Seigo Baba

Summary

Affiliation: Meiji Seika Kaisha
Country: Japan

Publications

  1. ncbi Cocoa powder enhances the level of antioxidative activity in rat plasma
    S Baba
    Functional Foods R and D Laboratories, Meiji Seika Kaisha Ltd, 5 3 1, Chiyoda, Sakado shi, Saitama 350 0289, Japan
    Br J Nutr 84:673-80. 2000
  2. ncbi Plasma LDL and HDL cholesterol and oxidized LDL concentrations are altered in normo- and hypercholesterolemic humans after intake of different levels of cocoa powder
    Seigo Baba
    Food and Health R and D Laboratories, Meiji Seika Kaisha Ltd, Saitama, Japan
    J Nutr 137:1436-41. 2007
  3. ncbi Continuous intake of polyphenolic compounds containing cocoa powder reduces LDL oxidative susceptibility and has beneficial effects on plasma HDL-cholesterol concentrations in humans
    Seigo Baba
    Food and Health R and D Laboratories, Meiji Seika Kaisha Ltd, Saitama, Japan
    Am J Clin Nutr 85:709-17. 2007
  4. ncbi Absorption, metabolism, degradation and urinary excretion of rosmarinic acid after intake of Perilla frutescens extract in humans
    Seigo Baba
    Nutritional Science Center, Health and Bioscience Laboratories, Meiji Seika Kaisha, Ltd, Sakado shi, Saitama 350 0289, Japan
    Eur J Nutr 44:1-9. 2005
  5. ncbi Orally administered rosmarinic acid is present as the conjugated and/or methylated forms in plasma, and is degraded and metabolized to conjugated forms of caffeic acid, ferulic acid and m-coumaric acid
    Seigo Baba
    Nutritional Science Center, Health and Bioscience Laboratories, Meiji Seika Kaisha, Ltd, 5 3 1, Chiyoda, Sakado shi, Saitama 350 0289, Japan
    Life Sci 75:165-78. 2004
  6. ncbi In vivo comparison of the bioavailability of (+)-catechin, (-)-epicatechin and their mixture in orally administered rats
    S Baba
    Functional Foods R and D Laboratories, Meiji Seika Kaisha, Ltd, Sakado 350 0289, Japan
    J Nutr 131:2885-91. 2001
  7. ncbi Bioavailability of (-)-epicatechin upon intake of chocolate and cocoa in human volunteers
    S Baba
    Funtional Foods R and D Labs, Meiji Seika Kaisha Ltd, Saitama, Japan
    Free Radic Res 33:635-41. 2000
  8. ncbi Absorption and urinary excretion of procyanidin B2 [epicatechin-(4beta-8)-epicatechin] in rats
    Seigo Baba
    Nutritional Science Center, Health Laboratory, Meiji Seika Kaisha, Ltd, Sakado shi, Saitama, Japan
    Free Radic Biol Med 33:142-8. 2002
  9. ncbi Absorption and urinary excretion of (-)-epicatechin after administration of different levels of cocoa powder or (-)-epicatechin in rats
    S Baba
    Functional Foods Research and Development Laboratories, Meiji Seika Kaisha, Ltd, 5 3 1 Chiyoda, Sakado shi, Saitama 350 0289, Japan
    J Agric Food Chem 49:6050-6. 2001
  10. ncbi In vitro antioxidative activity of (-)-epicatechin glucuronide metabolites present in human and rat plasma
    Midori Natsume
    Healthcare R and D Laboratories, Meiji Seika Kaisha Ltd, Sakado shi, Saitama 350 0289, Japan
    Free Radic Res 38:1341-8. 2004

Detail Information

Publications15

  1. ncbi Cocoa powder enhances the level of antioxidative activity in rat plasma
    S Baba
    Functional Foods R and D Laboratories, Meiji Seika Kaisha Ltd, 5 3 1, Chiyoda, Sakado shi, Saitama 350 0289, Japan
    Br J Nutr 84:673-80. 2000
    ....
  2. ncbi Plasma LDL and HDL cholesterol and oxidized LDL concentrations are altered in normo- and hypercholesterolemic humans after intake of different levels of cocoa powder
    Seigo Baba
    Food and Health R and D Laboratories, Meiji Seika Kaisha Ltd, Saitama, Japan
    J Nutr 137:1436-41. 2007
    ..The results suggest that polyphenolic substances derived from cocoa powder may contribute to a reduction in LDL cholesterol, an elevation in HDL cholesterol, and the suppression of oxidized LDL...
  3. ncbi Continuous intake of polyphenolic compounds containing cocoa powder reduces LDL oxidative susceptibility and has beneficial effects on plasma HDL-cholesterol concentrations in humans
    Seigo Baba
    Food and Health R and D Laboratories, Meiji Seika Kaisha Ltd, Saitama, Japan
    Am J Clin Nutr 85:709-17. 2007
    ..Cocoa powder is rich in polyphenols such as catechins and procyanidins and has been shown in various models to inhibit LDL oxidation and atherogenesis...
  4. ncbi Absorption, metabolism, degradation and urinary excretion of rosmarinic acid after intake of Perilla frutescens extract in humans
    Seigo Baba
    Nutritional Science Center, Health and Bioscience Laboratories, Meiji Seika Kaisha, Ltd, Sakado shi, Saitama 350 0289, Japan
    Eur J Nutr 44:1-9. 2005
    ..Previous studies have shown RA has antioxidative and anti-inflammatory activity. However, little is known on the absorption, metabolism, degradation and excretion of RA...
  5. ncbi Orally administered rosmarinic acid is present as the conjugated and/or methylated forms in plasma, and is degraded and metabolized to conjugated forms of caffeic acid, ferulic acid and m-coumaric acid
    Seigo Baba
    Nutritional Science Center, Health and Bioscience Laboratories, Meiji Seika Kaisha, Ltd, 5 3 1, Chiyoda, Sakado shi, Saitama 350 0289, Japan
    Life Sci 75:165-78. 2004
    ....
  6. ncbi In vivo comparison of the bioavailability of (+)-catechin, (-)-epicatechin and their mixture in orally administered rats
    S Baba
    Functional Foods R and D Laboratories, Meiji Seika Kaisha, Ltd, Sakado 350 0289, Japan
    J Nutr 131:2885-91. 2001
    ....
  7. ncbi Bioavailability of (-)-epicatechin upon intake of chocolate and cocoa in human volunteers
    S Baba
    Funtional Foods R and D Labs, Meiji Seika Kaisha Ltd, Saitama, Japan
    Free Radic Res 33:635-41. 2000
    ..8+/-5.3%'; and 25.3+/-8.1% of total EC intake. EC in chocolate and cocoa was partly absorbed and was found to be present as a component of various conjugates in plasma, and these were rapidly excreted in urine...
  8. ncbi Absorption and urinary excretion of procyanidin B2 [epicatechin-(4beta-8)-epicatechin] in rats
    Seigo Baba
    Nutritional Science Center, Health Laboratory, Meiji Seika Kaisha, Ltd, Sakado shi, Saitama, Japan
    Free Radic Biol Med 33:142-8. 2002
    ..Moreover, PB2 reduces the accumulation of lipid peroxide in plasma oxidized by copper ions...
  9. ncbi Absorption and urinary excretion of (-)-epicatechin after administration of different levels of cocoa powder or (-)-epicatechin in rats
    S Baba
    Functional Foods Research and Development Laboratories, Meiji Seika Kaisha, Ltd, 5 3 1 Chiyoda, Sakado shi, Saitama 350 0289, Japan
    J Agric Food Chem 49:6050-6. 2001
    ....
  10. ncbi In vitro antioxidative activity of (-)-epicatechin glucuronide metabolites present in human and rat plasma
    Midori Natsume
    Healthcare R and D Laboratories, Meiji Seika Kaisha Ltd, Sakado shi, Saitama 350 0289, Japan
    Free Radic Res 38:1341-8. 2004
    ..In contrast, the other metabolites had light antioxidative activities over the range of physiological concentrations found in plasma...
  11. ncbi Structures of (-)-epicatechin glucuronide identified from plasma and urine after oral ingestion of (-)-epicatechin: differences between human and rat
    Midori Natsume
    Health and Bioscience Laboratories, Meiji Seika Kaisha Ltd, Saitama, Japan
    Free Radic Biol Med 34:840-9. 2003
    ..The presence of these metabolites in blood and urine suggests that catechins are metabolized and circulated in the body after administration of catechin-containing foods...
  12. ncbi Cacao procyanidins reduce plasma cholesterol and increase fecal steroid excretion in rats fed a high-cholesterol diet
    Akiko Yasuda
    Food and Health R and D Laboratories, Meiji Seika Kaisha Ltd, Saitama, Japan
    Biofactors 33:211-23. 2008
    ....
  13. ncbi Suppressive effects of cacao polyphenols on the development of atherosclerosis in apolipoprotein E-deficient mice
    Midori Natsume
    Functional Evaluation Department, Food Science Research Laboratories, R and D Division, Meiji Co, Ltd, 540 Naruda, Odawara, Kanagawa, 250 0862, Japan
    Subcell Biochem 77:189-98. 2014
    ..These results suggest that cacao polyphenols inhibit the development of atherosclerosis in apolipoprotein E-deficient (-/-) mice by reducing oxidative stress and inflammatory responses...
  14. doi Comparison of different sources and degrees of hydrolysis of dietary protein: effect on plasma amino acids, dipeptides, and insulin responses in human subjects
    Masashi Morifuji
    Food and Health R and D Laboratories, Meiji Seika Kaisha Ltd, Saitama 350 0289, Japan
    J Agric Food Chem 58:8788-97. 2010
    ..Taken together, these results demonstrate whey protein hydrolysates cause significantly greater increases in the plasma concentrations of amino acids, dipeptides, and insulin...
  15. ncbi Extract of Perilla frutescens enriched for rosmarinic acid, a polyphenolic phytochemical, inhibits seasonal allergic rhinoconjunctivitis in humans
    Hirohisa Takano
    First Department of Medicine, Kyoto Prefectural University of Medicine, Kyoto 602 0841, Japan
    Exp Biol Med (Maywood) 229:247-54. 2004
    ..Use of this alternative treatment for SAR might reduce treatment costs for allergic diseases...