Chapter 7. Nutrients and Gene Expression

  1. Jim Kaput2,3,4 and
  2. Raymond L. Rodriguez Ph.D.2,5,6
  1. Gertrud U. Schuster

Published Online: 10 MAY 2006

DOI: 10.1002/0471781797.ch7

Nutritional Genomics: Discovering the Path to Personalized Nutrition

Nutritional Genomics: Discovering the Path to Personalized Nutrition

How to Cite

Schuster, G. U. (2006) Nutrients and Gene Expression, in Nutritional Genomics: Discovering the Path to Personalized Nutrition (eds J. Kaput and R. L. Rodriguez), John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Hoboken, NJ, USA. doi: 10.1002/0471781797.ch7

Editor Information

  1. 2

    Center of Excellence in Nutritional Genomics, University of California–Davis, Davis, California, USA

  2. 3

    NutraGenomics, Chicago, Illinois, USA

  3. 4

    Laboratory of Nutrigenomic Medicine, University of Illinois, Chicago, Illinois, USA

  4. 5

    Section of Molecular and Cellular Biology, University of California–Davis, Davis, California, USA

  5. 6

    Bioinformatics Shared Resources Core, University of California–Davis, Davis, California, USA

Author Information

  1. Nutrition Department, University of California–Davis, Davis, California, USA

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 10 MAY 2006
  2. Published Print: 24 MAR 2006

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780471683193

Online ISBN: 9780471781790

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Keywords:

  • carbohydrate sensitive response element binding protein (ChREBP);
  • nuclear receptors and metabolic sensor;
  • genomic sequence variations (polymorphisms)

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • SREBPs and ChREBP: Transcription Factors Influenced by Dietary Lipids and Glucose

  • Superfamily of Nuclear Receptors

  • Nuclear Receptors: Structure and Function

  • Nuclear Receptors as Metabolic Sensor

  • Vitamins

  • Phytoestrogens: Nutrients Mimicking Estrogens

  • Polymorphisms

  • Conclusion

  • Acknowledgments

  • References