Sherry Tanumihardjo

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Affiliation: University of Wisconsin
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Poverty, obesity, and malnutrition: an international perspective recognizing the paradox
    Sherry A Tanumihardjo
    Department of Nutritional Sciences, University of Wisconsin Madison, Madison, WI 53706, USA
    J Am Diet Assoc 107:1966-72. 2007
  2. ncbi request reprint Can lack of improvement in vitamin A status indicators be explained by little or no overall change in vitamin A status of humans?
    S A Tanumihardjo
    Department of Nutritional Sciences, University of Wisconsin at Madison, Madison, WI 53706, USA
    J Nutr 131:3316-8. 2001
  3. ncbi request reprint Twice the amount of alpha-carotene isolated from carrots is as effective as beta-carotene in maintaining the vitamin A status of Mongolian gerbils
    Sherry A Tanumihardjo
    Department of Nutritional Sciences, University of Wisconsin Madison, Madison, WI 53706, USA
    J Nutr 135:2622-6. 2005
  4. pmc Vitamin A: biomarkers of nutrition for development
    Sherry A Tanumihardjo
    Department of Nutritional Sciences, University of Wisconsin Madison, Madison, WI 53706, USA
    Am J Clin Nutr 94:658S-65S. 2011
  5. ncbi request reprint Lutein absorption is facilitated with cosupplementation of ascorbic acid in young adults
    Sherry A Tanumihardjo
    Department of Nutritional Sciences, University of Wisconsin Madison, 1415 Linden Dr, Madison, WI 53706, USA
    J Am Diet Assoc 105:114-8. 2005
  6. doi request reprint Strategies to increase vegetable or reduce energy and fat intake induce weight loss in adults
    Sherry A Tanumihardjo
    Department of Nutritional Sciences, University of Wisconsin, 1415 Linden Drive, Madison, WI 53706, USA
    Exp Biol Med (Maywood) 234:542-52. 2009
  7. doi request reprint Serum alpha- and beta-carotene concentrations qualitatively respond to sustained carrot feeding
    Sherry A Tanumihardjo
    Department of Nutritional Sciences, University of Wisconsin Madison, Madison, WI 53706, USA
    Exp Biol Med (Maywood) 234:1280-6. 2009
  8. ncbi request reprint Vitamin A status and hemoglobin concentrations are improved in Indonesian children with vitamin A and deworming interventions
    S A Tanumihardjo
    Department of Nutritional Sciences, UW Madison, Madison, WI 53706, USA
    Eur J Clin Nutr 58:1223-30. 2004
  9. ncbi request reprint Assessing vitamin A status: past, present and future
    Sherry A Tanumihardjo
    Department of Nutritional Sciences, UW Madison, Madison, WI 53706 1571, USA
    J Nutr 134:290S-293S. 2004
  10. ncbi request reprint Simplified methodology to determine breast milk retinol concentrations
    Sherry A Tanumihardjo
    Department of Nutritional Sciences, University of Wisconsin Madison, 1415 Linden Dr, Madison, WI 53706 1571, USA
    J Lipid Res 43:350-5. 2002

Research Grants

  1. Development of 13C-retinol isotope dilution techniques
    Sherry Tanumihardjo; Fiscal Year: 2006

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Publications54

  1. ncbi request reprint Poverty, obesity, and malnutrition: an international perspective recognizing the paradox
    Sherry A Tanumihardjo
    Department of Nutritional Sciences, University of Wisconsin Madison, Madison, WI 53706, USA
    J Am Diet Assoc 107:1966-72. 2007
    ..Informing current practitioners, educators, and policymakers and passing this information on to future generations of nutrition students is of paramount importance...
  2. ncbi request reprint Can lack of improvement in vitamin A status indicators be explained by little or no overall change in vitamin A status of humans?
    S A Tanumihardjo
    Department of Nutritional Sciences, University of Wisconsin at Madison, Madison, WI 53706, USA
    J Nutr 131:3316-8. 2001
    ....
  3. ncbi request reprint Twice the amount of alpha-carotene isolated from carrots is as effective as beta-carotene in maintaining the vitamin A status of Mongolian gerbils
    Sherry A Tanumihardjo
    Department of Nutritional Sciences, University of Wisconsin Madison, Madison, WI 53706, USA
    J Nutr 135:2622-6. 2005
    ..Conversion factors were approximately 5.5 microg alpha-carotene or approximately 2.8 mug beta-carotene to 1 microg retinol...
  4. pmc Vitamin A: biomarkers of nutrition for development
    Sherry A Tanumihardjo
    Department of Nutritional Sciences, University of Wisconsin Madison, Madison, WI 53706, USA
    Am J Clin Nutr 94:658S-65S. 2011
    ..Isotope dilution assays use stable isotopes as tracers of total body reserves of vitamin A and evaluate a wide range of liver reserves. Resources available and study objectives often dictate the choice of a biomarker...
  5. ncbi request reprint Lutein absorption is facilitated with cosupplementation of ascorbic acid in young adults
    Sherry A Tanumihardjo
    Department of Nutritional Sciences, University of Wisconsin Madison, 1415 Linden Dr, Madison, WI 53706, USA
    J Am Diet Assoc 105:114-8. 2005
    ..In conclusion, bioavailability of crystalline lutein from supplements varies greatly both within and between subjects and therefore reformulation should be considered. Cosupplementation with another antioxidant may facilitate absorption...
  6. doi request reprint Strategies to increase vegetable or reduce energy and fat intake induce weight loss in adults
    Sherry A Tanumihardjo
    Department of Nutritional Sciences, University of Wisconsin, 1415 Linden Drive, Madison, WI 53706, USA
    Exp Biol Med (Maywood) 234:542-52. 2009
    ..In conclusion, traditional messages to reduce calories and fat are important, and increasing vegetable intake can assist individuals to maintain weight...
  7. doi request reprint Serum alpha- and beta-carotene concentrations qualitatively respond to sustained carrot feeding
    Sherry A Tanumihardjo
    Department of Nutritional Sciences, University of Wisconsin Madison, Madison, WI 53706, USA
    Exp Biol Med (Maywood) 234:1280-6. 2009
    ..The availability of high carotene carrots could readily increase consumption of beta-carotene and potentially impact the vitamin A status of those individuals who are deficient or at risk of depletion...
  8. ncbi request reprint Vitamin A status and hemoglobin concentrations are improved in Indonesian children with vitamin A and deworming interventions
    S A Tanumihardjo
    Department of Nutritional Sciences, UW Madison, Madison, WI 53706, USA
    Eur J Clin Nutr 58:1223-30. 2004
    ..This study investigated the improvement in Hb and VA status in preschool Indonesian children following supplementation with 210 micromol VA and deworming with 400 mg albendazole...
  9. ncbi request reprint Assessing vitamin A status: past, present and future
    Sherry A Tanumihardjo
    Department of Nutritional Sciences, UW Madison, Madison, WI 53706 1571, USA
    J Nutr 134:290S-293S. 2004
    ..Thus, having many choices of vitamin A assessment methods, laboratory sophistication and resources available will usually dictate which methods are chosen...
  10. ncbi request reprint Simplified methodology to determine breast milk retinol concentrations
    Sherry A Tanumihardjo
    Department of Nutritional Sciences, University of Wisconsin Madison, 1415 Linden Dr, Madison, WI 53706 1571, USA
    J Lipid Res 43:350-5. 2002
    ..The procedure, as described, typically gives a mean extraction efficiency of 80-90%. Moreover, the average coefficient of variation is <5% on the same sample run several times in the same day...
  11. doi request reprint Provitamin a carotenoid bioavailability:what really matters?
    Sherry A Tanumihardjo
    Department of Nutritional Sciences, University of Wisconsin Madison, WI 53706, USA
    Int J Vitam Nutr Res 80:336-50. 2010
    ..Close linkages between agriculture, nutrition, and health, are essential in the quest to eradicate hunger among the poor...
  12. ncbi request reprint Vitamin A and iron status are improved by vitamin A and iron supplementation in pregnant Indonesian women
    Sherry A Tanumihardjo
    Department of Nutritional Sciences, University of Wisconsin Madison, 53706 1571, USA
    J Nutr 132:1909-12. 2002
    ..008). Iron status was also significantly improved in these women (P < 0.05) with both iron and vitamin A supplementation. The mechanism of the enhancing effect of iron on the vitamin A-induced reduction in the MRDR is not known...
  13. ncbi request reprint Lutein supplements are not bioavailable in the Mongolian gerbil while consuming a diet with or without cranberries
    Kirsten L Molldrem
    Integrated Graduate Program in Nutritional Sciences, University of Wisconsin Madison, Madison, WI 53706, USA
    Int J Vitam Nutr Res 74:153-60. 2004
    ..0024). In conclusion, gerbils are able to thrive on a high cranberry diet. However, this study showed that lutein, as a daily supplement in oil, is not bioavailable in Mongolian gerbils...
  14. doi request reprint The xanthophyll composition of biofortified maize (Zea mays Sp.) does not influence the bioefficacy of provitamin a carotenoids in Mongolian gerbils (Meriones unguiculatus)
    Christopher R Davis
    Department of Nutritional Sciences, University of Wisconsin Madison, Madison, Wisconsin 53706, USA
    J Agric Food Chem 56:6745-50. 2008
    ..Twice the molar amount of beta-cryptoxanthin was as efficacious as beta-carotene and the proportion of beta-cryptoxanthin or xanthophylls did not appreciably change the VA value of biofortified maize...
  15. ncbi request reprint Bioavailability of beta-carotene (betaC) from purple carrots is the same as typical orange carrots while high-betaC carrots increase betaC stores in Mongolian gerbils (Meriones unguiculatus)
    Mandy Porter Dosti
    Department of Nutritional Sciences, University of Wisconsin Madison, Madison, WI 53706, USA
    Br J Nutr 96:258-67. 2006
    ..Second, phenolics including anthocyanins and phenolic acids in purple carrot do not interfere with the bioavailability of betaC from purple carrots...
  16. ncbi request reprint Beta-carotene from red carrot maintains vitamin A status, but lycopene bioavailability is lower relative to tomato paste in Mongolian gerbils
    Jordan P Mills
    Interdepartmental Graduate Program in Nutritional Sciences and USDA Agricultural Research Service, Vegetable Crops Research Unit, University of Wisconsin, Madison, WI 53706, USA
    J Nutr 137:1395-400. 2007
    ..These results confirm prior studies in humans on the relative bioavailability of lycopene from red carrots and tomato paste and expand them by suggesting the mechanism and determining vitamin A value...
  17. doi request reprint Carotenoid profiles in provitamin A-containing fruits and vegetables affect the bioefficacy in Mongolian gerbils
    Sara A Arscott
    Interdepartmental Graduate Program in Nutritional Sciences, University of Wisconsin Madison, 1415 Linden Drive, Madison, WI 53706, USA
    Exp Biol Med (Maywood) 235:839-48. 2010
    ..These fruits (except banana), vegetables and the WFS were able to prevent VA deficiency in Mongolian gerbils and could be an effective part of food-based interventions to support VA nutrition in developing countries and worldwide...
  18. doi request reprint Cassava with enhanced beta-carotene maintains adequate vitamin A status in Mongolian gerbils (Meriones unguiculatus) despite substantial cis-isomer content
    Julie A Howe
    Department of Nutritional Sciences, University of Wisconsin Madison, Madison, WI 53706, USA
    Br J Nutr 102:342-9. 2009
    ..Biofortified cassava adequately maintained vitamin A status and was as efficacious as beta-carotene supplementation in the gerbil model...
  19. ncbi request reprint Factors influencing the conversion of carotenoids to retinol: bioavailability to bioconversion to bioefficacy
    Sherry A Tanumihardjo
    Department of Nutritional Sciences, University of Wisconsin Madison, USA
    Int J Vitam Nutr Res 72:40-5. 2002
    ....
  20. ncbi request reprint Biofortified carrot intake enhances liver antioxidant capacity and vitamin a status in mongolian gerbils
    Jordan P Mills
    Interdepartmental Graduate Program in Nutritional Sciences, Vegetable Crops Research Unit, Department of Horticulture, University of Wisconsin, Madison, WI 53706, USA
    J Nutr 138:1692-8. 2008
    ..Antioxidant activity is one of several proposed mechanisms by which plant foods, like biofortified carrots, may provide additional health benefits beyond maintenance of vitamin A status...
  21. doi request reprint Small quantities of carotenoid-rich tropical green leafy vegetables indigenous to Africa maintain vitamin A status in Mongolian gerbils ( Meriones unguiculatus)
    Richard A Ejoh
    Department of Nutritional Sciences, University of Wisconsin Madison, 1415 Linden Drive, Madison, WI 53706, USA
    Br J Nutr 103:1594-601. 2010
    ..9 and 2.3 microg beta-carotene equivalents to 1 microg retinol. Small quantities of these vegetables maintained vitamin A status in gerbils through efficient bioconversion of beta-carotene to retinol...
  22. doi request reprint beta-Cryptoxanthin from supplements or carotenoid-enhanced maize maintains liver vitamin A in Mongolian gerbils ( Meriones unguiculatus) better than or equal to beta-carotene supplements
    Christopher Davis
    Department of Nutritional Sciences, University of Wisconsin Madison, 1415 Linden Drive, Madison, WI 53706, USA
    Br J Nutr 100:786-93. 2008
    ..57 (SD 0.21) micromol) group did not. Bioconversion factors (i.e. 2.74 microg beta-cryptoxanthin and 2.4 microg beta-carotene equivalents in maize to 1 microg retinol) were lower than the Institute of Medicine values...
  23. ncbi request reprint Lutein and beta-carotene from lutein-containing yellow carrots are bioavailable in humans
    Kirsten L Molldrem
    Integrated Graduate Program in Nutritional Sciences, University of Wisconsin, Madison, 53706, USA
    Am J Clin Nutr 80:131-6. 2004
    ..Increasing lutein intake from foods could increase the density of this pigment and decrease the risk of developing macular degeneration. Yellow carrots are a novel food source that could increase lutein consumption...
  24. ncbi request reprint One-time graded doses of vitamin A to weanling piglets enhance hepatic retinol but do not always prevent vitamin A deficiency
    Rebecca L Surles
    Interdepartmental Graduate Program in Nutritional Sciences, University of Wisconsin Madison, Madison, WI 53706, USA
    Am J Clin Nutr 86:1045-53. 2007
    ..Doses of 100000 IU are given to children aged 0.5-1 y. The efficacy of these doses has not been adequately determined...
  25. pmc 13C natural abundance in serum retinol acts as a biomarker for increases in dietary provitamin A
    Julie A Howe
    University of Wisconsin Madison, Department of Nutritional Sciences, 1415 Linden Drive, Madison, WI 53706, USA
    Exp Biol Med (Maywood) 234:140-7. 2009
    ..079). 13C:12C-Retinol did not change in the caloric reduction group (P=0.43). 13C:12C-Retinol changes with the vitamin A source in the diet and can be used as a biomarker for increases in dietary provitamin A vegetable intake...
  26. ncbi request reprint The acute and chronic toxic effects of vitamin A
    Kristina L Penniston
    Department of Nutritional Sciences, University of Wisconsin Madison, Madison, WI 53706, USA
    Am J Clin Nutr 83:191-201. 2006
    ..However, further research is needed to ascertain the areas of the world in which subclinical toxicity exists and to evaluate its effects on overall health and well-being...
  27. pmc Plasma turnover of 3,4-didehydroretinol (vitamin A2) increases in vitamin A-deficient rats fed low versus high dietary fat
    Anne L Escaron
    University of Wisconsin Madison, Interdepartmental Graduate Program in Nutritional Sciences, Madison, WI, USA
    J Lipid Res 50:694-703. 2009
    ..Rats fed 21% versus 6% dietary fat conserved hepatic R more efficiently...
  28. doi request reprint Sweet potato beta-carotene bioefficacy is enhanced by dietary fat and not reduced by soluble fiber intake in Mongolian gerbils
    Jordan P Mills
    Interdepartmental Graduate Program in Nutritional Sciences, University of Wisconsin, Madison, WI 53706, USA
    J Nutr 139:44-50. 2009
    ..Soluble fiber intake derived from WFSP did not influence bioefficacy. Replacing WFSP with OFSP will affect VA status if adopted by target groups...
  29. ncbi request reprint One-time vitamin A supplementation of lactating sows enhances hepatic retinol in their offspring independent of dose size
    Ashley R Valentine
    University of Wisconsin Madison, Interdepartmental Graduate Program in Nutritional Sciences, Madison, WI 53706, USA
    Am J Clin Nutr 81:427-33. 2005
    ..Single megadoses of vitamin A between 200,000 and 400,000 IU have been administered to lactating mothers to improve the vitamin A status of both mothers and breastfeeding infants. However, the most beneficial dosing regimen is not known...
  30. ncbi request reprint Vitamin A in dietary supplements and fortified foods: too much of a good thing?
    Kristina L Penniston
    University of Wisconsin Hospital and Clinics, Madison, WI 53706, USA
    J Am Diet Assoc 103:1185-7. 2003
    ....
  31. ncbi request reprint Evaluation of analytical methods for carotenoid extraction from biofortified maize (Zea mays sp.)
    Julie A Howe
    Department of Nutritional Sciences, University of Wisconsin Madison, Madison, WI 53706, USA
    J Agric Food Chem 54:7992-7. 2006
    ..This modified method works well for lutein, zeaxanthin, beta-cryptoxanthin, alpha-carotene, and beta-carotene...
  32. ncbi request reprint Carotenoid-biofortified maize maintains adequate vitamin a status in Mongolian gerbils
    Julie A Howe
    Department of Nutritional Sciences, University of Wisconsin, Madison, WI 53706, USA
    J Nutr 136:2562-7. 2006
    ..In populations consuming maize as a staple food, using orange instead of white maize could dramatically affect VA status...
  33. doi request reprint Hypervitaminosis A in experimental nonhuman primates: evidence, causes, and the road to recovery
    Joseph T Dever
    Department of Nutritional Sciences, University of Wisconsin Madison, Madison, Wisconsin 53706, USA
    Am J Primatol 71:813-6. 2009
    ..Third, the recommendation itself is based on inadequate information about nutrient needs and is likely too high, especially when compared with human requirements...
  34. ncbi request reprint Extra-hepatic vitamin A concentrations in captive Rhesus (Macaca mulatta) and Marmoset (Callithrix jacchus) monkeys fed excess vitamin A
    Jordan P Mills
    Department of Nutritional Sciences University of Wisconsin Madison, Madison, WI 53706, USA
    Int J Vitam Nutr Res 75:126-32. 2005
    ....
  35. doi request reprint Anthocyanins in purple-orange carrots (Daucus carota L.) do not influence the bioavailability of beta-carotene in young women
    Sara A Arscott
    Interdepartmental Graduate Program in Nutritional Sciences, University of Wisconsin Madison, Madison, Wisconsin 53706, USA
    J Agric Food Chem 58:2877-81. 2010
    ..05). However, when the first 24 h were compared, OC and PC treatments did not differ, suggesting that anthocyanins in purple carrots do not affect the absorption of beta-carotene postprandially...
  36. pmc Serum carotenoid concentrations in postmenopausal women from the United States with and without osteoporosis
    Zhifang Yang
    University of Wisconsin UW Madison, Dept Nutritional Sciences, Madison, WI 53706, USA
    Int J Vitam Nutr Res 78:105-11. 2008
    ..Carotenoids that may have beneficial skeletal effects are lower in women with osteoporosis. Research is needed to identify potential protective mechanisms or utilization of carotenoids during osteoporosis...
  37. ncbi request reprint Carotenoid profiles and consumer sensory evaluation of specialty carrots (Daucus carota, L.) of various colors
    Rebecca L Surles
    Department of Nutritional Sciences, University of Wisconsin Madison, Madison, Wisconsin 53706, USA
    J Agric Food Chem 52:3417-21. 2004
    ..01). However, all the carrots were well accepted by the consumer panel. With this information, carrot growers should be encouraged to cultivate specialty carrots to provide sources of both vitamin A precursors and phytochemicals...
  38. pmc Retinol to retinol-binding protein (RBP) is low in obese adults due to elevated apo-RBP
    Jordan P Mills
    University of Wisconsin Madison, Madison, WI 53706, USA
    Exp Biol Med (Maywood) 233:1255-61. 2008
    ..When evaluating the therapeutic potential of lowering serum RBP, consideration of the consequences of vitamin A metabolism is paramount...
  39. ncbi request reprint The modified-relative-dose-response values in serum and milk are positively correlated over time in lactating sows with adequate vitamin A status
    Rebecca L Surles
    Department of Nutritional Sciences, University of Wisconsin, Madison, WI 53706, USA
    J Nutr 136:939-45. 2006
    ..Future work is required in VA-deficient sows and women of varying VA status to determine DR trafficking and to compare DR:R values in milk with those in serum...
  40. pmc Orally ingested (13)C(2)-retinol is incorporated into hepatic retinyl esters in a nonhuman primate (Macaca mulatta) model of hypervitaminosis A
    Anne L Escaron
    University of Wisconsin Madison, USA
    Comp Med 60:71-6. 2010
    ..In this nonhuman primate model of hypervitaminosis A, hepatic retinyl esters continued to accumulate with high liver stores...
  41. ncbi request reprint Vitamin A toxicity in wild-caught African green vervet monkeys (Chlorocebus aethiops) after 2 years in captivity
    Jordan P Mills
    Interdepartmental Graduate Program in Nutritional Sciences, University of Wisconsin Madison, Madison, Wisconsin, USA
    Comp Med 56:421-5. 2006
    ..The validity of bone mineral research using nonhuman primates is of greatest concern, in light of the association between vitamin A toxicity and compromised bone health...
  42. ncbi request reprint Serum retinyl esters are not elevated in postmenopausal women with and without osteoporosis whose preformed vitamin A intakes are high
    Kristina L Penniston
    Interdepartmental Graduate Program in Nutritional Sciences, University of Wisconsin Madison, Madison, WI 53706, USA
    Am J Clin Nutr 84:1350-6. 2006
    ..However, few studies have examined associations between biologic indicators of VA and osteoporosis...
  43. ncbi request reprint Prenatal vitamin A deficiency causes laryngeal malformation in rats
    Ichiro Tateya
    Division of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, Department of Surgery, University of Wisconsin Madison, Madison, Wisconsin, USA
    Ann Otol Rhinol Laryngol 116:785-92. 2007
    ..Our previous research demonstrated that vitamin A might be related to vocal fold development. The purpose of this study was to determine whether vitamin A deficiency affects prenatal laryngeal development in rats...
  44. ncbi request reprint Adjustments to the modified relative dose response (MRDR) test for assessment of vitamin A status minimize the blood volume used in piglets
    Ashley R Valentine
    Department of Nutritional Sciences, University of Wisconsin Madison, Madison, WI 53706, USA
    J Nutr 134:1186-92. 2004
    ..This adjustment allows for easier application of the test to individuals, especially infants, from whom it is difficult to obtain a large venous blood sample, thus increasing the utility of the test for researchers...
  45. pmc Mathematical modeling of serum 13C-retinol in captive rhesus monkeys provides new insights on hypervitaminosis A
    Anne L Escaron
    Interdepartmental Graduate Program in Nutritional Sciences, University of Wisconsin, Madison, WI 53706, USA
    J Nutr 139:2000-6. 2009
    ..Stable isotope techniques have important public health potential for the classification of VA status, including hypervitaminosis, because no other technique besides invasive liver biopsies, correctly identifies excessive liver VA stores...
  46. ncbi request reprint Vitamin A intake of captive rhesus monkeys exceeds national research council recommendations
    Kristina L Penniston
    Interdepartmental Graduate Program in Nutritional Sciences, University of Wisconsin Madison, Madison, Wisconsin, USA
    Am J Primatol 68:1114-9. 2006
    ..Thus, the VA provided in primate diets should be reevaluated with regard to the concentration and form of the vitamin used...
  47. pmc Vitamin A concentrations in piglet extrahepatic tissues respond differently ten days after vitamin A treatment
    Ting Sun
    Department of Nutritional Sciences, University of Wisconsin, Madison, WI 53706, USA
    J Nutr 138:1101-6. 2008
    ..Constant dietary intake may be important in maintaining VA concentrations in extrahepatic tissues...
  48. ncbi request reprint Ingestion of excessive preformed vitamin A by mothers amplifies storage of retinyl esters in early fetal livers of captive Old World monkeys
    Jordan P Mills
    Interdepartmental Graduate Program in Nutritional Sciences, University of Wisconsin Madison, Madison, WI, USA
    Comp Med 57:505-11. 2007
    ..Therefore, excessive intake of preformed VA by the mothers results in amplified early fetal liver retinyl ester storage...
  49. ncbi request reprint Serum vitamin A esters are high in captive rhesus (Macaca mulatta) and marmoset (Callithrix jacchus) monkeys
    Kristina L Penniston
    Integrated Graduate Program in Nutritional Sciences, University of Wisconsin Madison, Madison, WI 53706, USA
    J Nutr 133:4202-6. 2003
    ..1% (range, 5.5-23%) for rhesus and 27 +/- 14% (range, 10-57%) for the marmosets. Serum retinol concentrations were normal, i.e., 1.21 +/- 0.28 (rhesus) and 0.92 +/- 0.43 micromol/L (marmoset), compared with published values...
  50. ncbi request reprint Elevated serum concentrations of beta-glucuronide metabolites and 4-oxoretinol in lactating sows after treatment with vitamin A: a model for evaluating supplementation in lactating women
    Kristina L Penniston
    Interdepartmental Graduate Program in Nutritional Sciences, University of Wisconsin Madison, Madison, WI, USA
    Am J Clin Nutr 81:851-8. 2005
    ..The effects of large doses of preformed vitamin A, such as those provided in supplementation programs for the prevention of deficiency, on total serum vitamin A have been inadequately investigated...
  51. ncbi request reprint Evaluation of vitamin A supplementation regimens in Ghanaian postpartum mothers with the use of the modified-relative-dose-response test
    Samuel K Tchum
    Kintampo Health Research Centre, Health Research Unit, Ghana Health Service, Accra, Ghana
    Am J Clin Nutr 84:1344-9. 2006
    ..Vitamin A deficiency is an important public health problem in many developing countries. Women of childbearing age and children are documented as the most affected groups...
  52. ncbi request reprint Beta-carotene-rich orange-fleshed sweet potato improves the vitamin A status of primary school children assessed with the modified-relative-dose-response test
    Paul J van Jaarsveld
    Nutritional Intervention Research Unit, Medical Research Council, Parow, South Africa
    Am J Clin Nutr 81:1080-7. 2005
    ..Beta-carotene-rich orange-fleshed sweet potato (OFSP) is an excellent source of provitamin A. In many developing countries, sweet potato is a secondary staple food and may play a role in controlling vitamin A deficiency...
  53. ncbi request reprint Utility of the relative-dose-response and modified-relative-dose-response tests as population indicators of vitamin A status
    Sherry A Tanumihardjo
    Am J Clin Nutr 82:1135-7; author reply 1137-8. 2005
  54. ncbi request reprint A theoretical increase in infants' hepatic vitamin a is realized using a supplemented lactating sow model
    Kristina L Penniston
    Integrated Graduate Program in Nutritional Sciences, University of Wisconsin Madison, 53706, USA
    J Nutr 133:1139-42. 2003
    ..08 or 0.16 micro mol/g liver from the low or high dose, respectively...

Research Grants6

  1. Development of 13C-retinol isotope dilution techniques
    Sherry Tanumihardjo; Fiscal Year: 2006
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