Chapter 23. Microarrays: A Powerful Tool for Studying the Functions of Food and Its Nutrients

  1. Yoshinori Mine2,
  2. Kazuo Miyashita3 and
  3. Fereidoon Shahidi4
  1. Hiroshi Mano,
  2. Jun Shimizu and
  3. Masahiro Wada

Published Online: 12 JUN 2009

DOI: 10.1002/9780813807263.ch23

Nutrigenomics and Proteomics in Health and Disease: Food Factors and Gene Interactions

Nutrigenomics and Proteomics in Health and Disease: Food Factors and Gene Interactions

How to Cite

Mano, H., Shimizu, J. and Wada, M. (2009) Microarrays: A Powerful Tool for Studying the Functions of Food and Its Nutrients, in Nutrigenomics and Proteomics in Health and Disease: Food Factors and Gene Interactions (eds Y. Mine, K. Miyashita and F. Shahidi), Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780813807263.ch23

Editor Information

  1. 2

    Department of Food Science, University of Guelph, 50 Stone Road East, Guelph, ON N1G 2W1, Canada

  2. 3

    Faculty of Fisheries Sciences, Hokkaido University, Hakodate 041-8611, Japan

  3. 4

    Department of Biochemistry, Memorial University of Newfoundland, St. John's, NL A1B 3X9, Canada

Author Information

  1. Faculty of Pharmaceutical Science, Department of Clinical Dietetics and Human Nutrition, Josai University, 1-1 Keyakidai, Sakado, Saitama 350-0295, Japan

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 12 JUN 2009
  2. Published Print: 20 MAY 2009

Book Series:

  1. Functional Food Science and Technology Series

Book Series Editors:

  1. Fereidoon Shahidi

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780813800332

Online ISBN: 9780813807263

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Keywords:

  • advanced analytical techniques for nutrigenomics and proteomics;
  • microarrays - powerful tool for studying functions of food and nutrients;
  • microarrays as tool for studying gene expression;
  • microarrays - for applications other than gene expression analysis;
  • “ChIP-on-chip” (chromatin immunoprecipitation on chip) - known as location analysis;
  • use of microarrays for analyzing gene expression to determine influence of food factors and/or nutrients on metabolic pathways;
  • microarray hybridization and scanning;
  • data management and bioinformatics;
  • effects of dietary intake of “nigana” (Crepidiastrum lanceolatum, edible plant from Okinawa)

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Methods

  • Applications

  • Conclusion

  • References