Chapter 15. Nutrigenomics: The Application of Genomics Signatures in Nutrition-Related Research

  1. Saura C. Sahu
  1. Elisavet T. Gatzidou and
  2. Stamatios E. Theocharis

Published Online: 14 OCT 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470699638.ch15

Toxicogenomics: A Powerful Tool for Toxicity Assessment

Toxicogenomics: A Powerful Tool for Toxicity Assessment

How to Cite

Gatzidou, E. T. and Theocharis, S. E. (2008) Nutrigenomics: The Application of Genomics Signatures in Nutrition-Related Research, in Toxicogenomics: A Powerful Tool for Toxicity Assessment (ed S. C. Sahu), John Wiley & Sons, Ltd, Chichester, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470699638.ch15

Editor Information

  1. Division of Toxicology, Office of Applied Research and Safety Assessment, Center for Food Safety and Applied Nutrition, US Food and Drug Administration, Laurel, MD 20708, USA

Author Information

  1. Department of Forensic Medicine and Toxicology, University of Athens, Medical School, Athens, Greece

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 14 OCT 2008
  2. Published Print: 10 OCT 2008

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470518236

Online ISBN: 9780470699638

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Keywords:

  • nutrigenomics and nutrigenetics;
  • nutrigenomics - integrative science;
  • mechanistic basis of nutrition;
  • nutritional research and transgenic knock-out mouse models;
  • nutrient gene expression regulation mechanisms;
  • nutrigenomics - nutrition-related research genomics signatures;
  • metabolomics - endogenous and exogenous metabolites

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Nutrigenomics: An Expectant Contrivance in Nutrition Research

  • Mechanisms of Regulation of Gene Expression by Nutrients

  • The Other Side of the Same Coin, Nutrigenetics

  • Integration of Omics Technology

  • Applications of Nutrigenomics in Nutrition-related Diseases

  • Food Safety

  • Functional Food

  • Conclusion

  • References