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Edited by Prof Kendal D. Hirschi

  1. Content type: Research

    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

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  2. Content type: Editorial

    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

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  3. Content type: Discussion

    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

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  4. Content type: Commentary

    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

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