Vasuki Wijendran

Summary

Affiliation: Brandeis University
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc The influence of long chain polyunsaturate supplementation on docosahexaenoic acid and arachidonic acid in baboon neonate central nervous system
    Guan Yeu Diau
    Division of Nutritional Sciences, Cornell University, Ithaca, New York, USA
    BMC Med 3:11. 2005
  2. ncbi request reprint Dietary n-6 and n-3 fatty acid balance and cardiovascular health
    Vasuki Wijendran
    Foster Biomedical Research Lab, Brandeis University, Waltham, Massachusetts 02254, USA
    Annu Rev Nutr 24:597-615. 2004
  3. ncbi request reprint Free phytosterols facilitate excretion of endogenous cholesterol in gerbils
    K C Hayes
    Foster Biomedical Research Laboratory, Brandeis University, Waltham, MA 02254, USA
    J Nutr Biochem 16:305-11. 2005
  4. ncbi request reprint Free phytosterols effectively reduce plasma and liver cholesterol in gerbils fed cholesterol
    K C Hayes
    Foster Biomedical Research Laboratory, Brandeis University, Waltham, MA, USA
    J Nutr 132:1983-8. 2002
  5. ncbi request reprint Dietary trans-18:1 raises plasma triglycerides and VLDL cholesterol when replacing either 16:0 or 18:0 in gerbils
    Vasuki Wijendran
    Foster Biomedical Research Lab, Brandeis University, Waltham, MA, USA
    J Nutr Biochem 14:584-90. 2003
  6. ncbi request reprint Formula feeding potentiates docosahexaenoic and arachidonic acid biosynthesis in term and preterm baboon neonates
    Eszter Sarkadi-Nagy
    Division of Nutritional Sciences, Savage Hall, Cornell University, Ithaca, NY 14853
    J Lipid Res 45:71-80. 2004
  7. ncbi request reprint Docosahexaenoic and arachidonic acid influence on preterm baboon retinal composition and function
    Guan Yeu Diau
    Division of Nutritional Sciences, Cornell University, Ithaca, New York 14853, USA
    Invest Ophthalmol Vis Sci 44:4559-66. 2003
  8. ncbi request reprint Influence of dietary long-chain PUFA on premature baboon lung FA and dipalmitoyl PC composition
    Angela Chueh Chao
    Division of Nutritional Sciences, Cornell University, Ithaca, New York 14853, USA
    Lipids 38:425-9. 2003
  9. ncbi request reprint The influence of prematurity and long chain polyunsaturate supplementation in 4-week adjusted age baboon neonate brain and related tissues
    Eszter Sarkadi-Nagy
    Cornell University, Savage Hall, Ithaca, NY 14853, USA
    Pediatr Res 54:244-52. 2003
  10. ncbi request reprint Significant utilization of dietary arachidonic acid is for brain adrenic acid in baboon neonates
    Vasuki Wijendran
    Division of Nutritional Sciences, Savage Hall, Cornell University, Ithaca, NY 14853, USA
    J Lipid Res 43:762-7. 2002

Collaborators

  • K C Hayes
  • JAMES BRENNA
  • Guan Yeu Diau
  • Eszter Sarkadi-Nagy
  • Peter W Nathanielsz
  • Andrea T Hsieh
  • Angela Chueh Chao
  • Anu Turpeinen
  • Eszter A Sarkadi-Nagy
  • Peter Lawrence
  • Bassem I Ziadeh
  • Ellis R Loew

Detail Information

Publications11

  1. pmc The influence of long chain polyunsaturate supplementation on docosahexaenoic acid and arachidonic acid in baboon neonate central nervous system
    Guan Yeu Diau
    Division of Nutritional Sciences, Cornell University, Ithaca, New York, USA
    BMC Med 3:11. 2005
    ..We quantitatively mapped fatty acids in 26 regions of the four-week-old breastfed baboon CNS, and studied the influence of dietary DHA and ARA supplementation and prematurity on CNS DHA and ARA concentrations...
  2. ncbi request reprint Dietary n-6 and n-3 fatty acid balance and cardiovascular health
    Vasuki Wijendran
    Foster Biomedical Research Lab, Brandeis University, Waltham, Massachusetts 02254, USA
    Annu Rev Nutr 24:597-615. 2004
    ..However, the absolute mass of essential fatty acids consumed, rather than their n-6/n-3 ratio, should be the first consideration when contemplating lifelong dietary habits affecting cardiovascular benefit from their intake...
  3. ncbi request reprint Free phytosterols facilitate excretion of endogenous cholesterol in gerbils
    K C Hayes
    Foster Biomedical Research Laboratory, Brandeis University, Waltham, MA 02254, USA
    J Nutr Biochem 16:305-11. 2005
    ..Thus, free PST removed whole body cholesterol, which was enhanced by concomitant fat intake, but was unaffected by a gallbladder contracting agent...
  4. ncbi request reprint Free phytosterols effectively reduce plasma and liver cholesterol in gerbils fed cholesterol
    K C Hayes
    Foster Biomedical Research Laboratory, Brandeis University, Waltham, MA, USA
    J Nutr 132:1983-8. 2002
    ..Plant sterol accumulation in the liver was minimal for all test groups...
  5. ncbi request reprint Dietary trans-18:1 raises plasma triglycerides and VLDL cholesterol when replacing either 16:0 or 18:0 in gerbils
    Vasuki Wijendran
    Foster Biomedical Research Lab, Brandeis University, Waltham, MA, USA
    J Nutr Biochem 14:584-90. 2003
    ..Thus, in the fatty acid-sensitive gerbil, impaired TG metabolism represents a major aspect of the hyperlipemia caused by trans fatty acid substitution for major saturated fatty acids...
  6. ncbi request reprint Formula feeding potentiates docosahexaenoic and arachidonic acid biosynthesis in term and preterm baboon neonates
    Eszter Sarkadi-Nagy
    Division of Nutritional Sciences, Savage Hall, Cornell University, Ithaca, NY 14853
    J Lipid Res 45:71-80. 2004
    ..Current formula DHA concentrations are inadequate to normalize long-chain polyunsaturated fatty acids synthesis to that of breast-fed levels...
  7. ncbi request reprint Docosahexaenoic and arachidonic acid influence on preterm baboon retinal composition and function
    Guan Yeu Diau
    Division of Nutritional Sciences, Cornell University, Ithaca, New York 14853, USA
    Invest Ophthalmol Vis Sci 44:4559-66. 2003
    ..This study reports measurements of retinal long chain polyunsaturate (LCP) concentrations and electroretinogram (ERG) parameters for term and preterm neonatal baboons consuming clinically relevant diets...
  8. ncbi request reprint Influence of dietary long-chain PUFA on premature baboon lung FA and dipalmitoyl PC composition
    Angela Chueh Chao
    Division of Nutritional Sciences, Cornell University, Ithaca, New York 14853, USA
    Lipids 38:425-9. 2003
    ..The shift in FA composition toward greater unsaturation in the groups consuming LCP supported improved surfactant lipid concentration in preterm neonate lungs...
  9. ncbi request reprint The influence of prematurity and long chain polyunsaturate supplementation in 4-week adjusted age baboon neonate brain and related tissues
    Eszter Sarkadi-Nagy
    Cornell University, Savage Hall, Ithaca, NY 14853, USA
    Pediatr Res 54:244-52. 2003
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  10. ncbi request reprint Significant utilization of dietary arachidonic acid is for brain adrenic acid in baboon neonates
    Vasuki Wijendran
    Division of Nutritional Sciences, Savage Hall, Cornell University, Ithaca, NY 14853, USA
    J Lipid Res 43:762-7. 2002
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  11. ncbi request reprint Efficacy of dietary arachidonic acid provided as triglyceride or phospholipid as substrates for brain arachidonic acid accretion in baboon neonates
    Vasuki Wijendran
    Division of Nutritional Sciences, Cornell University, Ithaca, NY 14853, USA
    Pediatr Res 51:265-72. 2002
    ..0-fold greater from TG-AA than from PL-AA. We estimate that about half of postnatal brain AA accretion is derived from dietary preformed AA in term baboon neonates consuming a formula with lipid composition similar to that of human milk...