and ascorbic acid on vitamin C and E in guinea pig tissues
    Jesse Bertinato
    Nutrition Research Division, Food Directorate, Health Products and Food Branch, Health Canada, Sir Frederick G, Banting Research Centre, Ottawa, ON, Canada
    Nutr J 6:7. 2007
    ..Selenium (Se), vitamin C and vitamin E function as antioxidants within the body. In this study, we investigated the effects of reduced dietary Se and L-ascorbic acid (AA) on vitamin C and alpha-tocopherol (AT) status in guinea pig tissues...
  12. doi request reprint Effect of calcium on iron absorption in women with marginal iron status
    Karima Benkhedda
    Nutrition Research Division, Bureau of Nutritional Sciences, Food Directorate, Products and Food Branch, Health Canada, Room E321 Banting Research Centre, A L 2203E, 251 Sir Frederick Banting Driveway, Ottawa, ON, Canada K1A 0K9
    Br J Nutr 103:742-8. 2010
    ....
  13. ncbi request reprint The canadian health claim for calcium, vitamin d and osteoporosis
    Mary R L'abbé
    Bureau of Nutritional Sciences, Health Canada, Ottawa, Canada
    J Am Coll Nutr 23:303-8. 2004
    ..The compositional criteria for foods bearing this claim are that the food must provide at least 200 mg calcium per serving and that the phosphorus content (excluding that provided by phytate) must be less than the calcium content...
  14. ncbi request reprint Micronutrient supplementation: when is best and why?
    Mary R L'abbé
    Bureau of Nutritional Sciences, Food Directorate, Health Products and Food Branch, Health Canada, Ottawa, ON K1A 0L2, Canada
    Proc Nutr Soc 62:413-20. 2003
    ..This approach can optimize the public health benefits of food fortification or supplement use while minimizing the risks due to excessive intakes...
  15. pmc Copper chaperone for Cu/Zn superoxide dismutase is a sensitive biomarker of mild copper deficiency induced by moderately high intakes of zinc
    Monica Iskandar
    Nutrition Research Division, Food Directorate, Health Products and Food Branch, Health Canada, 2203C Banting Research Centre, Ottawa, ON, K1A 0L2, Canada
    Nutr J 4:35. 2005
    ..Recently, we have reported that copper chaperone for Cu/Zn superoxide dismutase (CCS) protein level is increased in tissues of overtly Cu-deficient rats and proposed CCS as a novel biomarker of Cu status...
  16. ncbi request reprint Soy protein isolate increases hepatic thyroid hormone receptor content and inhibits its binding to target genes in rats
    Wenxin Huang
    Nutrition Research Division, Food Directorate, Health Products and Food Branch, Health Canada, Banting Research Centre, Ottawa, ON, Canada K1A 0L2
    J Nutr 135:1631-5. 2005
    ..Modulation of hepatic TRbeta1, a key regulator of gene expression involved in lipid metabolism, by SPI may be a novel mechanism by which soy components lower blood lipid level and exert their hypocholesterolemic actions...
  17. pmc Copper transporter 2 content is lower in liver and heart of copper-deficient rats
    Jesse Bertinato
    Nutrition Research Division, Health Products and Food Branch, Health Canada, Sir Frederick G Banting Research Centre, 251 Sir Frederick Banting Driveway, Ottawa, Ontario, K1A 0K9, Canada E mail
    Int J Mol Sci 11:4741-9. 2010
    ..Liver Ctr2 mRNA was 50% lower in Cu-D rats and unaffected in Cu-M rats. In heart, Ctr2 protein was only lower in Cu-D rats (46% lower). These data show that Cu deficiency decreases Ctr2 content in vivo...