Kaisu Keskitalo

Summary

Affiliation: University of Helsinki
Country: Finland

Publications

  1. pmc Genetic and environmental contributions to food use patterns of young adult twins
    Kaisu Keskitalo
    Department of Food Technology, University of Helsinki, P O Box 66, FI 00014 University of Helsinki, Finland
    Physiol Behav 93:235-42. 2008
  2. ncbi request reprint Same genetic components underlie different measures of sweet taste preference
    Kaisu Keskitalo
    Department of Food Technology, University of Helsinki, Helsinki, Finland
    Am J Clin Nutr 86:1663-9. 2007
  3. ncbi request reprint The Three-Factor Eating Questionnaire, body mass index, and responses to sweet and salty fatty foods: a twin study of genetic and environmental associations
    Kaisu Keskitalo
    Departments of Food Technology and Mental Health and Alcohol Studies, National Public Health Institute, Helsinki, Finland
    Am J Clin Nutr 88:263-71. 2008
  4. pmc Association of serum cotinine level with a cluster of three nicotinic acetylcholine receptor genes (CHRNA3/CHRNA5/CHRNB4) on chromosome 15
    Kaisu Keskitalo
    Department of Public Health, University of Helsinki, Finland
    Hum Mol Genet 18:4007-12. 2009
  5. ncbi request reprint Food neophobia shows heritable variation in humans
    Antti Knaapila
    Department of Food Technology, University of Helsinki, FI 00014, University of Helsinki, Helsinki, Finland
    Physiol Behav 91:573-8. 2007
  6. doi request reprint Environmental effects exceed genetic effects on perceived intensity and pleasantness of several odors: a three-population twin study
    Antti Knaapila
    Department of Food Technology, University of Helsinki, P O Box 66, 00014 Helsinki, Finland
    Behav Genet 38:484-92. 2008
  7. ncbi request reprint Sweet taste preferences are partly genetically determined: identification of a trait locus on chromosome 16
    Kaisu Keskitalo
    Department of Food Technology, University of Helsinki, Helsinki, Finland
    Am J Clin Nutr 86:55-63. 2007
  8. doi request reprint Self-ratings of olfactory function reflect odor annoyance rather than olfactory acuity
    Antti Knaapila
    Department of Food Technology, University of Helsinki, Helsinki, Finland
    Laryngoscope 118:2212-7. 2008
  9. ncbi request reprint Genetic component of identification, intensity and pleasantness of odours: a Finnish family study
    Antti Knaapila
    Department of Food Technology, University of Helsinki, Helsinki, Finland
    Eur J Hum Genet 15:596-602. 2007

Detail Information

Publications9

  1. pmc Genetic and environmental contributions to food use patterns of young adult twins
    Kaisu Keskitalo
    Department of Food Technology, University of Helsinki, P O Box 66, FI 00014 University of Helsinki, Finland
    Physiol Behav 93:235-42. 2008
    ..In addition, the results illuminate the importance of the sex-specific genetic effects on food use...
  2. ncbi request reprint Same genetic components underlie different measures of sweet taste preference
    Kaisu Keskitalo
    Department of Food Technology, University of Helsinki, Helsinki, Finland
    Am J Clin Nutr 86:1663-9. 2007
    ..Sweet taste preferences are measured by several often correlated measures...
  3. ncbi request reprint The Three-Factor Eating Questionnaire, body mass index, and responses to sweet and salty fatty foods: a twin study of genetic and environmental associations
    Kaisu Keskitalo
    Departments of Food Technology and Mental Health and Alcohol Studies, National Public Health Institute, Helsinki, Finland
    Am J Clin Nutr 88:263-71. 2008
    ..The relation between body weight and energy-dense foods remains unclear...
  4. pmc Association of serum cotinine level with a cluster of three nicotinic acetylcholine receptor genes (CHRNA3/CHRNA5/CHRNB4) on chromosome 15
    Kaisu Keskitalo
    Department of Public Health, University of Helsinki, Finland
    Hum Mol Genet 18:4007-12. 2009
    ..13 for CPD. Variation at CHRNA5/CHRNA3/CHRNB4 cluster influences nicotine level, measured as cotinine, more strongly than smoking quantity, measured by CPD, and appears thus to be involved in regulation of nicotine levels among smokers...
  5. ncbi request reprint Food neophobia shows heritable variation in humans
    Antti Knaapila
    Department of Food Technology, University of Helsinki, FI 00014, University of Helsinki, Helsinki, Finland
    Physiol Behav 91:573-8. 2007
    ..The results from both populations suggest that about two thirds of variation in food neophobia is genetically determined...
  6. doi request reprint Environmental effects exceed genetic effects on perceived intensity and pleasantness of several odors: a three-population twin study
    Antti Knaapila
    Department of Food Technology, University of Helsinki, P O Box 66, 00014 Helsinki, Finland
    Behav Genet 38:484-92. 2008
    ..The results promote the importance of inter-individual variation in odor exposures and olfactory plasticity to odor perception...
  7. ncbi request reprint Sweet taste preferences are partly genetically determined: identification of a trait locus on chromosome 16
    Kaisu Keskitalo
    Department of Food Technology, University of Helsinki, Helsinki, Finland
    Am J Clin Nutr 86:55-63. 2007
    ..Humans have an innate preference for sweet taste, but the degree of liking for sweet foods varies individually...
  8. doi request reprint Self-ratings of olfactory function reflect odor annoyance rather than olfactory acuity
    Antti Knaapila
    Department of Food Technology, University of Helsinki, Helsinki, Finland
    Laryngoscope 118:2212-7. 2008
    ..We explored these ratings relative to self-rating of odor annoyance, to odor identification ability, and to mean perceived intensity of odors, and estimated relative genetic and environmental contributions to these traits...
  9. ncbi request reprint Genetic component of identification, intensity and pleasantness of odours: a Finnish family study
    Antti Knaapila
    Department of Food Technology, University of Helsinki, Helsinki, Finland
    Eur J Hum Genet 15:596-602. 2007
    ..Thus, perception of odours is potentially modified by genes other than those encoding odorant receptors...