G Lietz

Summary

Affiliation: University of Newcastle
Country: UK

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Can the EPIC food-frequency questionnaire be used in adolescent populations?
    Georg Lietz
    Centre for Public Health Nutrition Research, Department of Medicine, Ninewells Hospital and Medical School, Dundee University, UK
    Public Health Nutr 5:783-9. 2002
  2. doi request reprint Importance of β,β-carotene 15,15'-monooxygenase 1 (BCMO1) and β,β-carotene 9',10'-dioxygenase 2 (BCDO2) in nutrition and health
    Georg Lietz
    Newcastle University, Human Nutrition Research Centre, Institute for Ageing and Health, School of Agriculture, Food and Rural Development, Newcastle upon Tyne, UK
    Mol Nutr Food Res 56:241-50. 2012
  3. doi request reprint Single nucleotide polymorphisms upstream from the β-carotene 15,15'-monoxygenase gene influence provitamin A conversion efficiency in female volunteers
    Georg Lietz
    Human Nutrition Research Centre, Newcastle University, Newcastle upon Tyne, UK
    J Nutr 142:161S-5S. 2012
  4. ncbi request reprint Xanthophyll and hydrocarbon carotenoid patterns differ in plasma and breast milk of women supplemented with red palm oil during pregnancy and lactation
    Georg Lietz
    Centre for International Child Health CICH, Institute of Child Health, London WC1N 1EH, UK
    J Nutr 136:1821-7. 2006
  5. doi request reprint Molecular and dietary regulation of beta,beta-carotene 15,15'-monooxygenase 1 (BCMO1)
    Georg Lietz
    Newcastle University, School of Agriculture, Food and Rural Development, Human Nutrition Research Centre, Agriculture Building, Kings Road, Newcastle upon Tyne NE1 7RU, UK
    Arch Biochem Biophys 502:8-16. 2010
  6. doi request reprint Two common single nucleotide polymorphisms in the gene encoding beta-carotene 15,15'-monoxygenase alter beta-carotene metabolism in female volunteers
    W C Leung
    Human Nutrition Research Centre, Newcastle University, Newcastle upon Tyne, UK
    FASEB J 23:1041-53. 2009
  7. doi request reprint A network approach to micronutrient genetics: interactions with lipid metabolism
    Georg Lietz
    School of Agriculture, Food and Rural Development, The Medical School, Newcastle University, Newcastle upon Tyne, UK
    Curr Opin Lipidol 20:112-20. 2009
  8. ncbi request reprint Plasma levels of retinol, carotenoids, and tocopherols in relation to dietary pattern among pregnant Tanzanian women
    Generose Mulokozi
    Tanzania Food and Nutrition Centre, P O Box 977, Dar es Salaam, Tanzania
    Int J Vitam Nutr Res 73:323-33. 2003
  9. ncbi request reprint Effect of sex and genotype on cardiovascular biomarker response to fish oils: the FINGEN Study
    Muriel J Caslake
    Department of Vascular Biochemistry, Faculty of Medicine, University of Glasgow, Glasgow, United Kingdom
    Am J Clin Nutr 88:618-29. 2008

Collaborators

  • G Rimbach
  • John E Hesketh
  • A S Anderson
  • Phillip C Calder
  • John C Mathers
  • Anthony Oxley
  • A M Minihane
  • W C Leung
  • Muriel J Caslake
  • Generose Mulokozi
  • J Flint
  • J von Lintig
  • F Tourniaire
  • C Meplan
  • S Hessel
  • V Oberhauser
  • Jilly P Grew
  • Annette L West
  • Christopher Packard
  • Lesley Farrell
  • Julie Stannard
  • Bettina M Kofler
  • Elizabeth A Miles
  • Peter Curtis
  • Aleix Sala-Vila
  • Christopher K Armah
  • Christine M Williams
  • Frances L Napper
  • Alan C Kimber
  • Joseph K Mugyabuso
  • Ulf Svanberg
  • Jeya C Henry
  • Andrew M Tomkins

Detail Information

Publications9

  1. ncbi request reprint Can the EPIC food-frequency questionnaire be used in adolescent populations?
    Georg Lietz
    Centre for Public Health Nutrition Research, Department of Medicine, Ninewells Hospital and Medical School, Dundee University, UK
    Public Health Nutr 5:783-9. 2002
    ..To assess the validity of the food-frequency questionnaire used in the European Prospective Investigation of Cancer (EPIC FFQ) for estimating nutrient intake in an adolescent population...
  2. doi request reprint Importance of β,β-carotene 15,15'-monooxygenase 1 (BCMO1) and β,β-carotene 9',10'-dioxygenase 2 (BCDO2) in nutrition and health
    Georg Lietz
    Newcastle University, Human Nutrition Research Centre, Institute for Ageing and Health, School of Agriculture, Food and Rural Development, Newcastle upon Tyne, UK
    Mol Nutr Food Res 56:241-50. 2012
    ..Advancing knowledge about the physiological role of these two enzymes will contribute to understanding the importance of carotenoids in health and disease...
  3. doi request reprint Single nucleotide polymorphisms upstream from the β-carotene 15,15'-monoxygenase gene influence provitamin A conversion efficiency in female volunteers
    Georg Lietz
    Human Nutrition Research Centre, Newcastle University, Newcastle upon Tyne, UK
    J Nutr 142:161S-5S. 2012
    ..In summary, a range of SNPs can influence the effectiveness of using plant-based provitamin A carotenoids to increase vitamin A status in at-risk population groups and this effect may vary depending on ethnic origin...
  4. ncbi request reprint Xanthophyll and hydrocarbon carotenoid patterns differ in plasma and breast milk of women supplemented with red palm oil during pregnancy and lactation
    Georg Lietz
    Centre for International Child Health CICH, Institute of Child Health, London WC1N 1EH, UK
    J Nutr 136:1821-7. 2006
    ..The mechanisms behind this transport are not fully understood and merit further study...
  5. doi request reprint Molecular and dietary regulation of beta,beta-carotene 15,15'-monooxygenase 1 (BCMO1)
    Georg Lietz
    Newcastle University, School of Agriculture, Food and Rural Development, Human Nutrition Research Centre, Agriculture Building, Kings Road, Newcastle upon Tyne NE1 7RU, UK
    Arch Biochem Biophys 502:8-16. 2010
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  6. doi request reprint Two common single nucleotide polymorphisms in the gene encoding beta-carotene 15,15'-monoxygenase alter beta-carotene metabolism in female volunteers
    W C Leung
    Human Nutrition Research Centre, Newcastle University, Newcastle upon Tyne, UK
    FASEB J 23:1041-53. 2009
    ..025) and +240% (P=0.041), respectively]. Our data show that there is genetic variability in beta-carotene metabolism and may provide an explanation for the molecular basis of the poor converter phenotype within the population...
  7. doi request reprint A network approach to micronutrient genetics: interactions with lipid metabolism
    Georg Lietz
    School of Agriculture, Food and Rural Development, The Medical School, Newcastle University, Newcastle upon Tyne, UK
    Curr Opin Lipidol 20:112-20. 2009
    ..This review highlights the importance of genetic variation in folate, selenium, zinc and carotenoid metabolism and the recent findings of micro-macro nutrient interactions...
  8. ncbi request reprint Plasma levels of retinol, carotenoids, and tocopherols in relation to dietary pattern among pregnant Tanzanian women
    Generose Mulokozi
    Tanzania Food and Nutrition Centre, P O Box 977, Dar es Salaam, Tanzania
    Int J Vitam Nutr Res 73:323-33. 2003
    ..70 mumol/L (p < or = 0.01). Twenty-four percent of the women were anemic (hemoglobin: Hb < 110 g/L) and the mean Hb value was 116.3 g/L...
  9. ncbi request reprint Effect of sex and genotype on cardiovascular biomarker response to fish oils: the FINGEN Study
    Muriel J Caslake
    Department of Vascular Biochemistry, Faculty of Medicine, University of Glasgow, Glasgow, United Kingdom
    Am J Clin Nutr 88:618-29. 2008
    ..The lipid-modulatory effects of high intakes of the fish-oil fatty acids eicosapentaenoic acid (EPA) and docosahexaenoic acid (DHA) are well established and likely to contribute to cardioprotective benefits...