M T Nakamura

Summary

Affiliation: University of Illinois
Country: USA

Publications

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    Nakamura M, Nara T. Gene regulation of mammalian desaturases. Biochem Soc Trans. 2002;30:1076-9 pubmed
    ..Available data suggest that the induction of desaturases by PPs may be a compensatory response to an increased demand for unsaturated fatty acids because PPs increase fatty acid degradation and induce proliferation of peroxisomes. ..
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    Nakamura M, Nara T. Essential fatty acid synthesis and its regulation in mammals. Prostaglandins Leukot Essent Fatty Acids. 2003;68:145-50 pubmed
    ..Recent studies have demonstrated a critical role of peroxisomal beta-oxidation in DHA synthesis, and identified acyl CoA oxidase and D-bifunctional protein as the key enzymes. ..
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    Nakamura M, Nara T. Structure, function, and dietary regulation of delta6, delta5, and delta9 desaturases. Annu Rev Nutr. 2004;24:345-76 pubmed
    ..Combinations of multiple transcription factors achieve this sophisticated differential regulation. ..