A condition produced by a deficiency of CHOLINE in animals. Choline is known as a lipotropic agent because it has been shown to promote the transport of excess fat from the liver under certain conditions in laboratory animals. Combined deficiency of choline (included in the B vitamin complex) and all other methyl group donors causes liver cirrhosis in some animals. Unlike compounds normally considered as vitamins, choline does not serve as a cofactor in enzymatic reactions. (From Saunders Dictionary & Encyclopedia of Laboratory Medicine and Technology, 1984)
A basic constituent of lecithin that is found in many plants and animal organs. It is important as a precursor of acetylcholine, as a methyl donor in various metabolic processes, and in lipid metabolism.
2-Amino-4-(ethylthio)butyric acid. An antimetabolite and methionine antagonist that interferes with amino acid incorporation into proteins and with cellular ATP utilization. It also produces liver neoplasms.
An enzyme that catalyses three sequential METHYLATION reactions for conversion of phosphatidylethanolamine to PHOSPHATIDYLCHOLINE.
A component of PHOSPHATIDYLCHOLINES or LECITHINS, in which the two hydroxy groups of GLYCEROL are esterified with fatty acids. (From Stedman, 26th ed) It counteracts the effects of urea on enzymes and other macromolecules.
Calcium and magnesium salts used therapeutically in hepatobiliary dysfunction.
A naturally occurring compound that has been of interest for its role in osmoregulation. As a drug, betaine hydrochloride has been used as a source of hydrochloric acid in the treatment of hypochlorhydria. Betaine has also been used in the treatment of liver disorders, for hyperkalemia, for homocystinuria, and for gastrointestinal disturbances. (From Martindale, The Extra Pharmacopoeia, 30th ed, p1341)
A sulfur-containing essential L-amino acid that is important in many body functions.
A large lobed glandular organ in the abdomen of vertebrates that is responsible for detoxification, metabolism, synthesis and storage of various substances.
An enzyme that is active in the first step of choline phosphoglyceride (lecithin) biosynthesis by catalyzing the phosphorylation of choline to phosphorylcholine in the presence of ATP. Ethanolamine and its methyl and ethyl derivatives can also act as acceptors. EC
Derivatives of phosphatidic acids in which the phosphoric acid is bound in ester linkage to a choline moiety. Complete hydrolysis yields 1 mole of glycerol, phosphoric acid and choline and 2 moles of fatty acids.
5'-S-(3-Amino-3-carboxypropyl)-5'-thioadenosine. Formed from S-adenosylmethionine after transmethylation reactions.
Physiologic methyl radical donor involved in enzymatic transmethylation reactions and present in all living organisms. It possesses anti-inflammatory activity and has been used in treatment of chronic liver disease. (From Merck, 11th ed)
AMINO ALCOHOLS containing the ETHANOLAMINE; (-NH2CH2CHOH) group and its derivatives.
A member of the vitamin B family that stimulates the hematopoietic system. It is present in the liver and kidney and is found in mushrooms, spinach, yeast, green leaves, and grasses (POACEAE). Folic acid is used in the treatment and prevention of folate deficiencies and megaloblastic anemia.
Lipid infiltration of the hepatic parenchymal cells resulting in a yellow-colored liver. The abnormal lipid accumulation is usually in the form of TRIGLYCERIDES, either as a single large droplet or multiple small droplets. Fatty liver is caused by an imbalance in the metabolism of FATTY ACIDS.
An enzyme that catalyzes the formation of acetylcholine from acetyl-CoA and choline. EC
Regular course of eating and drinking adopted by a person or animal.
The status during which female mammals carry their developing young (EMBRYOS or FETUSES) in utero before birth, beginning from FERTILIZATION to BIRTH.
A strain of albino rat used widely for experimental purposes because of its calmness and ease of handling. It was developed by the Sprague-Dawley Animal Company.
Disorders caused by nutritional imbalance, either overnutrition or undernutrition.
A condition produced by dietary or metabolic deficiency. The term includes all diseases caused by an insufficient supply of essential nutrients, i.e., protein (or amino acids), vitamins, and minerals. It also includes an inadequacy of calories. (From Dorland, 27th ed; Stedman, 25th ed)
An imbalanced nutritional status resulted from insufficient intake of nutrients to meet normal physiological requirement.
A nutritional condition produced by a deficiency of THIAMINE in the diet, characterized by anorexia, irritability, and weight loss. Later, patients experience weakness, peripheral neuropathy, headache, and tachycardia. In addition to being caused by a poor diet, thiamine deficiency in the United States most commonly occurs as a result of alcoholism, since ethanol interferes with thiamine absorption. In countries relying on polished rice as a dietary staple, BERIBERI prevalence is very high. (From Cecil Textbook of Medicine, 19th ed, p1171)
Lists of words, usually in alphabetical order, giving information about form, pronunciation, etymology, grammar, and meaning.
A nutritional condition produced by a deficiency of proteins in the diet, characterized by adaptive enzyme changes in the liver, increase in amino acid synthetases, and diminution of urea formation, thus conserving nitrogen and reducing its loss in the urine. Growth, immune response, repair, and production of enzymes and hormones are all impaired in severe protein deficiency. Protein deficiency may also arise in the face of adequate protein intake if the protein is of poor quality (i.e., the content of one or more amino acids is inadequate and thus becomes the limiting factor in protein utilization). (From Merck Manual, 16th ed; Harrison's Principles of Internal Medicine, 12th ed, p406)
A benzodiazepine derivative used mainly as a hypnotic.
Any substances taken in by the body that provide nourishment.
The detailed examination of observable activity or behavior associated with the execution or completion of a required function or unit of work.
Stress wherein emotional factors predominate.
Measurement and evaluation of the components of substances to be taken as FOOD.
The coordination of a sensory or ideational (cognitive) process and a motor activity.
A clinical syndrome caused by heat stress, such as over-exertion in a hot environment or excessive exposure to sun. It is characterized by SWEATING, water (volume) depletion, salt depletion, cool clammy skin, NAUSEA, and HEADACHE.
Anemia characterized by decreased or absent iron stores, low serum iron concentration, low transferrin saturation, and low hemoglobin concentration or hematocrit value. The erythrocytes are hypochromic and microcytic and the iron binding capacity is increased.
The processes and properties of living organisms by which they take in and balance the use of nutritive materials for energy, heat production, or building material for the growth, maintenance, or repair of tissues and the nutritive properties of FOOD.

Different frequencies and patterns of beta-catenin mutations in hepatocellular carcinomas induced by N-nitrosodiethylamine and a choline-deficient L-amino acid-defined diet in rats. (1/288)

To allow a study of beta-catenin mutations in hepatocellular carcinomas (HCCs) induced by exogenous and endogenous carcinogens, we induced tumors in male Fischer 344 rats with N-nitrosodiethylamine and a choline-deficient L-amino acid-defined diet. Administration of the former was followed by partial hepatectomy with colchicine to induce cell cycle disturbance and a selection pressure regimen (K. Ohashi et al., Cancer Res., 56: 3474-3479, 1996; M. Tsutsumi et al., Jpn. J. Cancer Res., 87: 5-9, 1996). HCCs were obtained after 42 weeks. With continuous choline-deficient L-amino acid-defined feeding, tumors were sampled after 75 weeks. Total RNA was extracted from individual lesions and mutations in the glycogen synthase kinase-3beta phosphorylation consensus motif of beta-catenin were investigated by reverse transcriptase-PCR-single-strand conformation polymorphism analysis followed by nucleotide sequencing. Changes were detected in 5 of 11 HCCs induced by the exogenous carcinogen. The observed shifts of C:G-->G:C or C:G-->A:T at codon 33 and G:C-->T:A transversions at codon 34 were associated with beta-catenin protein accumulation and confirmed by Western blot analysis. Only 2 of 15 HCCs induced in the endogenous carcinogenesis regimen demonstrated mutations, those being transitions of C:G-->T:A at codon 41 without amino acid alteration. These results suggest that different genetic pathways underlie exogenous and endogenous liver carcinogenesis in rats.  (+info)

Single versus multiple deficiencies of methionine, zinc, riboflavin, vitamin B-6 and choline elicit surprising growth responses in young chicks. (2/288)

A soy-protein isolate diet that was deficient in methionine (Met), zinc (Zn), riboflavin, vitamin B-6 and choline for chick growth (Assay 1) was used to study individual or multiple deficiencies of several of these nutrients. In all cases, adding all three deficient nutrients together resulted in growth responses that were superior to those resulting from supplementation with any pairs of deficient nutrients. In Assay 2, single addition of Zn but not of methionine or riboflavin produced a growth response, but the combination of either Zn and Met or Zn and riboflavin resulted in growth responses that were greater than the response elicited by Zn alone. Assay 3 involved individual or multiple deficiencies of choline, riboflavin and vitamin B-6, and individual additions suggested that choline was first limiting. Choline + riboflavin supplementation, however, produced marked growth and gain:food responses that were far greater than those resulting from supplemental choline or riboflavin alone. Moreover, the growth response to a combination of choline + pyridoxine (PN) was also greater than that obtained from any of the three nutrients fed alone; even PN + riboflavin (in the absence of choline) produced responses greater than those observed with the unsupplemented negative-control diet. In Assay 4, chicks responded to individual additions of riboflavin, PN or Met, and in Assay 5, to either riboflavin or PN; all two-way combinations resulted in growth rates that were far greater than those occurring with any single addition. The data from these experiments show that unlike the situation with three deficient amino acids, the expected responses to first-, second- and third-limiting B-vitamins or deficient vitamins combined with deficient levels of Zn or Met do not follow the expected pattern of response to first-, further response to first- and second- and an even further response to first-, second- and third-limiting nutrients.  (+info)

CYP2E1 and CYP4A as microsomal catalysts of lipid peroxides in murine nonalcoholic steatohepatitis. (3/288)

Nonalcoholic steatohepatitis (NASH) and alcoholic liver disease have similar pathological features. Because CYP2E1 plays a key role in alcoholic liver disease with its ability to stimulate lipid peroxidation, we tested the proposal that CYP2E1 could also be a factor in the development of NASH. In a dietary model - mice fed a methionine- and choline-deficient (MCD) diet - liver injury was associated with both induction of CYP2E1 and a 100-fold increase in hepatic content of lipid peroxides. Microsomal NADPH-dependent lipid oxidases contributed to the formation of these lipid peroxides, and in vitro inhibition studies demonstrated that CYP2E1 was the major catalyst. To further define the role of CYP2E1 as an initiator of oxidative stress in NASH, Cyp2e1(-/-)mice were administered the MCD diet. CYP2E1 deficiency neither prevented the development of NASH nor abrogated the increased microsomal NADPH-dependent lipid peroxidation, indicating the operation of a non-CYP2E1 peroxidase pathway. In Cyp2e1(-/-) mice with NASH (but not in wild-type mice), CYP4A10 and CYP4A14 were upregulated. Furthermore, hepatic microsomal lipid peroxidation was substantially inhibited by anti-mouse CYP4A10 antibody in vitro. These results show that experimental NASH is strongly associated with hepatic microsomal lipid peroxidation. CYP2E1, the main enzyme associated with that process in wild-type mice, is not unique among P450 proteins in catalyzing peroxidation of endogenous lipids. We have now identified CYP4A enzymes as alternative initiators of oxidative stress in the liver.  (+info)

Choline supplementation inhibits diethanolamine-induced morphological transformation in syrian hamster embryo cells: evidence for a carcinogenic mechanism. (4/288)

DEA, an amino alcohol, and its fatty acid condensates are widely used in commerce. DEA is hepatocarcinogenic in mice, but shows no evidence of mutagenicity or clastogenicity in a standard testing battery. However, it increased the number of morphologically transformed colonies in the Syrian hamster embryo (SHE) cell morphologic transformation assay. The goal of this work was to test the hypothesis that DEA treatment causes morphologic transformation by a mechanism involving altered cellular choline homeostasis. As a first step, the ability of DEA to disrupt the uptake and intracellular utilization of choline was characterized. SHE cells were cultured in medium containing DEA (500 microg/ml), and (33)P-phosphorus or (14)C-choline was used to label phospholipid pools. After 48 h, SHE cells were harvested, lipids were extracted, and radioactive phospholipids were quantified by autoradiography after thin layer chromatographic separation. In control cells, phosphatidylcholine (PC) was the major phospholipid, accounting for 43 +/- 1% of total phospholipid synthesis. However, with DEA treatment, PC was reduced to 14 +/- 2% of total radioactive phospholipids. DEA inhibited choline uptake into SHE cells at concentrations > or = 50 microg /ml, reaching a maximum 80% inhibition at 250-500 microg/ml. The concentration dependence of the inhibition of PC synthesis by DEA (0, 10, 50, 100, 250, and 500 microg/ml) was determined in SHE cells cultured over a 7-day period under the conditions of the transformation assay and in the presence or absence of excess choline (30 mM). DEA treatment decreased PC synthesis at concentrations > or = 100 microg/ml, reaching a maximum 60% reduction at 500 microg/ml. However, PC synthesis was unaffected when DEA-treated cells were cultured with excess choline. Under 7-day culture conditions, (14)C-DEA was incorporated into SHE lipids, and this perturbation was also inhibited by choline supplementation. Finally, DEA (10-500 microg/ml) transformed SHE cells in a concentration-dependent manner, whereas with choline supplementation, no morphologic transformation was observed. Thus, DEA disrupts intracellular choline homeostasis by inhibiting choline uptake and altering phospholipid synthesis. However, excess choline blocks these biochemical effects and inhibits cell transformation, suggesting a relationship between the two responses. Overall, the results provide a plausible mechanism to explain the morphologic transformation observed with DEA and suggest that the carcinogenic effects of DEA may be caused by intracellular choline deficiency.  (+info)

Acute hemorrhagic pancreatitis (massive necrosis) with fat necrosis induced in mice by DL-ethionine fed with a choline-deficient diet. (5/288)

Female, albino mice were fed a choline-deficient diet containing 0.5% DL-ethionine. All animals died within 5 days due to the development of an acute hemorrhagic pancreatis with fat necrosis throughout the peritoneal cavity. The apancreatitis was characterized by a massive necrosis of the exocrine parenchyma with intense hemorrhage and inflammatory reaction of the stroma. The sequence of histologic and ultrastructural alterations occurring in the acinar cells of the pancreas were studied in mice fed the diet for 1, 2, and 3 days. Major findings consited of accumulation of zymogen granules, vacuolation due to foci of cytoplasmic degradation, and alterations in the morphology of the zymogen granules. The pancreatitis appears to be due to intraparenchymal activation of zymogens, resulting from a synergistic action of choline deficiency with the basic toxicity of ethionine toward the acinar cells of the pancreas. The experimental model simulates closely the acute hemorrhagic pancreatitis with fat necrosis occurring in humans and may prove useful for exploring the pathogenesis of this condition.  (+info)

Starvation impairs antioxidant defense in fatty livers of rats fed a choline-deficient diet. (6/288)

Although fatty liver (FL) is considered an innocuous condition, the frequent incidence of graft failure when FL are transplanted has renewed interest in the intracellular disorders causative of or consequent to fatty degeneration. Oxidative stress and nutritional status modulate the tolerance to reperfusion injury in control livers (CL), but very little is known in the case of FL. This study was designed to compare the oxidative balance in CL and FL from fed and food-deprived rats. Serum and liver samples were collected from fed and starved (18 h) rats with CL or FL induced by a choline-deficient diet. Hepatic injury was assessed by transaminase activities and histology. The hepatic concentrations of glutathione (GSH), vitamin C, alpha-tocopherol, thiobarbituric acid-reactive substances (TBARS) and protein carbonyls (PC) were measured. Fed rats with FL had significantly greater TBARS and lower alpha-tocopherol and vitamin C levels than those with CL, whereas GSH and PC concentrations were not affected. Starvation impaired the oxidative balance in both groups. However, compared with the other groups, FL from food-deprived rats generally had the lowest hepatic concentrations of alpha-tocopherol, vitamin C and GSH. Unlike in CL, protein oxidation occurred in FL. These data indicate that fatty liver induced by consumption of a choline-deficient diet is associated with a lower level of antioxidants, which results in lipid peroxidation. Starvation further affects these alterations and extends the damage to proteins. In conclusion, steatosis and starvation may act synergistically on the depletion of antioxidants, predisposing fatty livers to a reduced tolerance to oxidative injury.  (+info)

Increased uracil misincorporation in lymphocytes from folate-deficient rats. (7/288)

The development of certain human cancers has been linked with inadequate intake of folates. The effects of folate deficiency in vivo on DNA stability (strand breakage, misincorporated uracil and oxidative base damage) in lymphocytes isolated from rats fed a diet deficient in folic acid was determined. Because the metabolic pathways of folate and other methyl donors are closely coupled, the effects of methionine and choline deficiency alone or in combination with folate deficiency were determined. Feeding male Hooded Lister rats a folate-free diet for 10 weeks created a moderate folate deficiency (25-50% (approx.) decrease in plasma, red blood cell and hepatic folate concentrations (P < 0.05) and a 20% rise in plasma homocysteine (P < 0.05)). Lymphocyte DNA strand breakage was increased successively in all groups after 4 weeks and 8 weeks on the diet (50-100% (approx.) after 8 weeks). Only low folate specifically and progressively induced uracil misincorporation throughout the study (100% (approx.) after 8 weeks). Neither folate deficiency nor choline/methionine deficiency altered oxidative DNA base damage. In summary, moderate folate deficiency in vivo is associated with a decrease in DNA stability, measured as increased DNA strand breakage and misincorporated uracil.  (+info)

Effect of choline deficiency on utilization of labeled precursors of choline and turnover of choline in the liver of mature Japanese quail. (8/288)

Studies were conducted to determine the effect of choline deficiency on utilization of various labeled precursors of choline and rate of choline biosynthesis in mature Japanese quail. A deficiency of dietary choline did not change the in vivo incorporation of 14C-label from (1,2-14C) ETHANOLAMINE, N, N-dimethyl (1,2-14C) ethanolamine, and L-(methyl-14C) methionine into liver phosphatidylcholine (PC) or total phospholipids. Incorporation of radioactivity from (14C) serine into liver PC was increased, but the difference was not significant (PGREATER THAN3.35). In vitro studies confirmed these observations as there were no differences in liver microsomal methyltransferase activities, expressed as the incorporation of methyl-14C from labeled S-adenosylmethionine into microsomal PC from quail fed a purified diet with with or without choline. Rats appeared to incorporate an increased amount of 14C into PC when fed a diet devoid of choline, but the differences were not significant. There were differences in methyltransferase activities among species, and quail had the lowest activity. A slower turnover of choline was found in quail liver (t1/2=7.5 hours) as compared with that of hen liver (t1/2=2.0 hours). The methyltransferase responsible for the first methylation of phosphatidyl-ethanolamine from quail liver appears to differ from most other biosynthetic enzymes in that it occurs in liver and catalyzes the reaction at a slow rate but cannot adapt to exogenous choline supply to meet the requirements for normal bodily functions in quail.  (+info)

Chris Masterjohn has written extensively about choline deficiency and its relationship to fatty liver disease which affects as many as 100 million Americans and is often attributed to excess alcohol and sugar consumption by conventional practitioners. After a review of the literature, Masterjohn concludes that choline deficiency plays a role in virtually every type of diet-induced fatty liver model, and that adequate dietary choline is essential for proper liver function. He also suggests that high consumption of dietary fat, including saturated fats, increases the amount of choline required to prevent the accumulation of fat in the liver. (6 ...
Question: NASH is a benign liver disease and will progress, if untreated, into fibrosis/cirrhosis and potentially into hepatocellular cancer. Human cell therapy approaches for the treatment of NASH have not been addressed yet. Therefore, the present work aimed at establishing an animal model to evaluate the feasibility of stem cell-derived hepatocytes in NASH. Methods: Immundeficient Pfp/Rag2-/- mice were fed with a methionine-choline-deficient diet (MCD diet) for up to 5 weeks. Alanine-aminotransferase ...
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The MCD model is one of the best-known NASH animal models [19, 20]. Choline deficiency causes Cyp2E1 upregulation with increased reactive oxygen species formation, lipid peroxidation, and mitochondrial dysfunction [27]; methionine deficiency exacerbates hepatic injury associated with oxidative and endoplasmic reticulum stress [33]. Although MCD mice develop steatohepatitis, fibrosis, and carcinogenesis, both body weight and insulin resistance tend to decrease because of reduced food intake and increased basal metabolism. The MCD model thus reflects a different pathophysiology than human NASH with respect to metabolic syndrome.. Few reported NASH-HCC models have fully incorporated all the clinical changes associated with that disease [28-30]. In our HFCD + DEN model, tumor initiation is basically dependent on a chemical carcinogen, which is artificial compared with the above spontaneous HCC models. Thus, the HFCD + DEN model cannot assess the initiation step of NASH-HCC. However, the time to HCC ...
Choline Info! In addition to fatty liver, choline deficiency causes abnormal kidney function, infertility, growth impairment, bone abnormalities, reduced protection of blood cells and hypertension, among other problems. Use of choline as a dietary supplement can lead to improved cardiovascular health, liver and reproductive functions. Choline has been shown to improve performance in endurance sports such as running and swimming. Choline is known to play a role in brain development, learning and memory.. ...
It has been reported that 1,25(OH)2D3 (1,25-VD3) ameliorates the progression of nonalcoholic steatohepatitis (NASH). However, it is unclear whether 1,25-VD3 plays a role in NASH induced by a choline-deficient (CD) diet. In this study, we investigated the roles of 1,25-VD3 in the development and progression of NASH in rats induced by a CD diet.Wistar rats with NASH induced by a CD diet were subject ...
Phospholipids are major constituents of all cell membranes, says Trisha Sugarek MacDonald, BS MS, senior director of research and development and national educator for Bluebonnet. Phosphatidycholine in particular is important for brain health since it is a precursor for the essential nutrient choline.. Phosphatidylserine modulates the fluidity of neuronal cell membranes, which is critical to the brain cells ability to send and receive chemical communications, Sugarek MacDonald adds. It has demonstrated some usefulness in improving learning, memory and cognitive function by enabling brain cells to metabolize glucose and release/bind with neurotransmitters more effectively.. Sugarek MacDonald also considers choline an optimal supplement for the aging brain. Choline is the newest nutrient to receive a Daily Value (i.e. 550 mg/daily) from the FDA. Choline helps with the communication system for cells within the brain and the rest of the body. [It] may also support the brain during aging and ...
November 26, 2012 -- Taking extra choline during pregnancy does not improve babies language and memory skills, according to a new study. I think eating the...
The protein kinase activity of isolated plasma membranes from the livers of rats treated with three promoting regimens was examined using both exogenous proteins and endogenous plasma membrane proteins as substrates. Male rats first received either an initiating dose (30 mg/kg) of the hepatocarcinogen diethylnitrosamine or the 0.9% NaCl solution vehicle by i.p. injection at 18 h following partial hepatectomy. Ten days later, the three promoting regimens were begun. These consisted of 10 weeks of treatment with either (a) a choline-deficient (CD) diet, (b) a choline-supplemented (CS) diet containing 0.06% phenobarbital (PHB) (CS plus PHB), or (c) a CD diet containing 0.06% PHB (CD plus PHB). In addition, two other groups of rats received either (a) a CS diet containing 2% di(2-ethylhexyl)phthalate (DEHP) (CS plus DEHP) or (b) a CD diet containing 2% DEHP (CD plus DEHP). DEHP is a widely used plasticizer and environmental contaminant which we have shown previously inhibits the development of ...
In this longitudinal study, we compared serum metabolome in children who, during follow up, progressed to type 1 diabetes-associated autoimmunity and, further, to clinical diabetes (progressors) or who remained permanently healthy and autoantibody negative. Our study strongly suggests that metabolic dysregulation precedes overt autoimmunity in type 1 diabetes.. We found that the children who developed type 1 diabetes have reduced serum levels of succinic acid and PC at birth and reduced levels of multiple phospholipids and triglycerides throughout the follow up. As PC is a major source of choline in the body, our data suggest that the progressors are choline-deficient since birth. Besides being an important epigenetic regulator (17), choline also controls the secretion of triglyceride-rich very low-density lipoprotein particles. Choline deficiency leads to lower serum triglyceride levels and their increased accumulation in liver (18). This is consistent with our observation that during infancy ...
Choline is a basic constituent of lecithin that is found in many plants and animal organs. It is important as a precursor of acetylcholine, as a methyl donor in various metabolic processes, and in lipid metabolism. Choline is now considered to be an essential vitamin. While animals can synthesize small amounts (by converting phosphatidylethanolamine to phosphatidylcholine), it must be consumed in the diet to maintain health. Required levels are between 425 mg/day (female) and 550 mg/day (male). Milk, eggs, liver and peanuts are especially rich in choline. Most choline is found in phospholipids, namely phosphatidylcholine or lecithin. Choline can be oxidized to form betaine, which is a methyl source for many reactions (i.e. conversion of homocysteine e to methionine). Lack of sufficient amounts of choline in the diet can lead to a fatty liver condition and general liver damage. This arises from the lack of VLDL, which is necessary to transport fats away from the liver. Choline deficiency also ...
Caryn L. Elsegood is the author of this article in the Journal of Visualized Experiments: The Murine Choline-Deficient, Ethionine-Supplemented (CDE) Diet Model of Chronic Liver Injury
Discusses nonalcoholic steatohepatitis (NASH), which is part of a group of diseases called nonalcoholic fatty liver disease. Covers cirrhosis. Discusses lifestyle changes, including controlling diabetes and high cholesterol and losing weight.
NonAlcoholic Steatohepatitis Epidemiology Forecast to 2025 provide an overview of the risk factors and global trends of NASH in the 7MM (US, France, German
Tryndyak, V. P., Ross, S. A., Beland, F. A. and Pogribny, I. P. (2009), Down-regulation of the microRNAs miR-34a, miR-127, and miR-200b in rat liver during hepatocarcinogenesis induced by a methyl-deficient diet. Mol. Carcinog., 48: 479-487. doi: 10.1002/mc.20484 ...
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Choline is an essential nutrient that has similarities to the B vitamins. Although the human body makes some choline, choline needs to be obtained through the diet…
Genfit is working its way toward an IPO on Nasdaq. Listing in the U.S. would give Genfits bank balance a boost at a time when it is facing the prospect of a €150 million ($160 million) bill for an upcoming Phase III trial of its nonalcoholic steatohepatitis (NASH) drug, elafibranor.
Background The pathogenesis of non-alcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD) is incompletely understood. Kupffer cells (KCs), phagocytic liver-resident macrophages, provide a protective barrier against egress of endotoxin from the portal to the systemic circulation. It is not known if KC phagocytic function is impaired in NAFLD. Super-paramagnetic iron oxide (SPIO) magnetic resonance imaging is a comparative technology dependent on KC phagocytic function.. Objective To evaluate KC uptake function, in patients and experimental animals with NAFLD, using SPIO.. Methods Abdominal CT and histological examination of liver biopsy specimens were used to estimate the degree of steatosis in patients with NAFLD and controls with chronic hepatitis C. SPIO-MRI was then performed in all patients. Normal rats fed a methionine-choline-deficient diet to induce non-alcoholic steatohepatitis (NASH), the more severe stage of NAFLD, and obese, insulin resistant, Zucker fa/fa rats with steatohepatitis, were also studied ...
TY - JOUR. T1 - Disruption of phospholipid and bile acid homeostasis in mice with nonalcoholic steatohepatitis. AU - Tanaka, Naoki. AU - Matsubara, Tsutomu. AU - Krausz, Kristopher W.. AU - Patterson, Andrew D.. AU - Gonzalez, Frank J.. PY - 2012/7/1. Y1 - 2012/7/1. N2 - Nonalcoholic steatohepatitis (NASH) is a progressive form of nonalcoholic fatty liver disease that can develop into cirrhosis, hepatic failure, and hepatocellular carcinoma. Although several metabolic pathways are disrupted and endogenous metabolites may change in NASH, the alterations in serum metabolites during NASH development remain unclear. To gain insight into the disease mechanism, serum metabolite changes were assessed using metabolomics with ultraperformance liquid chromatography-electrospray ionization-quadrupole time-of-flight mass spectrometry and a conventional mouse NASH model induced by a methionine- and choline-deficient (MCD) diet. Significant decreases in serum palmitoyl-, stearoyl-, and ...
TY - JOUR. T1 - Increases in the concentration of brain α-bungarotoxin binding sites induced by dietary choline are age-dependent. AU - Morley, Barbara J.. AU - Garner, Laura L.. PY - 1986/7/23. Y1 - 1986/7/23. N2 - We have previously reported that a diet supplemented with choline induces an increase in the concentration of a brain nicotinic-like receptor, as measured by α-bungarotoxin (BuTX) binding. Here we report the effects of choline administered in the drinking water on BuTX binding in the cortex, midbrain and brainstem of rats at 3 ages. In comparison with animals fed a choline-free diet, choline supplementation produced increases averaging 50% in 23-day-old rats and increases of approximately 30% in 60-day-old rats. Increases were also found in 6-month-old animals (averaging 16%), but the differences were generally not statistically significant. The mechanism responsible for the increase in the concentration of BuTX binding sites following the administration of dietary choline is not ...
Lifestyle factors and chronic pathologic states are important contributors to interindividual variability in susceptibility to xenobiotic-induced toxicity. Nonalcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD) is an increasingly prevalent condition that can dramatically affect chemical metabolism. We examined the effect of NAFLD on toxicokinetics of tetrachloroethylene (PERC), a ubiquitous environmental contaminant that requires metabolic activation to induce adverse health effects. Mice (C57Bl/6J, male) were fed a low-fat diet (LFD), high-fat diet (HFD), or methionine/folate/choline-deficient diet (MCD) to model a healthy liver, steatosis, or nonalcoholic steatohepatitis (NASH), respectively. After 8 weeks, mice were orally administered a single dose of PERC (300 mg/kg) or vehicle (aqueous Alkamuls-EL620) and euthanized at various time points (1-36 hours). Levels of PERC and its metabolites were measured in blood/serum, liver, and fat. Effects of diets on liver gene expression and tissue:air partition ...
Still trying to solve headache issues with Pramiracetam - posted in Brain Health: I am a beginner here. Started taking pramiracetam, after having some limited experience with piracetam previously. What I am finding is that it has been very, very difficult (actually, impossible so far) to find a balance of pramiracetam and choline that doesnt either give me a bad tension headache or a sore stiff neck. I have read that headaches are from choline deficiency and stiff necks are from to...
TY - JOUR. T1 - Ezetimibe, an NPC1L1 inhibitor, is a potent Nrf2 activator that protects mice from diet-induced nonalcoholic steatohepatitis. AU - Lee, Da Hyun. AU - Han, Dai Hoon. AU - Nam, Ki Taek. AU - Park, Jeong Su. AU - Kim, Soo Hyun. AU - Lee, Milim. AU - Kim, Gyuri. AU - Min, Byung Soh. AU - Cha, Bong Soo. AU - Lee, Yu Seol. AU - Sung, Su Haeng. AU - Jeong, Haengdueng. AU - Ji, Hye Won. AU - Lee, Moon Joo. AU - Lee, Jae Sung. AU - Lee, Hui Young. AU - Chun, Yoomi. AU - Kim, Joungmok. AU - Komatsu, Masaaki. AU - Lee, Yong ho. AU - Bae, Soo Han. PY - 2016/10/1. Y1 - 2016/10/1. N2 - Oxidative stress is important for the pathogenesis of nonalcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD), a chronic disease that ranges from hepatic steatosis to nonalcoholic steatohepatitis (NASH). The nuclear factor erythroid 2-related factor 2-Kelch-like ECH associated protein 1 (Nrf2-Keap1) pathway is essential for cytoprotection against oxidative stress. In this study, we found that oxidative stress or inflammatory ...
TY - JOUR. T1 - Animal Models of Nonalcoholic Steatohepatitis. T2 - Eat, Delete, and Inflame. AU - Ibrahim, Samar C. AU - Hirsova, Petra. AU - Malhi, Harmeet M. AU - Gores, Gregory James. PY - 2015/12/1. Y1 - 2015/12/1. N2 - With the obesity epidemic, nonalcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD) has become a public health problem with increasing prevalence. The mechanism of disease progression remains obscure and effective therapy is lacking. Therefore, there is a need to understand the pathogenic mechanisms responsible for disease development and progression in order to develop innovative therapies. To accomplish this goal, experimental animal models that recapitulate the human disease are necessary, especially, since causative mechanistic studies of NAFLD are more difficult or unethical to perform in humans. A large number of studies regarding the pathophysiology and treatment of nonalcoholic steatohepatitis (NASH) have been undertaken in mice to model human NAFLD and NASH. This review discusses ...
Anthocyanins from sweet cherries may protect against diet-induced liver steatosis, or excessive amounts of fat in the livers tissue, says a new study with rats.
FOSTER CITY, Calif.-(BUSINESS WIRE)-Gilead Sciences, Inc. (Nasdaq:GILD) today announced results from an open-label, proof-of-concept study evaluating GS-0976, an investigational inhibitor of Acetyl-CoA carboxylase (ACC), in patients with nonalcoholic steatohepatitis (NASH). The data, from ten patients treated with GS-0976 20 mg taken orally once daily for 12 weeks, indicated that treatment …. ...
Non-alcoholic steatohepatitis (NASH) is a progressive fibrotic disease, the pathogenesis of which has not been fully elucidated. One of the most common models used in NASH research is a nutritional model where NASH is induced by feeding a diet deficient in both methionine and choline. However, the d …
In the study of Molecular alterations in hepatocarcinogenesis induced by dietary methyl deficiency by Pogribny IP, James SJ, Beland FA., posted in US National Library of Medicine National Institutes of Health, researchers found that Feeding methyl-deficient diets causes several molecular alterations, including altered lipid metabolism, oxidative stress, deregulated one-carbon metabolism, and a number of epigenetic abnormalities that result in progressive liver injury culminating in the development of primary liver tumors ...
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Patients. 74 patients 27 to 73 years of age (mean age 54 y, 61% men) who had NASH without diabetes. Exclusion criteria were history of alcohol excess, use of weight-reduction drugs or drugs associated with fatty liver, current or previous heart failure, renal impairment, and pregnancy or lactation. ...
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Choline is a crucial nutrient that contributes to several biological functions and serves as a precursor molecule to the neurotransmitter acetylcholine. Choline is integral to the development and function of the central nervous system, and its availability during the prenatal period has lasting and protective effects on neural function. Researchers have found that prenatal choline supplementation in the rat enhances learning and memory processes later in life, especially those involving spatial memory. Researchers have also demonstrated that choline protects against a number of physical stressors to the neural environment, such as prenatal alcohol exposure, induced seizures, and chronic stress-induced exposure to corticosteroids. Compared to the study of these types of physical stressors, relatively little research has examined the influence of prenatal choline exposure on psychological stress later in life. In an attempt to contribute to this field, the present study examined the effects of prenatal
We read Cusi and colleagues study (1) about the effects of long-term pioglitazone therapy in patients with T2DM or prediabetes and nonalcoholic steatohepatitis with great interest. The metabolic benefits and improvements in liver histologic characteristics are particularly important given the increasing burden of disease and current absence of alternative agents with convincing long-term data. This study extends our own findings about the effects of 12 months of pioglitazone therapy in nondiabetic participants with nonalcoholic steatohepatitis. We also found improvements in histologic measures of liver injury and fibrosis with pioglitazone therapy (2 ...
Nonalcoholic steatohepatitis is a poorly understood and hitherto unnamed liver disease that histologically mimics alcoholic hepatitis and that also may progress to cirrhosis. Described here are findings in 20 patients with nonalcoholic steatohepatitis of unknown cause. The biopsy specimens were char …
Little is known about the biological effect of folate in the protection against mitochondrial (mt) oxidative decay. The objective of the present study was to examine the consequence of folate deprivation on mt oxidative degeneration, and the mechanistic link underlying the relationship. Male Wistar rats were fed with an amino acid-defined diet containing either 8 (control) or 0 (folate-deficient, FD) mg folic acid/kg diet. After a 4-week FD feeding period, significant elevation in oxidative stress was observed inside the liver mitochondria with a 77 % decrease in mt folate level (P , 0·001), a 28 % reduction in glutathione peroxidase activity (P = 0·0333), a 1·2-fold increase of mt protein carbonyls (P = 0·0278) and an accumulated 4834 bp large-scale deletion in mtDNA. The elicited oxidative injuries in FD liver mitochondria were associated with 30 % reduction of cytochrome c oxidase (CcOX) activity (P = 0·0264). The defective CcOX activity in FD hepatocytes coincided with mt membrane ...
https://www.fightaging.org/archives/2014/05/a-report-from-the-first-international-mini-symposium-on-methionine-restriction-and-lifespan.php Methionine is an essential amino acid. Our metabolism cannot produce it, but is nonetheless an important raw material for the manufacture of proteins, and thus must be obtained in the diet. If you dont obtain enough of it, you die. Fortunately just about any sensible diet, and even most deficient diets, contain far more than you actually need to get by. Very few foodstuffs are lacking in methionine.. If you are the sort who likes undertaking strict and novel diets for the inherent challenge involved, rather than the outcome, then you should give up whatever you are doing right now and give a low methionine diet a try. You will be faced with challenging research to identify appropriate levels of methionine for a human low methionine diet, poor and contradictory nutritional data on the methionine content of various foodstuffs, and a comprehensive avoidance ...
Diethanolamine (DEA) is a common ingredient of personal care products. Dermal administration of DEA diminishes hepatic stores of the essential nutrient choline and alters brain development. We previously reported that 80 mg/kg/day of DEA during pregnancy in mice reduced neurogenesis and increased apoptosis in the fetal hippocampus. ... Timed-pregnant C57BL/6 mouse dams were dosed dermally from gestation day 7-17 with DEA at 0 (controls), 5, 40, 60, and 80 mg/kg body/day. Fetuses (embryonic day 17 [E17]) from dams treated dermally with 80 mg/kg body/day DEA had decreased neural progenitor cell mitosis at the ventricular surface of the ventricular zone ... Also, this dose of DEA to dams increased rates of apoptosis in E17 fetal hippocampus ... This dose of DEA resulted in accumulation of DEA and its metabolites in liver and in plasma. At doses of DEA less than 80 mg/kg body/day to dams, there were no differences between treated and control groups. In a small group of human subjects, dermal ...
(EMAILWIRE.COM, November 24, 2017 ) In this report, the global Nonalcoholic Steatohepatitis (NASH) market is valued at USD XX million in 2016 and is expected to reach USD XX million by the end of 2022, growing at a CAGR of XX% between 2016 and 2022. Geographically, this report is segmented into...
WATERTOWN, Mass.-(BUSINESS WIRE)-Enanta Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ:ENTA), a chemistry-driven biotechnology company dedicated to creating small molecule drugs for viral infections and liver diseases, today announced positive results from its Phase 1 clinical study of EDP-305, Enantas lead FXR agonist for non-alcoholic steatohepatitis (NASH) and primary biliary cholangitis (PBC). The objective of …. ...
It is found that blood cytochrome c levels quantified for non-alcoholic steatohepatitis patients are higher than those for healthy persons, and that the quantified blood cytochrome c values correlated
Haptoglobin 2-2 Genotype Is Associated with More Advanced Disease in Subjects with Non-Alcoholic Steatohepatitis: A Retrospective Study
rs7946, a SNP in the phosphatidylethanolamine N-methyltransferase PEMT gene and also known as +5465G-A, leads to a V175M (valine to methionine at amino acid position 175) substitution in the PEMT protein, and is a loss of function mutation. Caucasians with nonalcoholic fatty liver are more likely to carry the rs7946(T), with the effect being most pronounced for rs7946(T;T) genotypes. [PMID 16051693 ...
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"Choline deficiency: a cause of hepatic steatosis during parenteral nutrition that can be reversed with intravenous choline ... "Choline deficiency causes reversible hepatic abnormalities in patients receiving parenteral nutrition: proof of a human choline ... This may be due to a deficiency in the methionine cycle. NAFLD affects about 30% of people in Western countries and 10% of ... In the case of long-term total parenteral nutrition induced fatty liver disease, choline has been shown to alleviate symptoms. ...
Mehedint MG, Niculescu MD, Craciunescu CN, Zeisel SH (Jan 2010). "Choline deficiency alters global histone methylation and ... The methyl groups used in DNA methylation are often derived from dietary sources, such as folate and choline, and explains why ... For example, choline-deficient diets and alcohol metabolism during pregnancy may have very similar metabolic pathways. ... It is already common place for pregnant mothers to supplement their diets with choline and folate to prevent the development of ...
... deficiency can cause fatty liver, which increases cancer and cardiovascular disease risk. Choline deficiency also ... Choline can also be produced by the CDP-choline route, cytosolic choline kinases (CK) phosphorylate choline with ATP to ... Choline deficiency thus leads to elevated homocysteine levels and decreased SAM levels in blood. Choline occurs in foods as a ... It inhibits choline and trimethylglycine synthesis. It is able to induce choline deficiency that in turn results in fatty liver ...
The affinity of PCE is lower for acetylcholine, but higher for other esters of choline, such as butyrylcholine, benzoylcholine ... Cholineseterase deficiency title=Syndromes: Rapid Recognition and Perioperative Implications , Cholineseterase deficiency ... Individuals with pseudocholinesterase deficiency also may be at increased risk of toxic reactions, including sudden cardiac ... Pseudocholinesterase deficiency is an autosomal recessive inherited blood plasma enzyme abnormality in which the body's ...
Elevated ALT may also be caused by dietary choline deficiency. However, elevated levels of ALT do not automatically mean that ...
... which causes dysfunction of the enzyme choline acetyltransferase. This inhibition may lead to acetylcholine deficiency, and can ... Following the evolution of choline transporters, the abundance of intracellular choline paved the way for choline to become ... Acetylcholine is synthesized in certain neurons by the enzyme choline acetyltransferase from the compounds choline and acetyl- ... Acetylcholine is a choline molecule that has been acetylated at the oxygen atom. Because of the presence of a highly polar, ...
Pseudocholinesterase deficiency *^ Soliday, F. K.; Conley, Y. P.; Henker, R. (2010). "Pseudocholinesterase deficiency: A ... Pseudocholinesterase (also called butyrylcholinesterase or "BCHE") hydrolyzes a number of choline-based compounds including ... Deficiency of butyrylcholine esterase *^ Allingham-Hawkins, Diane (2008-08-01). "Successful Genetic Tests Are Predicated on ... Alpha-1 antitrypsin deficiency. Obstructive lung disease in adults; liver cirrhosis during childhood; when a newborn or infant ...
While there is little evidence of adverse health or cognitive effects due to DHA deficiency in adult vegetarians or vegans, ... DHA modulates the carrier-mediated transport of choline, glycine, and taurine, the function of delayed rectifier potassium ... and DHA deficiency is associated with cognitive decline. DHA levels are reduced in the brain tissue of severely depressed ...
Furthermore, choline can reduce some of the deleterious effects of folate deficiency on neurogenesis. While choline during ... In such instances of deficiency, choline supplements or (if able) dietary changes may be beneficial. Good sources of choline ... People who consume a large quantity of alcohol may be at an increased risk for choline deficiency. Sex and age also plays a ... A deficiency in folate may produce anemia similar to the anemia resulting from B12 deficiency. There is risk that folic acid ...
While GCDH deficiency is a rare disease, GLO deficiency is the most common of metabolic diseases affecting children, limiting ... Choline increases carnitine uptake and retention. Choline supplements are inexpensive, safe (probably even in all children ... This enzyme deficiency allows glutaric acid, 3-hydroxyglutaric acid and (to a lesser extent) glutaconic acid to build up to ... It is thus important to investigate all cases of macrocephaly of unknown origins for GCDH deficiency, given the importance of ...
Choline is often supplemented in cat diets in the form of choline chloride, but is also found in eggs, liver, chicken, and soya ... Central retinal deficiency is a cognitive dysfunction in cats that primarily caused by a nutritional deficiency but can be ... Free choline is in vegetables like cauliflower and dark leafy greens, and the choline metabolite betaine is found in beets and ... Carter, A. L.; Frenkel, R. (November 1978). "The relationship of choline and carnitine in the choline deficient rat". The ...
Choline Choline *↑ 2,0 2,1 2,2 2,3 Zeisel SH; da Costa KA (2009). "Choline: an essential nutrient for public health". Nutrition ... Choline, a Vital Amine. Science 7 August 1998: Vol. 281 no. 5378 pp. 794-795 DOI: 10.1126/science.281.5378.794 Choline ... Choline and choline esters in human and rat milk in infant formulas. Am J Clin Nutr 1996; 64:572-6. ... Activity and some properties of choline ckinase, cholinephosphate cytidyltransferase and choline phosphotranferase during liver ...
... vitamin A deficiency MeSH C18.654.521.500.133.699 - vitamin B deficiency MeSH C18.654.521.500.133.699.160 - choline deficiency ... magnesium deficiency MeSH C18.654.521.500.617 - potassium deficiency MeSH C18.654.521.500.708 - protein deficiency MeSH C18.654 ... vitamin B6 deficiency MeSH C18.654.521.500.133.699.923 - vitamin B12 deficiency MeSH C18.654.521.500.133.699.923.280 - anemia, ... vitamin E deficiency MeSH C18.654.521.500.133.841.682 - steatitis MeSH C18.654.521.500.133.912 - vitamin K deficiency MeSH ...
However, doctors recommend patients to avoid foods containing choline, carnitine, nitrogen, sulfur and lecithin. FMOs have also ... causes abnormal FMO3-mediated metabolism or a deficiency of this enzyme in an individual. A person with this disorder has a low ...
Choline is also a AAFCO recommended ingredient for kittens, which is important for neurotransmission in the brain and as a ... Vitamin E is another required vitamin in kitten diets; deficiency leads to steatitis, causing the depot fat to become firm and ... Choline chloride is an ingredient that maintains fat metabolism. Biotin and niacin are also active in the metabolism of fats, ... Sturman, J. A., Moretz, R. C., French, J. H., & Wisniewski, H. M. (1985). Postnatal taurine deficiency in the kitten results in ...
... deficiencies are at the root of many common illnesses. The most common result of a transferase deficiency is a ... ChAT functions to transfer an acetyl group from acetyl co-enzyme A to choline in the synapses of nerve cells and exists in two ... Carnitine palmitoyltransferase II deficiency (also known as CPT-II deficiency) leads to an excess long chain fatty acids, as ... "SCOT deficiency". NIH. Retrieved 22 November 2013. "Succinyl-CoA 3-Oxoacid Transferase Deficiency" (PDF). Climb National ...
In sphingomyelin the primary hydroxyl group of sphingosine is esterified to phosphoryl choline. In glycolipids, the sugar ... "Environmental Iodine Deficiency: A Challenge to the Evolution of Terrestrial Life?". Thyroid. 10 (8): 727-9. doi:10.1089/ ...
A primary deficiency occurs when an organism does not get enough of the vitamin in its food. A secondary deficiency may be due ... Some sources list fourteen vitamins, by including choline, but major health organizations list thirteen: vitamin A (as all- ... If there is serious deficiency in one or more of these nutrients, a child may develop a deficiency disease. Even minor ... In addition to these classical vitamin deficiency diseases, some evidence has also suggested links between vitamin deficiency ...
In biochemistry, a cholinesterase or choline esterase is a family of esterases that lyses choline-based esters, several of ... Pseudocholinesterase deficiency may also affect local anaesthetic selection in dental procedures. The enzyme plays an important ... choline esterase I, RBC cholinesterase, or erythrocyte cholinesterase, true cholinesterase, choline esterase I, or (most ... Acetylcholine Choline Acetic acid Butyrylcholine Colović MB, Krstić DZ, Lazarević-Pašti TD, Bondžić AM, Vasić VM (May 2013). " ...
... deficiency[edit]. Main article: Folate deficiency. Folate deficiency can be caused by unhealthy diets that do not ... and Choline. Washington, DC: The National Academies Press. pp. 196-305. ISBN 978-0-309-06554-2. Retrieved 2017-08-29.. ... Normal MMA levels indicate folate deficiency and elevated MMA levels indicate vitamin B12 deficiency.[59] Folate deficiency is ... causing a deficiency in folate.[78] Thus, a deficiency in B12 can cause accumulation of methyl-THF, mimicking folate deficiency ...
Cytidine Diphosphate Choline (CDP-Choline) [259],Φυλλικό Οξύ [181] [260] [261] [262] [263] [264] [265] [266] [267] [268] [269] ... Folic acid deficiency and depression. Psychosomatics. 21(11):926-929, 1980. *↑ Lerner, V., et al. Vitamin B(12) and folate ... Experimental zinc deficiency in humans. Ann Intern Med. 89:483, 1978. *↑ Werbach, M. R. Nutritional Influences on Illness. ... Vitamin B(12) deficiency and depression in physically disabled older women: epidemiologic evidence from the Women's Health and ...
The elderly and alcoholics have an increased risk of vitamin B6 deficiency, as well as other micronutrient deficiencies. ... and Choline. Washington, DC: The National Academies Press. pp. 150-195. doi:10.17226/6015. ISBN 978-0-309-06554-2. LCCN ... levels of less than 3.0 mmol/day is suggestive of vitamin B6 deficiency. The classic syndrome for vitamin B6 deficiency is rare ... A deficiency of vitamin B6 alone is relatively uncommon and often occurs in association with other vitamins of the B complex. ...
Succinyl choline, phenothiazines and tricyclic antidepressants causes trismus as a secondary effect. Trismus can be seen as an ... Gaucher disease which is caused by deficiency of the enzyme glucocerebrosidase. Giant cell arteritis Illegal Stimulant drugs, ...
A conditional mutant with non-functional Sec14p presents with Berkeley bodies and deficiencies in protein secretion. Sec14p ... which convert PtdCho to phosphatidic acid and choline or PtdCho to glycerophosphocholine, respectively. Sec14p and its homologs ...
Choline supplementation of research mammals supports mental development that lasts throughout life. Progesterone causes many ... The increase in kidney clearance during pregnancy causes more iodide to be excreted and causes relative iodine deficiency and ... Hyperemesis gravidarum, which is a severe form of nausea and vomiting of pregnancy can lead to nutritional deficiencies, weight ... Tees RC, Mohammadi E (November 1999). "The effects of neonatal choline dietary supplementation on adult spatial and configural ...
... is found naturally as an intermediate in the metabolism of choline to glycine. Sarcosine is sweet to the taste and ... N-dimethylglycine and N-methylglycine levels in patients with cobalamin and folate deficiency and related inborn errors of ... is formed via the metabolism of nutrients such as choline and methionine, which both contain methyl groups used in a wide range ...
... deficiency[edit]. Main article: Folate deficiency. Folate deficiency can be caused by unhealthy diets that do not ... and Choline. Washington, DC: The National Academies Press. pp. 196-305. ISBN 0-309-06554-2. Archived from the original on 17 ... causing a deficiency in folate.[84] Thus, a deficiency in B12 can cause accumulation of methyl-THF, mimicking folate deficiency ... Normal MMA levels indicate folate deficiency and elevated MMA levels indicate vitamin B12 deficiency.[66] Folate deficiency is ...
DeficiencyEdit. Signs and symptomsEdit. HumansEdit. Mild deficiencies can exceed 50% of the population in Third World countries ... and Choline. Washington, DC: The National Academies Press. pp. 87-122. ISBN 0-309-06554-2. Archived from the original on 2015- ... Riboflavin deficiency is usually found together with other nutrient deficiencies, particularly of other water-soluble vitamins ... Riboflavin deficiency prolongs recovery from malaria,[26] despite preventing growth of plasmodium (the malaria parasite).[27] ...
CDP-choline). The transformation of CDP-choline to phosphatidylcholine is effected by choline phosphate cytidyltransferase. ... However, there is a genetic condition that is related to DPPC which causes a deficiency in the production of ABCA1 protein. ... The choline radical constitutes the polar hydrophilic head; it is oriented towards and extends into the alveolar liquid. The ... Under certain conditions the enzymes choline kinase, glycerol-3-phosphate acyltransferase and phosphatidate phosphatase may ...
choline transport. • positive regulation of apoptotic process. • Notch receptor processing. • negative regulation of protein ... A 5-fold drop of amyloid peptide was observed, suggesting that deficiency of presenilin-1 can down regulate amyloid and ... deficiency of PSEN1 also causes the defect in the proteolytic release of NICD from a truncated Notch construct. The same step ... "Deficiency of presenilin-1 inhibits the normal cleavage of amyloid precursor protein". Nature. 391 (6665): 387-90. Bibcode: ...
Micronutrient deficiency. References[edit]. *^ a b c Berdanier, Carolyn D.; Dwyer, Johanna T.; Heber, David (2013). Handbook of ... selenium deficiency selenosis Cobalt none NE; NE Trace Required in the synthesis of vitamin B12, but because bacteria are ... zinc deficiency zinc toxicity Manganese 00002.3002.3 11; NE Trace A cofactor in enzyme functions Grains, legumes, seeds, nuts, ... iodine deficiency iodism Hyperthyroidism[27] Chromium 00000.0350.035 NE; NE Trace Involved in glucose and lipid metabolism, ...
The deficiency has presented as hydrops fetalis and HELLP syndrome in fetuses.[12] A compound heterozygous mutation of the ... Choline acetyltransferase. *Dihydrolipoyl transacetylase. *Acetyl-CoA C-acyltransferase. *Beta-galactoside transacetylase. * ... This deficiency can be classified into 3 main clinical phenotypes: neonatal onset of a severe, lethal condition resulting in ... Mutations in this gene, along with mutations in HADHA, result in trifunctional protein deficiency.[5] Mutations in either gene ...
A deficiency is responsible for pentosuria. The insufficiency of L-xylulose reductase activity causes an inborn error of ...
Deficiency[edit]. Main article: Scurvy. Scurvy is a disease resulting from a deficiency of vitamin C, since without this ... In humans, vitamin C deficiency leads to impaired collagen synthesis, contributing to the more severe symptoms of scurvy.[3] ... Vitamin C has a definitive role in treating scurvy, which is a disease caused by vitamin C deficiency. Beyond that, a role for ... The disease scurvy is caused by vitamin C deficiency and can be prevented and treated with vitamin C-containing foods or ...
Finally, IgA deficiency is also sometimes associated with the development of autoimmune and atopic phenomena. ... More indirect aberrant activation of B cells can also be envisaged with autoantibodies to acetyl choline receptor (on thymic ... patients are advised to avoid sunlight which may be responsible for vitamin D deficiency seen in this disease.[32][33][34] ...
Genetic deficiencies of the FMO3 enzyme cause primary trimethylaminuria, also known as "fish odor syndrome". FMO3 is also ... derived from gut flora metabolism of choline, to TMAO. Further, we show that FMO3 exhibits 10-fold higher specific activity ... FMO3 deficiency results in trimethylaminuria or the fish-like odour syndrome ... isozyme FMO3 regulates the conversion of N,N,N ...
This has been found by measuring sodium-dependent high-affinity choline uptake in mouse brain cells in vitro, after ... Severe hepatic deficiencies (hepatitis and liver cirrhosis decrease elimination by a factor of two) ... "Effects of anticonvulsants in vivo on high affinity choline uptake in vitro in mouse hippocampal synaptosomes". British ...
... -A deficiency is caused by a mutation to the LDHA gene, while lactate dehydrogenase-B deficiency is caused ... "OMIM Entry # 614128 - LACTATE DEHYDROGENASE B DEFICIENCY; LDHBD". www.omim.org. Retrieved 2016-03-02.. ... In the case of lactate dehydrogenase-A deficiency, mutations to the LDHA gene results in the production of an abnormal lactate ... In the case of lactate dehydrogenase-B deficiency, mutations to the LDHB gene results in the production of an abnormal lactate ...
... deficiencyEdit. See also: Thiamine deficiency. Thiamine is used to treat thiamine deficiency which when severe can ... and Choline. Washington, DC: The National Academies Press. pp. 58-86. ISBN 978-0-309-06554-2. . Archived from the original on ... In Western countries, thiamine deficiency is seen mainly in chronic alcoholism.[13] Thiamine deficiency is often present in ... McCandless D (2010). Thiamine Deficiency and Associate Clinical Disorders. New York, NY: Humana Press. pp. 157-159. ISBN 978-1- ...
A deficiency of tyrosine hydroxylase leads to impaired synthesis of dopamine as well as epinephrine and norepinephrine. It is ... choline→Acetylcholine. anabolism:. *Choline acetyltransferase. catabolism:. *Cholinesterase (Acetylcholinesterase, ... GeneReviews/NIH/NCBI/UW entry on Tyrosine Hydroxylase Deficiency including Tyrosine Hydroxylase-Deficient Dopa-Responsive ... tyrosine hydroxylase-deficiency does not cause Parkinson's disease, but typically gives rise to infantile parkinsonism, ...
Deficiencies[edit]. See also: Vitamin deficiency § Water-soluble vitamins. Several named vitamin deficiency diseases may result ... Vitamin B4: can refer to the distinct chemicals choline, adenine, or carnitine.[38][39] Choline is synthesized by the human ... Deficiency effects B1. Thiamine. Deficiency causes beriberi. Symptoms of this disease of the nervous system include weight loss ... Deficiency in pregnant women can lead to birth defects. B12. Cobalamins. Deficiency results in a macrocytic anemia, elevated ...
This disease, if untreated, can lead to brain and liver damage, and bis-choline tetrathiomolybdate is under investigation as a ... Individuals with glucose-6-phosphate deficiency may be at increased risk of hematologic effects of copper. Hemolytic anemia ... Chronically elevated levels of copper intake produces zinc deficiency.[not in citation given] Nutritionally, there is a ...
... deficiency is called "hypoascorbemia"[9] and is described by OMIM (Online Mendelian Inheritance in Man) ... Gulonolactone oxidase deficiency[edit]. The non-functional gulonolactone oxidase pseudogene (GULOP) was mapped to human ... causing vitamin C deficiency". J. Bone Miner. Res. 20 (9): 1597-610. doi:10.1359/JBMR.050406. PMID 16059632.. ... "Intragenic deletion in the gene encoding L-gulonolactone oxidase causes vitamin C deficiency in pigs". Mamm. Genome. 15 (4): ...
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Vitamin intake below recommended amounts can result in signs and symptoms associated with vitamin deficiency. There is little ... iron, to deter maternal iron deficiency anemia and adverse effects on the fetus[117] ... especially for emergency situations such as vitamin A deficiency in malnutrition of children,[111] and for women taking folate ... while there were successes in preventing vitamin deficiencies, and preventing conditions like neural tube defects by ...
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"Glucagon deficiency reduces hepatic glucose production and improves glucose tolerance in adult mice". Department of Pathology ... "Pentoxifylline attenuates steatohepatitis induced by the methionine choline deficient diet". Department of Medicine, Division ...
Vitamin D deficiency[edit]. Main article: Vitamin D deficiency. Cholecalciferol is a form of vitamin D which is naturally ... In the United States, treatment of vitamin D deficiency cost on average less than 25 USD per month in 2015.[4] ... Shah BR, Finberg L (September 1994). "Single-day therapy for nutritional vitamin D-deficiency rickets: a preferred method". J. ... It is used to treat and prevent vitamin D deficiency and associated diseases, including rickets.[2][3] It is also used for ...
The MCD model is one of the best-known NASH animal models [19, 20]. Choline deficiency causes Cyp2E1 upregulation with ... choline-deficient diet model (HFCD) [17, 18], a methionine- and choline-deficient diet (MCD) model [19, 20]. These models ... choline-deficient diet; HFD, high-fat diet; IL, interleukin; i.p, intraperitoneal; MCD, methionine- and choline-deficient diet ... Three-week-old C57BL/6J male mice were fed either a standard diet (MF) or a choline-deficient, high-fat diet (HFCD). The mice ...
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Learn more about Choline uses, effectiveness, possible side effects, interactions, dosage, user ratings and products that ... Choline deficiency: a cause of hepatic steatosis during parenteral nutrition that can be reversed with intravenous choline ... CHOLINE. OTHER NAME(S): Bitartre de Choline, Chlorure de Choline, Choline Bitartrate, Choline Chloride, Choline Citrate, ... Ghoshal, A. K. and Farber, E. Liver biochemical pathology of choline deficiency and of methyl group deficiency: a new ...
Zeisel SH (1990) Choline deficiency. J Nutr Biochem 1:332-349CrossRefPubMedGoogle Scholar ... Blusztajn JK (1998) Choline, a vital amine. Science 281(5378):794-795CrossRefPubMedGoogle Scholar ... Zeisel SH (2003) Concentrations of choline-containing compounds and betaine in common foods. J Nutr 133:1302-1307PubMedGoogle ... Choline-stabilized orthosilicic acid ("ch-OSA") is a bioavailable form of silicon which was found to increase the ...
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Antonyms for choline nutritional deficiency. 6 words related to choline: B complex, B vitamin, B-complex vitamin, vitamin B, ... vitamin B complex, B. What are synonyms for choline nutritional deficiency? ... Synonyms for choline nutritional deficiency in Free Thesaurus. ... redirected from choline nutritional deficiency). Also found in ... Choline nutritional deficiency synonyms, choline nutritional deficiency antonyms - FreeThesaurus.com https://www.freethesaurus. ...
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... you might need more choline. Keep reading to find out what it does, the best choline foods, and whether or not you need a ... Choline deficiency and fatty liver disease. Since choline has such a critical role in fat transport, when theres not enough, ... Choline helps you use fat effectively. Another function of choline is fat transport. Choline has a crucial role in bringing ... What foods are high in choline. You can supplement, but you can get the choline you need if you eat high-choline foods ...
Goshal AK, Farber E: Choline deficiency, lipotrope deficiency and the development of liver disease including liver cancer: a ... Deficiency of both methionine and choline impairs hepatocyte secretion of VLDL both in vivo and in vitro (16). However, choline ... diets were either choline deficient or choline supplemented. In choline replete animals, high-fat feeding induced weight gain, ... Choline deficiency did not affect body or adipose depot weights but amplified liver fat accumulation with high-fat diet (281%, ...
Choline is one of the lipotropic B vitamins-that is, it helps the utilization of fats in the body and thereby supports weight ... There are not any specific symptoms attributed to choline deficiency. When choline is depleted, fat metabolism and utilization ... of choline, while a tablespoon (5 grams) of lecithin has about 500 mg. of choline. Therapeutic amounts of choline are usually ... Choline has also been used with some benefit in stroke patients. Deficiency and toxicity:There are no known toxic effects from ...
Common symptoms associated with a PEMT gene mutation and choline deficiency include fatty liver, gallbladder problems, SIBO, ... and soy flour which are the highest choline foods.. Additional choline food sources that are lower in choline include lima ... Common symptoms associated with a PEMT gene mutation and choline deficiency include fatty liver, gallbladder problems, SIBO, ... The 2 nutrients required for the PEMT gene to function is choline and the methyl donor SAMe.. Foods rich in Choline include ...
Choline deficiency associated with total parenteral nutrition. Lancet. 1980;2:638-639. ... Most studies of choline as a treatment for diseases have used between 1-30 g of choline or choline-containing supplements per ... Choline is widespread in the foods we eat. The average diet provides about 500 mg to 1,000 mg of choline per day.2,4 Lecithin, ... Choline functions as a part of a major biochemical process in the body called methylation; choline acts as a methyl donor. ...
  • Three-week-old C57BL/6J male mice were fed either a standard diet (MF) or a choline-deficient, high-fat diet (HFCD). (biomedcentral.com)
  • In 1998 , the Institute of Medicine officially recognized choline as an essential nutrient. (medicalnewstoday.com)
  • Choline is an essential nutrient that supports vital bodily functions and people's overall health. (medicalnewstoday.com)
  • Choline is an essential nutrient for brain development . (medicalnewstoday.com)
  • Choline is an essential nutrient that supports vital bodily functions and people's overall health. (medicalnewstoday.com)
  • Choline, initially discovered in 1862, 1 was officially recognized as an essential nutrient for human health by the Institute of Medicine in 1998. (mercola.com)
  • Choline is an essential nutrient that is used by the body in a number of ways. (news-medical.net)
  • US - Choline is an essential nutrient that is used by the body in a number of ways. (thepigsite.com)
  • Choline is an essential nutrient that is widely distributed in foods, principally in the form of phosphatidylcholine but also as free choline. (best-home-remedies.com)
  • 74 Choline /ˈkəʊliːn/ is an essential nutrient for humans and many other animals. (malacards.org)
  • However, it is known that human cells grown in culture have an absolute requirement for choline (Eagle, 1955), and recent studies have established that choline is indeed an essential nutrient for normal humans when methionine is not available in excess of requirements (Zeisel et al. (nap.edu)
  • Choline is a B vitamin and an essential nutrient. (verywellfit.com)
  • Therefore, choline is considered an essential nutrient and must be consumed in the diet. (healthjade.net)
  • Until recently, choline was considered a non-essential nutrient because the human body makes it. (bulletproof.com)
  • Since the late 1990s, researchers have agreed that choline is an essential nutrient because you don't make enough to meet your needs, and you have to make up the difference with food or supplements. (bulletproof.com)
  • Choline has only recently been recognized as an essential nutrient. (epnet.com)
  • Choline is an essential nutrient that is associated with the B vitamins. (hubpages.com)
  • Choline has been recognized as an essential nutrient by the Food and Nutrition Board of the National Academies of Medicine since 1998. (lww.com)
  • Choline is an essential nutrient in the production of phosphatidylcholine, one of the most important structural building blocks of a living cell. (whfoods.com)
  • Summary Choline is an essential nutrient that must be included in your diet to maintain optimal health. (healthline.com)
  • Choline (Cho) is an essential nutrient required for fetal development, neuronal function, as well as protection against liver and muscle cell death ( 1 , 2 ). (frontiersin.org)
  • As essential nutrient, choline is a building block in cell membranes and is involved in many processes, including the transport of fat from the liver to the blood stream and overall liver function. (naturalfactors.com)
  • Choline is a water-soluble essential nutrient . (omicsgroup.org)
  • [ 9 ] In 1998, choline was classified as an essential nutrient by the Food and Nutrition Board of the Institute of Medicine (USA). (omicsgroup.org)
  • Choline is an essential nutrient considered to be part of the B-family of vitamins. (naturesone.com)
  • For more information on choline and foods rich in this essential nutrient, click here ! (naturesone.com)
  • Choline is a water-soluble essential nutrient that is often grouped into the B-vitamin complex. (organicfacts.net)
  • One of the best choline foods is a large egg , which delivers roughly 150 milligrams of this essential nutrient. (organicfacts.net)
  • Nuts are excellent choline foods, and almost all varieties range from 50-80 milligrams of this essential nutrient. (organicfacts.net)
  • Choline is an essential nutrient that is made naturally in the body as well as eaten in the diet. (naturesmarketholland.com)
  • Balchem is the supplier of VitaCholine , the premier source of the essential nutrient choline. (naturalmedicinejournal.com)
  • According to her article, choline is an essential nutrient for the human body, but the body does not produce enough choline on its own. (labroots.com)
  • Choline is a water-soluble essential nutrient produced in the liver in humans. (medindia.net)
  • We study the effects of perinatal availability of an essential nutrient, choline, on brain development and aging in experimental animals. (bu.edu)
  • Since choline deficiencies have only been seen in experimental situations this means choline meets one of the requirements to be an essential nutrient. (watson-inc.com)
  • Even though choline isn't technically a vitamin, it meets the criteria of a vitamin -- and is often described as vitamin-like -- because it's an essential nutrient that must be included in your daily diet. (livestrong.com)
  • Two compounds are derived from choline - acetylcholine and lecithin. (healthcentral.com)
  • Choline is found in acetylcholine, which is necessary for nerve impulse propagation, and in phospholipids. (thefreedictionary.com)
  • From choline, animals can synthesize acetylcholine, which is one of the most important transmitters of nerve impulses. (thefreedictionary.com)
  • In addition, choline is needed to produce acetylcholine, a brain chemical involved in memory and muscle control, and phosphatidylcholine and sphingomyelin, two structural components of cell membranes. (verywellfit.com)
  • An enzyme that catalyzes the formation of acetylcholine from acetyl-CoA and choline. (bioportfolio.com)
  • Choline acts as a chemical precursor for Acetylcholine , which is a neurotransmitter involved in muscle control and memory function. (nootriment.com)
  • Acetylcholine (which is made from choline) is involved in all of these abilities and if you are not getting enough choline sources in your diet, it can lead to low levels of this neurotransmitter. (nootriment.com)
  • Choline is required to produce acetylcholine - a neurotransmitter - and S-adenosylmethionine, a universal methyl donor involved in the synthesis of homocysteine. (wikipedia.org)
  • Choline functions as a precursor for acetylcholine, phospholipids, and the methyl donor betaine. (nap.edu)
  • Choline is referred to as the "memory" vitamin, as it is an important part of the neurotransmitter acetylcholine. (healthy.net)
  • Choline is also an integral part of the neurotransmitter acetylcholine. (healthy.net)
  • Choline is the building block for acetylcholine, a chemical messenger between your nerves and muscles that tells your muscles when to activate. (bulletproof.com)
  • Acetylcholine deficiency can have severe effects - for example, medicines that disrupt this pathway can cause muscle spasms, irregular heartbeat, and even paralysis. (bulletproof.com)
  • Since you use so much acetylcholine when you're calculating, processing, and problem-solving, having enough choline means having the acetylcholine you need [6] for attention and focus. (bulletproof.com)
  • In the brain choline is converted into acetylcholine, a vital neurotransmitter responsible for memory, muscle control and mood. (nutritionreview.org)
  • We found that lifelong choline supplementation altered the alpha7 nicotinic acetylcholine and Sigma-1 receptor," resulting in the reduction of diseased associated activated microglia and improvements in behavior, Velazquez said. (nutritionreview.org)
  • Choline is a precursor for the biosynthesis of the neurotransmitter acetylcholine. (dsm.com)
  • (c) Choline is essential for the formation of acetylcholine, a substance that makes possible the transmission of nerve impulses. (dsm.com)
  • Choline is the backbone of a nervous system signal molecule-or neurotransmitter-called acetylcholine. (whfoods.com)
  • Phosphatidylcholine, a source of choline, supports healthy brain and nerve function as a precursor to neurotransmitter acetylcholine. (naturalfactors.com)
  • Phosphatidyl choline is the nutrient precursor to acetylcholine, an important brain chemical (neurotransmitter) involved in both memory and thought. (naturalfactors.com)
  • Choline is the precursor molecule for the neurotransmitter acetylcholine , which is involved in many functions including memory and muscle control. (omicsgroup.org)
  • In 1975, scientists discovered that the administration of choline increased the synthesis and release of acetylcholine by neurons. (omicsgroup.org)
  • Choline makes acetylcholine, which is an important neurotransmitter needed for brain and memory function. (vitaminstuff.com)
  • In fact, scientists are now researching the possibility that choline may be beneficial in treating and even preventing diseases that affect the brain and central nervous system, such as Parkinson s disease and Alzheimer s (people with Alzheimer s usually have low levels of acetylcholine in their brains). (vitaminstuff.com)
  • As a precursor of the vital neurotransmitter acetylcholine, choline assists the brain in sending messages throughout the body via the nervous system. (naturalmedicinejournal.com)
  • Our second interest is the regulation of the expression of the cholinergic phenotype, i.e. of the genes coding for proteins involved in the synthesis (choline acetyltransferase and choline transporter) and the storage (the vesicular acetylcholine transporter) of the neurotransmitter, acetylcholine (ACh) ( Fig. 2 ). (bu.edu)
  • Acetylcholine (ACh) is synthesized by choline acetyltransferase (ChAT) that transfers the acetate moiety from acetyl-CoA onto choline. (bu.edu)
  • Choline is also a precursor for acetylcholine, one of the neurotransmitters involved in memory. (watson-inc.com)
  • Choline is a nutrient that supports various bodily functions, including cellular growth and metabolism. (medicalnewstoday.com)
  • In a more recent study published in The Journal of Nutrition , the researchers look at the impact choline deficiency during pregnancy has on the nutrient composition of sow milk up to 19 days after birth. (news-medical.net)
  • While many countries have mandatory fortification programs to get the nutrient folate into the diets of women, those programs don't exist for choline. (news-medical.net)
  • Choline is another nutrient we should definitely be looking at and it has been gaining emphasis since the Institute of Medicine officially recognized this nutrient as being essential in 1998,' he adds. (news-medical.net)
  • Until recently, choline was considered a dispensable nutrient for humans because there is an endogenous pathway for the de novo biosynthesis of the choline moiety (Bremer and Greenberg, 1961). (nap.edu)
  • The investigators are interested in learning more about choline, a nutrient required by the body. (bioportfolio.com)
  • Choline is an important nutrient during development. (bioportfolio.com)
  • Choline is a water-soluble vitamin-like nutrient that is considered essential to the body's functions. (nootriment.com)
  • Choline is often not classified as a vitamin, but as a nutrient with an amino acid-like metabolism. (wikipedia.org)
  • Choline is a nutrient that your body makes, and you have to get it from outside sources to meet your needs. (bulletproof.com)
  • Vegans are likely to have a "dirty PEMT gene" even if they do not have SNPs in the PEMT gene since vegans are more likely to be deficient in the nutrient choline, vitamin B12, and vitamin B2 needed to support methylation and the PEMT gene. (ambersnaturalnutrition.com)
  • Choline is a nutrient that is important for brain development and maintenance. (hubpages.com)
  • Before anything else, it must be mentioned that choline is an important nutrient for pregnant women and breastfeeding mothers. (hubpages.com)
  • Choline is a nutrient that is contained in lipids (fats) in the body. (hubpages.com)
  • The brain contains a high amount of lipids to function well and because choline is primarily a nutrient that is included in lipids, the human brain needs to contain a generous amount of lipids with choline to stay healthy. (hubpages.com)
  • Choline is a key nutrient of the body's neurotransmitter. (hubpages.com)
  • However, the nutrient must be consumed exogenously to prevent signs of deficiency. (lww.com)
  • The Adequate Intake (AI) for choline was calculated at a time when dietary intakes across the population were unknown for the nutrient. (lww.com)
  • While the NAS does not officially recognize choline as a vitamin specifically belonging to the B-complex family of vitamins, it is officially recognized as a required nutrient that you need in your everyday meal plan. (whfoods.com)
  • Thus, children with ASDs have multiple risk factors that may increase the prevalence of nutrient deficiencies in this population. (hindawi.com)
  • Choline is a recently discovered nutrient. (healthline.com)
  • The paper used the US Department of Agriculture Nutrient Database for comparison and found average European choline intakes for most age groups were below the adequate intakes (AI) set by the Institute of Medicine ​ ​ in the US back in 1998 based on age and sex. (nutraingredients.com)
  • Choline is definitely a nutrient your little one needs! (naturesone.com)
  • Although not a required nutrient addition in infant and toddler formulas, most infant formulas contain choline in the synthetic form called choline bitartrate except for Baby's Only Organic® formulas containing a natural source of choline from egg lecithin (also know as egg phospholipid). (naturesone.com)
  • Rapid development of Chinese feed industry has led to significant demand expansion for choline chloride, as the chemical is largely used as a nutrient substitute in animal feeds. (allaboutfeed.net)
  • Choline is a nutrient that most people don't even know exists, yet it is an incredibly important substance and is often grouped with the B vitamins. (healthline.com)
  • Choline is a water-soluble nutrient essential for human life. (asm.org)
  • Dr. Emma Derbyshire, a Registered Public Health Nutritionist with the U.K. organization Nutritional Insight, recently published an article in the British Medical Journal's Nutrition, Prevention, and Health expressing her science-based concerns about a key nutrient that plant-based diets lack-choline. (labroots.com)
  • Choline is an important nutrient that you might not have thought much about. (foodandhealth.com)
  • A deficiency of this nutrient is usually a part of multinutrient deficiency and does not occur in isolation. (encyclopedia.com)
  • An adequate nutrient supply, including calcium, copper, choline, iron, folic acid, iodine, and vitamins during pregnancy and lactation and in complementary feeding will have an effect on brain development and/or function. (scielo.org.ar)
  • For PC-35 a 1200mg softgel capsule contains 1200mg of lecithin concentrated to 420mg of phosphatidylcholine delivering 57mg of choline. (sott.net)
  • Choline may be best absorbed as Lecithin. (best-home-remedies.com)
  • The drugs Choline and Lecithin have been mentioned in the context of this disorder. (malacards.org)
  • Taking choline by mouth, alone or together with lecithin, does not reduce symptoms of Alzheimer's disease. (webmd.com)
  • Choline is a constituent of phospholipids, such as lecithin and sphingomyelin, and it functions as a donor of methyl groups in the synthesis of methionine. (thefreedictionary.com)
  • An enzyme that is active in the first step of choline phosphoglyceride (lecithin) biosynthesis by catalyzing the phosphorylation of choline to phosphorylcholine in the presence of ATP. (bioportfolio.com)
  • Choline has historically been produced from natural sources, such as via hydrolysis of lecithin. (wikipedia.org)
  • The observation led these investigators to identify the lipotropic action of choline, a component of lecithin (2). (taylorfrancis.com)
  • The highest amount of choline is present in lecithin, usually obtained from soybeans. (healthy.net)
  • Choline as phosphatidylcholine, is a basic component of soy lecithin and thereby helps in the emulsification of fats and cholesterol in the body, by helping form smaller fat globules in the blood and aiding the transport of fats through the smaller vasculature and in and out of the cells. (healthy.net)
  • Choline is combined with fatty acids glycerol and phosphate to make lecithin (see more on lecithin in Chapter 4, Lipids), an important part of cell membranes. (healthy.net)
  • Recently, purified egg lecithin, which contains choline, has been used in the treatment of AIDS. (healthy.net)
  • Slight evidence hints that lecithin or pure choline may be helpful for people with bipolar disorder . (epnet.com)
  • 22-25 Double-blind trials using lecithin as a source of choline failed to find benefit. (epnet.com)
  • Choline is ubiquitously distributed in all plant and animal cells, mostly in the form of the phospholipids phosphatidylcholine (lecithin), lysophosphatidylcholine, choline plasmalogens and sphingomyelin-essential components of all membranes (Zeisel, 1990). (dsm.com)
  • 1993). Choline is present in the unsupplemented diet mainly in the form of lecithin, with less than 10% present either as the free base or as sphingomyelin. (dsm.com)
  • Choline is released from lecithin and sphingomyelin by digestive enzymes of the gastrointestinal tract, although 50% of ingested lecithin enters the thoracic duct intact (Chan, 1991). (dsm.com)
  • Choline is released from lecithin by hydrolysis in the intestinal lumen. (dsm.com)
  • As a phospholipid component, choline is a structural part of lecithin (phosphatidylcholine), of certain plasmologens and the sphingomyelins. (dsm.com)
  • We hear a lot about vitamins and minerals such as B12, folate, magnesium, vitamin C, and so on, but there seems very little talk these days on the importance of dietary lecithin and choline. (geneticgenie.org)
  • Phosphatidyl Choline (also referred to as phosphatidylcholine) is a preferred form of choline derived directly from lecithin. (naturalfactors.com)
  • Egg lecithin is obtained from egg yolks and offers the benefits of providing not only choline, but also the fatty acids DHA and ARA in phospholipid form. (naturesone.com)
  • You get choline in your diet from foods that contain lecithin , which the body breaks down into choline. (vitaminstuff.com)
  • Because choline has been linked to brain development in newborns, all pregnant and nursing women need to be certain to get plenty of choline in their diet by eating plenty of lecithin-rich foods (supplementation for healthy pregnant and nursing women is not recommended). (vitaminstuff.com)
  • Choline is present in some form in all cells, predominantly as one of the choline-phospholipids phosphatidylcholine, lysophosphatidylcholine, choline plasmalogen, platelet-activating factor, or sphingomyelin. (nap.edu)
  • It is the rate-limiting enzyme in the choline pathway for the biosynthesis of phosphatidylcholine. (bioportfolio.com)
  • To maintain health, it must be obtained from the diet as choline or as choline phospholipids, like phosphatidylcholine. (wikipedia.org)
  • A PEMT enzyme moves three methyl groups from three S-adenosyl methionines (SAM) donors to the ethanolamine group of the phosphatidylethanolamine to form choline in the form of a phosphatidylcholine. (wikipedia.org)
  • Choline in the diet is available as free choline or is bound as esters such as phosphocholine, glycerophosphocholine, sphingomyelin, or phosphatidylcholine. (nap.edu)
  • A methionine and choline-deficient diet (MCDD) in rodents impairs synthesis of phosphatidylcholine, which is an essential part of the outer phospholipid component of lipoproteins. (diabetesjournals.org)
  • We now know that choline is necessary to produce a phospholipid called phosphatidylcholine (PC) … a critical component of the very low density lipoprotein (VLDL) particle, which we need to make in order to export fats from our livers. (icexp.com)
  • it is comprised mostly of a type of choline called phosphatidylcholine (PC). (epnet.com)
  • Choline as phosphatidylcholine may reduce homocysteine levels. (epnet.com)
  • Phosphatidylcholine deficiency can lead to unhealthy leaky cell membranes that don't protect your mitochondria very well. (ambersnaturalnutrition.com)
  • Given importance of phosphatidylcholine to all cellular forms, it's not surprising that we find choline so widespread in different foods. (whfoods.com)
  • choline is a positively charged quaternary amine, which is actively supplied for the synthesis of the major phospholipid phosphatidylcholine ( 58 ), the neurotransmitter ACh, and for the contribution of methyl groups to the one-carbon pool ( 17 , 51 ). (physiology.org)
  • Most of the body's choline is found in specialized fat molecules known as phospholipids, the most common of which is called phosphatidylcholine. (medindia.net)
  • Choline supplementation may also help in the treatment of choline deficiency. (verywellfit.com)
  • Effect of choline supplementation on neurological, cognitive and behavioral outcomes in offspring arising from alcohol exposure during development: A quantitative systematic review of clinical and preclinical studies. (bioportfolio.com)
  • Choline may be helpful for fatigue, and athletes have benefited from choline supplementation. (healthy.net)
  • These findings were supported by another early study that demonstrated benefits of lifelong choline supplementation in male mice with AD-like symptoms. (nutritionreview.org)
  • Their research revealed how choline supplementation protects the brain from Alzheimer's disease in two ways. (nutritionreview.org)
  • Secondly, choline supplementation was shown to reduce the activation of microglia, a type of specialized cell that helps the brain rid itself of harmful debris. (nutritionreview.org)
  • When diet alone cannot meet choline needs, supplementation will be needed. (naturesone.com)
  • There has been some debate about the need for choline supplementation, as choline deficiency is rare. (organicfacts.net)
  • Limited clinical research has examined the effects of choline supplementation on brain injury, bronchitis, memory impairment, and tardive dyskinesia. (naturesmarketholland.com)
  • Limited evidence suggests that choline supplementation does not affect symptoms of Alzheimer's disease. (naturesmarketholland.com)
  • Limited evidence suggests that supplementation with choline may benefit patients with rapidly cycling bipolar disorder. (naturesmarketholland.com)
  • According to limited research, supplementation with choline may benefit patients with airway inflammation caused by dust. (naturesmarketholland.com)
  • According to limited research, choline supplementation may benefit patients with coronary thrombosis (a type of heart disease) and myocardial infarction (heart attack). (naturesmarketholland.com)
  • If choline is not obtained in the levels needed from dietary sources per se then supplementation strategies will be required. (labroots.com)
  • Water maze experience and prenatal choline supplementation differentially promote long-term hippocampal recovery from seizures in adulthood. (duke.edu)
  • Prenatal-choline supplementation differentially modulates timing of auditory and visual stimuli in aged rats. (duke.edu)
  • Oscillatory bands, neuronal synchrony and hippocampal function: implications of the effects of prenatal choline supplementation for sleep-dependent memory consolidation. (duke.edu)
  • Age-related declines in exploratory behavior and markers of hippocampal plasticity are attenuated by prenatal choline supplementation in rats. (duke.edu)
  • This research endeavors to determine why it is that supplementation with choline during critical perinatal periods in rats and mice causes a long-term facilitation of visuospatial memory which persists until old age. (bu.edu)
  • The researchers analyzed seven choline metabolites, and observed that free choline and betaine--from the oxidized product of choline--was lowered by the end of lactation (18 days). (news-medical.net)
  • Choline is also large player in fat metabolism, signal transmission inside cells, and is involved in many brain and nerve functions because of its production of acetyicholine. (best-home-remedies.com)
  • An important gene associated with Choline Deficiency Disease is PEMT (Phosphatidylethanolamine N-Methyltransferase), and among its related pathways/superpathways are Metabolism and Glycerophospholipid biosynthesis . (malacards.org)
  • Choline plays an important role in a number of biological processes, including fat and cholesterol transport, energy metabolism, and cell and nerve signaling. (verywellfit.com)
  • Excessive consumption of choline (greater than 7.5 g/day) can cause low blood pressure, sweating, diarrhea and fish-like body odor due to trimethylamine, which forms in its metabolism. (wikipedia.org)
  • Choline is a dietary component that is important for the structural integrity of cell membranes, methyl metabolism, cholinergic neurotransmission, transmembrane signaling, and lipid and cholesterol transport and metabolism. (nap.edu)
  • FIGURE 12-1 Choline, folate, and methionine metabolism are closely interrelated. (nap.edu)
  • Choline is a source of methyl groups needed for many steps in metabolism. (healthjade.net)
  • Further biochemical studies of methyl metabolism and methyl requirements in a wide variety of biological functions have made it clear that natural sources of labile methyl are largely limited to choline, betaine, and methionine and that de novo synthesis of methyl groups is dependent upon the 280dietary provision of adequate supplies of water-soluble vitamins, especially folic acid and vitamin Β 12 7,10). (taylorfrancis.com)
  • Choline is easily absorbed from the intestines and is one of the only vitamins that crosses the blood-brain barrier into the spinal fluid to be involved directly in brain chemical metabolism. (healthy.net)
  • When choline is depleted, fat metabolism and utilization may be decreased, conceivably leading to fat accumulations. (healthy.net)
  • Irregular choline transport and metabolism have also been implicated in a wide array of neurological disorders ( 4 , 29 , 30 , 47 ). (physiology.org)
  • Because inadequate choline and betaine can negatively affect folate metabolism and in turn downstream methylation and antioxidant capacity, we sought to determine whether dietary intake of choline and betaine in children with autism was adequate to meet nutritional needs based on national recommendations. (hindawi.com)
  • Choline is especially important in protecting the integrity of our DNA-it supports cell metabolism and cell division. (bodyecology.com)
  • Summary Choline is involved in many different processes, such as cell structure and messaging, fat transport and metabolism, DNA synthesis and nervous system maintenance. (healthline.com)
  • Anaerobic microbial choline metabolism, a disease-associated metabolic pathway, exemplifies this challenge, as the specific human gut microorganisms responsible for this transformation have not yet been clearly identified. (asm.org)
  • In this study, we established the link between a bacterial gene cluster, the choline utilization ( cut ) cluster, and anaerobic choline metabolism in human gut isolates by combining transcriptional, biochemical, bioinformatic, and cultivation-based approaches. (asm.org)
  • Overall, this work represents a crucial step toward understanding anaerobic choline metabolism in the human gut microbiota and underscores the importance of examining this microbial community from a function-oriented perspective. (asm.org)
  • Both our analyses of the cut gene cluster and this molecular tool will aid efforts to further understand the role of choline metabolism in the human gut microbiota and its link to disease. (asm.org)
  • Previous studies have established that gut microbial metabolism of choline results in the production of trimethylamine (TMA) ( 12 - 14 ). (asm.org)
  • Pseudocholinesterase deficiency results in delayed metabolism of only a few compounds of clinical significance, including the following: succinylcholine, mivacurium, procaine, and cocaine. (medscape.com)
  • This is of importance as the piglet is becoming a widely accepted model for human infant nutrition, but little is known about the impacts of perinatal choline status on overall health and metabolism of the growing piglet. (jove.com)
  • Choline metabolism is closely related to folate, vitamins B6 and B12, and methionine, and an alteration in any of these metabolic pathways is associated with changes in the others. (scielo.org.ar)
  • 9 ) There is also some evidence that even a lower than optimal dietary intake of choline can contribute to the risk of NAFLD, however more research is needed to confirm the link. (sott.net)
  • There are no nationally representative estimates of the intake of choline from food or food supplements. (nap.edu)
  • The critical adverse effect from high intake of choline is hypotension, with corroborative evidence on cholinergic side effects (e.g., sweating and diarrhea) and fishy body odor. (nap.edu)
  • According the National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey (NHANES) in 2003-2004, only about 10% of the population have an adequate intake of choline. (geneticgenie.org)
  • Furthermore, those without an adequate intake of choline may not have symptoms. (geneticgenie.org)
  • Adequate intake of choline varies by age. (geneticgenie.org)
  • Inadequate intake of choline and betaine may contribute to the metabolic abnormalities observed in many children with autism and warrants attention in nutritional counseling. (hindawi.com)
  • Summary The adequate intake of choline is 425 mg per day for women and 550 mg per day for men. (healthline.com)
  • According to Dr. Derbyshire, the majority of adults in Europe, Canada, Australia, and America are not meeting the recommended daily intake of choline. (labroots.com)
  • Considering about 80 percent of Americans are likely insulin resistant, 20 and an estimated 90 percent of the U.S. population is deficient in choline, 21 the high prevalence of NAFLD is not surprising. (mercola.com)
  • If you're deficient in choline, you're not only altering choline or its metabolites in the milk, but also the fatty acids and the amino acids. (news-medical.net)
  • Being deficient in choline can be a serious health problem that may markedly impair your cognitive faculties while also putting your body at risk. (nootriment.com)
  • This means about 90% of the population consumes a diet deficient in choline . (geneticgenie.org)
  • The body converts choline into a neurotransmitter that affects the nerves and plays a role in regulating automatic bodily functions, such as breathing and heart rate. (medicalnewstoday.com)
  • In adults, choline plays important roles in cell structure and neurotransmitter synthesis. (labroots.com)
  • However, if you are deficient, my first recommendation is to look at the foods in your diet and increase your intake of sources high in choline. (healthcentral.com)
  • If you have already heard people talk about foods that are high in choline, the one food that you are mostly likely to have heard them mention is eggs. (whfoods.com)
  • Eggs are high in choline. (jacknorrisrd.com)
  • Should you consume alcohol, refined sugar or taking large amounts of nicotinic acid you might need extra choline. (best-home-remedies.com)
  • The body can produce choline in small amounts, but not in large enough quantities to support good health. (healthcentral.com)
  • Choline is LIKELY SAFE for most adults when taken by mouth or given intravenously (by IV) in appropriate amounts. (webmd.com)
  • Thus, the foods eaten by humans probably also contain significant amounts of these esters of choline. (nap.edu)
  • Humans can synthesize small amounts of choline but not enough to support health. (healthjade.net)
  • Neither is there a common deficiency problem, though the therapeutic amounts utilized are usually much higher than those acquired through food or made in the body. (healthy.net)
  • This wide range is due to the existence of several different types of choline supplements, all with varying amounts of the active ingredient. (epnet.com)
  • Humans can endogenously produce small amounts of choline via the hepatic phosphatidylethanolamine N -methyltransferase pathway. (lww.com)
  • For example, when folate is not available in sufficient amounts to assure adequate methylation, choline can provide its assistance and help assure that methylation continues. (whfoods.com)
  • While most Americans do not consume adequate amounts in their diets, actual deficiency is rare. (healthline.com)
  • Large amounts of choline cross the placenta into the amniotic fluid used by the fetus to support development. (naturesone.com)
  • Choline is essential in the proper development of the fetus, principally the brain and central nervous system, and studies have shown a marked improvement in the cognitive function of children receiving increased amounts of choline. (naturalmedicinejournal.com)
  • Ample amounts of choline must come from dietary or supplemental sources. (labroots.com)
  • Our bodies produce small amounts of choline, but not enough to prevent deficiency and promote health. (foodandhealth.com)
  • Some studies conducted on animals have shown that extra amounts of choline can enhance brain development and lead to better memory and attention over an entire lifespan. (watson-inc.com)
  • Lots of other foods contain smaller amounts of choline. (cholesterol-and-health.com)
  • The objective of this study is to determine the effects of consuming either 3 eggs per day as compared to a daily choline supplement (choline bitartrate, 397.5 mg choline/day) on plasma co. (bioportfolio.com)
  • Have You Tried Grilling Eggs for Essential Choline? (mercola.com)
  • Choline - Jamieson starts out craving, eating, and feeling better from eggs. (jacknorrisrd.com)
  • For an equal amount of each, then, you'd get three times more choline out of your eggs if you threw away the whites. (cholesterol-and-health.com)
  • Choline, along with other nutrients such as folate and vitamin B-12, can affect gene expression. (medicalnewstoday.com)
  • For pregnant or lactating women, this is especially significant, as choline, much like folate or folic acid, has been shown to play a role in early brain development. (news-medical.net)
  • Thus, the demand for dietary choline is modified by metabolic methyl-exchange relationships between choline and three nutrients: methionine, folate, and vitamin B 12 (lipotropes) (Zeisel and Blusztajn, 1994). (nap.edu)
  • Choline is involved in functions that overlap with those of folate and other B vitamins. (healthjade.net)
  • Until recently, it was thought that the body could use other substances to substitute for choline, such as folate , vitamins B 6 and B 12 , and the amino acid methionine . (epnet.com)
  • Along with folate and B12 deficiency, inadequate consumption of choline can lead to high homocysteine and all the risks associated with hyperhomocysteinaemia , such as cardiovascular disease, neuropsychiatric illness (Alzheimer's disease, schizophrenia) and osteoporosis. (geneticgenie.org)
  • Polymorphisms in this pathway limit folate availability and increase the need for other interdependent metabolites including choline and betaine [ 7 ]. (hindawi.com)
  • Choline and other vitamins, such as B12 and folate , help with a process that's important for DNA synthesis. (healthline.com)
  • High doses of vitamin A, niacin and choline can cause dizziness, as can a folate deficiency. (livestrong.com)
  • In most animals, choline phospholipids are necessary components in cell membranes, in the membranes of cell organelles, and in very low-density lipoproteins. (wikipedia.org)
  • Choline helps babies develop, it keeps your cell membranes strong, it helps you use fat, and helps you get energy out of your food, among other important functions. (bulletproof.com)
  • Choline is a vital component of phospholipids, which make up cell membranes. (bulletproof.com)
  • In healthy people, phosphatidyl choline can enhance mental function and is needed to build cell membranes, improve nerve cell efficiency, and repair neurons. (naturalfactors.com)
  • Choline is used to build cell membranes and has a role in producing signaling molecules in the brain, along with various other functions ( 17 ). (healthline.com)
  • Choline is required for a wide range of biological activities, including maintaining the structural integrity of cell membranes, supporting cholinergic neurotransmission, and donating methyl groups in a number of biosynthetic reactions ( 11 ). (asm.org)
  • Prenatal vitamins usually contain choline because it is critical for healthy fetal development, especially the brain and nervous system. (bulletproof.com)
  • Choline is contraindicated if the patients are allergic to the supplement or the foods that contain choline. (medindia.net)
  • Generally, folic acid and vitamin B6 are recommending to help lower homocysteine levels and the risk of developing heart disease however, studies have shown that formulas that contain choline have achieved better results since it plays a role in some of the chemical reactions that control the homocysteine levels. (watson-inc.com)
  • Choline (Chloride) helps keep the amount of fluid inside and outside of cells in balance. (best-home-remedies.com)
  • Choline chloride can be made by treating TMA with 2-chloroethanol: (CH3)3N + ClCH2CH2OH → (CH3)3N+CH2CH2OH · Cl- The 2-chloroethanol can be generated from ethylene oxide. (wikipedia.org)
  • The chloride salt of this compound, choline chloride, is produced by chemical synthesis for use in the feed industry, although there are other forms. (dsm.com)
  • Choline chloride consists of deliquescent white crystals, which are very soluble in water and alcohols. (dsm.com)
  • GIA announces the release of a comprehensive global report on choline chloride markets. (allaboutfeed.net)
  • The world market for choline chloride is forecast to reach 515.300 tonnes by the year 2017, propelled by increasing demand as supplement in various end-use industries such as feed for poultry, swine and fish farming. (allaboutfeed.net)
  • With rising disposable incomes and better living standards, poultry consumption is being increasingly favoured over pork or beef, spelling robust potential for the choline chloride market. (allaboutfeed.net)
  • Choline chloride, a derivative of methylamine is primarily used as a vitamin substitute or supplement in animal feed additives for poultry, swine feed and fish farming. (allaboutfeed.net)
  • Choline chloride is also classified as a vitamin B-complex, essential for a number of important biological functions. (allaboutfeed.net)
  • Choline chloride is also used as a catalyst, a neutralizing agent, and as a curing agent. (allaboutfeed.net)
  • Central and South Americas and the Far Eastern countries, particularly China, primarily constitute the fastest growing markets for choline chloride. (allaboutfeed.net)
  • Asia-Pacific, driven by incessant growth in China emerges as the key market for choline chloride, garnering the largest share of the global market, as stated by the new market research report on c holine chloride . (allaboutfeed.net)
  • Choline chloride, which comes as a liquid, is sometimes preferred, as it causes less stomach discomfort. (naturesmarketholland.com)
  • For these reasons, choline intake (especially unesterified choline intake) is probably greatly underestimated. (nap.edu)
  • In one study in 26 men, six developed symptoms of choline deficiency even when consuming the AI ( 9 ). (healthline.com)
  • The symptoms of choline deficiency are serious, so fortunately it's rare. (healthline.com)
  • Choline is synthesized by the amino acid methionine, and Vitamins B-12 and Folic Acid , but there may not be enough produced to meet the body's general needs. (best-home-remedies.com)
  • Excess alcohol consumption, high sugar intake , low folic acid intake, and nicotine can all contribute to a choline deficiency. (healthcentral.com)
  • In addition, the demand for choline is modified by the rate of growth of an individual and by complex interrelationships between choline and the nutrients methionine, folic acid, and vitamin B12 (lipotropes) (Zeisel, 1988). (nap.edu)
  • Choline works with the vitamin, folic acid, in many of the pathways that involve nervous system development of the fetus during pregnancy and may help in preventing birth defects such as spina bifida and cleft palate. (naturesone.com)
  • Choline isn t technically a B vitamin, but it is often included in the B-vitamin family because it does work closely with other B vitamins, especially folic acid (Vitamin B9) and cobalamin (Vitamin B12), to process fat and keep the heart and brain healthy. (vitaminstuff.com)
  • Choline exists as both water-soluble and fat-soluble molecules. (medicalnewstoday.com)
  • Choline is a B vitamin, which means it is water soluble and travels through the system quickly. (healthcentral.com)
  • Because Choline is water soluble, the body cannot store it in the way it can store fat soluble nutrients. (nootriment.com)
  • Choline is a family of water-soluble quaternary ammonium compounds. (wikipedia.org)
  • Choline is an organic, water-soluble compound. (healthline.com)
  • Plasma Betaine Is Positively Associated with Developmental Outcomes in Healthy Toddlers at Age 2 Years Who Are Not Meeting the Recommended Adequate Intake for Dietary Choline. (bioportfolio.com)
  • Choline is oxidized to betaine which acts as an important methyl donor and osmolyte. (geneticgenie.org)
  • Plasma concentrations of choline and betaine were measured in a subgroup of 35 children with ASDs and 32 age-matched control children. (hindawi.com)
  • Strong positive correlations were found between dietary intake and plasma concentrations of choline and betaine in autistic children as well as lower plasma concentrations compared to the control group. (hindawi.com)
  • We conclude that choline and betaine intake is inadequate in a significant subgroup of children with ASDs and is reflected in lower plasma levels. (hindawi.com)
  • Another observational study from 2019 found that inadequate levels of choline, vitamin C, and zinc were associated with poorer working memory in older men. (medicalnewstoday.com)
  • However, in a large population-based study published in The American Journal of Clinical Nutrition , people with higher blood levels of choline had lower levels of anxiety - however, levels of choline did not correlate with depressive symptoms. (geneticgenie.org)
  • Within a relatively short time thereafter, the importance of choline, in addition to its lipotropic action, was recognized in the general nutritional requirement for experimental animals. (taylorfrancis.com)
  • The importance of choline does not contain itself in brain development and function only. (hubpages.com)
  • Choline has been discussed in various reviews, including some that describe the importance of choline as a dietary supplement. (naturesmarketholland.com)
  • In humans, many women of child-bearing age are not getting sufficient choline in their diets. (news-medical.net)
  • Humans eat 50-600 mg of choline per day, but only excrete 2-4 mg. (thefreedictionary.com)
  • Humans and most animals make choline de novo, but production is insufficient in humans and most species. (wikipedia.org)
  • In humans and most other animals, de novo synthesis of choline is via the phosphatidylethanolamine N-methyltransferase (PEMT) pathway, but biosynthesis is not enough to meet human requirements. (wikipedia.org)
  • In humans, certain PEMT-enzyme mutations and estrogen deficiency (often due to menopause) increase the dietary need for choline. (wikipedia.org)
  • In humans, choline is absorbed from the intestines via the SLC44A1 (CTL1) membrane protein via facilitated diffusion governed by the choline concentration gradient and the electrical potential across the enterocyte membranes. (wikipedia.org)
  • Humans can synthesize choline from the amino acid glycine. (healthy.net)
  • But, scientists haven't officially labeled choline as a vitamin because researchers have not yet established deficiency criteria for humans. (bulletproof.com)
  • Our findings provide a framework for designing strategies aimed at changing the representation or activity of TMA-producing bacteria in the human gut and suggest that the TMA-producing status of the gut microbiota should be considered when making recommendations about choline intake requirements for humans. (asm.org)
  • Choline deficiency during gestation determines the development of spina bifida, both in experimental animals and in humans. (scielo.org.ar)
  • Nevertheless, there's good reason to think that the choline requirements of both lab rats and humans have been grossly underestimated. (cholesterol-and-health.com)
  • Choline is similar to the B vitamins . (webmd.com)
  • Unlike compounds normally considered as vitamins, choline does not serve as a cofactor in enzymatic reactions. (bioportfolio.com)
  • Many studies do not assess the status of all B vitamins, which can confound results and obscure the true relationship between choline and the observed outcome. (healthjade.net)
  • Choline is one of the "lipotropic" B vitamins-that is, it helps the utilization of fats in the body and thereby supports weight loss. (healthy.net)
  • Closely related to the B complex family of vitamins, choline is found in virtually all living cells where it plays a role in manufacturing cellular membranes. (nutritionreview.org)
  • Choline is one of the newest nutrients to be added to the list of human vitamins. (whfoods.com)
  • Among all the vitamins, choline accounts for a major share in terms of volume consumption. (allaboutfeed.net)
  • Choline is another one of the essential B vitamins and plays a role in the functioning in almost every cell in our bodies. (watson-inc.com)
  • As I pointed out in my 2007 Wise Traditions lecture and article on pregnancy nutrition, "Vitamins For Fetal Development - From Conception to Birth," pregnant rat moms fed three times their ordinary choline intake give birth to rat babies with some remarkable lifelong brain-boosting benefits. (cholesterol-and-health.com)
  • The authors of a small 2014 study found that female athletes who took choline supplements had lower body mass indexes (BMIs) and leptin levels than the control group. (medicalnewstoday.com)
  • In addition, it's important to note that using choline supplements in place of standard care for a chronic condition may have serious health consequences. (verywellfit.com)
  • Widely available for purchase online, choline supplements can also be found in many natural-foods stores and in stores specializing in dietary supplements. (verywellfit.com)
  • Most studies of choline as a treatment for diseases have used between 1-30 g of choline or choline-containing supplements per day. (epnet.com)
  • 11 However, there is no direct evidence that choline supplements offer any benefit for people with HIV. (epnet.com)
  • At the time of this study, it was not known whether choline was common in the supplements consumed by the European population," ​ they wrote. (nutraingredients.com)
  • The American Medical Association adopted a resolution to support the need for choline in prenatal supplements to ensure that the growing fetus' brain and spinal cord develop properly. (naturesone.com)
  • Choline supplements may decrease the severity and length of asthma symptoms. (naturesmarketholland.com)
  • This podcast is brought to you by VitaCholine , the leading manufacturer of quality choline products for foods, supplements and infant nutrition. (naturalmedicinejournal.com)
  • Also be aware of mixing supplements with foods that are fortified with vitamin A, niacin or choline. (livestrong.com)
  • In one observational study of 2,195 participants aged 70-74 years, those with higher choline levels had better cognitive functioning than participants with low choline levels. (medicalnewstoday.com)
  • In an observational study , study participants with lower choline levels had poorer cognitive performance (measured by sensorimotor speed, executive function, perceptual speed, and global cognition) than participants with higher choline levels. (verywellfit.com)
  • And if a low fat intake (leading to low cholesterol) was a problem, why didn't she just crave higher fat, higher saturated fat, or higher choline plant foods? (jacknorrisrd.com)
  • Fatty acids showed the same pattern, that if the sow was provided adequate choline throughout gestation and lactation, between days 0 and 7, fatty acids increased and then plateaued by day 19, versus in those that were deficient, we observed a linear increase,' Dilger explains. (news-medical.net)
  • What's more, animal-based research indicates that adequate choline intake in the first years of life can lead to lifelong memory enhancement. (verywellfit.com)
  • With adequate choline in the body, the nerve's communication with each other will be more efficient and the nerve's control of the body's muscles will also become more efficient. (hubpages.com)
  • The amino acid methionine can act as a precursor to choline and can also be used to convert a different phospholipid called phosphatidylethanolamine directly into PC. (icexp.com)
  • This work identifies members of the human gut microbiota responsible for both the accumulation of trimethylamine (TMA), the precursor of the proatherogenic compound TMAO, and subsequent decreased choline bioavailability to the host. (asm.org)
  • The authors of a 2018 study found an association between higher dietary intakes of choline and a lower risk of ischemic stroke . (medicalnewstoday.com)
  • Despite the hypothesis that choline might affect heart health, several large observational studies have found no significant associations between choline intakes and cardiovascular or peripheral artery disease risk. (healthjade.net)
  • The European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) has used its vast consumption database to look at average EU choline intakes for the first time. (nutraingredients.com)
  • In 1998, the National Academy of Sciences issued recommended dietary intakes (RDI) for choline, but many American may not be meeting these guidelines. (naturesmarketholland.com)
  • Early research suggests that inhaling choline might improve symptoms of bronchitis caused by dust. (webmd.com)
  • The synthesis of choline from ethanolamine may take place in three parallel pathways, where three consecutive N-methylation steps catalyzed by a methyl transferase are carried out on either the free-base, phospho-bases, or phosphatidyl-bases. (wikipedia.org)
  • 1997). There is an endogenous pathway for the de novo biosynthesis of the choline moiety via the sequential methylation of phosphatidylethanolamine using S -adenosylmethionine as the methyl donor (Bremer and Greenberg, 1961) (see Figure 12-1 ). (nap.edu)
  • High-dose choline reduced DNA damage in men with methylation problems. (bulletproof.com)
  • Recent data prompted us to test the hypothesis that the actions of choline are mediated by an epigenetic mechanism involving DNA methylation. (bu.edu)
  • Indeed, we found that prenatal availability of choline alters global DNA methylation and patterns of DNA methylation of key genes (e.g. insulin-like growth factor II, Igf2) whose expression is known to be regulated by this process. (bu.edu)
  • Perhaps surprisingly, we observed upregulation of DNA methylation during choline deficiency. (bu.edu)
  • We are vigorously pursuing the testing of the methylation hypothesis [both as it relates to DNA and histones] and we are producing genetic mouse models that help us understand the mechanism of action of choline. (bu.edu)
  • Pregnant women, those who are lactating, and people who have genetic alterations that increase the body's demand for choline may also have a higher risk of choline deficiency. (medicalnewstoday.com)
  • The study also noted young women should be supplied with more choline because pregnancy is a time when the body's demand for choline is highest. (omicsgroup.org)
  • The FDA has established a suggested amount of Choline that people should be getting each day. (nootriment.com)
  • Three separate studies point to a high consumption of choline resulting in a lower risk of breast cancer among women. (sott.net)
  • In a 2010 report in the Journal of the American Dietetic Association , for example, the author stated that increased consumption of choline-rich foods may be essential for women during pregnancy in order to ensure normal brain development in the fetus. (verywellfit.com)
  • Although choline is sometimes said to enhance heart health, a large observational study published in Atherosclerosis in 2014 found no association between choline intake and risk of peripheral artery disease. (verywellfit.com)
  • Choline deficiency may lead to increased levels of homocysteine (an amino acid linked to heart disease), according to a study . (verywellfit.com)
  • Plasma concentrations of choline and its metabolites might serve as biomarkers for the health outcomes of several pathological states such as cardiovascular disease and cancer. (bioportfolio.com)
  • Other research suggests that higher dietary choline might increase cardiovascular disease risk because some choline and other dietary ingredients, such as carnitine, are converted to trimethylamine (TMA) by intestinal bacteria. (healthjade.net)
  • Choline may be helpful in the treatment of nerve conduction problems, memory deficiencies, muscle twitching, heart palpitations, and Alzheimer's disease, where it seems to help brain function and slow the progression of the disease. (healthy.net)
  • A form of choline called choline alfoscerate has shown promise for Alzheimer's disease . (epnet.com)
  • Some evidence suggests that individuals with HIV who are low in choline may experience more rapid disease progression. (epnet.com)
  • In a 6-month, double-blind, placebo-controlled trial , 261 people with mild to moderate Alzheimer's disease were given either placebo or choline alfoscerate (a special form of choline) at a dose of 400 mg 3 times daily. (epnet.com)
  • Weak evidence from highly preliminary studies hint that CDP-choline may improve mental function in Alzheimer's disease. (epnet.com)
  • Can Choline Be Used As Treatment Of Any Disease? (hubpages.com)
  • New research suggests that the common dietary supplement, choline, may play a role in preventing Alzheimer's disease (AD). (nutritionreview.org)
  • First, choline blocks the production of amyloid-beta plaques, the hallmark of Alzheimer's disease. (nutritionreview.org)
  • Diseases associated with PLP2 include Choline Deficiency Disease and Neuronal Ceroid Lipofuscinosis . (genecards.org)
  • Thiamine- deficiency disease in North America commonly occurs in people with heavy alcohol consumption and is called Wernicke-Korsakoff syndrome . (encyclopedia.com)
  • 1989) show that these choline-containing compounds are also present in high concentrations in many tissues (e.g., the concentrations of each of these three esters in rat muscle were approximately 100 nmol/g. (nap.edu)
  • Fat-soluble choline-containing compounds (phosphatidylcholines and sphingomyelins) are either hydrolyzed by phospholipases or enter the lymph incorporated into chylomicrons. (wikipedia.org)
  • Likewise, gut microbes can also convert otherwise beneficial dietary compounds, such as choline, into metabolites that are detrimental to human health ( 7 - 10 ). (asm.org)
  • People with G6PD deficiency are told not to eat fava beans which are thought to be a problem due to a high concentration of two compounds, vicine and covicine (3). (veganhealth.org)
  • A personal or family history of an adverse drug reaction to one of the choline ester compounds, such as succinylcholine, mivacurium, or cocaine, may be the only clue suggesting pseudocholinesterase deficiency. (medscape.com)
  • Choline also is used to direct metabolic functions and plays a vital role in regulating gene expression. (nutritionreview.org)
  • Various metabolic functions and synthesis of choline are depicted in Figure 16-1. (dsm.com)
  • IMPORTANCE Anaerobic choline utilization is a bacterial metabolic activity that occurs in the human gut and is linked to multiple diseases. (asm.org)
  • Pseudocholinesterase deficiency is an inherited enzyme abnormality that results in abnormally slow metabolic degradation of exogenous choline ester drugs such as succinylcholine and mivacurium. (medscape.com)
  • Because choline is a donor of metabolic methyl groups its levels modulate the concentrations of cellular S?adenosylmethionine, a compound that serves as a substrate for DNA methylating enzymes. (bu.edu)
  • Choline is one of the essential nutrients your body needs for everyday function. (sott.net)
  • It's hard to know - there is very little research on craving nutrients during deficiency. (jacknorrisrd.com)
  • Ineffective utilization of several key nutrients - Choline (see below), thiamin, ascorbic acid, and biotin all require adequate manganese to be utilized by the body. (marksdailyapple.com)
  • Donor of choline in biosynthesis of choline-containing phosphoglycerides. (bioportfolio.com)
  • In plants, the first step in de novo biosynthesis of choline is the decarboxylation of serine into ethanolamine, which is catalyzed by a serine decarboxylase. (wikipedia.org)
  • In most diets, phophatidylcholine is the single most common form of choline provided by foods. (whfoods.com)
  • At the same time, the availability of choline for normal development of the brain is critical. (naturesone.com)
  • Spatial memory and hippocampal plasticity are differentially sensitive to the availability of choline in adulthood as a function of choline supply in utero. (duke.edu)
  • Although a daily requirement for choline hasn't been established, the Food and Nutrition Board of the Institute of Medicine's guidelines for adequate intake recommend adult women aim for 425 mg of choline per day and adult men aim for 550 mg per day. (verywellfit.com)
  • Human cells grown in culture have an absolute requirement for choline (Eagle, 1955). (nap.edu)
  • Choline prevents the buildup of homocysteine levels in the body primarily because it helps convert homocysteine into other substances. (hubpages.com)
  • Choline and its derivative metabolites are considered 'methyl donors. (news-medical.net)
  • Choline is an essential vitamin and as a methyl donor is critically needed to support the normal metabo. (bioportfolio.com)
  • During the subsequent years, it became evident that choline serves as a donor of a labile methyl group in the biological system (8,9). (taylorfrancis.com)
  • choline acts as a methyl donor. (epnet.com)
  • The theory goes like this: Diets lacking sufficient methyl donors (such as choline) may cause an error in RNA or DNA synthesis, leading to a mutated gene and, hypothetically, to cancer initiation. (epnet.com)
  • 1,19 Indeed, in rats fed diets very low in choline and other methyl donors, cancer rates increased. (epnet.com)
  • In a previous study they determined that feeding choline to pregnant mice helped to protect the offspring, preventing their babies from developing Alzheimer's as they matured. (nutritionreview.org)
  • Building on that prior research they designed their new study to evaluate the benefits of giving choline to adult female mice also bred to develop Alzheimer's. (nutritionreview.org)
  • Surprisingly, they found that when mothers did not have enough dietary choline during pregnancy, alterations in choline metabolites, fatty acids, and amino acids, for example, were occurring by the end of lactation. (news-medical.net)
  • This helps in establishing the pig as an excellent model for studying choline deficiency, especially in terms of lactation, because there are similar proportions of choline metabolites that likely have similar physiological importance,' Mudd says. (news-medical.net)
  • The milk was analyzed for concentrations of choline metabolites, fatty acids, and amino acids. (news-medical.net)
  • Choline and its metabolites are vital to many of the basic neurological and physiological processes in your body. (nootriment.com)
  • Calomme M, Sindambiwe J, Cos P, Vyncke C, Geusens P, Vanden Berghe D (2004) Effect of choline stabilized orthosilicic acid on bone density in ovariectomized rats. (springer.com)
  • Prenatal choline availability alters the context sensitivity of Pavlovian conditioning in adult rats. (duke.edu)
  • Hierarchal clustering of hippocampal mRNA expression microarray data from prenatally choline-supplemented (S), control (C) and choline-deficient (D) rats on postnatal day 18. (bu.edu)
  • Choline-phospholipids are extremely important structural elements of cells and are essential for the normal processing of dietary fat. (nap.edu)
  • Recently, researchers have begun to understand that choline-phospholipids also are transducers of signals from the exterior of cells to the nucleus. (nap.edu)
  • Choline is required as a constituent of the phospholipids needed for normal maturation of the cartilage matrix of the bone. (dsm.com)
  • Choline is found in the body in fats known as phospholipids. (naturesone.com)
  • In addition, the choline concentrations in tissues rise postmortem. (nap.edu)
  • Variations in plasma choline and metabolite concentrations in healthy adults. (bioportfolio.com)
  • SLC44A1 has limited ability to transport choline: at high concentrations part of it is left unabsorbed. (wikipedia.org)
  • Symptoms associated with choline deficiency include high blood pressure , high cholesterol levels , and nervous system disorders. (healthcentral.com)
  • Choline seems to be an important in the nervous system . (webmd.com)
  • This period of rapid growth uses choline to continue to support brain and nervous system development. (naturesone.com)
  • Scientific research has revealed the outstanding benefits of phosphatidyl choline (PC) as a nutritional supplement. (naturalfactors.com)
  • So from 1932, things were pretty dormant until Dr. Steven Zeisel in the early 1990s really started looking at choline as a rediscovered nutritional ingredient if you will. (naturalmedicinejournal.com)
  • n. \nAlthough genetics, infections and brain damage (trauma) have been cited as causes of ADD and LD (Learning Disabilities), these cases are quite rare compared to causes like a dysfunctional home, heavy metal toxicities, nutritional deficiencies, and food and chemical allergies. (answers.com)
  • Some of the nutritional deficiencies that correlate with LD or ADD are calcium, magnesium, iodine, iron and zinc. (answers.com)
  • during the final 4 weeks, diets were either choline deficient or choline supplemented. (diabetesjournals.org)
  • Another recently published paper in the British Medical Journal (BMJ) raises concerns over the current trend toward plant-based diets, warning that an unintended deficiency in dietary choline intake may also be placing unborn children at risk. (nutritionreview.org)
  • Only one-third of ingested choline in monogastric diets appears to be absorbed intact. (dsm.com)
  • More recent research using choline-depleted diets has demonstrated that we really do require some outside help from our food to keep our bodies running well. (whfoods.com)
  • Even in medically supervised situations where people eat diets bizarrely restricted in choline, we don't see these activities break down. (whfoods.com)
  • Dr. Derbyshire's key concern lies with the combination of the rising popularity of plant-based diets and the UK government's lack of information regarding appropriate dietary recommendations for choline intake. (labroots.com)
  • This clearly suggests that choline provided by standard rodent diets is insufficient to allow the animals to deal with these energy sources. (cholesterol-and-health.com)
  • In addition to changes in the choline metabolite profiles, the researchers also saw changes in milk fatty acids and milk amino acids by the end of lactation. (news-medical.net)
  • If we had followed these sows beyond 19 days of lactation, we could learn just how long perinatal choline deficiency may influence fatty acid composition of the milk. (news-medical.net)
  • Additionally, increasing choline intake to 450 mg per day during pregnancy and 550 mg per day during lactation is typically recommended. (verywellfit.com)
  • During lactation, there is also an increased need for choline as human milk is rich in choline which can further deplete a mother's choline stores. (naturesone.com)
  • Iron deficiency affects A-6-desaturase activity, i.e., the synthesis of essential fatty acids. (scielo.org.ar)
  • There is some evidence that higher doses of choline (3 grams daily) might be more effective than lower doses (1.5 grams daily). (webmd.com)
  • There are reports that taking high doses of choline might be helpful for some people with a type of seizure called complex partial seizures . (webmd.com)
  • There are no known toxic effects from choline, though high doses could aggravate epileptic conditions because of its nerve stimulation potential. (healthy.net)
  • Choline should be consumed at appropriate doses and not higher than the Daily Upper Intake Levels to prevent side effects in all the groups. (medindia.net)
  • Large doses of choline can also give your body a fishy odor and cause nausea. (livestrong.com)