Shaw Watanabe

Summary

Affiliation: Tokyo University of Agriculture
Country: Japan

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Antioxidant activity of soya hypocotyl tea in humans
    S Watanabe
    Department of Nutritional Science, Faculty of Applied Bioscience, Tokyo University of Agriculture, Japan
    Biofactors 12:227-32. 2000
  2. ncbi request reprint The effect of dietary and plasma fatty acids on platelet aggregation in senior generation of Japanese women
    Ribeka Takachi
    Department of Applied Bioscience, Tokyo University of Agriculture, Sakuragaoka, Setagaya, Tokyo 156 8502, Japan
    Biofactors 22:205-10. 2004
  3. ncbi request reprint Phase 1 study of multiple biomarkers for metabolism and oxidative stress after one-week intake of broccoli sprouts
    Megumi Murashima
    The Department of Applied Bioscience, Tokyo University of Agriculture, 1 1 1, Sakuragaoka Setagaya, Tokyo, 156 8502, Japan
    Biofactors 22:271-5. 2004
  4. ncbi request reprint Effects of isoflavone supplement on healthy women
    S Watanabe
    Department of Nutritional Science, Tokyo University of Agriculture, Japan
    Biofactors 12:233-41. 2000
  5. ncbi request reprint Food safety and epidemiology: new database of functional food factors
    Shaw Watanabe
    Department of Applied Bioscience, Tokyo University of Agriculture, 1 1 1 Sakuragaoka, Setagaya, Tokyo 156 8502, Japan
    Biofactors 22:213-9. 2004
  6. ncbi request reprint Sensitive high-performance liquid chromatographic method using coulometric electrode array detection for measurement of phytoestrogens in dried blood spots
    Melissa K Melby
    Tokyo University of Agriculture, Laboratory of Public Health Nutrition and Epidemiology, 1 1 1 Sakuragaoka, Setagaya Ku, Tokyo 156 8502, Japan
    J Chromatogr B Analyt Technol Biomed Life Sci 826:81-90. 2005
  7. ncbi request reprint Phytochemical intake and relationship to past health history in Japanese women
    Melissa K Melby
    Laboratory of Public Health Nutrition and Epidemiology, Department of Applied BioSciences, Tokyo University of Agriculture, Setagaya, Japan
    Biofactors 22:265-9. 2004
  8. ncbi request reprint Intake of phytochemicals among Japanese, calculated by the new FFF database
    Junko Kita
    Department of Nutritional Science, Tokyo University of Agriculture 1 1 1, Sakuragaoka, Setagaya, Tokyo 156 8502, Japan
    Biofactors 22:259-63. 2004
  9. ncbi request reprint Effects of isoflavone supplements on bone metabolic markers and climacteric symptoms in Japanese women
    Sayo Uesugi
    Laboratory of Nutritional Science, Department of Applied Bioscience, Tokyo University of Agriculture, Setagaya, Tokyo, Japan
    Biofactors 22:221-8. 2004
  10. ncbi request reprint The construction of web database server-client system for functional food factors
    Xing Gang Zhuo
    Study Group on Functional Food Factors, Department of Nutrition Science, Faculty of Applied Bioscience, Tokyo University of Agriculture, 1 1 1 Sakuragaoka Setagaya, Tokyo 156 8502, Japan
    Biofactors 22:329-32. 2004

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Publications27

  1. ncbi request reprint Antioxidant activity of soya hypocotyl tea in humans
    S Watanabe
    Department of Nutritional Science, Faculty of Applied Bioscience, Tokyo University of Agriculture, Japan
    Biofactors 12:227-32. 2000
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  2. ncbi request reprint The effect of dietary and plasma fatty acids on platelet aggregation in senior generation of Japanese women
    Ribeka Takachi
    Department of Applied Bioscience, Tokyo University of Agriculture, Sakuragaoka, Setagaya, Tokyo 156 8502, Japan
    Biofactors 22:205-10. 2004
    ..Importance of short and medium chain fatty acid intake on platelet aggregation requires further study for prevention of cardiovascular diseases...
  3. ncbi request reprint Phase 1 study of multiple biomarkers for metabolism and oxidative stress after one-week intake of broccoli sprouts
    Megumi Murashima
    The Department of Applied Bioscience, Tokyo University of Agriculture, 1 1 1, Sakuragaoka Setagaya, Tokyo, 156 8502, Japan
    Biofactors 22:271-5. 2004
    ..All subjects showed reduced PCOOH, 8-isoprostane and 8-OHdG, and increased CoQ(10)H(2)/CoQ(10) ratio. Only one week intake of broccoli sprouts improved cholesterol metabolism and decreased oxidative stress markers...
  4. ncbi request reprint Effects of isoflavone supplement on healthy women
    S Watanabe
    Department of Nutritional Science, Tokyo University of Agriculture, Japan
    Biofactors 12:233-41. 2000
    ..These changes suggest that isoflavones influence not only estrogen receptor-related functions but the hypothalamo-hypophysis-gonadal axis...
  5. ncbi request reprint Food safety and epidemiology: new database of functional food factors
    Shaw Watanabe
    Department of Applied Bioscience, Tokyo University of Agriculture, 1 1 1 Sakuragaoka, Setagaya, Tokyo 156 8502, Japan
    Biofactors 22:213-9. 2004
    ..The most effective combinations of FFF intake for human health could be elucidated by using our FFF-DB in conjunction with population-based cohort studies...
  6. ncbi request reprint Sensitive high-performance liquid chromatographic method using coulometric electrode array detection for measurement of phytoestrogens in dried blood spots
    Melissa K Melby
    Tokyo University of Agriculture, Laboratory of Public Health Nutrition and Epidemiology, 1 1 1 Sakuragaoka, Setagaya Ku, Tokyo 156 8502, Japan
    J Chromatogr B Analyt Technol Biomed Life Sci 826:81-90. 2005
    ..This method could be useful in large epidemiological research or detailed physiological studies...
  7. ncbi request reprint Phytochemical intake and relationship to past health history in Japanese women
    Melissa K Melby
    Laboratory of Public Health Nutrition and Epidemiology, Department of Applied BioSciences, Tokyo University of Agriculture, Setagaya, Japan
    Biofactors 22:265-9. 2004
    ..Fourteen of 17 FFF factors, as well as age, BMI and menopausal status, exhibited both positive and negative correlations with past history of hypertension, diabetes, allergy, migraine, and menopausal syndrome...
  8. ncbi request reprint Intake of phytochemicals among Japanese, calculated by the new FFF database
    Junko Kita
    Department of Nutritional Science, Tokyo University of Agriculture 1 1 1, Sakuragaoka, Setagaya, Tokyo 156 8502, Japan
    Biofactors 22:259-63. 2004
    ..Phytochemicals with average intake of at least 10 micromole per day were catechin, isoflavones, isothiocyanate, ferulic acid, quercetin, cinnamic acid and chlorogenic acid. Chief component analysis yielded 12 factors (80%)...
  9. ncbi request reprint Effects of isoflavone supplements on bone metabolic markers and climacteric symptoms in Japanese women
    Sayo Uesugi
    Laboratory of Nutritional Science, Department of Applied Bioscience, Tokyo University of Agriculture, Setagaya, Tokyo, Japan
    Biofactors 22:221-8. 2004
    ..Isoflavone supplementation offers benefits to reduce effectively on bone resorption enhanced by menopause. The treatment also showed an improvement of climacteric hot flash and hypertension. Equol producers showed better results...
  10. ncbi request reprint The construction of web database server-client system for functional food factors
    Xing Gang Zhuo
    Study Group on Functional Food Factors, Department of Nutrition Science, Faculty of Applied Bioscience, Tokyo University of Agriculture, 1 1 1 Sakuragaoka Setagaya, Tokyo 156 8502, Japan
    Biofactors 22:329-32. 2004
    ..We are opening the database at http://www.life-science.jp/FFF for test now...
  11. ncbi request reprint Isoflavones for prevention of cancer, cardiovascular diseases, gynecological problems and possible immune potentiation
    Shaw Watanabe
    Department of Nutritional Science, Tokyo University of Agriculture, Setagaya, Japan
    Biomed Pharmacother 56:302-12. 2002
    ..Health effects of IFs on cancer occurrence, cardiovascular diseases, gynecological problems and possible immune potentiation are reviewed from functional aspects...
  12. ncbi request reprint Lower energy content of human milk than calculated using conversion factors
    Satoko Hosoi
    Department of Applied Bioscience, Tokyo University of Agriculture, Tokyo 156 8502, Japan
    Pediatr Int 47:7-9. 2005
    ..For this study, the energy of human milk was quantified in two ways, using a direct measurement and a calculation method...
  13. ncbi request reprint Divergence of glyceraldehyde-3-phosphate dehydrogenase isozymes in Saccharomyces cerevisiae complex
    T Kadokura
    Department of Fermentation Science, Tokyo University of Agriculture, Setagayaku, Japan
    Syst Appl Microbiol 23:198-205. 2000
    ..Patterns of S. paradoxus appeared to be rather similar to those of sake yeasts. Results on the other species of the genus and on the preliminary experiments on PAGE of native isozymes are also described...
  14. ncbi request reprint Soy isoflavone intake lowers serum LDL cholesterol: a meta-analysis of 8 randomized controlled trials in humans
    Xing Gang Zhuo
    Department of Nutrition Science, Faculty of Applied Bioscience, Tokyo University of Agriculture, 1 1 1 Sakuragaoka, Setagaya, Tokyo 156 8502, Japan
    J Nutr 134:2395-400. 2004
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  15. ncbi request reprint Measurement of isoflavones using liquid chromatography with multi-channel coulometric electrochemical detection
    Kazuyuki Ouchi
    Tokyo University of Agriculture, 1 1 1 Sakuragaoka, Setagaya Ku, Tokyo 156 0054, Japan
    Biofactors 22:353-6. 2004
    ..HPLC-ECD will enable better investigation into the relationship between lifestyle and the effects of phytochemicals on humans...
  16. ncbi request reprint Effects of lactoferrin, soya germ and polyamine on 2-amino-1-methyl-6- phenylimidazo[4,5-b]-pyridine(PhIP)- induced breast carcinogenesis in rats
    Ryota Haba
    Faculty of Applied Bioscience, Tokyo University of Agriculture 1 1 1 Sakuragaoka, Setagaya, Tokyo 156 8502, Japan
    Biofactors 22:127-31. 2004
    ..0% and 76.9% in the 0.035% and 0.175% SPD groups, respectively. Isoflavone-rich SG significantly suppressed breast cancer, and the tumors showed fibrous or less malignant features upon histological examination...
  17. ncbi request reprint [Phytoestrogen and cancer prevention]
    Shaw Watanabe
    Department of Applied Bioscience, Tokyo University of Agriculture, 1 1 1 Sakuraoka, Setagaya Ku, Tokyo 156 8502, Japan
    Gan To Kagaku Ryoho 30:902-8. 2003
    ..Mechanisms of cancer prevention by these phytoestrogens are reviewed, and human epidemiological studies, especially for breast and prostate cancers, are summarized and the results discussed...
  18. ncbi request reprint [Associations between dietary intake and urinary excretion of sodium, potassium, phosphorus, magnesium, and calcium]
    Mitsuru Kimira
    Department of Nutritional Science, Faculty of Applied Bioscience, Tokyo University of Agriculture, 1 1 1 Sakuragaoka, Setagaya, Tokyo 156 8502, Japan
    Nihon Eiseigaku Zasshi 59:23-30. 2004
    ....
  19. pmc Distribution and major sources of flavonoid intakes in the middle-aged Japanese women
    Naoto Otaki
    Department of Nutritional Science, Faculty of Applied Bioscience, Tokyo University of Agriculture, 1 1 1 Sakuragaoka, Setagaya Ku, Tokyo 156 8502, Japan
    J Clin Biochem Nutr 44:231-8. 2009
    ..Furthermore, analysis of sub-samples from middle-aged Japanese women indicated that there may be an association between flavonoid intake and the levels of oxidized LDL, which might be related to the incidence of cardiovascular diseases...
  20. ncbi request reprint [Intake and excretion of cadmium and iron balance and influence of dietary habits among young women]
    Megumi Murashima
    Department of Nutritional Science, Faculty of Applied Bioscience, Tokyo University of Agriculture, 1 1 1 Sakuragaoka, Setagaya, Tokyo 156 8502, Japan
    Nihon Eiseigaku Zasshi 59:31-7. 2004
    ..The purpose of this study is to investigate the relationship between cadmium and iron in the body and to evaluate the influence of dietary habits...
  21. ncbi request reprint Dietary fructooligosaccharides modify intestinal bioavailability of a single dose of genistein and daidzein and affect their urinary excretion and kinetics in blood of rats
    M Uehara
    Department of Nutritional Science, Faculty of Applied Bio-Science, Tokyo University of Agriculture, Setagaya-ku, Tokyo 156-8502, Japan
    J Nutr 131:787-95. 2001
    ..The difference between the portal and central veins indicated hepatic uptake, probably leading to conjugation of aglycones and excretion into bile. FOS modified the absorption and enterohepatic recirculation of isoflavones...
  22. ncbi request reprint Baseline data of reproductive system in the JPHC study. Japan Public Health Center-based Prospective Study on Cancer and Cardiovascular Diseases
    S Watanabe
    Department of Applied Bioscience, Tokyo University of Agriculture, Japan
    J Epidemiol 11:S75-80. 2001
    ..Baseline survey data, including gynecological past history, frequency of examination for uterine cancers, and so forth, showed some profile of middle aged women in the different areas in Japan...
  23. ncbi request reprint A mainstay of functional food science in Japan--history, present status, and future outlook
    S Arai
    Department of Nutritional Science, Tokyo University of Agriculture, Japan
    Biosci Biotechnol Biochem 65:1-13. 2001
    ..This paper is an overview compiled from 12 presentations made in the symposium, with the aim of internationally publicizing the activity of functional food science in Japan...
  24. ncbi request reprint UV exposure of elementary school children in five Japanese cities
    Masaji Ono
    Environmental Health Sciences Division, National Institute for Environmental Studies, Tsukuba, Ibaraki, Japan
    Photochem Photobiol 81:437-45. 2005
    ..9% in Tokyo to 4.0% in Naha. In the questionnaire survey on outdoor-activity pattern, a short question "How long did you spend time outdoors between 0900 and 1500 h?" gives the best estimates of UV exposure...
  25. ncbi request reprint Soy isoflavones lower serum total and LDL cholesterol in humans: a meta-analysis of 11 randomized controlled trials
    Kyoko Taku
    Information Center and the Nutritional Education Program, National Institute of Health and Nutrition, Tokyo, Japan
    Am J Clin Nutr 85:1148-56. 2007
    ..Clinical trials have reported the cholesterol-lowering effects of soy protein intake, but the components responsible are not known...
  26. doi request reprint Lignan content of selected foods from Japan
    José L Peñalvo
    Institute for Preventive Medicine, Nutrition and Cancer, Folkhalsan Research Center and Division of Clinical Chemistry, University of Helsinki, 00014 Helsinki, Finland
    J Agric Food Chem 56:401-9. 2008
    ..These data will complement the previous databases and most importantly expand the knowledge of occurrence of lignans in food to Eastern diets...
  27. ncbi request reprint Overview of nutrition reference and dietary recommendations in Japan: application to nutrition policy in Asian countries
    Melissa K Melby
    Nutrition Education Program, National Institute of Health and Nutrition, 1 23 1, Toyama, Shinjuku, Tokyo 162 8636, Japan
    Asia Pac J Clin Nutr 17:394-8. 2008
    ..This symposium and the Asian network are initial steps toward integrating nutriology into Asia-wide nutrition-based public health research and programs such as Japanese Shokuiku (eating education)...