• 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 (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 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 ...
    • Amniotic fluid arginine from gestational weeks 13 to 15 is a predictor of birth weight, length, and head circumference 

      Jenssen, Astrid Bjørke; Ueland, Per Magne; Monsen, Anne Lise Bjørke (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2017-12-14)
      Arginine is a constituent of proteins and a precursor for polyamines and nitric oxide, and is essential for placentation, angiogenesis, and growth. Maternal plasma arginine concentrations are found to be lower in pregnancies ...
    • 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 (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 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 ...
    • Association of Maternal Plasma Total Cysteine and Growth among Infants in Nepal: A Cohort Study 

      Arora, Nikhil; Strand, Tor A; Chandyo, Ram K; Elshorbagy, Amany; Shrestha, Laxman; Ueland, Per Magne; Ulak, Manjeswori; Schwinger, Catherine (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2020)
      Cysteine is a semi-essential amino acid that has been positively associated with growth in children. However, transgenerational effects remain unclear. The aim of this analysis was to assess whether maternal plasma total ...
    • Association of Plasma Total Cysteine and Anthropometric Status in 6–30 Months Old Indian Children 

      Schwinger, Catherine; Chowdhury, Ranadip; Sharma, Shakun; Bhandari, Nita; Taneja, Sunita; Ueland, Per Magne; Strand, Tor A (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2020)
      High-quality protein has been associated with child growth; however, the role of the amino acid cysteine remains unclear. The aim was to measure the extent to which plasma total cysteine (tCys) concentration is associated ...
    • B vitamin treatments modify the risk of myocardial infarction associated with a MTHFD1 polymorphism in patients with stable angina pectoris 

      Ding, Yunpeng; Pedersen, Eva Ringdal; Johansson, Stefan; Gregory III, Jesse F.; Ueland, Per Magne; Svingen, Gard Frodahl Tveitevåg; Helgeland, Øyvind; Meyer, Klaus; Fredriksen, Åse; Nygård, Ottar (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2016-06)
      Background: Methylenetetrahydrofolate dehydrogenase (MTHFD1) catalyzes three sequential reactions that metabolize derivatives of tetrahydrofolate (THF) in folate-dependent one-carbon metabolism. Impaired MTHFD1 flux has ...
    • 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 (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 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 ...
    • 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. (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 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 neural ...
    • 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 (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 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). ...
    • 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 (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 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 ...
    • Circulating concentrations of biomarkers and metabolites related to Vitamin status, one-carbon and the kynurenine pathways in US, Nordic, Asian, and Australian populations 

      Midttun, Øivind; Theofylaktopoulou, Despoina; Mccann, Adrian; Fanidi, Anouar; Muller, David C.; Meyer, Klaus; Ulvik, Arve; Zheng, Wei; Shu, Xiao-Ou; Xiang, Yong-Bing; Prentice, Ross; Thomson, Cynthia A.; Pettinger, Mary; Giles, Graham G.; Hodge, Allison; Cai, Qiuyin; Blot, William J.; Wu, Jie; Johansson, Mikael; Hultdin, Johan; Grankvist, Kjell; Stevens, Victoria L.; McCullough, Marjorie L.; Weinstein, Stephanie J.; Albanes, Demetrius; Langhammer, Arnulf; Hveem, Kristian; Næss, Marit; Sesso, Howard D.; Gaziano, J. Michael; Buring, Julie E.; Lee, I-Min; Severi, Gianluca; Zhang, Xuehong; Han, Jiali; Stampfer, Meir J.; Smith-Warner, Stephanie A.; Zeleniuch-Jacquotte, Anne; Le Marchand, Loic; Yuan, Jian-Min; Butler, Lesley M.; Koh, Woon-Puay; Wang, Renwei; Gao, Yu-Tang; Ericson, Ulrika; Sonestedt, Emily; Ziegler, Regina G.; Freedman, Neal D.; Visvanathan, Kala; Jones, Miranda R.; Relton, Caroline; Brennan, Paul; Johansson, Mattias; Ueland, Per Magne (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2017-06)
      Background: Circulating concentrations of biomarkers that are related to vitamin status vary by factors such as diet, fortification, and supplement use. Published biomarker concentrations have also been influenced by the ...
    • Circulating high sensitivity C reactive protein concentrations and risk of lung cancer : Nested case-control study within Lung Cancer Cohort Consortium 

      Muller, David C.; Larose, Tricia L; Hodge, Allison; Guida, Florence; Langhammer, Arnulf; Grankvist, Kjell; Meyer, Klaus; Cai, Qiuyin; Arslan, Alan A.; Zeleniuch-Jacquotte, Anne; Albanes, Demetrius; Giles, Graham G.; Sesso, Howard D.; Lee, I-Min; Gaziano, J. Michael; Yuan, Jian-Min; Hoffman Bolton, Judith; Buring, Julie E.; Visvanathan, Kala; Le Marchand, Loic; Purdue, Mark P.; Caporaso, Neil E.; Midttun, Øivind; Ueland, Per Magne; Prentice, Ross L.; Weinstein, Stephanie J.; Stevens, Victoria L.; Zheng, Wei; Blot, William J.; Shu, Xiao-Ou; Zhang, Xuehong; Xiang, Yong-Bing; Koh, Woon-Puay; Hveem, Kristian; Thomson, Cynthia A.; Pettinger, Mary; Engström, Gunnar; Brunnström, Hans; Milne, Roger L.; Stampfer, Meir J.; Han, Jiali; Johansson, Mikael; Brennan, Paul; Severi, Gianluca; Johansson, Mattias (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2019-01-03)
      Objectives: Inflammation may play an important role in lung cancer pathogenesis. Previous studies have suggested an association between C-reactive protein (CRP) as a marker of inflammation, and risk of lung cancer, but ...
    • Circulating trimethyllysine and risk of acute myocardial infarction in patients with suspected stable coronary heart disease 

      Bjørnestad, Espen Ø.; Olset, Hilde; Dhar, Indu; Løland, Kjetil Halvorsen; Pedersen, Eva Ringdal; Svingen, Gard Frodahl Tveitevåg; Svardal, Asbjørn M.; Berge, Rolf K; Ueland, Per Magne; Tell, Grethe S.; Nilsen, Dennis W.T.; Jan E., Nordrehaug; Nygaard, Ellisif; Nygård, Ottar (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2020)
      Background The carnitine precursor trimethyllysine (TML) is associated with progression of atherosclerosis, possibly through a relationship with trimethylamine-N-oxide (TMAO). Riboflavin is a cofactor in TMAO synthesis. ...
    • Circulating Vitamin D in relation to cancer incidence and survival of the head and neck and oesophagus in the EPIC cohort 

      Fanidi, Anouar; Muller, David C.; Midttun, Øivind; Ueland, Per Magne; Vollset, Stein Emil; Relton, Caroline; Vineis, Paolo; Weiderpass, Elisabete; Skeie, Guri; Brustad, Magritt; Palli, Domenico; Tumino, Rosario; Grioni, Sara; Sacerdote, Carlotta; Bueno-de-Mesquita, H. Bas; Peeters, Petra H.; Boutron-Ruault, Marie-Christine; Kvaskoff, Marina; Cadeau, Claire; Huerta, José María; Sánchez, María-José; Agudo, Antonio; Lasheras, Cristina; Quirós, J. Ramón; Chamosa, Saioa; Riboli, Elio; Travis, Ruth C; Ward, Heather; Murphy, Neil; Khaw, Kay-Tee; Trichopoulou, Antonia; Lagiou, Pagona; Papatesta, Eleni-Maria; Boeing, Heiner; Kühn, Tilman; Katzke, Verena; Steffen, Annika; Johansson, Anders; Brennan, Paul; Johansson, Mattias (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2016-11-04)
      Experimental and epidemiological data suggest that vitamin D play a role in pathogenesis and progression of cancer, but prospective data on head and neck cancer (HNC) and oesophagus cancer are limited. The European Prospective ...
    • 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 (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 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 concentrations ...
    • Creatinine, total cysteine and uric acid are associated with serum retinol in patients with cardiovascular disease 

      Olsen, Thomas; Vinknes, Kathrine; Blomhoff, Rune; Lysne, Vegard; Midttun, Øivind; Dhar, Indu; Ueland, Per Magne; Svingen, Gard Frodahl Tveitevåg; Pedersen, Eva Ringdal; Drevon, Christian A; Refsum, Helga; Nygård, Ottar (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2019-09-09)
      Purpose: We hypothesized that biomarkers and dietary factors related to cardiovascular disease risk were associated with serum retinol and evaluated these potential associations in patients with suspected coronary artery ...
    • Dietary Intake and Biomarkers of Folate and Cobalamin Status in Norwegian Preschool Children: The FINS-KIDS Study 

      Solvik, Beate Stokke; Strand, Tor A; Kvestad, Ingrid; Markhus, Maria Wik; Ueland, Per Magne; McCann, Adrian; Øyen, Jannike (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2020)
      Background: Folate and cobalamin (vitamin B-12) are essential for growth and development. However, few populationbased studies have investigated B-vitamin status in children. Objectives: This study aimed to assess biomarkers ...
    • 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 (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 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 ...
    • DNA Methylation Score as a Biomarker in Newborns for Sustained Maternal Smoking during Pregnancy 

      Reese, Sarah E; Zhao, Shanshan; Wu, Michael C; Joubert, Bonnie R; Parr, Christine Louise; Håberg, Siri Eldevik; Ueland, Per Magne; Nilsen, Roy Miodini; Midttun, Øivind; Vollset, Stein Emil; Peddada, Shyamal D; Nystad, Wenche; London, Stephanie J (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2017-04)
      Background: Maternal smoking during pregnancy, especially when sustained, leads to numerous adverse health outcomes in offspring. Pregnant women disproportionately underreport smoking and smokers tend to have lower follow-up ...
    • Effect of cod residual protein supplementation on markers of glucose regulation in lean adults: A randomized double-blind study 

      Vildmyren, Iselin; Halstensen, Alfred; McCann, Adrian; Midttun, Øivind; Ueland, Per Magne; Oterhals, Åge; Gudbrandsen, Oddrun Anita (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2020)
      Large quantities of protein-rich cod residuals, which are currently discarded, could be utilized for human consumption. Although fish fillet intake is related to beneficial health effects, little is known about the potential ...