Suzette L Pereira
Affiliation: Abbott Laboratories
- Pereira S, Huang Y, Bobik E, Kinney A, Stecca K, Packer J, et al. A novel omega3-fatty acid desaturase involved in the biosynthesis of eicosapentaenoic acid. Biochem J. 2004;378:665-71 pubmed....
- Meador B, Mirza K, Tian M, Skelding M, Reaves L, Edens N, et al. The Green Tea Polyphenol Epigallocatechin-3-Gallate (EGCg) Attenuates Skeletal Muscle Atrophy in a Rat Model of Sarcopenia. J Frailty Aging. 2015;4:209-15 pubmed publisher..EGCg supplementation was able to preserve muscle in sarcopenic rats, partly through attenuating protein degradation via the ubiquitin-proteasome pathway, together with increased expression of anabolic factors. ..
- Jeon S, Neuringer M, Johnson E, Kuchan M, Pereira S, Johnson E, et al. Effect of Carotenoid Supplemented Formula on Carotenoid Bioaccumulation in Tissues of Infant Rhesus Macaques: A Pilot Study Focused on Lutein. Nutrients. 2017;9: pubmed publisher..In rhesus infants, increased intake of carotenoids from formula enhanced their deposition in serum and numerous tissues and selectively increased lutein in multiple brain regions. ..
- Zhang Z, Pereira S, Luo M, Matheson E. Evaluation of Blood Biomarkers Associated with Risk of Malnutrition in Older Adults: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis. Nutrients. 2017;9: pubmed publisher..This review showed that BMI, hemoglobin, and total cholesterol are useful biomarkers of malnutrition in older adults. The reference ranges and cut-offs may need to be updated to avoid underdiagnosis of malnutrition. ..