Min Jeong Shin


Affiliation: Korea University
Country: Korea


  1. Seo W, Jo G, Shin M, Oh K. Medium-Chain Acylcarnitines Are Associated With Cardioembolic Stroke and Stroke Recurrence: A Metabolomics Study. Arterioscler Thromb Vasc Biol. 2018;: pubmed publisher
    ..Metabolomics provided an improved understanding of CE pathogenesis and stroke recurrence. We have identified decanoylcarnitine and octanoylcarnitine as novel biomarkers for CE and stroke recurrence. ..
  2. Lee Y, Cho Y, Burgess S, Davey Smith G, Relton C, Shin S, et al. Serum gamma-glutamyl transferase and risk of type 2 diabetes in the general Korean population: a Mendelian randomization study. Hum Mol Genet. 2016;25:3877-3886 pubmed publisher
    ..993 to 1.022) with considerable heterogeneity between the causal effects estimated using different genetic variants. Overall, there is weak genetic evidence that GGT levels may have a causal role in the development of type 2 diabetes. ..
  3. Park C, Moon J, Jo G, Lee J, Kim O, Oh H, et al. The association between genetic variants of angiopoietin-like 3 and risk of diabetes mellitus is modified by dietary factors in Koreans. Sci Rep. 2019;9:766 pubmed publisher
    ..Our data suggest that genetic variation of rs11207997 in the ANGPTL3 gene is associated with risk of DM, possibly through contributing to a lifelong set point of TG. ..
  4. Kim O, Kwak S, Lim H, Shin M. Genotype effects of glucokinase regulator on lipid profiles and glycemic status are modified by circulating calcium levels: results from the Korean Genome and Epidemiology Study. Nutr Res. 2018;60:96-105 pubmed publisher
    ..It provides important information for individualized prevention and management of cardiovascular risk associated with GCKR SNPs. ..
  5. Jo G, Kwak S, Kim J, Lim H, Shin M. Association between Genetic Variant of Apolipoprotein C3 and Incident Hypertension Stratified by Obesity and Physical Activity in Korea. Nutrients. 2018;10: pubmed publisher
  6. Park C, Kwak S, Jo G, Shin M. Genetic Association between Serum 25-Hydroxyvitamin D Levels and Lung Function in Korean Men and Women: Data from KNHANES 2011⁻2012. Nutrients. 2018;10: pubmed publisher
    ..008 (0.001, 0.016) and 0.008 (0.002, 0.015), respectively; both p < 0.05), but not with GRS. In conclusion, lung function was associated with genetic variation in Korean women and with 25(OH)D in Korean men. ..
  7. Cho Y, Chung H, Kim S, Shin M. Dietary patterns and pulmonary function in Korean women: findings from the Korea National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey 2007-2011. Food Chem Toxicol. 2014;74:177-83 pubmed publisher
    ..In conclusion, the refined diet pattern was associated with decreased pulmonary function in Korean women. This information may be useful toward the development of nutritional guidelines for improving pulmonary function in Korean women. ..
  8. Kwak J, Jo G, Chung H, Shin M. Association between sugar-sweetened beverage consumption and incident hypertension in Korean adults: a prospective study. Eur J Nutr. 2018;: pubmed publisher
    ..The results of this study suggest that SSB consumption was associated with an increased risk of HTN, particularly among obese participants. ..
  9. Yang S, Kwak S, Jo G, Song T, Shin M. Serum metabolite profile associated with incident type 2 diabetes in Koreans: findings from the Korean Genome and Epidemiology Study. Sci Rep. 2018;8:8207 pubmed publisher
    ..Alterations of metabolites such as amino acids and choline-containing phospholipids appear to be associated with T2D risk in Korean adults. ..

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  1. Hu H, Moon J, Chung J, Kim O, Yu R, Shin M. Arginase inhibition ameliorates adipose tissue inflammation in mice with diet-induced obesity. Biochem Biophys Res Commun. 2015;464:840-7 pubmed publisher
    ..These results may indicate that arginase inhibition ameliorates obesity-induced adipose tissue inflammation. ..
  2. Cho Y, Shin S, Shin M. Sarcopenic obesity is associated with lower indicators of psychological health and quality of life in Koreans. Nutr Res. 2015;35:384-92 pubmed publisher
    ..In conclusion, our results suggest that SO was associated with adverse psychological health and lower QoL more than body mass index-based general obesity. ..
  3. Do H, Chung J, Hwang J, Kim O, Lee J, Shin M. 1-deoxynojirimycin isolated from Bacillus subtilis improves hepatic lipid metabolism and mitochondrial function in high-fat-fed mice. Food Chem Toxicol. 2015;75:1-7 pubmed publisher
    ..This study provides novel insight into the protective effect of DNJ supplementation against obesity-induced hepatic lipid abnormalities and mitochondrial dysfunction. ..
  4. Kim O, Jung Y, Cho Y, Chung J, Hwang G, Shin M. Altered heart and kidney phospholipid fatty acid composition are associated with cardiac hypertrophy in hypertensive rats. Clin Biochem. 2013;46:1111-1117 pubmed publisher
    ..05) and negatively with kidney EPA (r=-0.575, p<0.05). Tissue FA compositions were associated with cardiac hypertrophy in a hypertensive setting, implicating the pathogenic role of tissue FAs in hypertension and related complications. ..
  5. Chung H, Cho Y, Do H, Oh K, Seo W, Shin M. Plasma phospholipid arachidonic acid and lignoceric acid are associated with the risk of cardioembolic stroke. Nutr Res. 2015;35:1001-8 pubmed publisher
    ..05). In conclusion, plasma phospholipid FA composition was associated with CE stroke risk in Korean population, with higher proportions of elaidic acid and arachidonic acid and lower proportion of lignoceric acid in CE stroke. ..
  6. Cho Y, Kwak S, Lewis S, Wade K, Relton C, Smith G, et al. Exploring the utility of alcohol flushing as an instrumental variable for alcohol intake in Koreans. Sci Rep. 2018;8:458 pubmed publisher
    ..In conclusion, this study supports a causal effect of alcohol intake on hypertension and indicated that alcohol flushing may be a valid proxy for the ALDH2 rs671 polymorphism, which influences alcohol intake in this Korean population. ..
  7. Cho Y, Cudhea F, Park J, Mozaffarian D, Singh G, Shin M. Burdens of Cardiometabolic Diseases Attributable to Dietary and Metabolic Risks in Korean Adults 2012-2013. Yonsei Med J. 2017;58:540-551 pubmed publisher
    ..The findings provide the necessary information to develop targeted government interventions to improve cardiometabolic health at the population level. ..
  8. Park K, Son J, Jang J, Kang R, Chung H, Lee K, et al. Unprocessed Meat Consumption and Incident Cardiovascular Diseases in Korean Adults: The Korean Genome and Epidemiology Study (KoGES). Nutrients. 2017;9: pubmed publisher
    ..A significant inverse association between poultry consumption and incident CVD was observed in Korean adults, requiring further confirmation in other populations. ..
  9. Shin M, Cho Y, Davey Smith G. Alcohol Consumption, Aldehyde Dehydrogenase 2 Gene Polymorphisms, and Cardiovascular Health in Korea. Yonsei Med J. 2017;58:689-696 pubmed publisher
    ..In conclusion, strategies that incorporate genetic information and provide an evidential basis from which to help people make informed decisions on alcohol consumption are urgently required. ..
  10. Moon J, Kim O, Jo G, Shin M. Alterations in Circulating Amino Acid Metabolite Ratio Associated with Arginase Activity Are Potential Indicators of Metabolic Syndrome: The Korean Genome and Epidemiology Study. Nutrients. 2017;9: pubmed publisher
    ..This study demonstrated that altered ratios of circulating amino acid metabolites indicates increased arginase activity and decreased arginine bioavailability, both of which can be potential markers for MetS risk. ..
  11. Chung H, Kim O, Kwak S, Cho Y, Lee K, Shin M. Household Food Insecurity Is Associated with Adverse Mental Health Indicators and Lower Quality of Life among Koreans: Results from the Korea National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey 2012-2013. Nutrients. 2016;8: pubmed publisher
    ..In conclusion, food insecurity may be significantly associated with adverse mental health indicators and decreased QOL in young/middle-aged Koreans. ..