Caroline E Childs

Summary

Affiliation: University of Reading
Country: UK

Publications

  1. doi Changes in rat n-3 and n-6 fatty acid composition during pregnancy are associated with progesterone concentrations and hepatic FADS2 expression
    C E Childs
    Human Development and Health Academic Unit, University of Southampton, Southampton SO16 6YD, United Kingdom
    Prostaglandins Leukot Essent Fatty Acids 86:141-7. 2012
  2. doi The polyunsaturated fatty acid composition of hepatic and plasma lipids differ by both sex and dietary fat intake in rats
    Caroline E Childs
    Institute of Human Nutrition and Developmental Origins of Health and Disease Division, School of Medicine, University of Southampton, Southampton SO16 6YD, UK
    J Nutr 140:245-50. 2010
  3. doi Maternal diet during pregnancy has tissue-specific effects upon fetal fatty acid composition and alters fetal immune parameters
    Caroline E Childs
    Department of Food and Nutritional Sciences, The University of Reading, Whiteknights, P O Box 226, Reading, Berkshire RG6 6AP, United Kingdom
    Prostaglandins Leukot Essent Fatty Acids 83:179-84. 2010
  4. doi Gender differences in the n-3 fatty acid content of tissues
    Caroline E Childs
    School of Medicine, University of Southampton, Southampton SO16 6YD, UK
    Proc Nutr Soc 67:19-27. 2008

Detail Information

Publications4

  1. doi Changes in rat n-3 and n-6 fatty acid composition during pregnancy are associated with progesterone concentrations and hepatic FADS2 expression
    C E Childs
    Human Development and Health Academic Unit, University of Southampton, Southampton SO16 6YD, United Kingdom
    Prostaglandins Leukot Essent Fatty Acids 86:141-7. 2012
    ..05). Changes in progesterone and oestradiol during pregnancy may promote the synthesis of LC PUFA via increased FADS2 expression...
  2. doi The polyunsaturated fatty acid composition of hepatic and plasma lipids differ by both sex and dietary fat intake in rats
    Caroline E Childs
    Institute of Human Nutrition and Developmental Origins of Health and Disease Division, School of Medicine, University of Southampton, Southampton SO16 6YD, UK
    J Nutr 140:245-50. 2010
    ..Together, these findings show that sex is an important determinant of the effect of variations in fat and fatty acid intake on LCPUFA status, which may have implications for recommendations for fat and fatty acid intake in humans...
  3. doi Maternal diet during pregnancy has tissue-specific effects upon fetal fatty acid composition and alters fetal immune parameters
    Caroline E Childs
    Department of Food and Nutritional Sciences, The University of Reading, Whiteknights, P O Box 226, Reading, Berkshire RG6 6AP, United Kingdom
    Prostaglandins Leukot Essent Fatty Acids 83:179-84. 2010
    ..These data indicate that dietary ALA supplementation may confer some of the benefits of LC (n-3) PUFA during pregnancy. This should be examined in suitably designed human studies...
  4. doi Gender differences in the n-3 fatty acid content of tissues
    Caroline E Childs
    School of Medicine, University of Southampton, Southampton SO16 6YD, UK
    Proc Nutr Soc 67:19-27. 2008
    ..These findings suggest that sex hormones act to modify plasma and tissue n-3 PUFA content, possibly by altering the expression of desaturase and elongase enzymes in the liver, which is currently under investigation...