- Dietary mono- and polyunsaturated fatty acids similarly increase plasma apolipoprotein A-IV concentrations in healthy men and womenMario Kratz
Institute of Arteriosclerosis Research at the University of Münster, 48149 Munster, Germany
J Nutr 133:1821-5. 2003..In conclusion, diets rich in unsaturated fatty acids, independent of the degree of unsaturation, gender and apo A-IV genotype, increase plasma apo A-IV concentrations compared with a baseline diet rich in SFA in healthy men and women...
- Effects of dietary fatty acids on the composition and oxidizability of low-density lipoproteinM Kratz
Institute of Arteriosclerosis Research at the University of Münster, Munster, Germany
Eur J Clin Nutr 56:72-81. 2002..The objective of this study was to compare the effects of dietary monounsaturated fatty acids (MUFA), n-6 and n-3 polyunsaturated fatty acids (PUFA) on LDL composition and oxidizability...
- Dietary mono- and polyunsaturated fatty acids similarly affect LDL size in healthy men and womenMario Kratz
Institute of Arteriosclerosis Research at the University of Münster, Domagkstrasse 3, 48149 Munster, Germany
J Nutr 132:715-8. 2002..However, the small magnitude of this reduction also suggests that the composition of dietary fat is not a major factor affecting LDL size...
- The impact of dietary fat composition on serum leptin concentrations in healthy nonobese men and womenMario Kratz
Institute of Arteriosclerosis Research, University of Muenster, Domagkstrasse 3, 48149 Muenster, Germany
J Clin Endocrinol Metab 87:5008-14. 2002..Thus, it is proposed that serum leptin levels were affected by the high amount of alpha-linolenic acid in rapeseed oil. However, questions remain as to why this diet differently affected serum leptin in men and women...
- Effects of diets containing olive oil, sunflower oil, or rapeseed oil on the hemostatic systemR Junker
Institute of Clinical Chemistry and Laboratory Medicine, University of Munster, Germany
Thromb Haemost 85:280-6. 2001..Therefore, the clinical significance of the present findings remains to be evaluated...
- Similar serum plant sterol responses of human subjects heterozygous for a mutation causing sitosterolemia and controls to diets enriched in plant sterols or stanolsM Kratz
Leibnitz Institute of Arteriosclerosis Research, University of Muenster, Germany
Eur J Clin Nutr 61:896-905. 2007..We investigated the serum phytosterol responses of heterozygous relatives of sitosterolemia patients to diets enriched in phytosterols or stanols...
- Expression of the ATP-binding cassette transporter gene ABCG1 (ABC8) in Tangier diseaseS Lorkowski
Institute of Arteriosclerosis Research, University of Munster, Munster, Germany
Biochem Biophys Res Commun 283:821-30. 2001..These data indicate that not only ABCA1 but also ABCG1 may play a role in the cholesterol metabolism of macrophages in vitro and in the atherosclerotic plaque...
- Individual serum triglyceride responses to high-fat and low-fat diets differ in men with modest and severe hypertriglyceridemiaBirgitta Jacobs
Institute of Arteriosclerosis Research, University of Muenster, Muenster, Germany
J Nutr 134:1400-5. 2004..5 mmol/L). However, a lower-fat diet is more suitable for some subjects with more distinctly elevated triglyceride concentrations...
- Effect of dietary n-3 polyunsaturated fatty acids on plasma total and high-molecular-weight adiponectin concentrations in overweight to moderately obese men and womenMario Kratz
Division of Metabolism, Endocrinology and Nutrition, Department of Medicine, University of Washington, Seattle, WA, USA
Am J Clin Nutr 87:347-53. 2008..Recent studies indicated that dietary n-3 polyunsaturated fatty acids (PUFAs) increase circulating adiponectin concentrations in rodents...
- Pharmacological regulation of cholesterol efflux in human monocyte-derived macrophages in the absence of exogenous cholesterol acceptorsAndrea Cignarella
Department of Pharmacological Sciences, University of Milan, Via Balzaretti 9, 20133 Milan, Italy
Atherosclerosis 179:229-36. 2005....
- Reduced adipogenic gene expression in thigh adipose tissue precedes human immunodeficiency virus-associated lipoatrophyMario Kratz
Department of Medicine, University of Washington, Seattle, Washington 98109, USA
J Clin Endocrinol Metab 93:959-66. 2008..The expression of adipogenic genes in sc adipose tissue has been reported to be lower among patients with HIV-associated lipoatrophy than HIV-uninfected controls. It is unclear whether this is a result or cause of lipoatrophy...