Special Issue "Nutritional Genomics"
A special issue of Nutrients (ISSN 2072-6643).
Deadline for manuscript submissions: 15 September 2019.
Prof. Dr. M. Luisa Bonet
Laboratori de Biologia Molecular, Nutrició i Biotecnologia (LBNB), Universitat de les Illes Balears (UIB), Centro de Investigación Biomédica en Red sobre Obesidad y Nutrición (CIBERobn) and Fundació Institut d'Investigació Sanitària Illes Balears (IdISBa). Campus de la UIB (Edifici Mateu Orfila). Carretera de Valldemossa Km 7,5 Palma de Mallorca 07122. Spain
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Interests: Obesity, vitamin A, carotenoids, metabolic programming, nutrigenomics
Dr. Juana Sánchez
After the sequencing of the human genome and that of model organisms, nutritional genomics is becoming an essential part of modern nutrition science. Nutritional genomics applies non-hypothesis-driven, high-throughput methodologies and systems biology approaches to study the relationship between the genome, nutrition, and health. It seeks to define biomarkers, biological targets and the mechanisms of action of dietary factors, both in health and disease states, particularly diet-related complex diseases such as obesity. Its scope is extending as this young science develops, from single dietary chemicals/foods to complete diets; from a focus on genetic traits, to the consideration of additional individual’s traits affecting responses to diet, such as epigenetics and microbiota profiles; from a focus on protein coding genes, to the consideration of non-coding RNAs as well, in view of their role in the control of metabolism and evidence for their dietary regulation. Besides classical nutriomics (e.g. genomics, transcriptomics, proteomics, metabolomics), the influence of nutrition and dietary factors on transcription factor occupancy and chromatin structure can now be studied at a genome-wide level. The development of nutritional genomics is extending our understanding of biology and allowing the definition of personalized dietary recommendations for health preservation. We expect these different aspects to be covered in this special issue of Nutrients on “Nutritional genomics”.
Prof. Dr. M. Luisa Bonet
Dr. Juana Sánchez
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- Nutrition and miRNAs
- Personalised nutrition
- Biomarkers and nutrition
The below list represents only planned manuscripts. Some of these manuscripts have not been received by the Editorial Office yet. Papers submitted to MDPI journals are subject to peer-review.
Author: Jaap Keijer
Affiliation: Wageningen University, The Netherlands
Title: Mitochondrial gene expression responses to nutrient interventions
Author: Lluis Arola and Antoni Caimari
Affiliation: Universitat Rovira i Virgili, Spain
Title: Epigenome-wide association studies for revealing new relationships between epigenetics and nutrition
Author: Alfredo Martínez and Fermín Milagro
Affiliation: Universidad de Navarra, Spain
Title: Nutrigenetics/ miRNA and nutrition
Author: Catalina Picó and Francisca Serra and Andreu Palou
Affiliation: Universitat de les Illes Balears
Title: Omics-derived biomarkers