Gilles G. Martin

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The effect of diets containing 50% of fat calories from butter, butter enriched with mono- and polyunsaturated fatty acids, and margarines with and without trans fatty acids on the serum lipids of 38 healthy men in a free-living condition have been determined. Serum lipid responses to the high level of individual dietary fats were unexpectedly small. The(More)
A collaborative study of the carbon-13 isotope ratio mass spectrometry (13C-IRMS) method based on fermentation ethanol for detecting some sugar additions in fruit juices and maple syrup is reported. This method is complementary to the site-specific natural isotope fractionation by nuclear magnetic resonance (SNIF-NMR) method for detecting added beet sugar(More)
A collaborative study of the site-specific natural isotope fractionation-nuclear magnetic resonance (SNIF-NMR) method for detecting added beet sugar in fruit juices is reported. This method is complementary to the stable carbon isotope ratio analysis (SCIRA) (AOAC Official Methods 981.09 and 982.21), which can detect sugars derived from plants exhibiting C4(More)
The delta(13)C values of fructose, glucose, and sucrose have been determined in authentic pineapple juices. The sugar fraction is separated from the organic acids by an anionic exchange process. Then the individual components (fructose, glucose, and sucrose) are isolated on a preparative HPLC device using a NH(2)-type column. It is demonstrated that no(More)
The site-specific natural isotopic fractionation studied by nuclear magnetic resonance (SNIF/NMR) method measures site-specific isotope contents in a variety of organic compounds by deuterium nuclear magnetic resonance spectroscopy. This technique, together with SIRA/MS (stable isotope ratio analysis/mass spectrometry) provides a powerful tool for food(More)
A statistical method, Bayes Maximum Likelihood, has been applied to the classification of base 13C NMR resonances in DNA oligomers. An accuracy of 100% for carbon class discrimination was achieved for a preliminary training set of four oligomers using the following four parameters: (1) the chemical shift; (2) the temperature at which the spectrum was(More)
The results of collaborative study are reported for a method that determines the site-specific isotope ratios of deuterium/hydrogen (D/H)i in vanillin by deuterium-nuclear magnetic resonance (2H-NMR) spectrometry. This method allows characterization of all the main commercial sources of commercial vanillin and detection of undeclared mixtures. It is based(More)
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