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United States Department of Agriculture

Agricultural Research Service

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Research Project: Bioavailability of Iron, Zinc and Select Phytochemicals for Improved Health

Location: Plant, Soil and Nutrition Research

Publications (Clicking on the reprint icon Reprint Icon will take you to the publication reprint.)

The combined application of the Caco-2 cell bioassay coupled with in vivo (Gallus gallus) feeding trial represents an effective approach to predicting Fe bioavailability in humans - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Tako, E.N., Bar, H., Glahn, R.P. 2016. The combined application of the Caco-2 cell bioassay coupled with in vivo (Gallus gallus) feeding trial represents an effective approach to predicting Fe bioavailability in humans. Nutrients. 8(11):732.

A novel in vivo model for assessing the impact of geophagic earth on iron status - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Siem, G., Tako, E.N., Ahn, C., Bodis, M., Glahn, R.P., Young, S. 2016. A novel in vivo model for assessing the impact of geophagic earth on iron status. Nutrients. 8(6):E362. doi:10.3390/nu8060362.

The cotyledon cell wall of the common bean (phaseolus vulgaris) resists digestion in the upper intestine and thus may limit iron bioavailability - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Glahn, R.P., Tako, E.N., Cichy, K.A., Wiesinger, J.A. 2016. The cotyledon cell wall of the common bean (phaseolus vulgaris) resists digestion in the upper intestine and thus may limit iron bioavailability. Food & Function. 7(7):3193-3200.

Biofortified indica rice attains iron and zinc nutrition dietary targets in the field Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Trijatmiko, K.R., Duenas, C., Torrizo, L., Oliva, N., Francisco, P., Mae Arines, F., Adeva, C., Balindong, J., Sapasap, V., Barry, G., Slamet-Loedin, I.H., Lombi, E., Stangoulis, J., Johnson, A., Tako, E.N., Glahn, R.P. 2016. Biofortified indica rice attains iron and zinc nutrition dietary targets in the field. Scientific Reports. 6:19792.

Chronic zinc deficiency alters chick gut microbiota composition and function Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Reed, S.M., Neuman, H., Moskovitch, S., Glahn, R.P., Koren, O., Tako, E.N. 2015. Chronic zinc deficiency alters chick gut microbiota composition and function. Nutrients. 7:1-17.

Iron bioavailability in low phytate pea - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Liu, X., Glahn, R.P., Arganosa, G.C., Warkentin, T.D. 2014. Iron bioavailability in low phytate pea. Crop Science. 55(1):320-330.

Extrinsic labelling of staple food crops with isotopic iron does not consistently result in full equilibration: Revisiting the methodology - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Glahn, R.P., Cheng, Z., Giri, S. 2015. Extrinsic labelling of staple food crops with isotopic iron does not consistently result in full equilibration: Revisiting the methodology. Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry. 63(43):9621-9628.

Studies of cream seeded carioca beans (phaseolus vulgaris L.) from a Rwandan efficacy trial: in vitro and in vivo screening tools reflect human studies and predict beneficial results from iron biofortified beans - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Tako, E.N., Reed, S.M., Anandaraman, A., Hart, J.J., Beebe, S.E., Glahn, R.P. 2015. Studies of cream seeded carioca beans (phaseolus vulgaris L.) from a Rwandan efficacy trial: in vitro and in vivo screening tools reflect human studies and predict beneficial results from iron biofortified beans. PLoS One. DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0138479.

Iron absorption from intrinsically-labeled lentils - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Della Valle, D.M., Glahn, R.P., Shaff, J., O'Brien, K.O. 2015. Iron absorption from intrinsically-labeled lentils. Journal of Nutrition. DOI: 10.3945/jn.115.217273.

Higher iron pearl millet (Pennisetum glaucum L.) provides more absorbable iron that is limited by increased polyphenolic content - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Tako, E.N., Reed, S.M., Budiman, J., Hart, J.J., Glahn, R.P. 2015. Higher iron pearl millet (Pennisetum glaucum L.) provides more absorbable iron that is limited by increased polyphenolic content. Nutrition Journal. 14:11.

Alterations in gut microflora populations and brush border functionality following intra-amniotic daidzein administration - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Hortono, K., Reed, S.M., Ankrah, A., Glahn, R.P., Tako, E.N. 2014. Alterations in gut microflora populations and brush border functionality following intra-amniotic daidzein administration. RSC Advances. 5:6407-6412.

Differences in relative bioavailability of traditional Bangladeshi meal plans - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Dellavalle, D.M., Glahn, R.P. 2014. Differences in relative bioavailability of traditional Bangladeshi meal plans. Food and Nutrition Bulletin. 35(4):431-439.

The effect of wheat prebiotics on the gut bacterial population and iron status of iron deficient broiler chickens - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Tako, E.N., Marija, K., Glahn, R.P., Stangoulis, J. 2014. The effect of wheat prebiotics on the gut bacterial population and iron status of iron deficient broiler chickens. Nutrition Journal. 13:58.

Polyphenolic compounds appear to limit the nutritional benefit of biofortified higher iron black bean (phaseolus vulgaris L.) Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Tako, E.N., Beebe, S.E., Hart, J.J., Reed, S.M., Glahn, R.P. 2014. Polyphenolic compounds appear to limit the nutritional benefit of biofortified higher iron black bean (phaseolus vulgaris L.). Nutrition Journal. 13:28.

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