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Edited by Prof Kendal D. Hirschi

  1. MicroRNAs are emerging as new mediators in the regulation of adipocyte physiology and have been approved to play a role in obesity. Despite several studies have focused on microRNA expression profiles and func...

    Authors: Elham M. Youssef, Asmaa M. Elfiky, BanglySoliman, Nourhan Abu-Shahba and Mahmoud M. Elhefnawi
    Citation: Genes & Nutrition 2020 15:8
  2. Skeletal muscle injury activates satellite cells to initiate processes of proliferation, differentiation, and hypertrophy in order to regenerate muscle fibers. The number of microRNAs and their target genes ar...

    Authors: Karolina A. Chodkowska, Anna Ciecierska, Kinga Majchrzak, Piotr Ostaszewski and Tomasz Sadkowski
    Citation: Genes & Nutrition 2018 13:10
  3. When a novel nutritional concept comes along, scientists become enthusiastic and start new explorations. In 2012, the field was enthralled with a study suggesting plant-based nucleic acid “information” acts as...

    Authors: Kendal D. Hirschi
    Citation: Genes & Nutrition 2017 12:16
  4. In ancient lore, a bullet cast from silver is the only effective weapon against monsters. The uptake of active diet-derived microRNAs (miRNAs) in consumers may be the silver bullet long sought after in nutriti...

    Authors: Kenneth W. Witwer and Chen-Yu Zhang
    Citation: Genes & Nutrition 2017 12:15
  5. Extracellular vesicles deliver a variety of cargos to recipient cells, including the delivery of cargos in dietary vesicles from bovine milk to non-bovine species. The rate of discovery in this important line ...

    Authors: Janos Zempleni
    Citation: Genes & Nutrition 2017 12:12