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United States Department of Agriculture

Agricultural Research Service

Gerald F. Combs (Jerry)

Director


Publications (Clicking on the reprint icon Reprint Icon will take you to the publication reprint.)
Calcium homeostasis and bone metabolic responses to high protein, energy deficit diets in healthy young adults: a randomized control trial - (Peer Reviewed Journal) - (29-Oct-13)
Effects of energy deficit, dietary protein, and feeding on intracellular regulators of skeletal muscle proteolysis Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Carbone, J.W., Margolis, L.M., Mcclung, J.P., Cao, J.J., Murphy, N.E., Sauter, E.R., Combs, G.F., Young, A.J., Pasiakos, S.M. 2013. Effects of energy deficit, dietary protein, and feeding on intracellular regulators of skeletal muscle proteolysis. Journal of Federation of American Societies for Experimental Biology. (12):5104-11.
Effects of high protein diets on fat-free mass and muscle protein synthesis following weight loss: a randomized controlled trial Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Pasiakos, S.M., Cao, J.J., Margolis, L.M., Sauter, E.R., Whigham Grendell, L.D., Mcclung, J.P., Rood, J.C., Carbone, J.W., Combs, G.F., Young, A.J. 2013. Effects of high protein diets on fat-free mass and muscle protein synthesis following weight loss: a randomized controlled trial. Journal of Federation of American Societies for Experimental Biology. doi: 10.1096/fj.13-230227.
Cinnagar supplementation of cattle grazing wheat or native pasture in northwest Oklahoma - (Proceedings)
Gunter, S.A., Combs, G.F. 2013. Cinnagar supplementation of cattle grazing wheat or native pasture in northwest Oklahoma. Western Section,American Society of Animal Science Proceedings. 64:326-329.
Metabolism of selenite to selenosugar and trimethylselenonium in vivo: tissue dependency and requirement for S-Adenosylmethionine-dependent methylation Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Jackson, M.I., Lunoe, K., Gabel-Jensen, C., Gammelgaard, B., Combs, G.F. 2013. Metabolism of selenite to selenosugar and trimethylselenonium in vivo: tissue dependency and requirement for S-Adenosylmethionine-dependent methylation. Journal of Nutritional Biochemistry. 24:2023-2030.
Fatty liver accompanies an increase in Lactobacillus species in the hind gut of C57BL/6 mice fed a high-fat diet Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Zeng, H., Liu, J., Jackson, M.I., Zhao, F., Yan, L., Combs, G.F. 2013. Fatty liver accompanies an increase in Lactobacillus species in the hind gut of C57BL/6 mice fed a high-fat diet. Journal of Nutrition. doi:10.3945/jn.112.172460.
Lentils (Lens culinaris L.) as a source of dietary selenium - (Book / Chapter)
Thavarajah, D., Thavarajah, P., Combs, G.F. 2013. Lentils (Lens culinaris L.) as a source of dietary selenium. Preedy, Victor R.; Srirajaskanthan, Rajaventhan; Patel, Vinood B., editors. Handbook of Food Fortification and Health. Vol. 2. Springer Science+Business Media New York., p. 255-264.
Selenium and selenoprotein deficiencies induce widespread pyogranuloma formation in mice, while high levels of dietary selenium decrease liver tumor size driven by TGFa Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Moustafa, M., Carlson, B.A., Anver, M.R., Bobe, G., Zhong, N., Ward, J.M., Parella, C.M., Hoffmann, V.J., Rogers, K., Combs, G.F., Schweizer, U., Merlino, G.T., Gladyshev, V.N., Hatfield, D.L. 2013. Selenium and selenoprotein deficiencies induce widespread pyogranuloma formation in mice, while high levels of dietary selenium decrease liver tumor size driven by TGFa . PLoS One. 8(2): e57389. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0057389.
Selenium in bone health: roles in antioxidant protection and cell proliferation Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Zeng, H., Cao, J.J., Combs, G.F. 2013. Selenium in bone health: roles in antioxidant protection and cell proliferation. Nutrients. 5:97-110.
Lentil (Lens culinaris L.): A prebiotic carbohydrate-rich whole food legume Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Johnson, C.R., Thavarajah, D., Combs, G.F., Thavarajah, P. 2012. Lentil (Lens culinaris L.): A prebiotic carbohydrate-rich whole food legume. Food Research International. 51(2013) 107–113.
A standardized method for preparation of potatoes and analysis of their resistant starch content: Variation by cooking method and service temperature - (Abstract Only)
Jackson, M.I., Idso, L.A., Combs, G.F., Beals, K., Raatz, S.K. 2013. A standardized method for preparation of potatoes and analysis of their resistant starch content: Variation by cooking method and service temperature. Federation of American Societies for Experimental Biology Conference. 27:1074.2.
Dietary protein intake, energy deficit, and nitrogen balance in normal-weight adults: a randomized controlled - (Abstract Only)
Margolis, L.M., Cao, J.J., Whigham Grendell, L.D., Mcclung, J.P., Combs, G.F., Young, A.J., Pasiakos, S.M. 2013. Dietary protein intake, energy deficit, and nitrogen balance in normal-weight adults: a randomized controlled. Federation of American Societies for Experimental Biology Conference. 27:1075.11.
Fatty liver accompanies an increase of Lactobacillus acidophilus in the hind gut of C57/BL mice fed a high-fat diet - (Abstract Only)
Zeng, H., Liu, J., Jackson, M.I., Yan, L., Combs, G.F. 2013. Fatty liver accompanies an increase of Lactobacillus acidophilus in the hind gut of C57/BL mice fed a high-fat diet. Federation of American Societies for Experimental Biology Conference. 27:1067.4.
Calcium homeostasis and bone metabolic responses to protein diets and energy restriction: a randomized control trial - (Abstract Only)
Cao, J.J., Pasiakos, S.M., Margolis, L.M., Whigham Grendell, L.D., Mcclung, J.P., Young, A.Y., Combs, G.F. 2013. Calcium homeostasis and bone metabolic responses to high protein diets and energy restriction: a randomized control trial. Federation of American Societies for Experimental Biology Conference. 27:249.1.
Plasma and breastmilk selenium in HIV-infected Malawian mothers is positively associated with infant selenium status at 2 or 6 and 24 weeks post-partum but is not associated with supplementation - (Abstract Only)
Flax, V.L., Bentley, M.E., Combs, G.F., Chasela, C.S., Kayira, D., Tegha, G., Daza, E.J., Jamieson, D.J., Van Der Horst, C.M., Adair, L.S. 2013. Plasma and breastmilk selenium in HIV-infected Malawian mothers is positively associated with infant selenium status at 2 or 6 and 24 weeks post-partum but is not associated with supplementation. Federation of American Societies for Experimental Biology Conference. 27:845.16.
Effect of vitamin E on the immune system of ewes during late pregnancy and lactation Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Anugu, S., Petersson-Wolfe, C.S., Combs, G.F., Petersson, K.H. 2012. Effect of vitamin E on the immune system of ewes during late pregnancy and lactation. Small Ruminant Research. 111:83-89.
S-Adenosylmethionine-dependent protein methylation Is required for expression of selenoprotein P and gluconeogenic enzymes in HepG2 human hepatocytes Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Jackson, M.I., Cao, J.J., Zeng, H., Uthus, E.O., Combs, G.F. 2012. S-Adenosylmethionine-dependent protein methylation Is required for expression of selenoprotein P and gluconeogenic enzymes in HepG2 human hepatocytes. Journal of Biological Chemistry. 287(43):36455-36464.
Biomarkers in nutrition: new frontiers in research and application Reprint Icon - (Proceedings)
Combs, G.F., Trumbo, P.R., Mckinley, M.C., Milner, J., Studenski, S., Kimura, T., Watkins, S.M., Raiten, D.J. 2013. Biomarkers in nutrition: new frontiers in research and application. Annals of the New York Academy of Sciences. 1278:1-10.
Geological impacts on nutrition - (Book / Chapter)
Combs, G.F. 2013. Geological impacts on nutrition. Selinus O., editor. Essentials of Medical Geology Revised Edition. Springer Science+Business Media Dordecht., p. 179-194.
Metabolic production of methylated selenium species requires adequate methylation status - (Abstract Only)
Jackson, M.I., Gabel-Jensen, C., Lunge, K., Gammelgaard, B., Combs, G.F. 2012. Metabolic production of methylated selenium species requires adequate methylation status. Federation of American Societies for Experimental Biology Conference. 26:241.6.
A high protein diet upregulated whole-body protein turnover during energy deficit - (Abstract Only)
Margolis, L.M., Cao, J.J., Sauter, E.R., Whigham Grendell, L.D., Mcclung, J.P., Combs, G.F., Young, A.J., Pasiakos, S.M. 2012. A high protein diet upregulated whole-body protein turnover during energy deficit. Federation of American Societies for Experimental Biology Conference. 26:1013.3.
Inverse association between gluthathione peroxidase activity and both selenium-binding protein 1 levels and gleason score in human prostate tissue Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Jerome-Morais, A., Wright, M.E., Liu, R., Yang, W., Jackson, M.I., Combs, G.F., Diamond, A.M. 2012. Inverse association between gluthathione peroxidase activity and both selenium-binding protein 1 levels and gleason score in human prostate tissue. The Prostate Journal. 72(9): 1006-1012.
Differential responses to selenomethioinine supplementation by sex and genotype in healthy adults Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Combs, G.F., Jackson, M.I., Watts, J.J., Johnson, L.K., Zeng, H., Idso, J.P., Schomburg, L., Hoeg, A., Hoefig, C.S., Chiang, E.C., Waters, D.J., Tsuji, P.A., Davis, C.D., Milner, J.A. 2012. Differential responses to selenomethioinine supplementation by sex and genotype in healthy adults. British Journal of Nutrition. 107:1514-1525.
Determinants of selenium status in healthy adults Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Combs, G.F., Watts, J.J., Jackson, M.I., Johnson, L.K., Zeng, H., Scheett, A.J., Uthus, E.O., Schomburg, L., Hoeg, A., Hoefig, C.S., Davis, C.D., Milner, J.A. 2011. Determinants of selenium status in healthy adults. Nutrition Journal. 10(75):1-10.
Executive summary: biomarkers of nutrition for development: building a consensus Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Raiten, D.J., Namaste, S., Brabin, B., Combs, G.F., L'Abbe, M.R., Wasantwisut, E., Darnton-Hill, I. 2011. Executive summary: biomarkers of nutrition for development: building a consensus. American Journal of Clinical Nutrition. 94(2):6335-6505.
The potential of lentil (Lens culinaris L.) as a whole food for increased selenium, iron, and zinc intake: Preliminary results from a three year study Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Thavarajah, D., Thavarajah, P., Wejesuriya, A., Rutzke, M., Glahn, R.P., Combs, G.F., Vandenberg, A. 2011. The potential of lentil (Lens culinaris L.) as a whole food for increased selenium, iron, and zinc intake: Preliminary results from a three year study. Euphytica. 180(1):123-128.
Effects of the physical form of the diet on food intake, growth, and body composition changes in mice Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Yan, L., Combs, G.F., Demars, L.C., Johnson, L.K. 2011. Effects of the physical form of the diet on food intake, growth, and body composition changes in mice. Journal of the American Association for Laboratory Animal Science. 50(4):488-494.
A human model of selenium that integrates metabolism from selenite and selenomethionine Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Wastney, M.E., Combs, G.F., Canfield, W.K., Taylor, P.R., Patterson, K.K., Hill, A.D., Moler, J.E., Patterson, B.H. 2011. A human model of selenium that integrates metabolism from selenite and selenomethionine. Journal of Nutrition. 141:708-717.
Chemical form of selenium affects its uptake, transport and glutathione peroxidase activity in the human intestinal Caco-2 cell model Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Zeng, H., Jackson, M.I., Cheng, W., Combs, G.F. 2010. Chemical form of selenium affects its uptake, transport and glutathione peroxidase activity in the human intestinal Caco-2 cell model. Biological Trace Element Research. 143:1209-1218.
CO2 enrichment increases element concentrations in grass mixtures by changing species abundances - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Polley, H.W., Fay, P.A., Jin, V.L., Combs, G.F. 2011. CO2 enrichment increases element concentrations in grass mixtures by changing species abundances. Plant Ecology. 212:945-957.
Rapid determination of selenium in grain - (Abstract Only)
Combs, G.F., Lacher, C.P. 2011. Rapid determination of selenium in grain. Federation of American Societies for Experimental Biology Conference. 25:100.7.
Cellular methylation regulates hepatocyte expression of selenoprotein P and gluconeogenic enzymes - (Abstract Only)
Jackson, M.I., Combs, G.F. 2011. Cellular methylation regulates hepatocyte expression of selenoprotein P and gluconeogenic enzymes. Federation of American Societies for Experimental Biology Conference. 25:100.3.
Chemical form of selenium affects its uptake and transport in the human intestinal cell model, Caco-2 - (Abstract Only)
Zeng, H., Jackson, M.I., Cheng, W., Combs, G.F. 2011. Chemical form of selenium affects its uptake and transport in the human intestinal cell model, Caco-2. Federation of American Societies for Experimental Biology Conference. 25:786.2.
Defining the Optimal Selenium Dose for Prostate Cancer Risk Reduction: Insights from the U-Shaped Relationship Between Selenium Status, DNA Damage, and Apoptosis Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Chiang, E.C., Shen, S., Kengeri, S.S., Xu, H., Combs, G.F., Morris, J.S., Bostwick, D.G., Waters, D.J. 2010. Defining the Optimal Selenium Dose for Prostate Cancer Risk Reduction: Insights from the U-Shaped Relationship Between Selenium Status, DNA Damage, and Apoptosis. Dose Response. 8:285-300.
Effect of mineral supplementation on the performance by stocker cattle grazing winter wheat pasture - (Proceedings)
Gunter, S.A., Combs, G.F. 2010. Effect of mineral supplementation on the performance by stocker cattle grazing winter wheat pasture. Western Section of Animal Science Proceedings. 61:134-137.
Effect of mineral supplementation on the performance by stocker cattle grazing winter-wheat pasture - (Abstract Only)
Gunter, S.A., Combs, G.F. 2010. Effect of mineral supplementation on the performance by stocker cattle grazing winter-wheat pasture [abstract]. Journal of Animal Science. 88(E-Suppl.2):194-195.
Impaired Homocysteine Transmethylation and Protein-Methyltransferase Activity Reduce Expression of Selenoprotein P: Implications for Obesity and Metabolic Syndrome Reprint Icon - (Abstract Only)
Jackson, M.I., Combs, G.F. 2010. Impaired Homocysteine Transmethylation and Protein-Methyltransferase Activity Reduce Expression of Selenoprotein P: Implications for Obesity and Metabolic Syndrome. Journal of Federation of American Societies for Experimental Biology. 24:lb280
Nutritional Impacts of Saskatchewan Grown Lentils (Lens culinaris L) Feeding on Samples of Healthy and Clinical Children in Sri Lanka - (Abstract Only)
Thavarajah, D., Thavarajah, P., Wijesuriya, P., Jayatiss, R., Combs, G.F., Lolande, D., See, C.T., Goetz, B., Rutzky, M., Arndt, A., Prange, A., Homes, J., Vandenberg, A. 2010. Nutritional Impacts of Saskatchewan Grown Lentils (Lens culinaris L) Feeding on Samples of Healthy and Clinical Children in Sri Lanka [abstract]. Saskatchewan Pulse Growers Pulse Days 2010. p. 44.
Effects of Selenomethionine Supplementation on Selenium Status and Thyroid Hormone Concentrations in Healthy Adults Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Combs, G.F., Midthune, D.N., Patterson, K.K., Canfield, W.K., Hill, A.D., Levander, O.A., Taylor, P.R., Moler, J.E., Patterson, B.H. 2009. Effects of Selenomethionine Supplementation on Selenium Status and Thyroid Hormone Concentrations in Healthy Adults. American Journal of Clinical Nutrition. 89(6):1808-1814.
Genetic Determinants of Responses to Selenium Supplementation Reprint Icon - (Abstract Only)
Combs, G.F., Zeng, H., Jackson, M.I., Johnson, L.K., Hoeg, A., Schomburg, L., Davis, C.D., Milner, J.A. 2009. Genetic Determinants of Responses to Selenium Supplementation. Journal of Federation of American Societies for Experimental Biology. 23:346.3.
Components of Plasma Selenium in Healthy Americans Reprint Icon - (Abstract Only)
Jackson, M.I., Johnson, L.K., Hoeg, A., Hoefig, C., Davis, C.D., Milner, J.A., Schomburg, L., Combs, G.F. 2009. Components of Plasma Selenium in Healthy Americans. Journal of Federation of American Societies for Experimental Biology. 23:346.2
The Selenocysteine tRNA STAF-Binding Region is Essential for Adequate Selenocysteine tRNA Status, Selenoprotein Expression and Early Age Survival of Mice Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Carlson, B.A., Schweizer, U., Perella, C., Schrimali, R.K., Feigenbaum, L., Shen, L., Speransky, S., Floss, T., Jeong, S., Watts, J.J., Hoffman, V., Combs, G.F., Gladyshev, V.N., Hatfield, D.L. 2009. The Selenocysteine tRNA STAF-Binding Region is Essential for Adequate Selenocysteine tRNA Status, Selenoprotein Expression and Early Age Survival of Mice. Biochemical Journal. 418:61-71.
Selenium and Anticarcinogenesis: Underlying Mechanisms Reprint Icon - (Review Article)
Combs, G.F., Jackson, M.I. 2008. Selenium and Anticarcinogenesis: Underlying Mechanisms. Current Opinion in Clinical Nutrition and Metabolic Care. 11:718-726.
Responses to Selenium Supplementation in Healthy Americans Reprint Icon - (Abstract Only)
Combs, G.F., Watts, J.J., Johnson, L.K., Canfield, W.K., Davis, C.K., Milner, J.A. 2008. Responses to Selenium Supplementation in Healthy Americans. Journal of Federation of American Societies for Experimental Biology. 22:146.2
Absence of Diabetes Indicators in a Selenium-Supplementation Trial Reprint Icon - (Abstract Only)
Combs, G.F., Watts, J.J., Johnson, L.K., Canfield, W.K., Davis, C.D., Milner, J.A. 2008. Absence of Diabetes Indicators in a Selenium-Supplementation Trial. Journal of Federation of American Societies for Experimental Biology. 22:696.4.
Superior In Vivo Inhibitory Efficacy of Methylseleninic Acid Against Human Prostate Cancer over Selenomethionine or Selenite Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Li, G., Lee, H., Wang, Z., Hu, H., Liao, D.J., Watts, J.J., Combs, G.F., Lu, J. 2008. Superior In Vivo Inhibitory Efficacy of Methylseleninic Acid Against Human Prostate Cancer over Selenomethionine or Selenite. Carcinogenesis. 29(5):1005-1012.
Leading issues in nutrition: What opinion leaders say Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Combs, G.F. 2008. Leading issues in nutrition: What opinion leaders say.Nutrition Today. 43(2):82-84.
Methylseleninic Acid Enhances Taxane Drug Efficacy against Human Prostate Cancer and Down-Regulates ntiapoptotic roteins Bcl-XL and Survivin Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Hu, H., Li, G., Wang, L., Watts, J.J., Combs, G.F., Lu, J. 2008. Methylseleninic Acid Enhances Taxane Drug Efficacy against Human Prostate Cancer and Down-Regulates ntiapoptotic roteins Bcl-XL and Survivin. Clinical Cancer Research. 14(4):1150-1158.
Effect of methionine on utilization of food and supplemental forms of selenium Reprint Icon - (Abstract Only)
Watts, J.C., Combs, G.F. 2007. Effects of methionine on utilization of food and supplemental forms of selenium [abstract]. Journal of Federation of American Societies for Experimental Biology. 21(6):A105.
Apparent Efficacy of Food-Based Calcium Supplementation in Preventing Rickets in Bangladesh Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Combs, G.F., Hassan, N., Dellagana, N., Stabb, D., Fischer, P., Hunt, C., Watts, J.J. 2008. Apparent efficacy of food-based calcium supplementation in preventing rickets in bangladesh. Biological Trace Element Research. 121:193-204.
Nutritive value and display-life attributes of selenium-enriched beef-muscle foods Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Taylor, J.B., Marchello, M.J., Finley, J.W., Neville, T.L., Combs, G.F., Caton, J.S. 2008. Nutritive value and display-life attributes of selenium-enriched beef-muscle foods. Journal of Food Composition and Analysis. 21(2):183-186.
Noninvasive prediction of prostatic DNA damage by oxidative stress challenge of peripheral blood lymphocytes Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Waters, D.J., Shen, S., Xu, H., Kengeri, S.S., Colley, D.M., Chiang, E.C., Chen, Y., Schlittler, D., Oteham, C., Combs, G.F. 2007. Noninvasive prediction of prostatic DNA damage by oxidative stress challenge of peripheral blood lymphocytes. Cancer Epidemiology Biomarkers and Prevention. 16:1906-1910.
Health Significance of Calcium and Magnesium: Examples from Human Studies - (Book / Chapter)
Combs, G.F., Nielsen, F.H. 2009. Health Significance of Calcium and Magnesium: Examples from Human Studies. In: Cotruvo J., Bartram J., editors. Calcium and Magnesium in Drinking-water: Public health significance. World Health Organization Press. p. 85-95.
Selenium as an anticancer nutrient: roles in cell proliferation and tumor cell invasion Reprint Icon - (Review Article)
Zeng, H., Combs, G.F. 2008. Selenium as an anticancer nutrient: roles in cell proliferation and tumor cell invasion. Journal of Nutritional Biochemistry. 19:1-7.
Effects of long-term selenium supplementation on the incidence of Type 2 diabetes - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Stranges, S., Marshall, J.R., Natarajan, R., Donahue, R.P., Trevisan, M., Combs, G.F., Cappuccio, F.P., Ceriello, A., Reid, M.E. 2007. Effects of long-term selenium supplementation on the incidence of Type 2 diabetes. Annals of Internal Medicine. 147:217-223.
Efficacy of increasing the therapeutic index of irinotecan, plasma and tissue selenium concentrations is methylselenocysteine dose dependent Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Azrak, R.G., Cao, S., Pendyala, L., Durrani, F.A., Fakih, M., Combs, G.F., Prey, J., Smith, P.F., Rustum, Y.M. 2007. Efficacy of increasing the therapeutic index of irinotecan, plasma and tissue selenium concentrations is methylselenocysteine dose dependent. Biochemical Pharmacology. 73(9):1280-1287.
Selenium status of a cohort of healthy Americans Reprint Icon - (Abstract Only)
Combs, G.F., Watts, J.C., Scheett, A.J., Johnson, L.K., Davis, C.D., Milner, J.A. 2007. Selenium status of a cohort of healthy Americans [abstract]. Journal of Federation of American Societies for Experimental Biology. 21(6):A105.
New methodology for quantification of human white blood cell (WBC) apoptosis following exposure of whole blood samples to cyclohexamide (CHX) or hydrogen peroxide (HP) as assessed by flow cytometry Reprint Icon - (Abstract Only)
Idso, J.P., Hunt, C., Watts, J.J., Combs, G.F. 2007. New methodology for quantification of human white blood cell (WBC) apoptosis following exposure of whole blood samples to cyclohexamide (CHX) or hydrogen peroxide (HP) as assessed by flow cytometry [abstract]. Journal of Federation of American Societies for Experimental Biology. 21(6):A758.
The role of selenium in cancer prevention - (Abstract Only)
Combs, G.F. 2008. The role of selenium in cancer prevention (abstract). The International Symposium on Selenium in Health and Disease. 14:2.
Selenium As a Cancer Preventive Agent Reprint Icon - (Book / Chapter)
Combs, Jr., G.F., Lu, J. 2006. Selenium as a cancer preventive agent. In: Hatfield, D.L., Berry, M.J., Gladyshev, V.N., editors. Selenium: Its Molecular Biology and Role in Human Health. New York, Springer Science+Business Media, LLC. p. 249-264.
Indications of Magnesium and Calcium Deficiency in Populations - (Abstract Only)
Combs, G.F. 2006. Indications of magnesium and calcium deficiency in populations [abstract]. International Symposium on Health Aspects of Calcium and Magnesium in Drinking Water, Program and Abstracts, p. 41.
Effects of Selenium Supplementation on Cardiovascular Disease Incidence and Mortality: Secondary Analysis in a Randomized Clinical Trial Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Stranges, S., Marshall, J.R., Trevisan, M., Natarajan, R., Combs, G.F., Farinaro, E., Reid, M.E. 2006. Effects of selenium supplementation on cardiovascular disease incidence and mortality: secondary analysis in a randomized clinical trial. American Journal of Epidemiology. 163:694-699.
Selenium Metabolism in Humans: Response of Kinetic Pools in Plasma to 2 Yr Supplementation - (Abstract Only)
Patterson, B., Wasteny, M., Combs, G.F., Brindak, M., Patterson, K.K., Veillon, C., Taylor, P., Levander, O.A. 2006. Selenium metabolism in humans: Response of kinetic pools in plasma to 2 yr supplementation. The FASEB Journal Book of Abstracts, Volume 20, No. 5, p. A1069:673.11.
Importance of Selenium in Human Nutrition Reprint Icon - (Proceedings)
Combs, Jr., G.F. 2005. Importance of selenium in human nutrition. Agrifood Research Reports 69. Proceedings, Twenty Years of Selenium Fertilization. p. 60-70.
Drinking Water As a Source of Mineral Nutrition Reprint Icon - (Proceedings)
Combs, Jr., G.F. 2006. Drinking water as a source of mineral nutrition. In: Institute of Medicine of the National Academies, editors. Mineral Requirements for Military Personnel: Levels Needed for Cognitive and Physical Performance During Garrison Training. Washington, DC:National Academies Press. p. 295-304.
The Chakaria Food System Study: Household-Level, Case-Controlled Study to Identify Risk Factors for Rickets in Bangladesh Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Combs, Jr., G.F., Hassan, N. 2005. The Chakaria food system study: household level, case-control study to identify risk factor for rickets in Bangladesh. European Journal of Clinical Nutrition. 59:1291-1301.
Mechanistic Aspects of the Interaction Between Selenium and Arsenic Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Zeng, H., Uthus, E.O., Combs, G.F. 2005. Mechanistic aspects of the interaction between selenium and arsenic. Inorganic Biochemistry. 99:1269-74.
Thyroid Hormone Levels in Subjects Supplemented with Oral Selenomethionine - (Abstract Only)
Combs Jr., G.F., Patterson, B., Brindak, M., Midthune, D., Taylor, P., Veillon, C., Patterson, K., Hill, D., Levander, O.A. 2005. Thyroid hormone levels in subjects supplemented with oral selenomethionine [abstract]. The Federation of American Societies for Experimental Biology Journal. 19(5):A1016.
Apparent Efficacy of Food-Based Calcium Supplementation in Preventing Rickets in Bangladesh - (Abstract Only)
Combs Jr., G.F., Hassan, N., Hunt, C.D., Watts, J. 2005. Apparent efficacy of food-based calcium supplementation in preventing rickets in Bangladesh [abstract]. The Federation of American Societies for Experimental Biology Journal. 19(5):A1462.
Se Metabolism in Human Is Altered by Long-Term Supplementation - (Abstract Only)
Patterson, B., Wastney, M.E., Combs Jr., G.F., Brindak, M., Patterson, K.Y., Veillon, C., Taylor, P., Levander, O.A. 2005. Se metabolism in humans is altered by long-term supplementation [abstract]. The Federation of American Societies for Experimental Biology Journal. 19(5):A1015.
Geological Impacts on Nutrition - (Other)
Combs, G.F., Jr. 2005. Geological Impacts on Nutrition (Chapter 7). In: Stone, D. Essentials of Medical Geology. Elsevier Publishers, Sweden. pp 161-177.
Mineral Elements Related to Cardiovascular Health - (Proceedings)
Klevay, L.M., Combs, G.F. 2003. Mineral elements related to cardiovascular health. Proceedings of the World Health Organization Workshop, Rome, Italy, November 11-13, 2003.
Current Evidence and Research Needs to Support a Health Claim for Selenium and Cancer Prevention Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Combs, G.F. 2005. Current evidence and research needs to support a health claim for selenium and cancer prevention. Journal of Nutrition. 135:343-347.
The Effects of Dietary Vitamin E and Selenium Deficiencies on Plasma Thyroid and Thymic Hormone Concentrations in the Chicken Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Chang, W.P., Combs, G.F., Scanes, C.G., Marsh, J.A. 2005. The effects of dietary vitamin E and selenium deficiencies on plasma thyroid and thymic hormone concentrations in the chicken. Developmental and Comparative Immunology 29:265-273.
The Status of Selenium in Prostate Cancer Prevention Reprint Icon - (Review Article)
Combs, Jr., G.F. 2004. Status of Selenium in Prostate Cancer Prevention. British Journal of Cancer. 91:195-199.
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