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https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29844677/the-influence-of-nicotinamide-on-health-and-disease-in-the-central-nervous-system
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REVIEW
Rosemary A Fricker, Emma L Green, Stuart I Jenkins, Síle M Griffin
Nicotinamide, the amide form of vitamin B3 (niacin), has long been associated with neuronal development, survival, and function in the central nervous system (CNS), being implicated in both neuronal death and neuroprotection. Here, we summarise a body of research investigating the role of nicotinamide in neuronal health within the CNS, with a focus on studies that have shown a neuroprotective effect. Nicotinamide appears to play a role in protecting neurons from traumatic injury, ischaemia, and stroke, as well as being implicated in 3 key neurodegenerative conditions: Alzheimer's, Parkinson's, and Huntington's diseases...
2018: International Journal of Tryptophan Research: IJTR
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29797808/rejuvenating-aged-hematopoietic-stem-cells-through-improvement-of-mitochondrial-function
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REVIEW
James Moon, Hye Ran Kim, Myung Geun Shin
Mitochondria are the powerhouses of the cell as well as the primary site of hematopoiesis, which also occurs in the cytoplasm. Hematopoietic stem cells (HSCs) are characterized by a very high turnover rate, and are thus considered to be relatively free from the age-related insults generated by mitochondria. However, HSCs are also subject to these age-related insults, including the incidence of myeloid proliferative diseases, marrow failure, hematopoietic neoplasms, and deterioration of the adaptive human immune system...
September 2018: Annals of Laboratory Medicine
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29771289/performance-of-plasma-trigonelline-as-a-marker-of-coffee-consumption-in-an-epidemiologic-setting
#3
Øivind Midttun, Arve Ulvik, Ottar Nygård, Per M Ueland
Background: Coffee is a widely consumed beverage, and studies suggest that drinking coffee has beneficial health effects. The phytohormone trigonelline is present in large amounts in coffee beans, and circulating concentrations of trigonelline have been shown to be positively related to dietary intake of coffee and to increase significantly after the consumption of a bolus dose of coffee. Objective: We cross-sectionally investigated the utility of plasma trigonelline as a marker of coffee consumption in an epidemiologic setting...
May 15, 2018: American Journal of Clinical Nutrition
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29710037/organ-co-relationship-in-tryptophan-metabolism-and-factors-that-govern-the-biosynthesis-of-nicotinamide-from-tryptophan
#4
Katsumi Shibata
The pathway of tryptophan (Trp)-nicotinamide is very important nutritionally because a vitamin nicotinamide is biosynthesized from an amino acid Trp. Until we started studying the factors that affect the Trp-nicotinamide conversion rate, little data existed. Data obtained from TDO (Trp 2,3-dioxygenase)-KO (knock-out) mice have revealed that mice can biosynthesize a necessary amount of nicotinamide from Trp by indoleamine 2,3-dioxygenase (IDO) even when TDO is lacking. It has also been shown that 3-hydroxyanthranilic acid is a key intermediate...
2018: Journal of Nutritional Science and Vitaminology
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29658877/simulation-of-the-elastin-and-fibrillin-in-non-irradiated-or-uva-radiated-fibroblasts-and-direct-inhibition-of-elastase-or-matrix-metalloptoteinases-activity-by-nicotinamide-or-its-derivatives
#5
Neena Philips, Jovinna Chalensouk-Khaosaat, Salvador Gonzalez
Skin aging/photoaging is associated with altered the structure of collagen and elastin fibers, and increased activity of matrix metalloproteinases (MMP) and elastase. Nicotinamide and its derivatives, 2,6-dihydroxynicotinamide, 2,4,5,6-tetrahydroxynicotinamide, and 3-hydroxypicolinamide (collectively niacin derivatives) stimulate fibrillar collagen and heat shock proteins in dermal fibroblasts. The goal of this research was to extend the understanding of the anti-skin aging mechanism of these niacin derivatives through the stimulation of elastin (at the protein and promoter levels), fibrillin (1 and 2) in nonirradiated or ultraviolet (UVA) radiated dermal fibroblasts, and through the direct inhibition of MMP (1, 3, and 9) and elastase activities...
January 2018: Journal of Cosmetic Science
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29502054/-changes-of-cerebral-cortical-metabolomics-in-rats-following-benzo-a-pyrene-exposure
#6
Jing Wang, Chun-Lin Li, Lu-Lu Bai, Qiang-Hu Tang, Rui-Yuan Zhang, Ting-Li Han, Yu-Ming Guo, Philip N Baker, Yin-Yin Xia, Bai-Jie Tu
OBJECTIVE: To analyze the changes in endogenous small molecule metabolites after benzo[a]pyrene (B[a]P) exposure in rat cerebral cortex and explore the mechanism of B[a]P neurotoxicity. METHODS: Five-day-old SD rats were subjected to gavage administration of 2 mg/kg B[a]P for 7 consecutive weeks. After the exposure, the rats were assessed for spatial learning ability using Morris water maze test, ultrastructural changes of the cortical neurons under electron microscope, and metabolite profiles of the cortex using GC/MS...
February 20, 2018: Nan Fang Yi Ke da Xue Xue Bao, Journal of Southern Medical University
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29477227/niacin
#7
James B Kirkland, Mirella L Meyer-Ficca
Nicotinic acid and nicotinamide, collectively referred to as niacin, are nutritional precursors of the bioactive molecules nicotinamide adenine dinucleotide (NAD) and nicotinamide adenine dinucleotide phosphate (NADP). NAD and NADP are important cofactors for most cellular redox reactions, and as such are essential to maintain cellular metabolism and respiration. NAD also serves as a cosubstrate for a large number of ADP-ribosylation enzymes with varied functions. Among the NAD-consuming enzymes identified to date are important genetic and epigenetic regulators, e...
2018: Advances in Food and Nutrition Research
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29468817/urinary-excretion-of-niacin-metabolites-in-humans-after-coffee-consumption
#8
Jonathan Isaak Kremer, Katharina Gömpel, Tamara Bakuradze, Gerhard Eisenbrand, Elke Richling
SCOPE: Coffee is a major natural source of niacin in the human diet, as it is formed during coffee roasting from the alkaloid trigonelline. The intention of our study was to monitor the urinary excretion of niacin metabolites after coffee consumption under controlled diet. METHODS AND RESULTS: We performed a 4-day human intervention study on the excretion of major niacin metabolites in the urine of volunteers after ingestion of 500 mL regular coffee containing 34...
April 2018: Molecular Nutrition & Food Research
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29432020/sabre-relay-a-versatile-route-to-hyperpolarization
#9
Soumya S Roy, Kate M Appleby, Elizabeth J Fear, Simon B Duckett
Signal Amplification by Reversible Exchange (SABRE) is used to switch on the latent singlet spin order of para-hydrogen (p-H2 ) so that it can hyperpolarize a substrate (sub = nicotinamide, nicotinate, niacin, pyrimidine, and pyrazine). The substrate then reacts reversibly with [Pt(OTf)2 (bis-diphenylphosphinopropane)] by displacing OTf- to form [Pt(OTf)(sub)(bis-diphenylphosphinopropane)]OTf. The 31 P NMR signals of these metal complexes prove to be enhanced when the substrate possesses an accessible singlet state or long-lived Zeeman polarization...
March 1, 2018: Journal of Physical Chemistry Letters
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29404461/cat-2003-a-novel-sterol-regulatory-element-binding-protein-inhibitor-that-reduces-steatohepatitis-plasma-lipids-and-atherosclerosis-in-apolipoprotein-e-3-leiden-mice
#10
Michael Zimmer, Pradeep Bista, Ericka L Benson, Diana Y Lee, Feng Liu, Dominic Picarella, Rick B Vega, Chi B Vu, Maisy Yeager, Min Ding, Guosheng Liang, Jay D Horton, Robert Kleemann, Teake Kooistra, Martine C Morrison, Peter Y Wielinga, Jill C Milne, Michael R Jirousek, Andrew J Nichols
CAT-2003 is a novel conjugate of eicosapentaenoic acid (EPA) and niacin designed to be hydrolyzed by fatty acid amide hydrolase to release EPA inside cells at the endoplasmic reticulum. In cultured liver cells, CAT-2003 blocked the maturation of sterol regulatory element-binding protein (SREBP)-1 and SREBP-2 proteins and decreased the expression of multiple SREBP target genes, including HMGCR and PCSK9 . Consistent with proprotein convertase subtilisin/kexin type 9 (PCSK9) reduction, both low-density lipoprotein receptor protein at the cell surface and low-density lipoprotein particle uptake were increased...
June 2017: Hepatology communications
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29212824/targeted-microbiome-intervention-by-microencapsulated-delayed-release-niacin-beneficially-affects-insulin-sensitivity-in-humans
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Daniela Fangmann, Eva-Maria Theismann, Kathrin Türk, Dominik M Schulte, Isabelle Relling, Katharina Hartmann, Julia K Keppler, Jörg-Rainer Knipp, Ateequr Rehman, Femke-Anouska Heinsen, Andre Franke, Lennart Lenk, Sandra Freitag-Wolf, Esther Appel, Stanislav Gorb, Charles Brenner, Dirk Seegert, Georg H Waetzig, Philip Rosenstiel, Stefan Schreiber, Karin Schwarz, Matthias Laudes
OBJECTIVE: Gut microbiota represent a potential novel target for future prediabetes and type 2 diabetes therapies. In that respect, niacin has been shown to beneficially affect the host-microbiome interaction in rodent models. RESEARCH DESIGN AND METHODS: We characterized more than 500 human subjects with different metabolic phenotypes regarding their niacin (nicotinic acid [NA] and nicotinamide [NAM]) status and their gut microbiome. In addition, NA and NAM delayed-release microcapsules were engineered and examined in vitro and in vivo in two human intervention studies (bioavailability study and proof-of-concept/safety study)...
March 2018: Diabetes Care
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29100430/novel-naprt-specific-antibody-identifies-small-cell-lung-cancer-and-neuronal-cancers-as-promising-clinical-indications-for-a-nampt-inhibitor-niacin-co-administration-strategy
#12
Jonathan Cole, Marie-Christine Guiot, Michel Gravel, Cynthia Bernier, Gordon C Shore, Anne Roulston
Tumor cells are particularly dependent on NAD+ due to higher rates of metabolism, DNA synthesis and repair. Nicotinamide phosphoribosyltransferase inhibitors (NAMPTis) inhibit NAD+ biosynthesis and represent promising new anti-cancer agents. However, clinical efficacy has been limited by toxicities demonstrating the need for drug combinations to broaden the therapeutic index. One potential combination involves niacin/NAMPTi co-administration. Niacin can rescue NAD+ biosynthesis through a parallel pathway that depends on nicotinic acid phosphoribosyltransferase (NAPRT) expression...
September 29, 2017: Oncotarget
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29072717/stable-isotope-labeling-by-essential-nutrients-in-cell-culture-silec-for-accurate-measurement-of-nicotinamide-adenine-dinucleotide-metabolism
#13
David W Frederick, Sophie Trefely, Alexia Buas, Jason Goodspeed, Jay Singh, Clementina Mesaros, Joseph A Baur, Nathaniel W Snyder
Nicotinamide adenine dinucleotide (NAD) and nicotinamide adenine dinucleotide phosphate (NADP) are conserved metabolic cofactors that mediate reduction-oxidation (redox) reactions throughout all domains of life. The diversity of synthetic routes and cellular processes involving the transfer of reducing equivalents to and from these cofactors makes the accurate quantitation and metabolic tracing of NAD(H) and NADP(H) of broad interest. However, current analytical techniques typically rely on standard curves that do not incorporate confounding effects of the sample matrix...
November 20, 2017: Analyst
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28792876/nad-deficiency-congenital-malformations-and-niacin-supplementation
#14
Hongjun Shi, Annabelle Enriquez, Melissa Rapadas, Ella M M A Martin, Roni Wang, Julie Moreau, Chai K Lim, Justin O Szot, Eddie Ip, James N Hughes, Kotaro Sugimoto, David T Humphreys, Aideen M McInerney-Leo, Paul J Leo, Ghassan J Maghzal, Jake Halliday, Janine Smith, Alison Colley, Paul R Mark, Felicity Collins, David O Sillence, David S Winlaw, Joshua W K Ho, Gilles J Guillemin, Matthew A Brown, Kazu Kikuchi, Paul Q Thomas, Roland Stocker, Eleni Giannoulatou, Gavin Chapman, Emma L Duncan, Duncan B Sparrow, Sally L Dunwoodie
BACKGROUND: Congenital malformations can be manifested as combinations of phenotypes that co-occur more often than expected by chance. In many such cases, it has proved difficult to identify a genetic cause. We sought the genetic cause of cardiac, vertebral, and renal defects, among others, in unrelated patients. METHODS: We used genomic sequencing to identify potentially pathogenic gene variants in families in which a person had multiple congenital malformations...
August 10, 2017: New England Journal of Medicine
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28736097/alcoholic-pellagra-as-a-cause-of-altered-mental-status-in-the-emergency-department
#15
Sarah Kyuragi Luthe, Ryota Sato
BACKGROUND: Pellagra, which is caused by a deficiency of niacin and tryptophan, the precursor of niacin, is a rare disease in developed countries where alcoholism is a major risk factor due to malnutrition and lack of B vitamins. Although pellagra involves treatable dementia and psychosis, it is often underdiagnosed, especially in developed countries. CASE REPORT: In Japan, a 37-year-old man presented to the emergency department with altered mental status and seizures...
October 2017: Journal of Emergency Medicine
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28722260/effect-of-long-distance-transportation-on-serum-metabolic-profiles-of-steer-calves
#16
Satoshi Takemoto, Shozo Tomonaga, Masayuki Funaba, Tohru Matsui
Long-distance transportation is sometimes inevitable in the beef industry because of the geographic separation of major breeding and fattening areas. Long-distance transportation negatively impacts production and health of cattle, which may, at least partly, result from the disturbance of metabolism during and after transportation. However, alteration of metabolism remains elusive in transported cattle. We investigated the effects of transportation on the metabolomic profiles of Holstein steer calves. Non-targeted analysis of serum concentrations of low molecular weight metabolites was performed by gas chromatography mass spectrometry...
December 2017: Animal Science Journal, Nihon Chikusan Gakkaihō
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28541582/definition-of-a-tolerable-upper-intake-level-of-niacin-a-systematic-review-and-meta-analysis-of-the-dose-dependent-effects-of-nicotinamide-and-nicotinic-acid-supplementation
#17
REVIEW
Clara Minto, Maria Gabriella Vecchio, Manfred Lamprecht, Dario Gregori
Context: Nicotinic acid and nicotinamide are soluble compounds of the vitamin B group, widely used to regulate the lipid profile in hyperlipidemic individuals. Higher doses of nicotinic acid are associated with adverse effects, especially flushing. A unique tolerable upper intake level (UL) of nicotinic acid has not been defined. Objective: This meta-analysis aims to evaluate adverse effects and their incidence after supplementation with different doses of nicotinic acid and nicotinamide, comparing results with current ULs in Europe and the United States...
June 1, 2017: Nutrition Reviews
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28473059/nicotinamide-protects-hepatocytes-against-palmitate-induced-lipotoxicity-via-sirt1-dependent-autophagy-induction
#18
Chen Shen, Xiaobing Dou, Yue Ma, Wang Ma, Songtao Li, Zhenyuan Song
Lipotoxicity induced by saturated fatty acids (SFAs) plays a pathological role in the development of non-alcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD); however, the exact mechanism remains to be clearly elucidated. Palmitate is the most abundant SFA in the circulation and major lipotoxic inducer. Accumulating evidence supports that autophagy induction is protective against palmitate-induced cell death in a variety of cell types, including hepatocytes. Nicotinamide is the amide form of nicotinic acid (vitamin B3, Niacin) and a dietary supplementation as a source of vitamin B3...
April 2017: Nutrition Research
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28464103/comparison-of-plasma-tryptophan-related-metabolites-in-crossbred-pi%C3%A3-train-and-duroc-pigs
#19
N Le Floc'h, A Simongiovanni, E Corrent, J J Matte
Besides being incorporated into proteins, Trp, an indispensable AA, is involved in numerous metabolic pathways. Previous data showed that Trp conversion into kynurenine (Kyn) and nicotinamide (Nam) differs among studies, and such differences cannot be explained by different dietary niacin supplies. We hypothesized that pig genotype influences Trp metabolism and thus the conversion of Trp into its metabolites. The objective of this study was to compare plasma appearance of Trp and related metabolites in 12 Duroc and 12 Piétrain crossbred postweaning pigs fed 2 contrasting dietary Trp levels...
April 2017: Journal of Animal Science
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28337428/niacin-mediated-gene-expression-and-role-of-niar-as-a-transcriptional-repressor-of-niax-nadc-and-pnuc-in-streptococcus-pneumoniae
#20
Muhammad Afzal, Oscar P Kuipers, Sulman Shafeeq
NAD (Nicotinamide Adenine Dinucleotide) biosynthesis is vital for bacterial physiology and plays an important role in cellular metabolism. A naturally occurring vitamin B complex, niacin (nicotinic acid), is a precursor of coenzymes NAD and NADP. Here, we study the impact of niacin on global gene expression of Streptococcus pneumoniae D39 and elucidate the role of NiaR as a transcriptional regulator of niaX, nadC , and pnuC . Transcriptome comparison of the D39 wild-type grown in chemically defined medium (CDM) with 0 to 10 mM niacin revealed elevated expression of various genes, including niaX, nadC, pnuC, fba, rex, gapN, pncB, gap, adhE , and adhB2 that are putatively involved in the transport and utilization of niacin...
2017: Frontiers in Cellular and Infection Microbiology
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