Nutritional effects by beta-carotene in liver in males and females of control wildtype mice versus BCMO knockout mice

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Molecular mechanisms triggered by high dietary beta-carotene (BC) intake in liver are largely unknown. We performed microarray gene expression analysis on liver tissue of BC supplemented beta-carotene 15,150-monooxygenase 1 knockout (Bcmo1-/-) mice, which are—like humans—able to accumulate BC. This was compared with litter mates being wild-type (Bcmo1+/+) mice, and we analysed both males and females, as we previously showed that in lung tissue we observed opposite gene regulation between males and females.
Date made available26 Sep 2017
PublisherWageningen University

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Gene expression response of mouse lung, liver and white adipose tissue to beta-carotene supplementation, knockout of Bcmo1 and sex

Helden, Y. G. J., Godschalk, R. W. L., von Lintig, J. & Keijer, J., 2011, In : Molecular Nutrition & Food Research. 55, 10, p. 1466-1474

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    van Schothorst, E. M. (Creator), Helden, Y. G. J. (Creator), Keijer, J. (Creator), Hessel, S. (Creator), Bunschoten, J. E. (Creator), von Lintig, J. (Creator), Lietz, G. (Creator) (26 Sep 2017). Nutritional effects by beta-carotene in liver in males and females of control wildtype mice versus BCMO knockout mice. Wageningen University.