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  • Karen L Houseknecht, John P. Vanden Heuvel, +4 authors Martha A. Belury
  • Biology, Medicine
  • Biochemical and biophysical research…
  • 1998 (First Publication: 1 March 1998)
  • Conjugated linoleic acid (CLA) is a naturally occurring fatty acid which has anti-carcinogenic and anti-atherogenic properties. CLA activates PPAR alpha in liver, and shares functional similaritiesContinue Reading
  • Leigh E. Norris, Angela L Collene, +8 authors Martha A. Belury
  • Medicine, Chemistry
  • The American journal of clinical nutrition
  • 2009 (First Publication: 1 September 2009)
  • BACKGROUND Weight loss may improve glucose control in persons with type 2 diabetes. The effects of fat quality, as opposed to quantity, on weight loss are not well understood. OBJECTIVE We comparedContinue Reading
  • T. E. Weber, Brian Thomas Richert, Martha A. Belury, Yanli Gu, Kevin Enright, Allan P Schinckel
  • Medicine, Chemistry
  • Journal of animal science
  • 2006 (First Publication: 1 April 2006)
  • An 8-wk study of the effects of CLA, rendered animal fats, and ractopamine, and their interactive effects on growth, fatty acid composition, and carcass quality of genetically lean pigs wasContinue Reading
    Abstract The goal of the present study was to elucidate the extent that CLA binds to and activates PPARγ. All of the isomers of CLA tested activated PPARγ in a manner similar to the polyunsaturatedContinue Reading
  • Martha A. Belury, Annie Mahon, Sebastiano Banni
  • Biology, Medicine
  • The Journal of nutrition
  • 2003
  • Isomers of conjugated linoleic acid (CLA) are found in beef, lamb and dairy products. Diets containing CLA reduce adipose mass in various depots of experimental animals. In addition, CLA delays theContinue Reading