• Ceramide stearic to palmitic acid ratio predicts incident diabetes 

      Hilvo, Mika; Salonurmi, Tuire; Havulinna, Aki S.; Kauhanen, Dimple; Pedersen, Eva Ringdal; Tell, Grethe S.; Meyer, Klaus; Teeriniemi, Anna-Maria; Laatikainen, Tiina; Jousilahti, Pekka; Savolainen, Markku J.; Nygård, Ottar; Salomaa, Veikko; Laaksonen, Reijo (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2018-03-15)
      Aims/hypothesis Ceramide lipids have a role in the development of insulin resistance, diabetes and risk of cardiovascular disease. Here we investigated four ceramides and their ratios to find the best predictors of incident ...
    • Fish oil and krill oil differentially modify the liver and brain lipidome when fed to mice 

      Skorve, Jon; Hilvo, Mika; Vihervaara, Terhi; Burri, Lena; Bohov, Pavol; Tillander, Veronika; Bjørndal, Bodil; Suoniemi, Matti; Laaksonen, Reijo; Ekroos, Kim; Berge, Rolf Kristian; Alexson, Stefan E.H. (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2015-08-11)
      Background: Marine food is an important source of omega-3 fatty acids with beneficial health effects. Oils from marine organisms have different fatty acid composition and differ in their molecular composition. Fish oil ...
    • Primary cardiovascular risk prediction by LDL-cholesterol in Caucasian middle-aged and older adults: a joint analysis of three cohorts 

      Hilvo, Mika; Dhar, Indu; Lääperi, Mitja; Lysne, Vegard; Sulo, Gerhard; Tell, Grethe S.; Jousilahti, Pekka; Nygård, Ottar Kjell; Brenner, Hermann; Schöttker, Ben; Laaksonen, Reijo (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2021)
      Aims Low-density lipoprotein cholesterol (LDL-C) is an established causal driver of atherosclerotic cardiovascular disease (ASCVD), but its performance and age-dependency as a biomarker for incident events and mortality ...