Nikhil V Dhurandhar
Affiliation: Wayne State University
- Increased adiposity in animals due to a human virusN V Dhurandhar
Department of Nutrition and Food Science, Wayne State University, Detroit, MI, USA
Int J Obes Relat Metab Disord 24:989-96. 2000..Four animal models of virus-induced obesity including adiposity induced by an avian adenovirus have been described previously. This is the first report of adiposity induced in animals by a human virus...
- Transmissibility of adenovirus-induced adiposity in a chicken modelN V Dhurandhar
Department of Nutrition and Food Science, Wayne State University, Detroit, Michigan 48202, USA
Int J Obes Relat Metab Disord 25:990-6. 2001..We previously reported that human adenovirus Ad-36 induces adiposity and paradoxically lower levels of serum cholesterol (CHOL) and triglycerides (TG) in animals...
- Infectobesity: obesity of infectious originN V Dhurandhar
The Department of Nutrition and Food Science and the Center for Molecular Medicine and Genetics, Wayne State University, Detroit, MI 48202, USA
J Nutr 131:2794S-2797S. 2001..In addition, the involvement of some pathogens in etiology of obesity suggests the possibility of a similar role for additional pathogens...
- Human adenovirus Ad-36 promotes weight gain in male rhesus and marmoset monkeysNikhil V Dhurandhar
Department of Nutrition and Food Science and the Center for Molecular Medicine and Genetics, Wayne State University, Detroit, MI, USA
J Nutr 132:3155-60. 2002..These studies illustrate that the adiposity-promoting effect of Ad-36 occurs in two nonhuman primate species and demonstrates the usefulness of nonhuman primates for further evaluation of Ad-36-induced adiposity...
- Contribution of pathogens in human obesityNikhil V Dhurandhar
Department of Nutrition and Food Science and the Center for Molecular Medicine and Genetics, Wayne State University, Detroit, Michigan 48202, USA
Drug News Perspect 17:307-13. 2004..Determination of the role of pathogens in human obesity is critical for its successful treatment and prevention...
- Night eating syndrome: evaluation of two screening instrumentsJillon S Vander Wal
Center for Health Research, Wayne State University, 5557 Cass Avenue, Detroit, MI, USA
Eat Behav 6:63-73. 2005..Night eating syndrome is not the equivalent of night snacking. The definition of night eating syndrome must be expanded to include a sleep disturbance component accompanied by night eating...
- Evening ready-to-eat cereal consumption contributes to weight managementSandia M Waller
Department of Nutrition and Food Science, Wayne State University, Detroit, MI 48202, USA
J Am Coll Nutr 23:316-21. 2004..74 +/- 385.58 kcal vs. 85.82 +/- 374.70 kcal; p = 0.042). CONCLUSION: Eating ready-to-eat cereal after the evening meal may attenuate caloric intake in night snackers and promote weight loss in compliant individuals...
- Human adenovirus 36 induces adiposity, increases insulin sensitivity, and alters hypothalamic monoamines in ratsMagdalena Pasarica
Pennington Biomedical Research Center, 6400 Perkins Road, Baton Rouge, LA 70808, USA
Obesity (Silver Spring) 14:1905-13. 2006..The male Wistar rat is a good model for the elucidation of metabolic and molecular mechanisms of Ad-36-induced adiposity...
- Human adenovirus type 36 enhances glucose uptake in diabetic and nondiabetic human skeletal muscle cells independent of insulin signalingZhong Q Wang
Division of Nutrition and Chronic Diseases, Louisiana State University System, Baton Rouge, Louisiana, USA
Diabetes 57:1805-13. 2008..Human adenovirus type 36 (Ad-36) increases adiposity but improves insulin sensitivity in experimentally infected animals. We determined the ability of Ad-36 to increase glucose uptake by human primary skeletal muscle (HSKM) cells...
- Adipogenic human adenovirus Ad-36 induces commitment, differentiation, and lipid accumulation in human adipose-derived stem cellsMagdalena Pasarica
Pennington Biomedical Research Center, Louisiana State University System, Baton Rouge, Louisiana 70808, USA
Stem Cells 26:969-78. 2008..Thus, Ad-36 has the potential to induce adipogenesis in hASC, which may contribute to adiposity induced by the virus...
- Moderate-carbohydrate low-fat versus low-carbohydrate high-fat meal replacements for weight lossJillon S Vander Wal
Department of Psychology, Saint Louis University St Louis, MO, USA
Int J Food Sci Nutr 58:321-9. 2007..To compare the efficacy of a low-carbohydrate high-fat versus a moderate-carbohydrate low-fat diet for weight loss and cardiovascular risk reduction...
- Ready-to-eat cereal products as meal replacements for weight lossJ S Vander Wal
Saint Louis University, St Louis, MO, USA
Int J Food Sci Nutr 58:331-40. 2007..To test the effectiveness of three commercially available partial meal replacement products on weight-loss outcomes...
- Infectobesity: obesity of infectious originMagdalena Pasarica
Department of Infections and Obesity, Pennington Biomedical Research Center, Louisiana State University System, Baton Rouge, LA 70808, USA
Adv Food Nutr Res 52:61-102. 2007..A new perspective about the infectious etiology of obesity may stimulate additional research to assess the contribution of hitherto unknown pathogens to human obesity and possibly to prevent or treat obesity of infectious origins...
- Psychometric properties of the State and Trait Food Cravings Questionnaires among overweight and obese personsJillon S Vander Wal
Saint Louis University, Department of Psychology, 221 North Grand Boulevard, St Louis, MO 63103, USA
Eat Behav 8:211-23. 2007..The FCQ-S was not a good predictor of subsequent food intake. The FCQ-T and FCQ-S may be useful in studies that examine triggers of and interventions for excessive food intake...
- Effect of a post-dinner snack and partial meal replacement program on weight lossJillon S Vander Wal
Department of Psychology, Saint Louis University, St Louis, Missouri, USA
Int J Food Sci Nutr 57:97-106. 2006..Providing a structured post-dinner snack along with a PMR program did not enhance weight loss treatment outcomes; however, the PMR program produced beneficial weight loss changes for obese night snackers...
- Short-term effect of eggs on satiety in overweight and obese subjectsJillon S Vander Wal
Department of Psychology, Saint Louis University, Missouri, USA
J Am Coll Nutr 24:510-5. 2005..The potential role of a routine egg breakfast in producing a sustained caloric deficit and consequent weight loss, should be determined...
- Metabolically favorable remodeling of human adipose tissue by human adenovirus type 36Pamela M Rogers
Pennington Biomedical Research Center, Louisiana State University System, Baton Rouge, Louisiana, USA
Diabetes 57:2321-31. 2008..To exploit the potential of the viral proteins as a therapeutic target for treating insulin resistance, this study investigated the ability of Ad-36 to induce metabolically favorable changes in human adipose tissue...