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  • Michael R La Frano, Leslie R. Woodhouse, Dustin J. Burnett, Betty Jane Burri
  • Biology, Medicine
  • The British journal of nutrition
  • 2013 (First Published: 1 July 2013)
  • Biofortification of cassava with the provitamin A carotenoid β-carotene is a potential mechanism for alleviating vitamin A deficiency. Cassava is a staple food in the African diet, but data regardingContinue Reading
  • Adrian Green, James L Graham, +7 authors Michele A. La Merrill
  • Biology, Medicine
  • Reproductive toxicology
  • 2017 (First Published: 1 March 2017)
  • Triphenyl phosphate (TPhP) is a flame retardant additive frequently found in consumer products and household dust. We administered 170μg of TPhP in maternal food from gestational day 8.5 to weaningContinue Reading
  • Chenghao Zhu, Yimeng Cai, Erik R. Gertz, Michael R La Frano, Dustin J. Burnett, Betty Jane Burri
  • Chemistry, Medicine
  • Nutrition research
  • 2015 (First Published: 1 November 2015)
  • Boiled biofortified cassava containing β-carotene can increase retinyl palmitate in triacylglycerol-rich plasma. Thus, it might alleviate vitamin A deficiency. Cassava requires extensive preparationContinue Reading
  • Michael R La Frano, Chenghao Zhu, Betty Jane Burri
  • Medicine, Biology
  • The British journal of nutrition
  • 2014 (First Published: 1 March 2014)
  • There is a general lack of knowledge regarding the absorption and tissue storage of the provitamin A carotenoid β-cryptoxanthin. The present study investigated the whole-body tissue distribution ofContinue Reading
  • Michael R La Frano, Angelina Hernandez-Carretero, +4 authors John W Newman
  • Biology, Medicine
  • Nutrition research
  • 2017 (First Published: 1 October 2017)
  • Bile acids (BAs) influence the metabolism of glucose, lipids, and energy expenditure. We hypothesized that BA concentrations and related gene expression would be altered in lean (low-fat diet fed;Continue Reading
  • Michael R La Frano, Johannes F. Fahrmann, +7 authors Stephen Wedgwood
  • Biology, Medicine
  • American journal of physiology. Lung cellular and…
  • 2018 (First Published: 1 November 2018)
  • Pulmonary hypertension (PH) is a common consequence of bronchopulmonary dysplasia (BPD) and remains a primary contributor to increased morbidity and mortality among preterm infants. Unfortunately, atContinue Reading