Mark A Underwood

Summary

Affiliation: University of California
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc Human milk for the premature infant
    Mark A Underwood
    Department of Pediatrics, University of California Davis, Sacramento, CA 95817, USA
    Pediatr Clin North Am 60:189-207. 2013
  2. ncbi request reprint Cost, causes and rates of rehospitalization of preterm infants
    M A Underwood
    Department of Pediatrics, University of California Davis School of Medicine, Davis, CA, USA
    J Perinatol 27:614-9. 2007
  3. pmc A randomized placebo-controlled comparison of 2 prebiotic/probiotic combinations in preterm infants: impact on weight gain, intestinal microbiota, and fecal short-chain fatty acids
    Mark A Underwood
    Department of Pediatrics, University of California, Davis, 95616, USA
    J Pediatr Gastroenterol Nutr 48:216-25. 2009
  4. pmc A comparison of two probiotic strains of bifidobacteria in premature infants
    Mark A Underwood
    Department of Pediatrics, University of California, Davis, Sacramento, CA Foods for Health Institute, University of California, Davis, Davis, CA Electronic address
    J Pediatr 163:1585-1591.e9. 2013
  5. pmc A quantitative and comprehensive method to analyze human milk oligosaccharide structures in the urine and feces of infants
    Maria Lorna A de Leoz
    Department of Chemistry, University of California, Davis, Davis, CA 95616, USA
    Anal Bioanal Chem 405:4089-105. 2013
  6. doi request reprint Prebiotic oligosaccharides in premature infants
    Mark A Underwood
    Department of Pediatrics Department of Viticulture and Enology Department of Food Science and Technology Department of Chemistry, University of California, Davis
    J Pediatr Gastroenterol Nutr 58:352-60. 2014
  7. doi request reprint Use of bifidobacterial specific terminal restriction fragment length polymorphisms to complement next generation sequence profiling of infant gut communities
    Zachery T Lewis
    Department of Viticulture and Enology, University of California, Davis, CA 95616, USA
    Anaerobe 19:62-9. 2013
  8. pmc Routine habitat change: a source of unrecognized transient alteration of intestinal microbiota in laboratory mice
    Betty W Ma
    Center for Laboratory Animal Science, School of Veterinary Medicine Residency Program in Laboratory Animal Medicine, University of California Davis, Davis, California, USA
    PLoS ONE 7:e47416. 2012
  9. pmc Bifidobacterium bifidum in a rat model of necrotizing enterocolitis: antimicrobial peptide and protein responses
    Mark A Underwood
    Department of Pediatrics, University of California Davis, Sacramento, California, USA
    Pediatr Res 71:546-51. 2012
  10. doi request reprint Human α-defensin 6 promotes mucosal innate immunity through self-assembled peptide nanonets
    Hiutung Chu
    Department of Microbiology and Immunology, School of Medicine, University of California, Davis, CA 95616, USA
    Science 337:477-81. 2012

Collaborators

  • David A Mills
  • Michael P Sherman
  • Jan Wehkamp
  • ANDREAS J BAUMLER
  • Milady R Ninonuevo
  • Steven J McElroy
  • Glenn M Young
  • W M Gilbert
  • Nicholas A Bokulich
  • Maria Lorna A de Leoz
  • Jennifer T Smilowitz
  • J Bruce German
  • Majid Mirmiran
  • Santiago Ruiz-Moyano
  • Charles L Bevins
  • Nita H Salzman
  • Z Latif
  • Zachery T Lewis
  • Karen M Kalanetra
  • Carlito B Lebrilla
  • John S Strum
  • Stephanie C Gaerlan
  • Betty W Ma
  • Patricia A Castillo
  • Hiutung Chu
  • Collin L Ellis
  • Angela Marcobal
  • A D Watters
  • J M S Bartlett
  • Deborah S Gho
  • Shuai Wu
  • Grace Jung
  • Lauren M Dimapasoc
  • Renee M Tsolis
  • Anchasa Kananurak
  • Maria G Winter
  • Bo Shen
  • Robert I Lehrer
  • Sebastian E Winter
  • Daniel J Tancredi
  • Marzena Pazgier
  • Nannan Tao
  • Sean Paul Nuccio
  • Wuyuan Lu
  • Maarten F de Jong
  • John C Rutledge
  • K Grigor
  • I Dunn
  • M Aitchison

Detail Information

Publications24

  1. pmc Human milk for the premature infant
    Mark A Underwood
    Department of Pediatrics, University of California Davis, Sacramento, CA 95817, USA
    Pediatr Clin North Am 60:189-207. 2013
    ..Donor milk is a resource for premature infants whose mothers are unable to provide an adequate supply of milk. Challenges include the need for pasteurization, nutritional and biochemical deficiencies, and limited supply...
  2. ncbi request reprint Cost, causes and rates of rehospitalization of preterm infants
    M A Underwood
    Department of Pediatrics, University of California Davis School of Medicine, Davis, CA, USA
    J Perinatol 27:614-9. 2007
    ..To examine hospital readmissions for premature infants during the first year of life...
  3. pmc A randomized placebo-controlled comparison of 2 prebiotic/probiotic combinations in preterm infants: impact on weight gain, intestinal microbiota, and fecal short-chain fatty acids
    Mark A Underwood
    Department of Pediatrics, University of California, Davis, 95616, USA
    J Pediatr Gastroenterol Nutr 48:216-25. 2009
    ..To compare the effect of 2 prebiotic/probiotic products on weight gain, stool microbiota, and stool short-chain fatty acid (SCFA) content of premature infants...
  4. pmc A comparison of two probiotic strains of bifidobacteria in premature infants
    Mark A Underwood
    Department of Pediatrics, University of California, Davis, Sacramento, CA Foods for Health Institute, University of California, Davis, Davis, CA Electronic address
    J Pediatr 163:1585-1591.e9. 2013
    ..To determine the impact of 2 probiotic bifidobacteria on the fecal microbiota of premature infants fed either human milk or formula...
  5. pmc A quantitative and comprehensive method to analyze human milk oligosaccharide structures in the urine and feces of infants
    Maria Lorna A de Leoz
    Department of Chemistry, University of California, Davis, Davis, CA 95616, USA
    Anal Bioanal Chem 405:4089-105. 2013
    ..This method may therefore provide diagnostic and therapeutic opportunities...
  6. doi request reprint Prebiotic oligosaccharides in premature infants
    Mark A Underwood
    Department of Pediatrics Department of Viticulture and Enology Department of Food Science and Technology Department of Chemistry, University of California, Davis
    J Pediatr Gastroenterol Nutr 58:352-60. 2014
    ..The aim of the study was to determine the impact of increasing doses of 2 prebiotic oligosaccharides and of an "all-human diet" on the intestinal microbiota of premature infants...
  7. doi request reprint Use of bifidobacterial specific terminal restriction fragment length polymorphisms to complement next generation sequence profiling of infant gut communities
    Zachery T Lewis
    Department of Viticulture and Enology, University of California, Davis, CA 95616, USA
    Anaerobe 19:62-9. 2013
    ..When used alongside next generation sequencing methods that detect broader population levels at lower resolution, this high-throughput, low-cost tool can help clarify the role of bifidobacteria in health and disease...
  8. pmc Routine habitat change: a source of unrecognized transient alteration of intestinal microbiota in laboratory mice
    Betty W Ma
    Center for Laboratory Animal Science, School of Veterinary Medicine Residency Program in Laboratory Animal Medicine, University of California Davis, Davis, California, USA
    PLoS ONE 7:e47416. 2012
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  9. pmc Bifidobacterium bifidum in a rat model of necrotizing enterocolitis: antimicrobial peptide and protein responses
    Mark A Underwood
    Department of Pediatrics, University of California Davis, Sacramento, California, USA
    Pediatr Res 71:546-51. 2012
    ..Probiotics decrease the risk of NEC in clinical and experimental studies. Antimicrobial peptides protect the gut against noxious microbes and shape the commensal microbiota, but their role in NEC remains unclear...
  10. doi request reprint Human α-defensin 6 promotes mucosal innate immunity through self-assembled peptide nanonets
    Hiutung Chu
    Department of Microbiology and Immunology, School of Medicine, University of California, Davis, CA 95616, USA
    Science 337:477-81. 2012
    ..These findings support a key role for HD6 in protecting the small intestine against invasion by diverse enteric pathogens and may explain the conservation of HD6 throughout Hominidae evolution...
  11. doi request reprint Rapid determination of the bacterial composition of commercial probiotic products by terminal restriction fragment length polymorphism analysis
    Angela Marcobal
    Department of Viticulture and Enology, University of California, Davis, CA 95616, USA
    J Pediatr Gastroenterol Nutr 46:608-11. 2008
    ..In summary, terminal restriction fragment length polymorphism is a rapid method for profiling the microbial contents of probiotic products used in clinical studies...
  12. ncbi request reprint Defensin-barbed innate immunity: clinical associations in the pediatric population
    Mark A Underwood
    UC Davis School of Medicine, 2516 Stockton Blvd, Sacramento, CA 95817, USA
    Pediatrics 125:1237-47. 2010
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  13. ncbi request reprint Rapid measurement of human milk macronutrients in the neonatal intensive care unit: accuracy and precision of fourier transform mid-infrared spectroscopy
    Jennifer T Smilowitz
    1Department of Food Science and Technology, University of California Davis, Davis, CA, USA
    J Hum Lact 30:180-9. 2014
    ..Rapid precise measurement of human milk protein, fat, and lactose to allow individualized fortification has been proposed for decades but remains elusive due to technical challenges...
  14. pmc Surface microbes in the neonatal intensive care unit: changes with routine cleaning and over time
    Nicholas A Bokulich
    Department of Viticulture and Enology, Foods for Health Institute, University of California, Davis, CA, USA
    J Clin Microbiol 51:2617-24. 2013
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  15. pmc Paneth cells and necrotizing enterocolitis: a novel hypothesis for disease pathogenesis
    Steven J McElroy
    Division of Neonatology, Department of Pediatrics, University of Iowa, Iowa City, Iowa, USA
    Neonatology 103:10-20. 2013
    ..We offer this hypothesis to promote new thoughts about how NEC occurs and its potential prevention...
  16. pmc Lacto-N-tetraose, fucosylation, and secretor status are highly variable in human milk oligosaccharides from women delivering preterm
    Maria Lorna A de Leoz
    Department of Chemistry, University of California, Davis, California 95616, USA
    J Proteome Res 11:4662-72. 2012
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  17. pmc Paneth cells and necrotizing enterocolitis
    Mark A Underwood
    Department of Pediatrics, UC Davis School of Medicine, Sacramento, CA, USA
    Gut Microbes 3:562-5. 2012
    ..Addressing basic questions on the development and function of immature Paneth cells may shed light on the puzzling pathophysiology of NEC. Current animal models of NEC are limited in their capacity to answer these questions...
  18. pmc Intestinal microbiota and blue baby syndrome: probiotic therapy for term neonates with cyanotic congenital heart disease
    Collin L Ellis
    Department of Internal Medicine, Division of Cardiovascular Medicine, University of California at Davis, Davis, CA, USA
    Gut Microbes 1:359-66. 2010
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  19. pmc Rapid discrimination of Bifidobacterium animalis subspecies by matrix-assisted laser desorption ionization-time of flight mass spectrometry
    Santiago Ruiz-Moyano
    Department of Viticulture and Enology, University of California, Davis, CA 95616, USA
    Food Microbiol 30:432-7. 2012
    ..Given the speed in which this method is achieved (~20 min including sample preparation), MALDI-TOF MS is promising as a tool for rapid discrimination of starter cultures and probiotics...
  20. ncbi request reprint Near-infrared spectroscopy as a screening tool for patent ductus arteriosus in extremely low birth weight infants
    Mark A Underwood
    Division of Neonatology, Department of Pediatrics, Davis School of Medicine, University of California, Davis, CA 95616, USA
    Neonatology 91:134-9. 2007
    ..Patent ductus arteriosus (PDA) is frequent and potentially pathologic in preterm infants. A simple bedside tool to screen for ductal patency would assist in the care of extremely low birth weight (ELBW) infants...
  21. ncbi request reprint Paneth cells, defensins, and the commensal microbiota: a hypothesis on intimate interplay at the intestinal mucosa
    Nita H Salzman
    Department of Pediatrics, Division of Gastroenterology, The Medical College of Wisconsin, 8701 Watertown Plank Rd Milwaukee, WI 53226, USA
    Semin Immunol 19:70-83. 2007
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  22. ncbi request reprint Amniotic fluid: not just fetal urine anymore
    Mark A Underwood
    Department of Pediatrics, University of California, Davis School of Medicine, Davis, CA 95616, USA
    J Perinatol 25:341-8. 2005
    ..This article reviews recent discoveries and the current understanding of the origin and circulation of AF and its nutritive, protective, and diagnostic functions. Future directions for AF research are also discussed...
  23. ncbi request reprint HER2/neu gene amplification and protein overexpression in G3 pT2 transitional cell carcinoma of the bladder: a role for anti-HER2 therapy?
    Z Latif
    University Department of Surgery, Level II, Queen Elizabeth Building, Glasgow Royal Infirmary, Glasgow G31 2ER, UK
    Eur J Cancer 40:56-63. 2004
    ..If this were true for bladder cancer, only 4/75 (5%) of G3 pT2 TCCs would be suitable for treatment. The role of trastuzumab in these tumours remains untested at present...
  24. ncbi request reprint Gene amplification and overexpression of HER2 in renal cell carcinoma
    Z Latif
    Department of Surgery, Glasgow Royal Infirmary, Glasgow, UK
    BJU Int 89:5-9. 2002
    ..To determine the frequency of HER2 genetic abnormalities in renal cell carcinoma (RCC) and hence assess the potential suitability of Herceptin immunotherapy...