Alastair B Ross

Summary

Affiliation: Chalmers University of Technology
Country: Sweden

Publications

  1. pmc Increasing whole grain intake as part of prevention and treatment of nonalcoholic Fatty liver disease
    Alastair B Ross
    Nestle Research Center, Vers chez les Blanc, 1000 Lausanne 26, Switzerland Chalmers University of Technology, 412 96 Gothenburg, Sweden
    Int J Endocrinol 2013:585876. 2013
  2. ncbi request reprint Cereal foods are the major source of betaine in the Western diet--analysis of betaine and free choline in cereal foods and updated assessments of betaine intake
    Alastair B Ross
    Food Science, Department of Chemical and Biological Engineering, Chalmers University of Technology, 412 96 Gothenburg, Sweden Nestlé Research Centre, Vers chez les Blanc, 26 Lausanne 1000, Switzerland Electronic address
    Food Chem 145:859-65. 2014
  3. doi request reprint A whole-grain-rich diet reduces urinary excretion of markers of protein catabolism and gut microbiota metabolism in healthy men after one week
    Alastair B Ross
    Nestle Research Centre, Vers chez les Blanc, Lausanne, Switzerland
    J Nutr 143:766-73. 2013
  4. pmc Plasma alkylresorcinols as a biomarker of whole-grain food consumption in a large population: results from the WHOLEheart Intervention Study
    Alastair B Ross
    Nestle Research Center, Lausanne, Switzerland
    Am J Clin Nutr 95:204-11. 2012
  5. doi request reprint A whole-grain cereal-rich diet increases plasma betaine, and tends to decrease total and LDL-cholesterol compared with a refined-grain diet in healthy subjects
    Alastair B Ross
    Nestle Research Centre, Lausanne, Switzerland
    Br J Nutr 105:1492-502. 2011
  6. doi request reprint Quantification of alkylresorcinols in human plasma by liquid chromatography/tandem mass spectrometry
    Alastair B Ross
    Metabonomics and Biomarkers Group, BioAnalytical Science Department, Nestle Research Centre, Nestec Ltd, Lausanne, Switzerland
    Rapid Commun Mass Spectrom 24:554-60. 2010
  7. doi request reprint Quantitative measurement of betaine and free choline in plasma, cereals and cereal products by isotope dilution LC-MS/MS
    Stephen J Bruce
    Department of Bioanalytical Science, Nestle Research Centre, Lausanne, Switzerland
    J Agric Food Chem 58:2055-61. 2010
  8. doi request reprint Validation of a FFQ for estimating whole-grain cereal food intake
    Alastair B Ross
    Department of Bioanalytical Sciences, Nestle Research Centre, 1000 Lausanne 26, Switzerland
    Br J Nutr 102:1547-51. 2009
  9. pmc Natural Carbon Isotope Abundance of Plasma Metabolites and Liver Tissue Differs between Diabetic and Non-Diabetic Zucker Diabetic Fatty Rats
    Jean Philippe Godin
    Analytical Sciences, Nestle Research Center, Lausanne, Switzerland
    PLoS ONE 8:e74866. 2013
  10. ncbi request reprint Gas chromatography/tandem mass spectrometry analysis of alkylresorcinols in red blood cells
    Kornél Nagy
    BioAnalytical Science Department, Nestle Research Centre, Nestec Ltd, Lausanne, Switzerland
    Rapid Commun Mass Spectrom 22:4098-104. 2008

Detail Information

Publications14

  1. pmc Increasing whole grain intake as part of prevention and treatment of nonalcoholic Fatty liver disease
    Alastair B Ross
    Nestle Research Center, Vers chez les Blanc, 1000 Lausanne 26, Switzerland Chalmers University of Technology, 412 96 Gothenburg, Sweden
    Int J Endocrinol 2013:585876. 2013
    ....
  2. ncbi request reprint Cereal foods are the major source of betaine in the Western diet--analysis of betaine and free choline in cereal foods and updated assessments of betaine intake
    Alastair B Ross
    Food Science, Department of Chemical and Biological Engineering, Chalmers University of Technology, 412 96 Gothenburg, Sweden Nestlé Research Centre, Vers chez les Blanc, 26 Lausanne 1000, Switzerland Electronic address
    Food Chem 145:859-65. 2014
    ..Average intake of betaine was 131 mg/d, well below those used in intervention studies using betaine to lower blood homocysteine...
  3. doi request reprint A whole-grain-rich diet reduces urinary excretion of markers of protein catabolism and gut microbiota metabolism in healthy men after one week
    Alastair B Ross
    Nestle Research Centre, Vers chez les Blanc, Lausanne, Switzerland
    J Nutr 143:766-73. 2013
    ..Although based on a small population and for a short time period, these observations suggest that a WG diet may affect protein metabolism...
  4. pmc Plasma alkylresorcinols as a biomarker of whole-grain food consumption in a large population: results from the WHOLEheart Intervention Study
    Alastair B Ross
    Nestle Research Center, Lausanne, Switzerland
    Am J Clin Nutr 95:204-11. 2012
    ..Small-scale, short-term intervention studies have suggested that plasma alkylresorcinol (AR) concentrations may be biomarkers of whole grain (WG) wheat and rye intakes...
  5. doi request reprint A whole-grain cereal-rich diet increases plasma betaine, and tends to decrease total and LDL-cholesterol compared with a refined-grain diet in healthy subjects
    Alastair B Ross
    Nestle Research Centre, Lausanne, Switzerland
    Br J Nutr 105:1492-502. 2011
    ..Changes in faecal microbiota related to increased fibre fermentation and increased plasma betaine concentrations point to both fibre and phytochemical components of WG being important in mediating any potential health effects...
  6. doi request reprint Quantification of alkylresorcinols in human plasma by liquid chromatography/tandem mass spectrometry
    Alastair B Ross
    Metabonomics and Biomarkers Group, BioAnalytical Science Department, Nestle Research Centre, Nestec Ltd, Lausanne, Switzerland
    Rapid Commun Mass Spectrom 24:554-60. 2010
    ..Based on the presented data; this method requiring less sample preparation is suggested for further evaluation as an alternative to GC/MS for analysis of biomarkers of wholegrain wheat and rye intake in epidemiological studies...
  7. doi request reprint Quantitative measurement of betaine and free choline in plasma, cereals and cereal products by isotope dilution LC-MS/MS
    Stephen J Bruce
    Department of Bioanalytical Science, Nestle Research Centre, Lausanne, Switzerland
    J Agric Food Chem 58:2055-61. 2010
    ..Whole-grain cereal products and products containing cereal bran appear to be excellent dietary sources of betaine and free-choline...
  8. doi request reprint Validation of a FFQ for estimating whole-grain cereal food intake
    Alastair B Ross
    Department of Bioanalytical Sciences, Nestle Research Centre, 1000 Lausanne 26, Switzerland
    Br J Nutr 102:1547-51. 2009
    ..72, 0.81 and 0.57, respectively). Adjustment for age, sex, BMI and total energy intake did not affect the results. This FFQ appears to give a rapid and adequate estimate of WG cereal intake in free-living subjects...
  9. pmc Natural Carbon Isotope Abundance of Plasma Metabolites and Liver Tissue Differs between Diabetic and Non-Diabetic Zucker Diabetic Fatty Rats
    Jean Philippe Godin
    Analytical Sciences, Nestle Research Center, Lausanne, Switzerland
    PLoS ONE 8:e74866. 2013
    ....
  10. ncbi request reprint Gas chromatography/tandem mass spectrometry analysis of alkylresorcinols in red blood cells
    Kornél Nagy
    BioAnalytical Science Department, Nestle Research Centre, Nestec Ltd, Lausanne, Switzerland
    Rapid Commun Mass Spectrom 22:4098-104. 2008
    ..This GC/MS/MS method is suggested as an improved alternative to GC/MS for the quantification of alkylresorcinols in erythrocytes for assessing wholegrain wheat and rye intake...
  11. doi request reprint Isotopomics: a top-down systems biology approach for understanding dynamic metabolism in rats using [1,2-(13)C(2)] acetate
    Jean Philippe Godin
    Nestle Research Centre, Vers chez les Blanc, 1000 Lausanne 26, Switzerland
    Anal Chem 82:646-53. 2010
    ....
  12. ncbi request reprint Kinetics of the appearance of cereal alkylresorcinols in pig plasma
    Anna Maria Linko
    Nestle Research Centre, Lausanne 26, CH 1000, Switzerland
    Br J Nutr 95:282-7. 2006
    ..AR concentrations in pig plasma increase rapidly after a meal containing AR, and persist in plasma for at least 5 d, indicating that AR may be a useful biomarker of wholegrain wheat and rye intake...
  13. doi request reprint Analysis of alkylresorcinols in cereal grains and products using ultrahigh-pressure liquid chromatography with fluorescence, ultraviolet, and CoulArray electrochemical detection
    Alastair B Ross
    Nestle Research Centre, Vers chez les Blanc, 1000 Lausanne 26, Switzerland
    J Agric Food Chem 60:8954-62. 2012
    ..The improved resolution with this method allows facile analysis of alkylresorcinols from cereal products, including minor unsaturated homologues such as those found in rye...
  14. doi request reprint Lycopene bioavailability and metabolism in humans: an accelerator mass spectrometry study
    Alastair B Ross
    Nestle Research Centre, Lausanne, Switzerland
    Am J Clin Nutr 93:1263-73. 2011
    ..To our knowledge, there is no direct information on lycopene metabolism in humans...