Mary B Engler

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Affiliation: University of California
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi Flavonoid-rich dark chocolate improves endothelial function and increases plasma epicatechin concentrations in healthy adults
    Mary B Engler
    Laboratory of Cardiovascular Physiology, Department of Physiological Nursing, University of California, San Francisco, 94143 0610, USA
    J Am Coll Nutr 23:197-204. 2004
  2. ncbi Calcium-mediated mechanisms of eicosapentaenoic acid-induced relaxation in hypertensive rat aorta
    M B Engler
    Department of Physiological Nursing, University of California, San Francisco 94143 0610, USA
    Am J Hypertens 12:1225-35. 1999
  3. pmc Mechanisms of vasorelaxation induced by eicosapentaenoic acid (20:5n-3) in WKY rat aorta
    M B Engler
    University of California San Francisco, Laboratory of Cardiovascular Physiology, Department of Physiological Nursing, 2 Kirkham Street, Room N631, San Francisco, California, CA 94143 0610, USA
    Br J Pharmacol 131:1793-9. 2000
  4. ncbi The emerging role of flavonoid-rich cocoa and chocolate in cardiovascular health and disease
    Mary B Engler
    Department of Physiological Nursing, Laboratory of Cardiovascular Physiology, University of California, San Francisco, California 94143 0610, USA
    Nutr Rev 64:109-18. 2006
  5. doi Nutrigenomics in cardiovascular disease: implications for the future
    Mary B Engler
    From the Department of Physiological Nursing, Laboratory of Cardiovascular Physiology, University of California, San Francisco, CA 94143 0610, USA
    Prog Cardiovasc Nurs 24:190-5. 2009
  6. pmc Genetic variation in phospholipid transfer protein modulates lipoprotein profiles in hyperalphalipoproteinemia
    Mary B Engler
    Department of Physiological Nursing, University of California San Francisco, San Francisco, CA 94143, USA
    Metabolism 57:1719-24. 2008
  7. ncbi Antioxidant vitamins C and E improve endothelial function in children with hyperlipidemia: Endothelial Assessment of Risk from Lipids in Youth (EARLY) Trial
    Marguerite M Engler
    University of California, San Francisco, 2 Koret Way, Rm N631, San Francisco, Calif 94143 0610, USA
    Circulation 108:1059-63. 2003
  8. ncbi Effect of docosahexaenoic acid on lipoprotein subclasses in hyperlipidemic children (the EARLY study)
    Marguerite M Engler
    University of California at San Francisco, San Francisco, California, USA
    Am J Cardiol 95:869-71. 2005
  9. ncbi Omega-3 fatty acids: role in cardiovascular health and disease
    Marguerite M Engler
    Dept of Physiological Nursing, University of California San Francisco, 2 Koret Way, San Francisco, CA 94143 0610, USA
    J Cardiovasc Nurs 21:17-24, quiz 25-6. 2006
  10. ncbi Induction of renal cytochrome P450 arachidonic acid epoxygenase activity by dietary gamma-linolenic acid
    Zhigang Yu
    Department of Biopharmaceutical Sciences, University of California San Francisco, San Francisco, CA 94143, USA
    J Pharmacol Exp Ther 317:732-8. 2006

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Publications13

  1. ncbi Flavonoid-rich dark chocolate improves endothelial function and increases plasma epicatechin concentrations in healthy adults
    Mary B Engler
    Laboratory of Cardiovascular Physiology, Department of Physiological Nursing, University of California, San Francisco, 94143 0610, USA
    J Am Coll Nutr 23:197-204. 2004
    ..Cardioprotective effects including antioxidant properties, inhibition of platelet activity, and activation of endothelial nitric oxide synthase have been ascribed to the cocoa flavonoids...
  2. ncbi Calcium-mediated mechanisms of eicosapentaenoic acid-induced relaxation in hypertensive rat aorta
    M B Engler
    Department of Physiological Nursing, University of California, San Francisco 94143 0610, USA
    Am J Hypertens 12:1225-35. 1999
    ..These results suggest that EPA directly modulates intracellular Ca2+ signaling in VSM cells, and that this may contribute to the vasorelaxant effect and, at least in part, the blood pressure-lowering effect of fish oil...
  3. pmc Mechanisms of vasorelaxation induced by eicosapentaenoic acid (20:5n-3) in WKY rat aorta
    M B Engler
    University of California San Francisco, Laboratory of Cardiovascular Physiology, Department of Physiological Nursing, 2 Kirkham Street, Room N631, San Francisco, California, CA 94143 0610, USA
    Br J Pharmacol 131:1793-9. 2000
    ..Inhibition of Ca(2+) mobilization from intracellular pools and influx through the non-L-type, but not the L-type, Ca(2+) channel are also possible mechanisms action of EPA's...
  4. ncbi The emerging role of flavonoid-rich cocoa and chocolate in cardiovascular health and disease
    Mary B Engler
    Department of Physiological Nursing, Laboratory of Cardiovascular Physiology, University of California, San Francisco, California 94143 0610, USA
    Nutr Rev 64:109-18. 2006
    ..Increasing evidence from experimental and clinical studies using cocoa-derived products and chocolate suggest an important role for these high-flavanol-containing foods in heart and vascular protection...
  5. doi Nutrigenomics in cardiovascular disease: implications for the future
    Mary B Engler
    From the Department of Physiological Nursing, Laboratory of Cardiovascular Physiology, University of California, San Francisco, CA 94143 0610, USA
    Prog Cardiovasc Nurs 24:190-5. 2009
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  6. pmc Genetic variation in phospholipid transfer protein modulates lipoprotein profiles in hyperalphalipoproteinemia
    Mary B Engler
    Department of Physiological Nursing, University of California San Francisco, San Francisco, CA 94143, USA
    Metabolism 57:1719-24. 2008
    ..Linear regression models predict that possession of the rs2294213 minor allele increases HDL-C independent of triglycerides. These findings extend the association of rs2294213 with HDL-C levels into the extremes of the HDL distribution...
  7. ncbi Antioxidant vitamins C and E improve endothelial function in children with hyperlipidemia: Endothelial Assessment of Risk from Lipids in Youth (EARLY) Trial
    Marguerite M Engler
    University of California, San Francisco, 2 Koret Way, Rm N631, San Francisco, Calif 94143 0610, USA
    Circulation 108:1059-63. 2003
    ..The purpose of this study was to determine whether antioxidant vitamin therapy improves endothelial function and affects surrogate biomarkers for oxidative stress and inflammation in hyperlipidemic children...
  8. ncbi Effect of docosahexaenoic acid on lipoprotein subclasses in hyperlipidemic children (the EARLY study)
    Marguerite M Engler
    University of California at San Francisco, San Francisco, California, USA
    Am J Cardiol 95:869-71. 2005
    ..Low-density lipoprotein subclass 3 (small and dense; more atherogenic particles) decreased by 48%...
  9. ncbi Omega-3 fatty acids: role in cardiovascular health and disease
    Marguerite M Engler
    Dept of Physiological Nursing, University of California San Francisco, 2 Koret Way, San Francisco, CA 94143 0610, USA
    J Cardiovasc Nurs 21:17-24, quiz 25-6. 2006
    ..The metabolism of omega-3 fatty acids, physiological effects, and clinical considerations with current dietary recommendations and sources of omega-3 fatty acids are presented...
  10. ncbi Induction of renal cytochrome P450 arachidonic acid epoxygenase activity by dietary gamma-linolenic acid
    Zhigang Yu
    Department of Biopharmaceutical Sciences, University of California San Francisco, San Francisco, CA 94143, USA
    J Pharmacol Exp Ther 317:732-8. 2006
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  11. ncbi Effects of docosahexaenoic acid on vascular pathology and reactivity in hypertension
    Marguerite M Engler
    Laboratory of Cardiovascular Physiology, Department of Physiological Nursing, University of California, San Francisco, California 94143 0610, USA
    Exp Biol Med (Maywood) 228:299-307. 2003
    ..This may contribute to decrease arterial stiffness and pulse pressure, in addition to the antihypertensive properties of DHA. The antihypertensive properties of DHA are not related to alterations in vascular responses...
  12. pmc IL-17A produced by αβ T cells drives airway hyper-responsiveness in mice and enhances mouse and human airway smooth muscle contraction
    Makoto Kudo
    Lung Biology Center, Department of Medicine, University of California, San Francisco, California, USA
    Nat Med 18:547-54. 2012
    ..These data indicate that the IL-17A produced by T(H)17 cells contributes to allergen-induced airway hyper-responsiveness through direct effects on airway smooth muscle...
  13. ncbi Genetic variation of PLTP modulates lipoprotein profiles in hypoalphalipoproteinemia
    Bradley E Aouizerat
    Department of Physiological Nursing, School of Nursing, University of California San Francisco, San Francisco, CA 94143, USA
    J Lipid Res 47:787-93. 2006
    ..R235W) of four (p.E72G, p.S119A, p.S124Y, and p.R235W) mutations in an in vitro activity assay. These findings indicate that PLTP gene variation is an important determinant of plasma lipoproteins and affects disorders of HDL metabolism...