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...ounds. In this case, it is measuring the amount of choline
in suspect lesions. Elevated levels of choline
are a strong indicator of cancer. Neither MRI nor MRS uses the ionizing radiation (x rays) that is...
New study indicates that people may need more dietary choline than previously thought
...t the current recommended Adequate Intake (AI) for choline
may, in fact, be inadequate for some people. 1 C...pausal women) were fed a diet containing 550 mg of choline
for 10 days, then fed less than 50 mg a day of choline
for up to 42 days. When deprived of th...
David H. Baker to be honored for work in animal and nutritional science
...hylmethionine, can replace S-adenosylmethionine in choline
biosynthesis. S-methylmethionine is found in corn, soybeans, cabbage, tomatoes, celery, spinach and garlic. While small quantities of sulfur amino acids can be useful in treating nutritional deficiencies in poultry or other animals, Bakers research...
News tips from the Journal of Neuroscience
...ak from ACh-containing synaptic vesicles. However, choline
transport and current were inactivated at low pH. The authors hypothesize that the acidic pH in synaptic vesicles inactivates CHTs. However, once CHT-containing vesicles fuse with the plasma membrane, the neutral extracellular pH re-activates the tra...
UNC study shows ingredient commonly found in shampoos may inhibit brain development
...ment of the brain. A pregnant woman requires extra choline
so that she can pass the nutrient on to the fetus. "You need choline
to build a baby," Zeisel said. More than 100,000 tons of DEA are sold in the United States each ye...
Imbalance may trigger advance from fatty liver to liver failure
...ver is produced either from the essential nutrient choline
or by so-called phosphatidylethanolamine N-methylt...or investigation and possible treatment to restore choline
balance--to try to prevent the problem in the first place."...
Smoking interferes with brain's recovery from alcoholism
... non-smokers, the greater the increases in NAA and choline
in certain brain regions, the greater the improvement in visual-spatial learning and memory and attention and concentration. "We observed no such short-term cognitive improvements among the smoking recovering alcoholics," says Durazzo. "And the rela...
JCI table of contents, February 23, 2006
...(PDAPP mice). Although levels of the ACh precursor choline
were elevated in PDAPP mice compared with healthy mice, levels of a key neuronal choline
regulator called the high-affinity choline
transporter ChT-1 were similar, suggesting that Abeta did...
New lab research may help those deafened by immune system attack
...at IESCA is identical to a protein called CTL2, or choline
transport-like protein 2. In the new study, the researchers tested blood from the 63 patients and 20 normal controls with two tests: a Western blot test and an immunofluorescence (IF) test based on KHRI-3. They correlated the results of those two tes...
Choline during pregnancy may avoid, reverse some Fetal Alcohol Syndrome nervous disorders
...etal alcohol-induced diabetes insipidus by dietary choline
during pregnancy in the rat." John Claybaugh, Gin...f caloric intake) days 7-21 3. same as #1 but with choline
chloride added to diet days 10-21 4. same as #2 but with choline
chloride added to diet days 10-21 T...
APS oxytocin/vasopressin conference: 13 highlighted presentations
...r Army MedCenter researchers showed that including choline
in pre-natal diets of rats avoided symptoms of pre...etal alcohol-induced diabetes insipidus by dietary choline
during pregnancy in the rat." John Claybaugh, Ginger Pole, Aileen Sato, Danielle Bird, Catherine Uy...