Alastair B Ross

Summary

Affiliation: Chalmers University of Technology
Country: Sweden

Publications

  1. doi request reprint A high-throughput method for liquid chromatography-tandem mass spectrometry determination of plasma alkylresorcinols, biomarkers of whole grain wheat and rye intake
    Alastair B Ross
    Division of Food and Nutrition Science, Department of Biology and Biological Engineering, Chalmers University of Technology, 412 96 Gothenburg, Sweden Electronic address
    Anal Biochem 499:1-7. 2016
  2. doi request reprint Whole grain intake, determined by dietary records and plasma alkylresorcinol concentrations, is low among pregnant women in Singapore
    Alastair B Ross
    Food and Nutritional Science, Department of Biology and Biological Engineering, Chalmers University of Technology, Gothenburg, Sweden email
    Asia Pac J Clin Nutr 24:674-82. 2015
  3. doi request reprint Herring and Beef Meals Lead to Differences in Plasma 2-Aminoadipic Acid, β-Alanine, 4-Hydroxyproline, Cetoleic Acid, and Docosahexaenoic Acid Concentrations in Overweight Men
    Alastair B Ross
    Food and Nutrition Science, Department of Biology and Biological Engineering, Chalmers University of Technology, Gothenburg, Sweden
    J Nutr 145:2456-63. 2015
  4. 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
  5. doi 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
  6. 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
  7. 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
  8. 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
  9. 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
  10. 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

Detail Information

Publications19

  1. doi request reprint A high-throughput method for liquid chromatography-tandem mass spectrometry determination of plasma alkylresorcinols, biomarkers of whole grain wheat and rye intake
    Alastair B Ross
    Division of Food and Nutrition Science, Department of Biology and Biological Engineering, Chalmers University of Technology, 412 96 Gothenburg, Sweden Electronic address
    Anal Biochem 499:1-7. 2016
    ..This method makes it possible to quantify plasma alkylresorcinols in 100 μl of plasma at a rate of at least 160 samples per day without the need for large volumes of organic solvents. ..
  2. doi request reprint Whole grain intake, determined by dietary records and plasma alkylresorcinol concentrations, is low among pregnant women in Singapore
    Alastair B Ross
    Food and Nutritional Science, Department of Biology and Biological Engineering, Chalmers University of Technology, Gothenburg, Sweden email
    Asia Pac J Clin Nutr 24:674-82. 2015
    ..To quantify whole grain intake in pregnant women in Singapore in order to provide the first detailed analysis of whole grain intake in an Asian country and in pregnant women...
  3. doi request reprint Herring and Beef Meals Lead to Differences in Plasma 2-Aminoadipic Acid, β-Alanine, 4-Hydroxyproline, Cetoleic Acid, and Docosahexaenoic Acid Concentrations in Overweight Men
    Alastair B Ross
    Food and Nutrition Science, Department of Biology and Biological Engineering, Chalmers University of Technology, Gothenburg, Sweden
    J Nutr 145:2456-63. 2015
    ..Dietary guidelines generally recommend increasing fish intake and reducing red meat intake for better long-term health. Few studies have compared the metabolic differences between eating meat and fish...
  4. 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
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  5. doi 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...
  6. 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...
  7. 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...
  8. 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...
  9. 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...
  10. 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...
  11. 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
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  12. doi 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...
  13. 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...
  14. 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
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  15. doi request reprint A Simultaneous Metabolic Profiling and Quantitative Multimetabolite Metabolomic Method for Human Plasma Using Gas-Chromatography Tandem Mass Spectrometry
    Otto I Savolainen
    Division of Food and Nutrition Science, Department of Biology and Biological Engineering, Chalmers University of Technology, Gothenburg, Sweden
    J Proteome Res 15:259-65. 2016
    ..This is the first validated GC-MS/MS metabolomics method with simultaneous full scan and MRM data collection, and clearly demonstrates the utility of GC-MS/MS with high scanning rates for complex analyses. ..
  16. 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...
  17. 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...
  18. doi request reprint Recommendations for reporting whole-grain intake in observational and intervention studies
    Alastair B Ross
    From Food and Nutrition Science, Department of Biology and Biological Engineering, Chalmers University of Technology, Gothenburg, Sweden ABR the Department of Nutrition, Exercise and Sports, Copenhagen University, Copenhagen, Denmark MK Human Nutrition Research Centre, University of Newcastle, Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom CJS and the Nutritional Epidemiology Department at the Jean Mayer USDA Human Nutrition Research Center on Aging at Tufts University, Boston, MA PJ and NMM
    Am J Clin Nutr 101:903-7. 2015
    ..Improving reporting and estimation of whole-grain intake will enable easier comparison between different studies and lead to stronger meta-analyses in the future...
  19. 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...