Publications 1999-2009

Sandra M. Sacco, Jessica M.Y. Jiang, Sandra Reza-López, David W.L. Ma, Lilian U. Thompson, and Wendy E. Ward. Flaxseed does not antagonize the effect of ultra low-dose estrogen therapy on bone mineral density and biomechanical bone strength in ovariectomized rats. Journal of Toxicology and Environmental Health (Part A), 2009;72(20):1209-16. PMID: 20077189.

Wooki Kim, Robert S. Chapkin, Rola Barhoumi, and David W.L. Ma. A novel role for nutrition in the alteration of functional microdomains on the cell surface. Methods in Molecular Biology, 2009;579:261-70. PMID: 19763480

Brennan Smith, Lindsay E. Robinson, Robert Nam and David W.L. Ma. Trans fats and cancer. British Journal of Nutrition. Br J Nutr. 2009 Aug 7:1-13. PMID: 19664299.

Breanne Anderson and David W.L. Ma. Are all n-3’s created equal? Lipids Health Dis. 2009 Aug 10;8(1):33. PMID: 19664246.

Beatrice Lau, Wendy E. Ward, Jing X. Kang and David W.L. Ma.  Femur EPA and DHA are correlated with femur biomechanical strength in young fat-1 mice. J Nutr Biochem. 2009 Jun;20(6):453-61. Epub 2008 Aug 15. PMID: 18708283.

Beatrice Lau, Wendy E. Ward, Jing X. Kang and David W.L. Ma.  Vertebrae of developing fat-1 mice have greater strength and lower n-6/n-3 fatty acid ratio. Exp Biol Med (Maywood). 2009 Jun;234(6):632-8. PMID: 19307460.

Reza-López Sandra,  Anderson G. Harvey, Szeto Ignatius MY, Taha Ameer Y, Das Paul J, David W.L. Ma.  High vitamin intake during pregnancy alters tissue fatty acid composition in the offspring fed an obesogenic diet. Metabolism. 2009 May;58(5):722-30

Sandra Sacco, Jessica M.Y. Jiang, Sandra Reza-Lopez, David W.L. Ma, Lilian Thompson, and Wendy E. Ward Flaxseed combined with low-dose estrogen therapy preserves bone tissue in ovariectomized rats.  Menopause. 2009 May-Jun;16(3):545-54. Epub 2009 Jan 29. PMID:19182694.

Arendt Bianca M, Mohammed Saira S, Aghdassi Elaheh, Prayitno Nita R, David WL Ma, Nguyen Augustin, Guindi Maha, Sherman Morris, Heathcote E Jenny, Allard Johane P. Hepatic Fatty Acid Composition in Chronic Hepatitis C: Differences between Steatosis and non-Steatosis, J Nutr. 2009 Apr;139(4):691-5. Epub 2009 Feb 11. PMID: 19211827.

Natalie D Riediger, Nazila Azordegan, Sydney Harris-Janz, 2, David W.L. Ma, Miyoung Suh, Mohammed H Moghadasian. Designer oils low in n-6:n-3 fatty acid ratio beneficially modifies cardiovascular risks in mice. Eur J Nutr. 2009 Mar 31. [Epub ahead of print] PMID: 19333643.

Miyoung Suh, Yves Sauvé , Chantal Murray, Jing X. Kang, and David W. L. Ma. Supranormal electroretinogram (ERG) in fat-1 mice with retinas enriched in docosahexaenoic acid and n-3 very long chain fatty acids (VLCFA, C24-C36). Invest Ophthalmol Vis Sci. 2009 Sep;50(9):4394-401. Epub 2009 Mar 5. PMID: 19264893.

Cynthia Boudrault, Richard Bazinet and David W.L. Ma.  Candidate Mechanisms Underlying the Protective Effects of n-3 PUFA in Alzheimer’s Disease. J Nutr. Biochem. 2009 Jan;20(1):1-10. Epub 2008 Sep 27. PMID: 18824343.

Ameer Y. Taha, Elvis Filo,  David W.L. Ma and W. McIntyre Burnham. Dose-dependent anticonvulsant effects of linoleic and alpha-linolenic polyunsaturated fatty acids on pentylenetetrazol induced seizures in rats.  Epilepsia. 2009 Jan;50(1):72-82. Epub 2008 Jul 24. PMID: 18657173.

Ameer Taha, Pedro S.P. Huot, Sandra Reza-Lopez, Nita Prayitno, Jing X. Kang, Mack Burnham, David W.L. Ma. Seizure resistance in fat-1 transgenic mice endogenously synthesizing high levels of omega-3 polyunsaturated fatty acids.  J Neurochem. 2008 Apr;105(2):380-8. Epub 2007 Nov 25. PMID: 18036191.

Johane. P. Allard, Elaheh Aghdassi, Saira Mohammed, Maitreyi Raman, Ghazal Avand, Pegah Jallali, Thileep Kandasamy, David W.L. Ma, Nita Prayitno, Morris Sherman, Maha Guindi, Jenny E. Heathcote.  Nutritional Assessment and Fatty Acid Composition in Non-Alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease (NAFLD): a Cross-Sectional Study. J Hepatol. 2008 Feb;48(2):300-7. Epub 2007 Nov 20. PMID 18086506.

Chuck T Chen, David WL Ma, John H Kim, Howard T J Mount and Richard P Bazinet.  The low-density lipoprotein receptor is not necessary for maintaining mouse brain polyunsaturated fatty acid concentrations. J Lipid Res. 2008 Jan;49(1):147-52. Epub 2007 Oct 11. PMID: 17932396.

David W.L. Ma. Lipid Mediators in Membrane Rafts are Important Determinants of Human Health and Disease. Applied Physiology, Nutrition and Metabolism. Invited Review. 2007, 32, 341-350. PMID:  17510668.

Eek Joong Park, Miyoung Suh, Benjamin Thomson, David W.L. Ma, Kalathur S. Ramanujam, Alan B.R. Thomson, and Michael T. Clandinin. Dietary ganglioside inhibits acute inflammatory signals in intestinal mucosa and blood induced by systemic inflammation of E. coli lipopolysaccharide. SHOCK. 2007, 28(1) 112-117. PMID: 17510604.

Ameer Taha, Baghiu BM, Lui R, Nylen K, David W.L. Ma, Burnham WM. Lack of benefit of linoleic and alpha-linolenic polyunsaturated fatty acids on seizure latency, duration, severity or incidence in rats. Epilepsy Res. 2006 Sep;71(1):40-6. Epub 2006 Jun 19. PMID: 16787740.

David W.L. Ma, Victoria Ngo, Pedro Huot, and Jing X. Kang.  n-3 Polyunsaturated Fatty Acids Endogenously Synthesized in Fat-1 mice are Enriched in the Mammary Gland. Lipids. 2006, 41, 35-39. PMID: 16555469.

Jacqueline A. Jumpsen, Neil E. Brown, Alan B.R. Thomson, S.F. Paul Man, Yeow K. Goh, David W.L. Ma, and M. Tom Clandinin. Fatty acids in blood and intestine following docosahexaenoic acid feeding in cystic fibrosis adults. Journal of Cystic Fibrosis. 2006, 5, 77-84. PMID: 16507353.

David W.L. Ma, Richard H. Finnell, Laurie A. Davidson, Evelyn S. Callaway, Ofer Spiegelstein, Jorge A. Piedrahita, J. Michael Salbaum, Claudia Kappen, Brad Weeks, Jill James, Daniel Bozinov, Joanne R. Lupton, and Robert S. Chapkin.  Folate Transport Gene Inactivation in Mice Increases Sensitivity to Colon Carcinogenesis. Cancer Research, 2005, 65(3) 887-897. PMID: 15705887.

David W.L. Ma, Jeongmin Seo, Kirsten C. Switzer, Yang-Yi Fan, David N. McMurray, Joanne R. Lupton, and Robert S. Chapkin. n-3 PUFA and Membrane Microdomains: A New Frontier in Bioactive Lipid Research. J. Nutritional Biochemistry. 2004, 15, 700-706. PMID: 15590275.

Vickie E. Baracos, Vera C. Pratt, and David W.L. Ma. n-3 polyunsaturated fatty acids throughout the cancer trajectory : influence on disease incidence, progression, response to therapy and cancer-associated cachexia. Nutrition Research Reviews. 2004, 17(2) 177-192. PMID: 19079925.

David W.L. Ma, Jeongmin Seo, Laurie A. Davidson, Evelyn S. Callaway, Yang-Yi Fan, Joanne R. Lupton, and Robert S. Chapkin. n-3 PUFA Alter Caveolae Lipid Composition and Resident Protein Localization in Mouse Colon. FASEB J. 2004 Jun;18(9):1040-2. Epub 2004 Apr 14. PMID: 15084525.

David W.L. Ma, Catherine J. Field, and M. T. Clandinin. An enriched mixture of trans 10, cis 12-CLA inhibits linoleic acid metabolism and PGE2 synthesis in MDA-MB-231 cells. Nutrition and Cancer. 2002, 44(2), 202-212. PMID: 12734056.

David W.L. Ma, Catherine J. Field, and M. T. Clandinin. Counter-current approach to the enrichment of D9c,11t- and D10t,12c-18:2 isomers by urea complexation. JAOCS. 2002, 79(8), 755-758. PMID: NA.

Jana G. Ens, David W.L. Ma, Kim S. Cole, Catherine J. Field, and M.T. Clandinin. An assessment of c9, t11 linoleic acid intake in a small group of young Canadians. Nutr. Res. 2001, 21(7), 955-960. PMID: 11446979.

Sean Jones, David W.L. Ma, F.E. Robinson, C.J. Field, and M.T. Clandinin. Isomers of conjugated linoleic acid (CLA) are incorporated into egg yolk lipids by CLA-fed laying hens. J. Nutr, 2000, 130(8), 2002-2005. PMID: 10917915.

David W.L. Ma, Antoni A. Wierzbecki, Catherine J. Field, and M. Tom Clandinin. Preparation of conjugated linoleic acid from safflower oil. JAOCS. 1999, 76(6), 729-730. PMID: NA.

David W.L. Ma, Antoni A. Wierzbecki, Catherine J. Field, and M. Tom Clandinin. Conjugated linoleic acid in Canadian dairy and beef products. J. Agric. Fd. Chem. 1999, 47(5), 1956-1960. PMID: 10552477.