Postprandial dietary lipid-specific effects on human peripheral blood mononuclear cell gene expression profiles

Mark Bouwens, Mechteld Grootte Bromhaar, Jenny Jansen, Michael Müller, Lydia A Afman

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Dietary polyunsaturated fatty acids (PUFAs) have a variety of beneficial effects, and immune cells play an important role in these effects. The mechanisms of action of PUFAs are still not completely understood, but it is known that PUFAs can influence the expression of a broad set of genes.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)208-217
Number of pages10
JournalAmerican Journal of Clinical Nutrition
Issue number1
Publication statusPublished - Jan 2010


  • Adolescent
  • Adult
  • Blood Glucose
  • Cholesterol
  • Cross-Over Studies
  • DNA, Complementary
  • Dehydroepiandrosterone
  • Fatty Acids
  • Fatty Acids, Monounsaturated
  • Fatty Acids, Nonesterified
  • Fatty Acids, Unsaturated
  • Gene Expression Profiling
  • Glycosuria
  • Humans
  • Male
  • Monocytes
  • Oleic Acid
  • Oligonucleotide Array Sequence Analysis
  • Orphan Nuclear Receptors
  • Palmitic Acid
  • Patient Selection
  • Polymerase Chain Reaction
  • Postprandial Period
  • RNA
  • Reference Values
  • Triglycerides
  • Vitamin E

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