Chapter 9. Nonnutrient Functionality of Amino Acids

  1. Yoshinori Mine1,
  2. Kazuo Miyashita2 and
  3. Fereidoon Shahidi3
  1. Yoshinori Mine and
  2. Connie J. Kim

Published Online: 12 JUN 2009

DOI: 10.1002/9780813807263.ch9

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

Mine, Y. and Kim, C. J. (2009) Nonnutrient Functionality of Amino Acids, 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.ch9

Editor Information

  1. 1

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

  2. 2

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

  3. 3

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

Author Information

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

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:

  • nonnutrient functionality of amino acids;
  • amino acid classification;
  • amino acid requirement;
  • amino acid metabolism;
  • amino acid recognition pathways;
  • mammalian target of rapamycin pathway;
  • human CHOP gene regulation – CHOP, growth arrest-DNA damage inducible 153 (GADD153) protein;
  • amino acid response pathway;
  • amino acid starvation and gene regulation;
  • health impact of amino acids - amino acids involved in metabolic pathways as substrates and regulators

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Amino Acid Metabolism

  • Amino Acid Recognition Pathways

  • Gene Regulation by Amino Acid Starvation

  • Health Impact of Amino Acids

  • Conclusions

  • References