Nobuya Shirai

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Affiliation: National Institute of Agrobiological Sciences
Country: Japan

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Effect of lipids extracted from a salted herring roe food product on maze-behavior in mice
    Nobuya Shirai
    National Food Research Institute, Kannondai, Tsukuba, Ibaraki 305 8642, Japan
    J Nutr Sci Vitaminol (Tokyo) 52:451-6. 2006
  2. doi request reprint Effects of simultaneous intakes of fish oil and green tea extracts on plasma, glucose, insulin, C-peptide, and adiponectin and on liver lipid concentrations in mice fed low- and high-fat diets
    Nobuya Shirai
    National Food Research Institute, Kannondai, Tsukuba, Japan
    Ann Nutr Metab 52:241-9. 2008
  3. ncbi request reprint Effect of docosahexaenoic acid on brain 3-hydroxy-3-methylglutaryl-coenzyme A reductase activity in male ICR mice
    Nobuya Shirai
    National Food Research Institute, Tsukuba, Ibaraki 305 8642, Japan
    J Nutr Biochem 18:488-94. 2007
  4. doi request reprint A comparative study of the effects of erabu sea snake (Laticauda semifasciata) lipids, green tea extract and conjugated linoleic acid on the swimming endurance of mice
    Guihua Zhang
    National Agriculture and Food Research Organization, National Food Research Institute, Tsukuba, Ibaraki, Japan
    Int J Vitam Nutr Res 79:362-74. 2009
  5. ncbi request reprint Effects of Western, Vegetarian, and Japanese dietary fat model diets with or without green tea extract on the plasma lipids and glucose, and liver lipids in mice. A long-term feeding experiment
    Nobuya Shirai
    National Food Research Institute, Kannondai, Tsukuba, Ibaraki, Japan
    Ann Nutr Metab 48:95-102. 2004
  6. doi request reprint Relationship between the effect of dietary fat on swimming endurance and energy metabolism in aged mice
    Guihua Zhang
    National Agriculture and Food Research Organization, National Food Research Institute, Tsukuba, Japan
    Ann Nutr Metab 58:282-9. 2011
  7. ncbi request reprint Effect of lipids from Erabu sea snake, Laticauda semifasciata, on plasma glucose, insulin, and adipocytokine concentrations of normal and streptozotocin-diabetic mice
    Nobuya Shirai
    National Food Research Institute, Kannondai, Tsukuba, Ibaraki, Japan
    Ann Nutr Metab 50:425-32. 2006
  8. ncbi request reprint Effects of dietary herring roe lipids on plasma lipid, glucose, insulin, and adiponectin concentrations in mice
    Tomoyuki Higuchi
    National Food Research Institute, 2 1 12, Kannondai, Tsukuba, Ibaraki 305 8642, Japan
    J Agric Food Chem 54:3750-5. 2006
  9. ncbi request reprint Reduction in plasma glucose after lipid changes in mice fed fish oil, docosahexaenoic acid, and eicosapentaenoic acid diets
    Tomoyuki Higuchi
    National Food Research Institute, Tsukuba, Japan
    Ann Nutr Metab 50:147-54. 2006
  10. ncbi request reprint Effect of dietary docosahexaenoic acid and catechins on maze behavior in mice
    Nobuya Shirai
    National Food Research Institute, Kannondai, Tsukuba, Japan
    Ann Nutr Metab 48:51-8. 2004

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Publications17

  1. ncbi request reprint Effect of lipids extracted from a salted herring roe food product on maze-behavior in mice
    Nobuya Shirai
    National Food Research Institute, Kannondai, Tsukuba, Ibaraki 305 8642, Japan
    J Nutr Sci Vitaminol (Tokyo) 52:451-6. 2006
    ..Our results suggest that an intake of Kazunoko lipids may suppress the percentage of n-6 fatty acids in brain lipids and this diet can be even more effective than fish oil as a supplement to improve learning capacity in mice...
  2. doi request reprint Effects of simultaneous intakes of fish oil and green tea extracts on plasma, glucose, insulin, C-peptide, and adiponectin and on liver lipid concentrations in mice fed low- and high-fat diets
    Nobuya Shirai
    National Food Research Institute, Kannondai, Tsukuba, Japan
    Ann Nutr Metab 52:241-9. 2008
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  3. ncbi request reprint Effect of docosahexaenoic acid on brain 3-hydroxy-3-methylglutaryl-coenzyme A reductase activity in male ICR mice
    Nobuya Shirai
    National Food Research Institute, Tsukuba, Ibaraki 305 8642, Japan
    J Nutr Biochem 18:488-94. 2007
    ..The DHA percentages of brain and liver microsomal fractions increased with the intake of DHA-EE in adult and aged mice. These results suggest that DHA may enhance brain HMG-CoA reductase activity in aged mice...
  4. doi request reprint A comparative study of the effects of erabu sea snake (Laticauda semifasciata) lipids, green tea extract and conjugated linoleic acid on the swimming endurance of mice
    Guihua Zhang
    National Agriculture and Food Research Organization, National Food Research Institute, Tsukuba, Ibaraki, Japan
    Int J Vitam Nutr Res 79:362-74. 2009
    ..The results suggest that the intake of 1 % SSL improved endurance more than the intake of 0.2 % GTE or 0.5 % CLA in mice. This action may involve the promotion of lactate oxidation for utilization...
  5. ncbi request reprint Effects of Western, Vegetarian, and Japanese dietary fat model diets with or without green tea extract on the plasma lipids and glucose, and liver lipids in mice. A long-term feeding experiment
    Nobuya Shirai
    National Food Research Institute, Kannondai, Tsukuba, Ibaraki, Japan
    Ann Nutr Metab 48:95-102. 2004
    ..The purpose of this study was to investigate the long-term effects of three model diets containing different fats, with or without a small amount of green tea extract (GTE), on plasma lipids and glucose, and liver lipids in mice...
  6. doi request reprint Relationship between the effect of dietary fat on swimming endurance and energy metabolism in aged mice
    Guihua Zhang
    National Agriculture and Food Research Organization, National Food Research Institute, Tsukuba, Japan
    Ann Nutr Metab 58:282-9. 2011
    ..The aim of this study was to investigate the effect of different dietary fats on alterations in endurance, energy metabolism, and plasma levels of interleukin-6 (IL-6) and minerals in mice...
  7. ncbi request reprint Effect of lipids from Erabu sea snake, Laticauda semifasciata, on plasma glucose, insulin, and adipocytokine concentrations of normal and streptozotocin-diabetic mice
    Nobuya Shirai
    National Food Research Institute, Kannondai, Tsukuba, Ibaraki, Japan
    Ann Nutr Metab 50:425-32. 2006
    ..To clarify the influence of Erabu sea snake lipid on levels of plasma insulin and adipocyte-derived hormones...
  8. ncbi request reprint Effects of dietary herring roe lipids on plasma lipid, glucose, insulin, and adiponectin concentrations in mice
    Tomoyuki Higuchi
    National Food Research Institute, 2 1 12, Kannondai, Tsukuba, Ibaraki 305 8642, Japan
    J Agric Food Chem 54:3750-5. 2006
    ..The constituent Kazunoko lipids may not only decrease the levels of plasma lipids but also decrease glucose concentrations by enhancing plasma adiponectin levels in mice...
  9. ncbi request reprint Reduction in plasma glucose after lipid changes in mice fed fish oil, docosahexaenoic acid, and eicosapentaenoic acid diets
    Tomoyuki Higuchi
    National Food Research Institute, Tsukuba, Japan
    Ann Nutr Metab 50:147-54. 2006
    ..Effects of the dietary docosahexaenoic acid (DHA), eicosapentaenoic acid (EPA), and fish oil on weekly changes in plasma glucose, total cholesterol, triacylglycerol, and phospholipid concentrations of male Crlj:CD-1 mice were investigated...
  10. ncbi request reprint Effect of dietary docosahexaenoic acid and catechins on maze behavior in mice
    Nobuya Shirai
    National Food Research Institute, Kannondai, Tsukuba, Japan
    Ann Nutr Metab 48:51-8. 2004
    ..However, the effect of a simultaneous intake of DHA and catechins on brain function is unknown. The purpose of this study was to investigate the effect of DHA and catechins on maze behavior in mice...
  11. ncbi request reprint Dietary and seasonal effects on the dorsal meat lipid composition of Japanese (Silurus asotus) and Thai catfish (Clarias macrocephalus and hybrid Clarias macrocephalus and Clarias galipinus)
    Nobuya Shirai
    Department of Food Science and Technology, Tokyo University of Fisheries, Konan, Minato, Tokyo 108 8477, Japan
    Comp Biochem Physiol A Mol Integr Physiol 132:609-19. 2002
    ..These results indicate that the percentage of DHA in the dorsal meat of catfish is influenced by dietary fatty acid, and it may be that it can be increased in cultivated fish by administering a diet containing a large amount of DHA...
  12. ncbi request reprint Effect of season on the fatty acid composition and free amino acid content of the sardine Sardinops melanostictus
    Nobuya Shirai
    Faculty of Agriculture, Miyazaki University, Gakuenkibanadai, 889 2192, Miyazaki, Japan
    Comp Biochem Physiol B Biochem Mol Biol 131:387-93. 2002
    ..These results suggested that both the fatty acid composition of sardines and the high concentrations of certain amino acids in free form are influenced by the intake and seasonal variation of composition of plankton...
  13. ncbi request reprint L-lactic acid's improvement of swimming endurance in mice
    Guihua Zhang
    National Agriculture and Food Research Organization, National Food Research Inst, Tsukuba, Japan
    Int J Sport Nutr Exerc Metab 19:673-84. 2009
    ..These results suggest that L-lactic acid can enhance swimming endurance of mice and that this action is dose dependent...
  14. ncbi request reprint Direct methylation from mouse plasma and from liver and brain homogenates
    Nobuya Shirai
    National Food Research Institute, Kannondai, Tsukuba, Ibaraki 305 8642, Japan
    Anal Biochem 343:48-53. 2005
    ..Therefore, the direct methylation method without lipid extraction is the most suitable for determining fatty acid composition in plasma and tissue...
  15. ncbi request reprint Levels of plasma insulin, leptin and adiponectin, and activities of key enzymes in carbohydrate metabolism in skeletal muscle and liver in fasted ICR mice fed dietary n-3 polyunsaturated fatty acids
    Tomoyuki Higuchi
    High Technology Research Center, Kagawa Nutrition University, 3 9 21, Chiyoda, Sakado, Saitama 350 0288, Japan
    J Nutr Biochem 19:577-86. 2008
    ..05, respectively). These results suggest that the reduction in plasma glucose concentration in mice fed n-3 PUFAs is mainly caused by acceleration of glucose uptake and glycerol synthesis in the liver rather than in the skeletal muscle...
  16. ncbi request reprint Effect of Erabu sea snake (Laticauda semifasciata) lipids on the swimming endurance of mice
    Guihua Zhang
    United Graduate School of Agricultural Science, Tokyo University of Agriculture and Technology, Fuchu City, Japan
    Ann Nutr Metab 51:281-7. 2007
    ..This study was designed to investigate the effect of Erabu sea snake (Laticauda semifasciata) lipids on the swimming endurance of mice...
  17. ncbi request reprint Effect of Erabu sea snake (Laticauda semifasciata) lipids on the swimming endurance of aged mice
    Guihua Zhang
    United Graduate School of Agricultural Science, Tokyo University of Agriculture and Technology, Tokyo, Japan
    J Nutr Sci Vitaminol (Tokyo) 53:476-81. 2007
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