K Tuohy

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Affiliation: University of Reading
Country: UK

Publications

  1. ncbi The prebiotic effects of biscuits containing partially hydrolysed guar gum and fructo-oligosaccharides--a human volunteer study
    K M Tuohy
    Food Microbial Sciences Unit, School of Food Biosciences, The University of Reading, Reading RG6 6AP, UK
    Br J Nutr 86:341-8. 2001
  2. ncbi Studying the human gut microbiota in the trans-omics era--focus on metagenomics and metabonomics
    Kieran M Tuohy
    Food Microbial Sciences, The Department of Food Biosciences, The School of Chemistry, Food Biosciences and Pharmacy, The University of Reading, RG6 6AP Reading, UK
    Curr Pharm Des 15:1415-27. 2009
  3. ncbi Survivability of a probiotic Lactobacillus casei in the gastrointestinal tract of healthy human volunteers and its impact on the faecal microflora
    K M Tuohy
    Food Microbial Sciences Unit, School of Food Biosciences, The University of Reading, Whiteknights, Reading, UK
    J Appl Microbiol 102:1026-32. 2007
  4. ncbi Metabolism of Maillard reaction products by the human gut microbiota--implications for health
    Kieran M Tuohy
    School of Food Biosciences, The University of Reading, Whiteknights, Reading, UK
    Mol Nutr Food Res 50:847-57. 2006
  5. ncbi Modulation of the human gut microflora towards improved health using prebiotics--assessment of efficacy
    K M Tuohy
    Food Microbial Sciences Unit, School of Food Biosciences, The University of Reading, Whiteknights, PO Box 226, Reading RG6 6AP, UK
    Curr Pharm Des 11:75-90. 2005
  6. ncbi Using probiotics and prebiotics to improve gut health
    Kieran M Tuohy
    Food Microbial Sciences Unit, School of Food Biosciences, University of Reading, PO Box 226, Whiteknights, Reading RG6 6AP, UK
    Drug Discov Today 8:692-700. 2003
  7. ncbi Monitoring transfer of recombinant and nonrecombinant plasmids between Lactococcus lactis strains and members of the human gastrointestinal microbiota in vivo--impact of donor cell number and diet
    K Tuohy
    TNO BIBRA International Ltd, Carshalton, Surrey, UK
    J Appl Microbiol 93:954-64. 2002
  8. ncbi Prebiotic effects of inulin and oligofructose
    S Kolida
    Food Microbial Sciences Unit, School of Food Biosciences, The University of Reading, Whiteknights, UK
    Br J Nutr 87:S193-7. 2002
  9. doi Dietary glycated protein modulates the colonic microbiota towards a more detrimental composition in ulcerative colitis patients and non-ulcerative colitis subjects
    D J S Mills
    School of Chemistry, Food Biosciences and Pharmacy, The University of Reading, Whiteknights, Reading, UK
    J Appl Microbiol 105:706-14. 2008
  10. pmc In vitro determination of prebiotic properties of oligosaccharides derived from an orange juice manufacturing by-product stream
    K Manderson
    School of Food Biosciences, The University of Reading, P O Box 226, Whiteknights, Reading RG6 6AP, United Kingdom
    Appl Environ Microbiol 71:8383-9. 2005

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  1. ncbi The prebiotic effects of biscuits containing partially hydrolysed guar gum and fructo-oligosaccharides--a human volunteer study
    K M Tuohy
    Food Microbial Sciences Unit, School of Food Biosciences, The University of Reading, Reading RG6 6AP, UK
    Br J Nutr 86:341-8. 2001
    ..No changes were observed in the other bacterial groups monitored during the trial. Thus, the prebiotic nature of FOS and PHGG was maintained in a final food product as evidenced from the selective increase in bifidobacterial numbers...
  2. ncbi Studying the human gut microbiota in the trans-omics era--focus on metagenomics and metabonomics
    Kieran M Tuohy
    Food Microbial Sciences, The Department of Food Biosciences, The School of Chemistry, Food Biosciences and Pharmacy, The University of Reading, RG6 6AP Reading, UK
    Curr Pharm Des 15:1415-27. 2009
    ..Such approaches are providing novel insight into the composition, function and evolution of our gut microbiota...
  3. ncbi Survivability of a probiotic Lactobacillus casei in the gastrointestinal tract of healthy human volunteers and its impact on the faecal microflora
    K M Tuohy
    Food Microbial Sciences Unit, School of Food Biosciences, The University of Reading, Whiteknights, Reading, UK
    J Appl Microbiol 102:1026-32. 2007
    ..The aim of this study was to measure the gastrointestinal survival of Lactobacillus casei and its impact on the gut microflora in healthy human volunteers...
  4. ncbi Metabolism of Maillard reaction products by the human gut microbiota--implications for health
    Kieran M Tuohy
    School of Food Biosciences, The University of Reading, Whiteknights, Reading, UK
    Mol Nutr Food Res 50:847-57. 2006
    ..Recent scientific advances offering the possibility of elucidating the consequences of microbe-MRP interactions within the gut are discussed...
  5. ncbi Modulation of the human gut microflora towards improved health using prebiotics--assessment of efficacy
    K M Tuohy
    Food Microbial Sciences Unit, School of Food Biosciences, The University of Reading, Whiteknights, PO Box 226, Reading RG6 6AP, UK
    Curr Pharm Des 11:75-90. 2005
    ..The aim of this article is to examine how prebiotics are being applied to the improvement of human health and to review the scientific evidence supporting their use...
  6. ncbi Using probiotics and prebiotics to improve gut health
    Kieran M Tuohy
    Food Microbial Sciences Unit, School of Food Biosciences, University of Reading, PO Box 226, Whiteknights, Reading RG6 6AP, UK
    Drug Discov Today 8:692-700. 2003
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  7. ncbi Monitoring transfer of recombinant and nonrecombinant plasmids between Lactococcus lactis strains and members of the human gastrointestinal microbiota in vivo--impact of donor cell number and diet
    K Tuohy
    TNO BIBRA International Ltd, Carshalton, Surrey, UK
    J Appl Microbiol 93:954-64. 2002
    ..Plasmid transfer between Lactococcus lactis strains and between donor strains and human gut bacteria was monitored...
  8. ncbi Prebiotic effects of inulin and oligofructose
    S Kolida
    Food Microbial Sciences Unit, School of Food Biosciences, The University of Reading, Whiteknights, UK
    Br J Nutr 87:S193-7. 2002
    ..Because of the recognised inhibitory effects that bifidobacteria can exert against gut pathogens, one of the most important aspects of prebiotic ingestion is fortification of the gut flora to resist acute infections...
  9. doi Dietary glycated protein modulates the colonic microbiota towards a more detrimental composition in ulcerative colitis patients and non-ulcerative colitis subjects
    D J S Mills
    School of Chemistry, Food Biosciences and Pharmacy, The University of Reading, Whiteknights, Reading, UK
    J Appl Microbiol 105:706-14. 2008
    ..To investigate the effect of native, heated and glycated bovine serum albumin (BSA) on the ulcerative colitis (UC) and non-UC colonic microbiota in vitro...
  10. pmc In vitro determination of prebiotic properties of oligosaccharides derived from an orange juice manufacturing by-product stream
    K Manderson
    School of Food Biosciences, The University of Reading, P O Box 226, Whiteknights, Reading RG6 6AP, United Kingdom
    Appl Environ Microbiol 71:8383-9. 2005
    ..An increase in the Eubacterium rectale population was found, and butyrate levels increased, which is of potential benefit to the host...
  11. doi Prebiotic effect of fruit and vegetable shots containing Jerusalem artichoke inulin: a human intervention study
    P Ramnani
    Food Microbial Sciences Unit, Department of Food Microbiology, University of Reading, Reading RG6 6AP, UK
    Br J Nutr 104:233-40. 2010
    ..A very high level of compliance (>90 %) to the product was observed. The present study confirms the prebiotic efficacy of fruit and vegetable shots containing JA inulin...
  12. ncbi In vitro study on gas generation and prebiotic effects of some carbohydrates and their mixtures
    H B Ghoddusi
    Food Microbial Sciences Unit, School of Chemistry, Food Biosciences and Pharmacy, The University of Reading, Whiteknights, Reading RG6 6AP, UK
    Anaerobe 13:193-9. 2007
    ..The results of this study imply that a mixture of prebiotics could prove effective in reducing the amount of gas generated by the gut microflora...
  13. pmc Selective effects of Lactobacillus casei Shirota on T cell activation, natural killer cell activity and cytokine production
    H Dong
    Department of Food and Nutritional Sciences, University of Reading, Reading, UK
    Clin Exp Immunol 161:378-88. 2010
    ..LcS also induced both proinflammatory and anti-inflammatory cytokine production in the absence of LPS, but in some cases inhibited LPS-induced cytokine production. Monocytes play an important role in LcS-induced immunological responses...
  14. ncbi The gut microbiota and lipid metabolism: implications for human health and coronary heart disease
    F Fava
    The School of Food Biosciences, The University of Reading, PO Box 226, Whiteknights, Reading RG6 6AP, UK
    Curr Med Chem 13:3005-21. 2006
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  15. ncbi Whole-grain wheat breakfast cereal has a prebiotic effect on the human gut microbiota: a double-blind, placebo-controlled, crossover study
    Adele Costabile
    Department of Food Biosciences, The School of Chemistry, Food Biosciences, and Pharmacy, University of Reading, Reading RG6 6AP UK
    Br J Nutr 99:110-20. 2008
    ..Daily consumption of WG wheat exerted a pronounced prebiotic effect on the human gut microbiota composition. This prebiotic activity may contribute towards the beneficial physiological effects of WG wheat...
  16. ncbi Inulin-type fructans in healthy aging
    Kieran M Tuohy
    Department of Food Biosciences, School of Chemistry, Food Bioscience and Pharmacy, University of Reading, Reading, UK
    J Nutr 137:2590S-2593S. 2007
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  17. ncbi Effects of bovine alpha-lactalbumin and casein glycomacropeptide-enriched infant formulae on faecal microbiota in healthy term infants
    Wolfram M Brück
    Food Microbial Sciences Unit, School of Food Biosciences, The University of Reading, Reading, UK
    J Pediatr Gastroenterol Nutr 43:673-9. 2006
    ..The effects of formulas supplemented with 2 such ingredients from bovine milk, alpha-lactalbumin (alpha-lac) and casein glycomacropeptide (GMP), on gut flora were investigated in this study...
  18. doi Effects of resistant starch type III polymorphs on human colon microbiota and short chain fatty acids in human gut models
    Uri Lesmes
    Faculty of Biotechnology and Food Engineering, Technion Israel Institute of Technology, Haifa, Israel
    J Agric Food Chem 56:5415-21. 2008
    ..While the findings are limited by study constraints, they do raise the possibility of using different thermal processing to delineate differences in the prebiotic capabilities of RS, especially its butryrogenicity in the human colon...
  19. ncbi Profiling of composition and metabolic activities of the colonic microflora of growing pigs fed diets supplemented with prebiotic oligosaccharides
    Konstantinos C Mountzouris
    Department of Animal Nutrition, Agricultural University of Athens, Iera Odos 75, 118 55 Athens, Greece
    Anaerobe 12:178-85. 2006
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  20. ncbi Metabolic endotoxemia initiates obesity and insulin resistance
    Patrice D Cani
    Institute of Molecular Medicine, I2MR Toulouse, France
    Diabetes 56:1761-72. 2007
    ..We conclude that the LPS/CD14 system sets the tone of insulin sensitivity and the onset of diabetes and obesity. Lowering plasma LPS concentration could be a potent strategy for the control of metabolic diseases...