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Wallace Yokoyama (Wally)
Healthy Processed Foods Research
Research Chemist

Phone: (510) 559-5695
Fax: (510) 559-5777
Room 1100

USDA, ARS, PWA, WRRC-PFR
800 BUCHANAN STREET
ALBANY, CA 94710
Projects
Prevention of Obesity Related Metabolic Diseases by Bioactive Components of Food Processing Waste Byproducts and Mitigation of Food Allergies
In-House Appropriated (D)
  Accession Number: 438294
Programmed Assembly of Cell Based Carriers for Improved Functionality of Bioactives in the Gut
Reimbursable Cooperative Agreement (R)
  Accession Number: 435135
Inhibition of the Gut Microbial Metabolite Trimethylamine N9oxide (TMAO) Using Orange Peel to Prevent Cardiovascular Disease
Reimbursable Cooperative Agreement (R)
  Accession Number: 436478

Publications (Clicking on the reprint icon Reprint Icon will take you to the publication reprint.)
Effect of the co-existing and excipient oil on the bioaccessibility of ß-carotene loaded oil-free nanoparticles Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Chen, L., Liang, R., Yokoyama, W.H., Alves Buongiorno, P.L., Pan, J., Zhong, F. 2020. Effect of the co-existing and excipient oil on the bioaccessibility of ß-carotene loaded oil-free nanoparticles. Food Hydrocolloids. 106:105847. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.foodhyd.2020.105847.
Chemistry of pterostilbene and its metabolic effects Reprint Icon ()
Kim, H., Seo, K., Yokoyama, W.H. 2020. Chemistry of pterostilbene and its metabolic effects. Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry. https://doi.org/10.1021/acs.jafc.0c00070.
Overexpression of ribonucleotide reductase small subunit, RNRM, increases cordycepin biosynthesis in transformed cordyceps militaris Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Zhang, H., Wang, Y., Tong, X., Yokoyama, W.H., Cao, J., Wang, F., Peng, C., Guo, J. 2020. Overexpression of ribonucleotide reductase small subunit, RNRM, increases cordycepin biosynthesis in transformed cordyceps militaris. Journal of Natural Medicine. 18(5):393-400. https://doi.org/10.1016/S1875-5364(20)30046-7.
Effects of rice with different amounts of resistant starch on mice fed a high-fat diet: attenuation of adipose weight gain Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Wan, J., Wu, Y., Pham, Q., Yu, L., Chen, M., Boue, S.M., Yokoyama, W.H., Li, B., Wang, T.T. 2019. Effects of rice with different amounts of resistant starch on mice fed a high-fat diet: attenuation of adipose weight gain. Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry. https://doi.org/10.1021/acs.jafc.9b05505.
Levels of fecal procyanidins and changes in microbiota and metabolism in mice fed high-fat diet supplemented with apple peel Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Elkahoui, S., Levin, C.E., Bartley, G.E., Yokoyama, W.H., Friedman, M. 2019. Levels of fecal procyanidins and changes in microbiota and metabolism in mice fed high-fat diet supplemented with apple peel. Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry. 67:10352-10360. https://doi.org/10.1021/acs.jafc.9b04870.
Antiobesity effect of prebiotic polyphenol-rich grape seed flour supplemented with probiotic kefir-derived lactic acid bacteria Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Cho, Y., Lee, H., Seo, K., Yokoyama, W.H., Kim, H. 2018. Antiobesity effect of prebiotic polyphenol-rich grape seed flour supplemented with probiotic kefir-derived lactic acid bacteria. Journal of Agricultural and Food Science. 66(47):12498-12511. https://doi.org/10.1021/acs.jafc.8b03720.
Characterizations on the stability and release properties of ß ionone loaded thermosensitive liposomes (TSLs) Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Chen, L., Liang, R., Wang, Y., Yokoyama, W.H., Chen, M. 2018. Characterizations on the stability and release properties of ß ionone loaded thermosensitive liposomes (TSLs). Journal of Agriculture and Food Sciences. 66(31):8336-8345. https://doi.org/10.1021/acs.jafc.7b06130.
Dietary supplementation of potato peel powders prepared from conventional and organic russet and nonorganic gold and red potatoes reduces weight gain in mice on a high-fat diet Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Elkahoui, S., Levin, C.E., Bartley, G.E., Yokoyama, W.H., Friedman, M. 2018. Dietary supplementation of potato peel powders prepared from conventional and organic russet and nonorganic gold and red potatoes reduces weight gain in mice on a high-fat diet. Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry. 66(24):6064-6072. doi:10.1021/acs.jafc.8b01987.
Improved chemical stability and antiproliferative activities of curcumin-loaded nanoparticles with a chitosan chlorogenic acid conjugate - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Fan, Y., Yi, J., Zhang, Y., Yokoyama, W.H. 2017. Improved chemical stability and antiproliferative activities of curcumin-loaded nanoparticles with a chitosan chlorogenic acid conjugate. Journal of Agriculture and Food Sciences. 65:10812-10819.
Antiobesity effect of exopolysaccharides isolated from kefir grains - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Lim, J., Kim, D., Chon, J., Seo, K., Yokoyama, W.H., Kim, H. 2017. Antiobesity effect of exopolysaccharides isolated from kefir grains. Journal of Agriculture and Food Sciences. 65:10011-10019.
Endocytosis of corn oil-caseinate emulsions in vitro: impacts of droplet sizes Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Fan, Y., Zhang, Y., Yokoyama, W.H., Yi, J. 2017. Endocytosis of corn oil-caseinate emulsions in vitro: impacts of droplet sizes. Food Hydrocolloids. 7:349. https://doi.org/10.3390/nano7110349.
Characteristics of annealed glutinous rice flour and its formation of fast-frozen dumplings - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Li, Y., Ding, G., Yokoyama, W.H., Zhong, F. 2017. Characteristics of annealed glutinous rice flour and its formation of fast-frozen dumplings. Journal of Cereal Science. 79:106-112.
Development of ß-carotene-loaded organogel-based nanoemulsion with improved in vitro and in vivo bioaccessibility Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Fan, Y., Gao, L., Yi, J., Zhang, Y., Yokoyama, W.H. 2017. Development of ß-carotene-loaded organogel-based nanoemulsion with improved in vitro and in vivo bioaccessibility. Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry. 65(30):6188-6194. https://doi.org/10.1021/acs.jafc.7b02125.
Effects of cyclodextrin glycosiltransferase modified starch and cyclodextrins on plasma glucose and lipids metabolism in mice - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Dura, A., Yokoyama, W.H., Rosell, C. 2017. Effects of cyclodextrin glycosiltransferase modified starch and cyclodextrins on plasma glucose and lipids metabolism in mice. Journal of Drug Design and Research. 4(5):1051.
ß-Lactoglobulin-chlorogenic acid conjugate-based nanoparticle for delivery of (-)-epigallocatechin-3-gallate Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Yi, J., Fan, Y., Zhang, Y., Yokoyama, W.H. 2017. ß-Lactoglobulin-chlorogenic acid conjugate-based nanoparticle for delivery of (-)-epigallocatechin-3-gallate. RSC Advances. 7:21366-21374. https://doi.org/10.1039/C6RA28462K.
Mice fed high-fat diets supplemented with peels of three apple varieties, Red delicious, Golden delicious, or Black Arkansas, have reduced weight and differences in gut microbiota (abstract) - (Abstract Only)
Friedman, M., Elkahoui, S., Sturges, D.G., Bartley, G.E., Levin, C.E., Yokoyama, W.H. 2017. Mice fed high-fat diets supplemented with peels of three apple varieties, Red delicious, Golden delicious, or Black Arkansas, have reduced weight and differences in gut microbiota (abstract). Meeting Abstract. 2017. Presented at the 253rd American Chemical Society National Meeting & Exposition, San Francisco.
Solution blow spinning of food-grade gelatin nanofibers - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Liu, F., Avena-Bustillos, R.D., Bilbao-Sainz, C., Woods, R., Chiou, B., Wood, D.F., Williams, T.G., Yokoyama, W.H., Glenn, G.M., McHugh, T.H., Zhong, F. 2017. Solution blow spinning of food-grade gelatin nanofibers. Journal of Food Science. 82(6):1402-1411. doi: 10.1111/1750-3841.13710.
A cell-based fluorescent assay to detect the activity of AB toxins that inhibit protein synthesis - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Cherubin, P., Quinones, B., Elkahoui, S., Yokoyama, W.H., Teter, K. 2017. A cell-based fluorescent assay to detect the activity of AB toxins that inhibit protein synthesis. Methods in Molecular Biology. 1600:25-26. doi:10.1007/978-1-4939-6958-6_3.
Chardonnay grape seed flour ameliorates hepatic steatosis and insulin resistance via altered hepatic gene expression for oxidative stress, inflammation, and lipid and ceramide synthesis in diet-induced obese mice Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Seo, K., Bartley, G.E., Tam, C.C., Kim, H., Kim, D., Chon, J., Kim, H., Yokoyama, W.H. 2016. Chardonnay grape seed flour ameliorates hepatic steatosis and insulin resistance via altered hepatic gene expression for oxidative stress, inflammation, and lipid and ceramide synthesis in diet-induced obese mice. PLoS One. 11(12):E0167680. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0167680.
Red cabbage microgreens lower circulating LDL, liver cholesterol and inflammatory cytokines in mice fed a high fat diet - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Jiang, X., Huang, H., Xiao, Z., Yu, L., Pham, Q., Yokoyama, W.H., Yu, L., Luo, Y., Wang, T.T. 2016. Red cabbage microgreens lower circulating LDL, liver cholesterol and inflammatory cytokines in mice fed a high fat diet. Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry. 64(48):9161-9171.
Niosomes consisting of Tween-60 and cholesterol improve the chemical stability and antioxidant activity of (-)-epigallocatechin gallate under intestinal tract conditions - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Liang, R., Cheng, L., Yokoyama, W.H., Williams, P., Zhong, F. 2016. Niosomes consisting of Tween-60 and cholesterol improve the chemical stability and antioxidant activity of (-)-epigallocatechin gallate under intestinal tract conditions. Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry. 64(48):9180-9188.
Preparation of stable Pickering emulsions with short, medium and long chain fats and starch nanocrystals and their in vitro digestion properties - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Liang, R., Jiang, Y., Yokoyama, W.H., Yang, C., Cao, G., Zhong, F. 2016. Preparation of stable Pickering emulsions with short, medium and long chain fats and starch nanocrystals and their in vitro digestion properties. RSC Advances. 6:99496-99504. doi: 10.1039/C6RA18468E.
Preparation of zein fibers using solution blow spinning method - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Liu, F., Avena-Bustillos, R.D., Woods, R., Chiou, B., Williams, T.G., Wood, D.F., Bilbao-Sainz, C., Yokoyama, W.H., Glenn, G.M., McHugh, T.H., Zhong, F. 2016. Preparation of zein fibers using solution blow spinning method. Journal of Food Science. 81(12):N3015-N3025. doi: 10.1111/1750-3841.13537.
Glycemic response to corn starch modified with cyclodextrin glycosyltransferase and its relationship to physical properties - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Dura, A., Yokoyama, W.H., Rosell, C. 2016. Glycemic response to corn starch modified with cyclodextrin glycosyltransferase and its relationship to physical properties. Plant Foods for Human Nutrition. 71(3):252-258. doi: 10.1007/s11130-016-0553-6.
Tailoring physical properties of transglutaminase-modified gelatin films by varying drying temperature - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Liu, F., Antoniou, J., Li, Y., Ma, Y., Ma, J., Yokoyama, W.H., Zhong, F. 2016. Tailoring physical properties of transglutaminase-modified gelatin films by varying drying temperature. Food Hydrocolloids. 58:20-28.
Identification of liver CYP51 as a gene responsive to circulating cholesterol in a hamster model - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Huang, H., Xie, Z., Yokoyama, W.H., Yu, L., Wang, T.T. 2016. Identification of liver CYP51 as a gene responsive to circulating cholesterol in a hamster model. Journal of Nutritional Science. doi: 10.1017/jns.2016.3eCollection2016.
Properties of edible films based on pullulan-chitosan blended film-forming solutions at different pH - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Li, Y., Yokoyama, W.H., Wu, J., Ma, J., Zhong, F. 2015. Properties of edible films based on pullulan-chitosan blended film-forming solutions at different pH. RSC Advances. 5:105844-105850. doi: 10.1039/C5RA21876D.
Bioactive polysaccharides and gut microbiome (abstract) - (Abstract Only)
Yokoyama, W.H., Turowski, M. 2016. Bioactive polysaccharides and gut microbiome (abstract).
Structural and physico-chemical properties of insoluble rice bran fiber: effect of acid–base induced modifications - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Qi, J., Yokoyama, W.H., Masamba, K.G., Majeed, H., Zhong, F., Li, Y. 2015. Structural and physico-chemical properties of insoluble rice bran fiber: effect of acid–base induced modifications. RSC Advances. 5:79915-79923.
Cellulosic fraction of rice bran fibre alters the conformation and inhibits the activity of porcine pancreatic lipase - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Qi, J., Li, Y., Masamba, K.G., Yokoyama, W.H., Zhong, F., Ma, J. 2015. Cellulosic fraction of rice bran fibre alters the conformation and inhibits the activity of porcine pancreatic lipase. Journal of Functional Foods. doi: 10.1016/j.jff.2015.09.012.
Optimization of tomato pomace separation using air aspirator system by response surface methodology - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Shao, D., Venkitasamy, C., Shi, J., Li, X., Yokoyama, W.H., Pan, Z. 2015. Optimization of tomato pomace separation using air aspirator system by response surface methodology. Transactions of the ASABE. 58(6):1885-1894.
Change in texture improvement of low-fat tofu by means of low-fat soymilk protein denaturation - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Shin, W., Yokoyama, W.H., Kim, W., Wicker, L., Kim, Y. 2014. Change in texture improvement of low-fat tofu by means of low-fat soymilk protein denaturation. Journal of the Science of Food and Agriculture. 95:1000-1007. doi: 10.10002/jsfa.6780.
Evaluation of PPARa activation by known blueberry constituents Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Rimando, A.M., Khan, S.I., Mizuno, C., Ren, G., Mathews, S.T., Kim, H., Yokoyama, W.H. 2015. Evaluation of PPARa activation by known blueberry constituents. Journal of the Science of Food and Agriculture. 96(5):1666-1671. doi: 10.1002/jsfa.7269.
Preparation of gelatin films incorporated with tea polyphenol nanoparticles for enhancing controlled-release antioxidant properties Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Liu, F., Antoniou, J., Li, Y., Yokoyama, W.H., Ma, J., Zhong, F. 2015. Preparation of gelatin films incorporated with tea polyphenol nanoparticles for enhancing controlled-release antioxidant properties. Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry. 63(15):3987–3995. https://doi.org/10.1021/acs.jafc.5b00003.
Intracellular trehalose and sorbitol synergistically promoting cell viability of a biocontrol yeast Pichia anomala for aflatoxin reduction Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Hua, S.T., Hernlem, B.J., Yokoyama, W.H., Sarreal, S.L. 2015. Intracellular trehalose and sorbitol synergistically promoting cell viability of a biocontrol yeast Pichia anomala for aflatoxin reduction. World Journal of Microbiology and Biotechnology. doi: 10.1007/s11274-015-1824-3..
Glycation inhibits trichloroacetic acid (TCA)-induced whey protein precipitation - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Yi, J., Zhang, Y., Yokoyama, W.H., Liang, F., Zhong, F. 2014. Glycation inhibits trichloroacetic acid (TCA)-induced whey protein precipitation. European Food Research and Technology. 240(4)847-852. doi: 10.1007/s00217-014-2391-9.
Controlled release of B-carotene in B-lactoglobulin-dextran conjugates nanoparticles in vitro digestion and the transport with Caco-2 monolayers Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Antoniou, J., Liu, F., Majeed, H., Qi, J., Yokoyama, W.H., Zhong, F. 2014. Controlled release of B-carotene in B-lactoglobulin-dextran conjugates nanoparticles in vitro digestion and the transport with Caco-2 monolayers. Colloids and Surfaces A: Physicochemical and Engineering Aspects. 465:137-146. doi: 10.1016/j.colsurfa.2014.10.040.
Walnuts lower TRAMP prostate tumor growth by altering IGF-1, energy and cholesterol metabolism and is not due to their fatty acids - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Kim, H., Yokoyama, W.H., Davis, P.A. 2014. Walnuts lower TRAMP prostate tumor growth by altering IGF-1, energy and cholesterol metabolism and is not due to their fatty acids. Journal of Medicinal Foods. 17(12):1281-1286.
Formation and stability of Vitamin E enriched nanoemulsions stabilized by Octenyl Succinic Anhydride modified starch - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Hategekimana, J., Bwengye, M.K., Masamba, K.G., Yokoyama, W.H. 2014. Formation and stability of Vitamin E enriched nanoemulsions stabilized by Octenyl Succinic Anhydride modified starch. International Journal of Food Engineering. 10:633-643.
Controlled release of B-carotene in B-lactoglobulin-dextran conjugates nanoparticles in vitro digestion and the transport with Caco-2 monolayers - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Yi, J., Lam, T.I., Yokoyama, W.H., Cheng, L.W., Zhong, F. 2014. Controlled release of B-carotene in B-lactoglobulin-dextran conjugates nanoparticles in vitro digestion and the transport with Caco-2 monolayers. Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry. 62(35):8900-8907.
Polysaccharide gel coating of the leaves of Brasenia schreberi lowers plasma cholesterol in hamsters - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Kim, H., Wang, Q., Zhong, F., Shoemaker, C.F., Bartley, G.E., Yokoyama, W.H. 2014. Polysaccharide gel coating of the leaves of Brasenia schreberi lowers plasma cholesterol in hamsters. Journal of Traditional and Complementary Medicine. 5(1):56-61. doi: 10.1016/j.jtcme.2014.10.003.
Beta-carotene encapsulated in food protein nanoparticles reduces peroxyl radical oxidation in Caco-2 cells - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Yi, J., Lam, T.I., Yokoyama, W.H., Cheng, L.W., Zhong, F. 2015. Beta-carotene encapsulated in food protein nanoparticles reduces peroxyl radical oxidation in Caco-2 cells. Food Hydrocolloids Journal. 43:31-40.
Dietary supplementation of Chardonnay grape seed flour reduces plasma cholesterol concentration, hepatic steatosis, and abdominal fat content in high-fat diet-induced obese hamsters - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Kim, H., Bartley, G.E., Arvik, T., Lipson, R., Seo, K., Yokoyama, W.H. 2014. Dietary supplementation of Chardonnay grape seed flour reduces plasma cholesterol concentration, hepatic steatosis, and abdominal fat content in high-fat diet-induced obese hamsters. Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry. 62(8):1919-1925.
Cellular uptake of beta-carotene from protein stabilized solid lipid nano-particles prepared by homogenization-evaporation method - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Yi, J., Lam, T.I., Yokoyama, W.H., Cheng, L.W., Zhong, F. 2014. Cellular uptake of beta-carotene from protein stabilized solid lipid nano-particles prepared by homogenization-evaporation method. Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry. 62(5):1096-104.
Lipase-catalyzed synthesis of acetylated EGCG and antioxidant properties of the acetylated derivatives - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Zhu, S., Li, Y., Li, Z., Ma, C., Lou, Z., Yokoyama, W.H., Wang, H. 2014. Lipase-catalyzed synthesis of acetylated EGCG and antioxidant properties of the acetylated derivatives. Food Research International. 56:279-286.
Peptides identified in soybean protein increase plasma cholesterol in mice on hypercholesterolemic diets - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Zhang, H., Bartley, G.E., Zhang, H., Wang, J., Fagerquist, C.K., Zhong, F., Yokoyama, W.H. 2013. Peptides identified in soybean protein increase plasma cholesterol in mice on hypercholesterolemic diets. Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry. 61(35):8389-8395.
The physicochemical stability and in vitro bioaccessibility of beta-carotene in oil-in- water sodium caseinate emulsions - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Yi, J., Li, Y., Yokoyama, W.H., Zhong, F. 2014. The physicochemical stability and in vitro bioaccessibility of beta-carotene in oil-in- water sodium caseinate emulsions. Food Hydrocolloids Journal. 35:9-27.
Decreased fat accumulation in 3T3-L1 pre-adipocytes treated with extracts of heat processed soy flour and breads Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Shin, D., Choi, I., Yokoyama, W.H., Kim, M., Kim, Y. 2014. Decreased fat accumulation in 3T3-L1 pre-adipocytes treated with extracts of heat processed soy flour and breads. International Journal of Food Science and Technology. 49:759-767. DOI: 10.1111/IJFS.12363.
HPMC supplementation reduces fatty liver, intestinal permeability, and insulin resistance with altered hepatic gene expression in diet-induced obese mice - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Kim, H., Bartley, G.E., Young, S., Yokoyama, W.H. 2013. HPMC supplementation reduces fatty liver, intestinal permeability, and insulin resistance with altered hepatic gene expression in diet-induced obese mice. Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry. 61(26):6404-6411.
Cholesterol-lowering activity of soy-derived glyceollins in the golden Syrian hamster model - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Huang, H., Xie, Z., Boue, S.M., Bhatnagar, D., Yokoyama, W.H., Yu, L.L., Wang, T.T. 2013. Cholesterol-lowering activity of soy-derived glyceollins in the golden Syrian hamster model. Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry. 61(24):35772-5782.
Gel coating of edible Brasenia schreberi leaves lowers plasma cholesterol in hamsters (abstract) - (Abstract Only)
Kim, H., Wang, Q., Shoemaker, C.F., Zhong, F., Bartley, G.E., Yokoyama, W.H. 2013. Gel coating of edible Brasenia schreberi leaves lowers plasma cholesterol in hamsters (abstract). 10th International Conference of Food Science and Technology, Wuxi, China, May 29-31, 2013.
Properties of chitosan microencapsulated orange oil prepared by spray-drying and its stability to detergents - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Li, Y., Yokoyama, W.H., Shoemaker, C.F., Wei, D., Ma, J., Zhu, S., Zhong, F. 2013. Properties of chitosan microencapsulated orange oil prepared by spray-drying and its stability to detergents. Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry. 61(13):3311-3319.
Plasma and hepatic cholesterol-lowering in hamsters by tomato pomace, tomato seed oil and defatted tomato seed supplemented in high fat diets - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Shao, D., Yokoyama, W.H., Bartley, G.E., Pan, Z., Zhang, H., Zhang, A. 2013. Plasma and hepatic cholesterol-lowering in hamsters by tomato pomace, tomato seed oil and defatted tomato seed supplemented in high fat diets. Food Chemistry. 139:589-596.
HPMC supplementation reduces abdominal fat content, intestinal permeability, inflammation, and insulin resistance in diet-induced obese mice - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Hung, S., Yokoyama, W.H., Kim, H., Bartley, G.E., Anderson, W.K., Alberts, D.R., Langhorst, M.L., Williams, D.M., Stott, W., Turowski, M. 2012. HPMC supplementation reduces abdominal fat content, intestinal permeability, inflammation, and insulin resistance in diet-induced obese mice. Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry. 60(44):11149-11156.
Nutritional attributes of bakery products ()
Yokoyama, W.H., Kim, H. 2014. Nutritional attributes of bakery products. Bakery Products: In: Weibiao Zhou, Y. H. Hui, I. De Leyn, M. A. Pagani, C. M. Rosell, J. D. Selman, N. Therdthai., editors. Science and Technology. 2nd edition. Chichester, UK. John Wiley & Sons, Ltd. p. 409-415. DOI: 10.1002/9781118792001.
HPMC supplementation reduces abdominal fat content, intestinal permeability, inflammation, and insulin resistance in diet-induced obese mice Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Kim, H., Bartley, G.E., Young, S.A., Davis, P.A., Yokoyama, W.H. 2012. HPMC supplementation reduces abdominal fat content, intestinal permeability, inflammation, and insulin resistance in diet-induced obese mice. Molecular Nutrition and Food Research. 00:1-3. DOI: 10.1002/mnfr.201200082.
Maillard reaction products of rice protein hydrolysates with mono-, oligo- and polysaccharides Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Li, Y., Zhong, F., Ji, W., Yokoyama, W.H., Shoemaker, C.F., Zhu, S., Xia, W. 2012. Maillard reaction products of rice protein hydrolysates with mono-, oligo- and polysaccharides. Food Hydrocolloids Journal. 30(1):53-60. DOI: 10.1016/j.foodhyd.2012.04.013.
Liquid formulations sustaining the viability of a superior yeast strain Pichia anomala WRL-076 for mycotoxin control - (Abstract Only)
Hua, S.T., Hernlem, B.J., Yokoyama, W.H., Parfitt, D.E., Sarreal, S.L. 2012. Liquid formulations sustaining the viability of a superior yeast strain Pichia anomala WRL-076 for mycotoxin control. American Society for Microbiology General Meeting. [abstract].
The effect of polysaccharides on the gelatinization properties of cornstarch dispersions - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Xu, Z., Zhong, F., Li, Y., Shoemaker, C., Yokoyama, W.H., Xia, W. 2012. The effect of polysaccharides on the gelatinization properties of cornstarch dispersions. Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry. 60(2):658-664.
A high-fat diet containing whole walnuts (Juglans regia) reduces tumour size and growth along with plasma insulin-like growth factor 1 in the transgenic adenocarcinoma of the mouse prostate model Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Davis, P.A., Vasu, V., Gohil, K., Kim, H., Khan, I., Cross, C., Yokoyama, W.H. 2012. A high-fat diet containing whole walnuts (Juglans regia) reduces tumour size and growth along with plasma insulin-like growth factor 1 in the transgenic adenocarcinoma of the mouse prostate model. British Journal of Nutrition. 00:1-9. DOI: 10.1017/S0007114511007288.
Concentration-dependent displacement of cholesterol in micelles by hydrophobic rice bran protein hydrolysates Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Zhang, H., Yokoyama, W.H., Zhang, H. 2012. Concentration-dependent displacement of cholesterol in micelles by hydrophobic rice bran protein hydrolysates. Journal of the Science of Food and Agriculture. 92(7):1395-1401. DOI: 10.1002/jsfa.4713.
Lower weight gain and hepatic lipid content in hamsters fed high fat diets supplemented with white rice protein, brown rice protein, and soy protein and their hydrolysates - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Huijuan, Z., Bartley, G.E., Mitchell, C., Hui, Z., Yokoyama, W.H. 2011. Lower weight gain and hepatic lipid content in hamsters fed high fat diets supplemented with white rice protein, brown rice protein, and soy protein and their hydrolysates. Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry. 59(20):10297-10933.
Dietary hydroxypropyl methylcellulose increases excretion of saturated and trans fats by hamsters fed fast food diets - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Yokoyama, W.H., Anderson, W.H., Albers, D.R., Hong, Y., Langhorst, M.L., Hung, S., Young, S.A. 2011. Dietary hydroxypropyl methylcellulose increases excretion of saturated and trans fats by hamsters fed fast food diets. Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry. 59(20):11249-11254.
Effects of cationic hydroxyethyl cellulose on glucose tolerance and obesity Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Young, S.A., Hung, S., Anderson, W., Albers, D., Langhorst, M., Williams, D., Yokoyama, W.H. 2012. Effects of cationic hydroxyethyl cellulose on glucose tolerance and obesity. Journal of Diabetes. 4(1):85-94. DOI: 10.1111/j.1753-0407.2011.00157.x.
Prevention of obesity relatred metabolic diseases by processed foods containing soluble dietary fibers and flavonoids (abstract) - (Abstract Only)
Yokoyama, W.H. 2011. Prevention of obesity relatred metabolic diseases by processed foods containing soluble dietary fibers and flavonoids (abstract).
Gel coating of leaves of the water plant, Brasenia schreberi, lowers plasma cholesterol in hamsters on high fat diets - (Abstract Only)
Yokoyama, W.H., Zhong, F., Shoemaker, C., Bartley, G.E., Kim, H. 2011. Gel coating of leaves of the water plant, Brasenia schreberi, lowers plasma cholesterol in hamsters on high fat diets (abstract).
Dietary Fiber, Microbiota and Obesity Related Metabolic Diseases - (Abstract Only)
Yokoyama, W.H. 2011. Dietary Fiber, Microbiota and Obesity Related Metabolic Diseases. Meeting Abstract. Food Science & Technology Seminar Series, University of California, Davis, Feb 2, 2011.
Physical and sensory properties of all-barley and all-oat breads with additional hydroxypropyl methylcellulose (HPMC) ß-glucan - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Kim, Y., Yokoyama, W.H. 2011. Physical and sensory properties of all-barley and all-oat breads with additional hydroxypropyl methylcellulose (HPMC) ß-glucan . Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry. 59(2): 741-746.
Rheology of different hydrocolloids–rice starch blends. Effect of successive heating–cooling cycles Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Rosell, C., Shoemaker, C.F., Yokoyama, W.H. 2011. Rheology of different hydrocolloids–rice starch blends. Effect of successive heating–cooling cycles. Carbohydrate Polymers. 84(1): 373-382.
Cinnamon intake lowers fasting blood glucose: an updated meta-analysis - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Davis, P.A., Yokoyama, W.H. 2011. Cinnamon intake lowers fasting blood glucose: an updated meta-analysis. Journal of Medicinal Foods. 14(9):884-889. DOI: 10.1089/jmf.2010.0180.
EFFECT OF HIGH-FAT DIETS SUPPLEMENTED WITH OKARA SOYBEAN BY-PRODUCT ON LIPID PROFILES OF PLASMA, LIVER AND FAECES IN SYRIAN HAMSTERS - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Villanueva, M., Yokoyama, W.H., Hong, Y., Bartley, G.E., Ruperez, P. 2010. EFFECT OF HIGH-FAT DIETS SUPPLEMENTED WITH OKARA SOYBEAN BY-PRODUCT ON LIPID PROFILES OF PLASMA, LIVER AND FAECES IN SYRIAN HAMSTERS. Journal of Food Chemistry. Doi:10.1016/j.foodchem.2010.05.106.
Determination of F2-isoprostanes, biomarkers of oxidative stress in hamster urine samples by on-line solid phase extract - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Langhorst, M., Hastings, M.J., Yokoyama, W.H., Hung, S., Young, S.A., Cellar, N., Kuppannan, K. 2010. Determination of F2-isoprostanes, biomarkers of oxidative stress in hamster urine samples by on-line solid phase extract. Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry. 58 (11), pp 6614–6620. DOI: 10.1021/jf101146q.
Hypocholesterolemic effects of hydroxypropyl methylcellulose are mediated by altered gene expression in hepatic bile and cholesterol pathways of male hamsters - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Bartley, G.E., Yokoyama, W.H., Young, S.A., Anderson, K., Hung, S., Albers, D.R., Langhorst, M.L., Turowski, M., Kim, H. 2010. Hypocholesterolemic effects of hydroxypropyl methylcellulose are mediated by altered gene expression in hepatic bile and cholesterol pathways of male hamsters. Journal of Nutrition. 140(7): 1255-1260.
alpha-Solasinine and alpha-Solamargine Contents of Goboma (Solanum macrocarpon L.) and Scarlet (S. aethiopicum L.) Eggplants Determined by HPLC-MS with Selective-Ion-Monitoring - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Hepatic Gene Expression Related to Lower Plasma Cholesterol in Hamsters Fed High Fat Diets Supplemented with Blueberry Pomace and Extract - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Kim, H., Bartley, G.E., Rimando, A.M., Yokoyama, W.H. 2010. Hepatic Gene Expression Related to Lower Plasma Cholesterol in Hamsters Fed High Fat Diets Supplemented with Blueberry Pomace and Extract. Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry. 58 (7), pp 3984–3991. DOI: 10.1021/jf903230s.
Quantification of the Sulfated Cholecystokinin CCK8 in Hamster Plasma Using Immunoprecipitation-Liquid Chromatography-Mass Spectrometry/Mass Spectrometry - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Young, S.A., Julka, S., Bartley, G.E., Gilbert, J.R., Wendelburg, B., Hung, S., Anderson, W., Yokoyama, W.H. 2009. Quantification of the Sulfated Cholecystokinin CCK8 in Hamster Plasma Using Immunoprecipitation-Liquid Chromatography-Mass Spectrometry/Mass Spectrometry. Analytical Chemistry. 81:9120-8.
Dietary Fiber Improves Lipid Homeostatis and Modulates Adipocytokines in Hamsters - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Hung, S., Bartley, G.E., Young, S.A., Albers, D., Dielman, D., Anderson, W.H., Yokoyama, W.H. 2009. Dietary Fiber Improves Lipid Homeostatis and Modulates Adipocytokines in Hamsters. Journal of Diabetes. 1:1-13.
Adiponectin in Hamster: Characterization and Functions in Soluble Dietary Fiber Mediated Lipid Homeostatis - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Effects of flavonol-rich diet on select cardiovascular parameters in a Gold Syrian Hamster model - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Kalgaonkar, S., Gross, H., Yokoyama, W.H., Keen, C. 2010. Effects of flavonol-rich diet on select cardiovascular parameters in a Gold Syrian Hamster model. Journal of Medicinal Food. 13(1): 108-115. doi:10.1089/jmf.2008.0295.
Particle Size Effects on the Quality of Flour Tortillas Enriched with Whole Grain Waxy Barley - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Prasopsunwattana, N., Omary, M.B., Arndt, E.A., Cooke, P.H., Flores, R.A., Yokoyama, W.H., Toma, A., Chongcham, S., Lee, S.P. 2009. Particle Size Effects on the Quality of Flour Tortillas Enriched with Whole Grain Waxy Barley. Cereal Chemistry. 86(4):438-451
Extruded pasta/noodles from soluble fibers [hydroxypropylmethylcellulose (HPMC)] containing no starch ()
Simultaneous Characterization of Bile Acid, Sterols, and Determination of Acyglycerides in Feces from Soluble Cellulose-Fed Hamsters using HPLC with Evaporative Light Scattering Detection and APCI-MS - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Hong, Y., Turowski, M., Lin, J.T., Yokoyama, W.H. 2007. Simultaneous Characterization of Bile Acid, Sterols, and Determination of Acyglycerides in Feces from Soluble Cellulose-Fed Hamsters using HPLC with Evaporative Light Scattering Detection and APCI-MS. Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry. 55:9759-9757.
Viscoelastic Properties of Waxy and Non-Waxy Rice Flours, Their Fat and Protein-Free Starch, and the Microstructure of Their Cooked Kernels - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Ibanez-Carranza, A.M., Wood, D.F., Yokoyama, W.H., Park, I.M., Tinoco, M.A., Hudson, C.A., McKenzie, K.S., Shoemaker, C.F. 2007. Viscoelastic Properties of Waxy and Non-Waxy Rice Flours, Their Fat and Protein-Free Starch, and the Microstructure of Their Cooked Kernels. Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry. 55(16):6761-6771.
Lung Vitamin E Transport Processes are Affected by Both Age and Environmental Oxidants in Mice - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Valacchi, G., Vasu, V.T., Yokoyama, W., Corbacho, A.M., Phung, A., Lim, Y., Aung, H.H., Cross, C.E., Davis, P.A. 2007. Lung Vitamin E Transport Processes are Affected by Both Age and Environmental Oxidants in Mice. Journal of Toxicology and Applied Pharmacology. 222(2):227-234.
Dietary soluble cellulose regulates fat metabolism and prevents obesity and insulin resistance in fat fed hamsters - (Abstract Only)
Modified Celluloses Improve Plasma Lipid Profile of Hamsters by Modifying Fecal Lipid Excretion - (Proceedings)
Hong, Y., Yokoyama, W.H., Turowski, M. 2006. Modified Celluloses Improve Plasma Lipid Profile of Hamsters by Modifying Fecal Lipid Excretion. International Conference & Exhibition of Nutraceuticals & Functional Foods. Session 561-565.
Dietary Soluble Celluloses Prevent Obesity-Related Metabolic Diseases in Fat Fed Hamsters - (Proceedings)
Yokoyama, W.H. 2006. Dietary Soluble Celluloses Prevent Obesity-Related Metabolic Diseases in Fat Fed Hamsters. UJNR Food & Agricultural Panel Proceedings. FF:15-19.
USES OF WATER-SOLUBLE CELLULOSE ETHERS - PATENT #64347A ()
Yokoyama, W.H., Conklin, J., Lynch, S., Turowski, M. 2006. Uses of water-soluble cellulose ethers - patent #64347 Serial No. 60/711,182. 2/3/06.
USES OF WATER-SOLUBLE CELLULOSE ETHERS - #64347B ()
Yokoyama, W.H., Conklin, J., Lynch, S., Turowski, M. 2006. Uses of water-soluble cellulose ethers - #64347a Serial No. 60/711,473. 2/3/06.
PTEROSTILBENE AS A NEW AGONIST FOR THE PEROXISOME PROLIFERATOR-ACTIVATED RECEPTOR ALPHA ISOFORM ()
Rimando, A.M., Feller, D., Yokoyama, W.H. 2006. Pterostilbene as a new agonist for the peroxisome proliferator-activated receptor alpha isoform. Patent No. 11/207,038. 2/24/06.
SOLUBLE FIBERS PREVENT INSULIN RESISTANCE IN HAMSTERS FED HIGH SATURATED FAT DIETS ()
Yokoyama, W.H., Shao, Q. January-February 2006. Soluble fibers prevent insulin resistance in hamsters fed high saturated fat diets. Cereal Foods World. 51:16-18.
RICE STARCH AMYLOPECTIN, AND AMYLOSE: MOLECULAR WEIGHT AND SOLUBILITY IN DIMETHYL SULFOXIDE-BASED SOLVENTS - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Zhong, F., Yokoyama, W.H., Wang, Q., Shoemaker, C.F. 2006. Rice Starch, Amylopectin, and Amylose: Molecular Weight and Solubility in Dimethyl Sulfoxide-Based Solvents. Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry. 10.1021:A-G.
WALNUTS REDUCE AORTIC ET-1 MRNA LEVELS IN HAMSTERS FED A HIGH FAT, ATHEROGENIC DIET - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Davis, P., Valacchi, G., Pagnin, E., Shao, Q., Gross, H.B., Calo, L., Yokoyama, W.H. 2006. Walnuts Reduce Aortic ET-1 mRNA Levels in Hamsters Fed a High Fat, Atherogenic Diet. Journal of Nutrition. 0022-3166/06:428-432.
HYDROXYPROPYLMETHYLCELLULOSE (HPMC) MAY PREVENT INSULIN RESISTANCE IN HAMSTERS FED HIGH SATURATED FAT DIETS THROUGH REGULATING METABOLIC GENES - (Abstract Only)
Shao, Q., Wlaschin, K., Yokoyama, W.H., Nissom, P.M., Yap, M., Hu, W., Lazo, G.R. 2005. Hydroxypropylmethylcellulose (HPMC) May Prevent Insulin Resistance in Hamsters Fed High Saturated Fat Diets through Regulating Metabolic Genes. Meeting Abstract Paper AGFD #103, ACS Cornucopia, 3/15/05, San Diego, CA.
HYDROXYPROPYLMETHYLCELLULOSE (HPMC) PREVENTS INSULIN RESISTANCE IN HAMSTERS FED HIGH HIGH SATURATED FAT DIETS THROUGH REGULATION OF METABOLIC GENES - (Abstract Only)
Shao, Q., Wlaschin, K., Yokoyama, W.H., Nissom, P.M., Yap, M., Hu, W., Lazo, G.R. 2005. Hydroxypropylmethylcellulose (hpmc) May Prevent Insulin Resistance in Hamsters Fed High Saturated Fat Diets through Regulating Metabolic Genes. Meeting Abstract Paper AGFD #103, ACS Cornucopia, 3/15/05, San Diego, CA.
PTEROSTILBENE, A NEW AGONIST FOR THE PEROXISOME PROLIFERATOR-ACTIVATED RECEPTOR ALPHA ISOFORM, LOWERS PLASMA LIPOPROTEINS AND CHOLESTEROL IN HYPERCHOLESTEROLEMIC HAMSTER - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Rimando, A.M., Rangaswamy, N., Feller, D.R., Yokoyama, W.H. 2005. Pterostilbene, a new agonist for the peroxisome proliferator-activated receptor alpha isoform, lowers plasma lipoproteins and cholesterol in hypercholesterolemic hamster. Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry. 53:3403-3407.
MULTIPLE DETECTION (LIGHT SCATTERING, FLUORESCENCE, RETRACTIVE INDEX, UV) IN SIZE-EXCLUSION CHROMATOGRAPHY OF SOLUBLE GLUCAN POLYMERS ()
Yokoyama, W.H., Knuckles, B.E. 2005. Multiple Detection (Light Scattering, Fluorescence, Refractive Index and UV) in Size-Exclusion Chromatography of Soluble Glucan Polymers. ACS Book Chapter 8:141-149.
PLASMA LDL CHOLESTEROL LOWERING BY PLANT PHYTOSTEROLS IN A HAMSTER MODEL - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Yokoyama, W.H. 2004. Plasma LDL cholesterol lowering by plant phytosterols in a hamster model. Trends in Food Science & Technology. 15(11):528-531.
SIZE EXCLUSION CHROMATOGRAPHY AND ULTRACENTRIFUGATION OF LIPOPROTEINS ()
Yokoyama, W.H., Xu, R., Walzem, R., German, B. 2005. Size-Exclusion Chromatography and Ultracentrifugation of Lipoproteins. Book Chapter. Chapter 17 - HPLC of Acyl Lipids. p. 521-534.
NUTRITIONAL PROPERTIES OF RICE AND RICE BRAN ()
Yokoyama, W.H. Book Chapter, 3rd Edition, Rice: Chemistry and Technology, 2004, Edited by E.T. Champagne. Chapter 20:595-609.
WHOLE ALMONDS ACTIVATE GASTROINTESTINAL (GI) TRACT ANTI-PROLIFERATIVE SIGNALLING IN APC MIN (MULTIPLE INTESTINAL NEOPLASIA) MICE - (Abstract Only)
DAVIS, P., IWAHASHI, C.K., YOKOYAMA, W.H. WHOLE ALMONDS ACTIVATE GASTROINTESTINAL (GI) TRACT ANTI-PROLIFERATIVE SIGNALLING IN APC MIN (MULTIPLE INTESTINAL NEOPLASIA) MICE. JOURNAL OF FEDERATION OF AMERICAN SOCIETIES FOR EXPERIMENTAL BIOLOGY. 2003. v. 17. p. A1153.
FOOD PROCESSING REDUCES SIZE OF SOLUBLE CEREAL B-GLUCAN POLYMERS WITHOUT LOSS OF CHOLESTEROL-REDUCING PROPERTIES ()
Yokoyama, W.H., Knuckles, B.E., Wood, D.F., Inglett, G.E. 2002. Food Processing Reduces Size of Soluble Cereal B-Glucan Polymers Without Loss of Cholesterol-Reducing Properties. American Chemical Society Symposium Series 8:105-116.
STABILITY OF INGESTED METHYCELLULOSE IN THE RAT DETERMINED BY POLYMER MOLAR MASS MEASUREMENTS BY LIGHT SCATTERING - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Yokoyama, W.H., Knuckles, B.E., Davis, P.A., Daggy, B.P. 2002. Stability of Ingested Methycellulose in the Rat Determined by Polymer Molar Mass Measurements by Light Scattering. Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry. 50:7726-7730.
PROCESSING, BIOAVAILABILITY AND ACTIVITY OF DIETARY FIBER - (Abstract Only)
FOOD PROCESSING REDUCES SIZE OF SOLUBLE CEREAL B-GLUCAN POLYMERS WITHOUT LOSS OF CHOLESTEROL-REDUCING PROPERTIES. - (Proceedings)
PLASMA CHOLESTEROL REDUCTION IN HAMSTERS BY DIETARY FIBER FRACTIONS OF OAT AND BARLEY - (Abstract Only)
RAW AND PROCESSED OAT INGREDIENTS LOWER PLASMA CHOLESTEROL IN THE HAMSTER - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
RICE STARCH MOLECULAR CHARACTERIZATION AND GEL PROPERTIES - (Proceedings)
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