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    • 450K epigenome-wide scan identifies differential DNA methylation in newborns related to maternal smoking during pregnancy 

      Joubert, Bonnie R.; Håberg, Siri Eldevik; Nilsen, Roy Miodini; Wang, Xuting; Vollset, Stein Emil; Murphy, Susan K; Huang, Zhiqing; Hoyo, Cathrine; Midttun, Øivind; Cupul-Uicab, Lea A; Ueland, Per Magne; Wu, Michael C; Nystad, Wenche; Bell, Douglas A; Peddada, Shyamal D; London, Stephanie J (The National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences, 2012-10)
      Background: Epigenetic modifications, such as DNA methylation, due to in utero exposures may play a critical role in early programming for childhood and adult illness. Maternal smoking is a major risk factor for multiple ...
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    • The Association between Progression of Atherosclerosis and the Methylated Amino Acids Asymmetric Dimethylarginine and Trimethyllysine 

      Løland, Kjetil Halvorsen; Bleie, Øyvind; Borgeraas, Heidi; Strand, Elin; Ueland, Per Magne; Svardal, Asbjørn; Nordrehaug, Jan Erik; Nygård, Ottar (Public Library of Science, 2013-05-29)
      Objective: We previously showed that treatment with folic acid (FA)/B12 was associated with more rapid progression of coronary artery disease (CAD). High doses of FA may induce methylation by increasing the availability ...
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    • Betaine as a determinant of postmethionine load total plasma homocysteine before and after B-Vitamin supplementation 

      Holm, Pål Ivar; Bleie, Øyvind; Ueland, Per Magne; Lien, Ernst Asbjørn; Refsum, Helga; Nordrehaug, Jan Erik; Nygård, Ottar (2004)
      Objective—Betaine is a substrate in the betaine– homocysteine methyltransferase reaction, converting homocysteine to methionine. There are only sparse data on plasma betaine as a determinant of the plasma total homocysteine ...
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    • Bioinformatic and Genetic Association Analysis of MicroRNA Target Sites in One-Carbon Metabolism Genes 

      Stone, Nicole; Pangilinan, Faith; Molloy, Anne M.; Shane, Barry; Scott, John M.; Ueland, Per Magne; Mills, James L.; Kirke, Peader N.; Sethupathy, Praveen; Brody, Lawrence C. (Public Library of Science, 2011-07-12)
      One-carbon metabolism (OCM) is linked to DNA synthesis and methylation, amino acid metabolism and cell proliferation. OCM dysfunction has been associated with increased risk for various diseases, including cancer and ...
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    • Cellular immune activity biomarker neopterin is associated hyperlipidemia: results from a large population-based study 

      Chuang, Shu-Chun; Boeing, Heiner; Vollset, Stein Emil; Midttun, Øivind; Ueland, Per Magne; Bueno-de-Mesquita, Bas; Lajous, Martin; Fagherazzi, Guy; Boutron-Ruault, Marie-Christine; Kaaks, Rudolf; Küehn, Tilman; Pischon, Tobias; Drogan, Dagmar; Tjønneland, Anne; Overvad, Kim; Quirós, J. Ramón; Agudo, Antonio; Molina-Montes, Esther; Dorronsoro, Miren; Huerta, José María; Barricarte, Aurelio; Khaw, Kay-Tee; Wareham, Nicholas J.; Travis, Ruth C.; Trichopoulou, Antonia; Lagiou, Pagona; Trichopoulos, Dimitrios; Masala, Giovanna; Agnoli, Claudia; Tumino, Rosario; Mattiello, Amalia; Peeters, Petra H.; Weiderpass, Elisabete; Palmqvist, Richard; Ljuslinder, Ingrid; Gunter, Marc; Lu, Yunxia; Cross, Amanda J.; Riboli, Elio; Vineis, Paolo; Aleksandrova, Krasimira (BioMed Central, 2016-02-25)
      Background: Increased serum neopterin had been described in older age two decades ago. Neopterin is a biomarker of systemic adaptive immune activation that could be potentially implicated in metabolic syndrome (MetS). ...
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    • Circulating biomarkers of one-carbon metabolism in relation to renal cell carcinoma incidence and survival 

      Johansson, Mattias; Anouar, Fanidi; Muller, David C.; Bassett, Julie K.; Midttun, Øivind; Vollset, Stein Emil; Travis, Ruth C.; Palli, Domenico; Mattiello, Amalia; Sieri, Sabina; Trichopoulou, Antonia; Lagiou, Pagona; Trichopoulos, Dimitrios; Ljungberg, Börje; Hallmans, Göran; Weiderpass, Elisabete; Skeie, Guri; Gonzalez, Carlos A.; Dorronsoro, Miren; Peeters, Petra H.; Bueno-de-Mesquita, H. B(as).; Ros, Martine M.; Ruault, Marie-Christine Boutron; Fagherazzi, Guy; Clavel, Françoise; Sanchez, Maria-Jose; Gurrea, Aurelio Barricarte; Navarro, Carmen; Quirós, J. Ramón; Overvad, Kim; Tjønneland, Anne; Aleksandrova, Krassimira; Vineis, Paolo; Gunter, Marc J.; Kaaks, Rudolf; Giles, Graham; Relton, Caroline; Riboli, Elio; Boeing, Heiner; Ueland, Per Magne; Severi, Gianluca; Brennan, Paul (Oxford University Press, 2014)
      Background The etiology of renal cell carcinoma (RCC) is only partially understood, but a metabolic component appears likely. We investigated biomarkers of one-carbon metabolism and RCC onset and survival. Methods The ...
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    • Cosinor modelling of seasonal variation in 25-hydroxyvitamin D concentrations in cardiovascular patients in Norway 

      Degerud, Eirik Magnus Meek; Hoff, Rune; Nygård, Ottar; Strand, Elin; Nilsen, Dennis W. T.; Nordrehaug, Jan Erik; Midttun, Øivind; Ueland, Per Magne; De Vogel, Stefan; Dierkes, Jutta (Nature Publishing Group, 2016)
      Background/Objectives: Seasonal variation may reduce the validity of 25-hydroxyvitamin D (25OHD) as a biomarker of vitamin D status. Here we aimed to identify potential determinants of seasonal variation in 25OHD ...
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    • Dietary predictors of plasma total homocysteine concentration in the Hordaland Homocysteine Study 

      Konstantinova, Svetlana V.; Vollset, Stein Emil; Berstad, Paula; Ueland, Per Magne; Drevon, Christian A.; Refsum, Helga; Tell, Grethe Seppola (Cambridge University Press, 2007)
      Established dietary predictors of plasma total homocysteine (tHcy) include folate, riboflavin, and vitamins B6 and B12, while information is scarce regarding other dietary components. The aim of this study was to examine ...
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    • Effect of Folic Acid Supplementation on Levels of Circulating Monocyte Chemoattractant Protein-1 and the Presence of Intravascular Ultrasound Derived Virtual Histology Thin-Cap Fibroatheromas in Patients with Stable Angina Pectoris 

      Løland, Kjetil Halvorsen; Bleie, Øyvind; Strand, Elin; Ueland, Per Magne; Nordrehaug, Jan Erik; Garcia-Garcia, Hector M.; Serruys, Patrick W.; Nygård, Ottar (Public Library of Science, 2013-07-25)
      Background: Virtual Histology Intravascular Ultrasound (VH–IVUS) may be used to detect early signs of unstable coronary artery disease. Monocyte Chemoattractant Protein-1 (MCP-1) is linked with coronary atherosclerosis ...
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    • Glycated hemoglobin and long-term prognosis in patients with suspected stable angina pectoris without diabetes mellitus: A prospective cohort study 

      Rebnord, Eirik Wilberg; Pedersen, Eva Kristine Ringdal; Strand, Elin; Svingen, Gard Frodahl Tveitevåg; Meyer, Klaus; Schartum-Hansen, Hall; Løland, Kjetil Halvorsen; Seifert, Reinhard; Ueland, Per Magne; Nilsen, Dennis W. T.; Nordrehaug, Jan Erik; Nygård, Ottar (Elsevier, 2015-05)
      Objective: Associations of glycated hemoglobin A1c (HbA1c) levels to incident coronary and cardiovascular events among non-diabetic patients with coronary artery disease are unclear. We investigated relations of HbA1c ...
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    • Interferon (IFN)-γ-mediated inflammation and the kynurenine pathway in relation to bone mineral density: the Hordaland Health Study 

      Apalset, Ellen M.; Gjesdal, Clara Gram; Ueland, Per Magne; Midttun, Øyvind; Ulvik, Arve; Eide, Geir Egil; Meyer, Klaus; Tell, Grethe Seppola (WileyBritish Society for Immunology, 2014-04-24)
      The risk of osteoporosis increases in inflammatory disorders. In cell-mediated immune activation, interferon (IFN)-γ stimulates macrophage release of neopterin and increases the activity of indoleamine 2,3-dioxygenase ...
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    • Interferon gamma (IFN-γ)-mediated inflammation and the kynurenine pathway in relation to risk of hip fractures: The Hordaland Health Study 

      Apalset, Ellen M.; Gjesdal, Clara Gram; Ueland, Per Magne; Øyen, Jannike; Meyer, Klaus; Midttun, Øivind; Eide, Geir Egil; Tell, Grethe Seppola (Springer, 2014-05-10)
      Summary The cytokine interferon gamma (IFN-γ) stimulates neopterin release and tryptophan degradation into kynurenines through the kynurenine pathway. High levels of neopterin were associated with increased hip ...
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    • Interferon-γ–induced inflammatory markers and the risk of cancer: The Hordaland Health Study 

      Zuo, Hui; Tell, Grethe Seppola; Vollset, Stein Emil; Ueland, Per Magne; Nygård, Ottar; Midttun, Øivind; Meyer, Klaus; Ulvik, Arve; Eussen, Simone (Wiley, 2014-06-19)
      Background It has been reported that interferon-γ (IFN-γ)–induced inflammatory markers, such as circulating neopterin and kynurenine-to-tryptophan ratio (KTR), are increased in patients with cancer and ...
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    • Markers of vitamin B6 status and metabolism as predictors of incident cancer: The Hordaland Health Study. 

      Zuo, Hui; Ueland, Per Magne; Eussen, Simone; Tell, Grethe Seppola; Vollset, Stein Emil; Nygård, Ottar; Midttun, Øivind; Meyer, Klaus; Ulvik, Arve (Wiley, 2014-11-26)
      Dietary intake and/or circulating concentrations of vitamin B6 have been associated with risk of cancer, but results are inconsistent and mechanisms uncertain. Pyridoxal 5'-phosphate (PLP) is the most commonly used marker ...
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    • Maternal plasma folate impacts differential DNA methylation in an epigenome-wide meta-analysis of newborns 

      Joubert, Bonnie R; Den Dekker, Herman T; Felix, Janine F; Bohlin, Jon; Ligthart, Symen; Beckett, Emma; Tiemeier, Henning; van Meurs, Joyce B; Uitterlinden, Andre G; Hofman, Albert; Håberg, Siri Eldevik; Reese, Sarah E; Peters, Marjolein J; Kulle Andreassen, Bettina; Steegers, Eric A P; Nilsen, Roy Miodini; Vollset, Stein Emil; Midttun, Øivind; Ueland, Per Magne; Franco, Oscar H; Dehghan, Abbas; De Jongste, Johan C; Wu, Michael C; Wang, Tianyuan; Peddada, Shyamal D; Jaddoe, Vincent W V; Nystad, Wenche; Duijts, Liesbeth; London, Stephanie J (Nature Publishing Group, 2016-02-10)
      Folate is vital for fetal development. Periconceptional folic acid supplementation and food fortification are recommended to prevent neural tube defects. Mechanisms whereby periconceptional folate influences normal development ...
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    • Metabolic Profiling in Maturity-Onset Diabetes of the Young (MODY) and Young Onset Type 2 Diabetes Fails to Detect Robust Urinary Biomarkers 

      Gloyn, Anna L.; Faber, Johan H.; Malmodin, Daniel; Thanabalasingham, Gaya; Lam, Francis; Ueland, Per Magne (Public Library of Science, 2012-07-30)
      It is important to identify patients with Maturity-onset diabetes of the young (MODY) as a molecular diagnosis determines both treatment and prognosis. Genetic testing is currently expensive and many patients are therefore ...
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    • Motor development related to duration of exclusive breastfeeding, B vitamin status and B12 supplementation in infants with a birth weight between 2000-3000 g, results from a randomized intervention trial 

      Torsvik, Ingrid Kristin; Ueland, Per Magne; Markestad, Trond; Midttun, Øivind; Monsen, Anne-Lise Bjørke (BioMed Central, 2015-12-18)
      Background: Exclusive breastfeeding for 6 months is assumed to ensure adequate micronutrients for term infants. Our objective was to investigate the effects of prolonged breastfeeding on B vitamin status and neurodevelopment ...
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    • Peroxisome Proliferator-Activated Receptor Activation is Associated with Altered Plasma One-Carbon Metabolites and B-Vitamin Status in Rats 

      Lysne, Vegard; Strand, Elin; Svingen, Gard Frodahl Tveitevåg; Bjørndal, Bodil; Pedersen, Eva Ringdal; Midttun, Øivind; Olsen, Thomas; Ueland, Per Magne; Berge, Rolf Kristian; Nygård, Ottar (MDPI, 2016-01-05)
      Plasma concentrations of metabolites along the choline oxidation pathway have been linked to increased risk of major lifestyle diseases, and peroxisome proliferator-activated receptors (PPARs) have been suggested to be ...
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    • Plasma Biomarkers of Inflammation, the Kynurenine Pathway, and Risks of All-Cause, Cancer, and Cardiovascular Disease Mortality. The Hordaland Health Study 

      Zuo, Hui; Ueland, Per Magne; Ulvik, Arve; Eussen, Simone; Vollset, Stein Emil; Nygård, Ottar; Midttun, Øivind; Theofylaktopoulou, Despoina; Meyer, Klaus; Tell, Grethe Seppola (Oxford University Press, 2016)
      We aimed to evaluate 10 biomarkers related to inflammation and the kynurenine pathway, including neopterin, kynurenine:tryptophan ratio, C-reactive protein, tryptophan, and 6 kynurenines, as potential predictors of all-cause ...
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    • Plasma Glycine and Risk of Acute Myocardial Infarction in Patients With Suspected Stable Angina Pectoris 

      Ding, Yunpeng; Svingen, Gard Frodahl Tveitevåg; Pedersen, Eva Ringdal; Gregory, Jesse F.; Ueland, Per Magne; Tell, Grethe Seppola; Nygård, Ottar (Wiley Blackwell, 2015)
      Background Glycine is an amino acid involved in antioxidative reactions, purine synthesis, and collagen formation. Several studies demonstrate inverse associations of glycine with obesity, hypertension, and diabetes mellitus. ...
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