Christine D Thomson

Summary

Affiliation: University of Otago
Country: New Zealand

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Selenium status and allergic disease in a cohort of New Zealand children
    C D Thomson
    Department of Human Nutrition, University of Otago, Dunedin
    Clin Exp Allergy 42:560-7. 2012
  2. doi request reprint Minimal impact of excess iodate intake on thyroid hormones and selenium status in older New Zealanders
    Christine D Thomson
    Department of Human Nutrition, University of Otago, PO Box 56, Dunedin, New Zealand
    Eur J Endocrinol 165:745-52. 2011
  3. ncbi request reprint Brazil nuts: an effective way to improve selenium status
    Christine D Thomson
    Department of Human Nutrition, University of Otago, Dunedin, New Zealand
    Am J Clin Nutr 87:379-84. 2008
  4. doi request reprint The effect of maternal iodine status on infant outcomes in an iodine-deficient Indian population
    Kavitha C Menon
    Department of Human Nutrition, University of Otago, Dunedin, New Zealand
    Thyroid 21:1373-80. 2011
  5. pmc A comprehensive assessment of urinary iodine concentration and thyroid hormones in New Zealand schoolchildren: a cross-sectional study
    Sheila A Skeaff
    Department of Human Nutrition, University of Otago, Dunedin 9054, New Zealand
    Nutr J 11:31. 2012
  6. doi request reprint Selenium and iodine supplementation: effect on thyroid function of older New Zealanders
    Christine D Thomson
    Departments of Human Nutrition and Preventive and Social Medicine, University of Otago, Dunedin, New Zealand
    Am J Clin Nutr 90:1038-46. 2009
  7. doi request reprint Iron status of pregnant Indian women from an area of active iron supplementation
    Kavitha C Menon
    Department of Human Nutrition, University of Otago, Dunedin, New Zealand Healthy Lifestyle Cluster, Advanced Medical and Dental Institute, Universiti Sains Malaysia, Pulau Penang, Malaysia
    Nutrition 30:291-6. 2014
  8. doi request reprint Metabolism of L-selenomethionine and selenite by probiotic bacteria: in vitro and in vivo studies
    Woravimol Krittaphol
    School of Pharmacy, University of Otago, P O Box 56, Dunedin, 9054, New Zealand
    Biol Trace Elem Res 144:1358-69. 2011
  9. ncbi request reprint Are breast-fed infants and toddlers in New Zealand at risk of iodine deficiency?
    Sheila A Skeaff
    Department of Human Nutrition, University of Otago, Dunedin, New Zealand
    Nutrition 21:325-31. 2005
  10. doi request reprint Effects of anemia at different stages of gestation on infant outcomes
    Kavitha C Menon
    Department of Human Nutrition, University of Otago, Dunedin, New Zealand Electronic address
    Nutrition 32:61-5. 2016

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  1. doi request reprint Selenium status and allergic disease in a cohort of New Zealand children
    C D Thomson
    Department of Human Nutrition, University of Otago, Dunedin
    Clin Exp Allergy 42:560-7. 2012
    ..New Zealand has one of the highest rates of asthma and atopy. Selenium has been implicated in the aetiology of asthma, and associations between low selenium status and asthma in New Zealand children have been reported...
  2. doi request reprint Minimal impact of excess iodate intake on thyroid hormones and selenium status in older New Zealanders
    Christine D Thomson
    Department of Human Nutrition, University of Otago, PO Box 56, Dunedin, New Zealand
    Eur J Endocrinol 165:745-52. 2011
    ..Iodine deficiency has re-emerged in New Zealand, while selenium status has improved. The aim of this study was to investigate the effects of excess iodine intake as iodate on thyroid and selenium status...
  3. ncbi request reprint Brazil nuts: an effective way to improve selenium status
    Christine D Thomson
    Department of Human Nutrition, University of Otago, Dunedin, New Zealand
    Am J Clin Nutr 87:379-84. 2008
    ..Brazil nuts provide a rich natural source of selenium, yet no studies have investigated the bioavailability of selenium in humans...
  4. doi request reprint The effect of maternal iodine status on infant outcomes in an iodine-deficient Indian population
    Kavitha C Menon
    Department of Human Nutrition, University of Otago, Dunedin, New Zealand
    Thyroid 21:1373-80. 2011
    ..This study aimed to assess the iodine status of pregnant tribal Indian women and their infants and to determine the impact of maternal iodine status on infant growth and behavior...
  5. pmc A comprehensive assessment of urinary iodine concentration and thyroid hormones in New Zealand schoolchildren: a cross-sectional study
    Sheila A Skeaff
    Department of Human Nutrition, University of Otago, Dunedin 9054, New Zealand
    Nutr J 11:31. 2012
    ..e. urinary iodine concentration) and individuals (i.e. thyroid hormones)...
  6. doi request reprint Selenium and iodine supplementation: effect on thyroid function of older New Zealanders
    Christine D Thomson
    Departments of Human Nutrition and Preventive and Social Medicine, University of Otago, Dunedin, New Zealand
    Am J Clin Nutr 90:1038-46. 2009
    ..The New Zealand population has both marginal selenium status and mild iodine deficiency. Adequate intakes of iodine and selenium are required for optimal thyroid function...
  7. doi request reprint Iron status of pregnant Indian women from an area of active iron supplementation
    Kavitha C Menon
    Department of Human Nutrition, University of Otago, Dunedin, New Zealand Healthy Lifestyle Cluster, Advanced Medical and Dental Institute, Universiti Sains Malaysia, Pulau Penang, Malaysia
    Nutrition 30:291-6. 2014
    ..The aim of this study was to investigate the iron status of pregnant tribal women from Ramtek, Nagpur, Maharashtra, India using a combination of indices...
  8. doi request reprint Metabolism of L-selenomethionine and selenite by probiotic bacteria: in vitro and in vivo studies
    Woravimol Krittaphol
    School of Pharmacy, University of Otago, P O Box 56, Dunedin, 9054, New Zealand
    Biol Trace Elem Res 144:1358-69. 2011
    ..Thus, treatment with probiotics followed by SeMet significantly affects tissue levels of selenium...
  9. ncbi request reprint Are breast-fed infants and toddlers in New Zealand at risk of iodine deficiency?
    Sheila A Skeaff
    Department of Human Nutrition, University of Otago, Dunedin, New Zealand
    Nutrition 21:325-31. 2005
    ..This study assessed the iodine status of New Zealand infants and toddlers and explored factors that might influence their iodine status...
  10. doi request reprint Effects of anemia at different stages of gestation on infant outcomes
    Kavitha C Menon
    Department of Human Nutrition, University of Otago, Dunedin, New Zealand Electronic address
    Nutrition 32:61-5. 2016
    ..Maternal anemia is a public health challenge worldwide. The present study aims to explore the effects of maternal anemia at different stages of gestation on postnatal growth and neurobehavioral development in infants...
  11. doi request reprint Dietary and non-dietary factors associated with serum zinc in Indian women
    Catherine A Herbst
    Department of Human Nutrition, University of Otago, PO Box 56, Dunedin, 9054, New Zealand
    Biol Trace Elem Res 161:38-47. 2014
    ..012) and energy intake (p < 0.001). Diets low in energy with poor bioavailability of dietary zinc are likely to be the primary cause of the high proportion of Indian women with zinc deficiency...
  12. ncbi request reprint The effect of selenium on thyroid status in a population with marginal selenium and iodine status
    Christine D Thomson
    Department of Human Nutrition, University of Otago, Dunedin, New Zealand
    Br J Nutr 94:962-8. 2005
    ..Adequate plasma Se may be approximately 0.82-0.90 micromol/l, compared with 1.00-1.14 micromol/l for maximal GPx activities...
  13. ncbi request reprint Dietary and biochemical selenium status of urban 6- to 24-month-old South Island New Zealand children and their postpartum mothers
    Sarah K McLachlan
    Department of Human Nutrition, University of Otago, Dunedin, New Zealand
    J Nutr 134:3290-5. 2004
    ..Dietary interventions are recommended to improve dietary selenium intakes in South Island children and their mothers...
  14. ncbi request reprint Influence of the glutathione peroxidase 1 Pro200Leu polymorphism on the response of glutathione peroxidase activity to selenium supplementation: a randomized controlled trial
    Jody C Miller
    Departments of Human Nutrition, University of Otago, Dunedin, New Zealand
    Am J Clin Nutr 96:923-31. 2012
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  15. doi request reprint Iodine status in a Sherpa community in a village of the Khumbu region of Nepal
    Emma E Heydon
    Department of Medical and Surgical Sciences, University of Otago, Dunedin, New Zealand
    Public Health Nutr 12:1431-6. 2009
    ..To assess the iodine status of Sherpa residents living in Kunde village, Khumbu region, Nepal...
  16. ncbi request reprint Serum selenium concentrations and dietary selenium intake of New Zealand children aged 5-14 years
    Christine D Thomson
    Department of Human Nutrition, University of Otago, Dunedin, New Zealand
    Br J Nutr 97:357-64. 2007
    ..006). The Se status of our children falls in the middle of the international range of serum Se concentrations, but that for children in the South Island is among the lowest values reported and may be a cause for concern...
  17. doi request reprint Biotransformation of L-selenomethionine and selenite in rat gut contents
    Woravimol Krittaphol
    School of Pharmacy, University of Otago, PO Box 56, Dunedin 9054, New Zealand
    Biol Trace Elem Res 139:188-96. 2011
    ..Based on previous literature and these results, we conclude that the gut microbiota contributes to the excretion of excess selenium through the production of methylated selenium compounds and elemental selenium...
  18. doi request reprint Serum Zinc Is a Major Predictor of Anemia and Mediates the Effect of Selenium on Hemoglobin in School-Aged Children in a Nationally Representative Survey in New Zealand
    Lisa A Houghton
    Department of Human Nutrition, University of Otago, Dunedin, New Zealand and
    J Nutr 146:1670-6. 2016
    ..To our knowledge, however, the role of these micronutrients as predictors of hemoglobin has not been explored despite plausible mechanisms for such relations...
  19. doi request reprint Plasma selenium concentrations in pregnant women in two countries with contrasting soil selenium levels
    Rosalind S Gibson
    Department of Human Nutrition, University of Otago, Dunedin, New Zealand
    J Trace Elem Med Biol 25:230-5. 2011
    ..Selenium has an important role in antioxidant defense and cell mediated immunity. Plasma selenium is a useful biomarker for comparing selenium status across populations, and influenced by selenium levels of soils and plants...
  20. doi request reprint Concurrent micronutrient deficiencies are prevalent in nonpregnant rural and tribal women from central India
    Kavitha C Menon
    Department of Human Nutrition, University of Otago, Dunedin, New Zealand
    Nutrition 27:496-502. 2011
    ..This study aimed to comprehensively assess the micronutrient status of nonpregnant rural and tribal women 18-30 y from central India...
  21. ncbi request reprint Selenium and iodine intakes and status in New Zealand and Australia
    Christine D Thomson
    Department of Human Nutrition, University of Otago, Dunedin, New Zealand
    Br J Nutr 91:661-72. 2004
    ..The consequences of possible interactions between Se and I in human nutrition are also unclear and no practical recommendations can be made...
  22. ncbi request reprint Vitamin B12 and folate status of older New Zealand women
    Nynke de Jong
    Department of Human Nutrition, University of Otago, Dunedin, New Zealand
    Asia Pac J Clin Nutr 12:85-91. 2003
    ..In conclusion, there was a moderately high prevalence of hyperhomocysteinaemia and suboptimal plasma vitamin B12 concentrations but not low blood folate concentrations in this elderly female population...
  23. pmc Iodine Status of New Zealand Elderly Residents in Long-Term Residential Care
    Jody C Miller
    Department of Human Nutrition, University of Otago, P O Box 56, Dunedin 9054, New Zealand
    Nutrients 8:. 2016
    ..016). Iodine insufficiency persists in New Zealanders residing in residential aged-care homes despite increasing iodine intake from fortified bread. Research is required to establish optimal iodine intake and status in the elderly. ..
  24. doi request reprint An improved HPLC method for the investigation of L-selenomethionine metabolism in rat gut contents
    Woravimol Krittaphol
    School of Pharmacy, University of Otago, Dunedin, New Zealand
    Biomed Chromatogr 23:1169-74. 2009
    ..Incubation of l-SeMet with gut content suspensions from different parts of the rat intestine showed that l-SeMet metabolism occurs mainly in the caecum...
  25. ncbi request reprint Selenium supplements do not increase plasma total homocysteine concentrations in men and women
    Bernard J Venn
    Department of Human Nutrition, University of Otago, Dunedin, New Zealand
    J Nutr 133:418-20. 2003
    ..54). These results suggest that selenium supplementation does not influence plasma tHcy concentrations in healthy populations in developed countries, whose selenium status is characterized by lower plasma selenium concentrations...