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Peer Reviewed Scientific Publications

Stewart-Knox BJ et al. (2009) Attitudes toward genetic testing and personalised nutrition in a representative sample of European consumers.Br J Nutr. 2009 Apr;101(7):982-9. Epub 2008 Sep 8.

Bernard L et al. (2009) Effect of sunflower-seed oil or linseed oil on milk fatty acid secretion and lipogenic gene expression in goats fed hay-based diets. J Dairy Res. 2009 May;76(2):241-8. Epub 2009 Mar 13.

Wensaas AJ et al. (2009) Fatty acid incubation of myotubes from humans with type 2 diabetes leads to enhanced release of beta-oxidation products because of impaired fatty acid oxidation: effects of tetradecylthioacetic acid and eicosapentaenoic acid.Diabetes. 2009 Mar;58(3):527-35. Epub 2008 Dec 9.

Givens DI, Kliem KE et al. Effect of replacing calcium salts of palm oil distillate with rapeseed oil, milled or whole rapeseeds on milk fatty acid composition in cows fed maize silage based diets. Submitted to Animal.

Robbez Masson V et al. (2008) Long-chain (n-3) polyunsaturated fatty acids prevent metabolic and vascular disorders in fructose-fed rats. J Nutr. 2008 Oct;138(10):1915-22.

Shaw DI et al (2008) The Lipgene Food-Exchange Model: a tool to enable investigation of four diets distinct in fatty acid composition. Proc Nutr Soc. 2008 May;67(OCE):E86.

Givens DI. (2008) Session 4: Challenges facing the food industry in innovating for health. Impact on CVD risk of modifying milk fat to decrease intake of SFA and increase intake of cis-MUFA. Proc Nutr Soc. 67(4):419-27.

Lairon D et al. (2008) Methodology for studying postprandial lipid metabolism. Eur J Clin Nutr. 62(9):1154.

Shingfield KJ et al. (2008) Trans fatty acids and bioactive lipids in ruminant milk. Adv Exp Med Biol. 606:3-65.

Balwierz A et al. (2008).Human adipose tissue stromal vascular fraction cells differentiate depending on distinct types of media. Cell Prolif. 41(3):441-59.

Shaw DI et al .LIPGENE food-exchange model for alteration of dietary fat quantity and quality in free-living participants from eight European countries. Br J Nutr. 2008 Aug 5:1-10. [Epub ahead of print].

Givens DI & Gibbs RA. Current intakes of EPA and DHA in European populations and the potential of animal-derived foods to increase them. Proc Nut Soc 2008 Aug;67(3):273-80. Epub 2008 May 23.

Shingfield KJ et al. (2008) Trans fatty acids and bioactive lipids in ruminant milk. Adv Exp Med Biol. 2008;606:3-65.

Bernard L, Leroux C, Chilliard Y.Expression and nutritional regulation of lipogenic genes in the ruminant lactating mammary gland.  Adv Exp Med Biol. 2008;606:67-108.

Givens DI, Polyunsaturated Fatty Acids : Are you getting enough of the right type? The Biologist Volume 55 Number 1, February 2008:23-27.

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Givens DI (2007). Animal nutrition and lipids in animal products. Annals of Nutrition & Metabolism 51 (suppl 1), 34.

Lopez-Miranda J, Williams C, Lairon D. Dietary, physiological, genetic and pathological influences on postprandial lipid metabolism. Br J Nutr. 2007 Sep;98(3):458-73.

Chilliard Y et al. (2007) Diet, rumen biohydrogenation, cow and goat milk fat nutritional quality: a review. European Journal of Lipid Science and Technology. 109. 828-855.

Napier JA. (2007) The production of unusual fatty acids in transgenic plants. Annu Rev Plant Biol. 2007;58:295-319.

Ollier S (2007) Mammary transcriptome analysis of food-deprived lactating goats highlights genes involved in milk secretion and programmed cell death. J Nutr;137(3):560-7.

Paillard D et al (2007) Relation between phylogenetic position, lipid metabolism and butyrate production by different Butyrivibrio-like bacteria from the rumen. Antonie van Leeuwenhoek 91:417–422.

Wallace RJ et al (2007) Isomers of conjugated linoleic acids are synthesized via different mechanisms in ruminal digesta and bacteria. J Lipid Res. 48:2247-54.

Shaw DI, Hall WL, Jeff NR & Williams CM. (2007) Comparative effects of fatty acids on endothelial inflammatory gene expression. Eur J Nutr 26 (6) 321-8.

Graham IA, Larson T, Napier JA. Rational metabolic engineering of transgenic plants for biosynthesis of omega-3 polyunsaturates. Curr Opin Biotechnol. 2007 Apr;18(2):142-7. Epub 2007 Feb 9.

Paillard D et al (2007) Quantification of ruminal Clostridium proteoclasticum by real-time PCR using a molecular beacon approach. J Appl Microbiol. 103(4):1251-61.

Venegas-Calerón M, Beaudoin F, Sayanova O, Napier JA. (2007) Co-transcribed genes for long chain polyunsaturated fatty acid biosynthesis in the protozoon Perkinsus marinus include a plant-like FAE1 3-ketoacyl coenzyme A synthase. J Biol Chem;282(5):2996-3003.

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Givens DI et al. (2006) The role of meat as a source of n - 3 polyunsaturated fatty acids in the human diet. Meat Science 74 209–218.

Givens DI & Gibbs RA (2006) Very Long Chain N-3 Polyunsaturated Fatty Acids in the Food Chain in the UK and the Potential of Animal-Derived Foods to Increase Intake. Feedinfo News Service Scientific Reviews. July 2006. Available from

Rymer C & Givens DI (2006) Effect of Species and Genotype on the Efficiency of Enrichment of Poultry Meat with n-3 Polyunsaturated Fatty Acids. Lipids 41 5-45144.

Rymer C & Givens DI (2006) n-3 Fatty Acid Enrichment of Edible Tissue of Poultry: A Review. Lipids 40 (2): 121-30.

Sayanova O et al. (2006) A bifunctional Delta12,Delta15-desaturase from Acanthamoeba castellanii directs the synthesis of highly unusual n-1 series unsaturated fatty acids. J Biol Chem;281(48):36533-41.

Sayanova O, Haslam R, Qi B, Lazarus CM, Napier JA. (2006) The alternative pathway C20 Delta8-desaturase from the non-photosynthetic organism Acanthamoeba castellanii is an atypical cytochrome b5-fusion desaturase. FEBS Lett. 580(8):1946-52.

Wallace RJ et al. (2006) Clostridium proteoclasticum: a ruminal bacterium that forms stearic acid from linoleic acid. FEMS Microbiol Lett 265 (2006) 195–201.

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Nugent AP (2005) Lipgene: an EU project to tackle the metabolic syndrome. Biochimie. 87(1):129-32.

Buttriss J, Nugent A. (2005) LIPGENE: an integrated approach to tackling the metabolic syndrome. Proc Nutr Soc. 64(3):345-7.

Shaw DI et al. (2005) Metabolic syndrome: what is it and what are the implications? Proc Nutr Soc.;64(3):349-57.

Givens DI (2005) The role of animal nutrition in improving the nutritive value of animal-derived foods in relation to chronic disease. Proc Nut Soc 64(3): 395-402.

Fry J & Finley W (2005) The prevalence and costs of obesity in the EU. Proc Nutr Soc. 64(3):359-62.

Stewart-Knox BJ (2005) Psychological underpinnings of metabolic syndrome. Proc Nutr Soc. 64(3):363-9.

Upritchard JE et al. (2005) Modern fat technology: what is the potential for heart health? Proc. Nut Soc 64(3):379-86.

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