Corporate Banner
Satellite Banner
Metabolomics & Lipidomics
Scientific Community
Become a Member | Sign in
Home>News>This Article

(1)H NMR-Based Metabolite Profiling of Diet-Induced Obesity in a Mouse Mode

Published: Thursday, August 09, 2012
Last Updated: Thursday, August 09, 2012
Bookmark and Share
In this study researchers demonstrate how the metabolic effects of high carbohydrate diets and high fat diets relate to the mechanism of diet-induced obesity and its associated complications.

High-fat diets (HFD) and high-carbohydrate diets (HCD)- induced obesity through different pathways, but the metabolic differences between these diets are not fully understood. Therefore, we applied proton nuclear magnetic resonance (1H NMR)-based metabolomics to compare the metabolic patterns between C57BL/6 mice fed HCD and those fed HFD. Principal component analysis derived from 1H NMR spectra of urine showed a clear separation between the HCD and HFD groups. Based on the changes in urinary metabolites, the slow rate of weight gain in mice fed the HCD related to activation of the tricarboxylic acid cycle (resulting in increased levels of citrate and succinate in HCD mice), while the HFD affected nicotinamide metabolism (increased levels of 1-methylnicotineamide, nicotinamide-N-oxide in HFD mice), which leads to systemic oxidative stress. In addition, perturbation of gut microflora metabolism was also related to different metabolic patterns of those two diets. These findings demonstrate that 1H NMR-based metabolomics can identify diet dependent perturbations in biological pathways.

The article is published online in the journal BMB reports and is free to access.

Further Information
Access to this exclusive content is for Technology Networks Premium members only.

Join Technology Networks Premium for free access to:

  • Exclusive articles
  • Presentations from international conferences
  • Over 2,700+ scientific posters on ePosters
  • More than 3,800+ scientific videos on LabTube
  • 35 community eNewsletters

Sign In

Forgotten your details? Click Here
If you are not a member you can join here

*Please note: By logging into you agree to accept the use of cookies. To find out more about the cookies we use and how to delete them, see our privacy policy.

Related Content

Metabolomics Data Normalization with EigenMS
In this study, a singular value decomposition-based method, called EigenMS, for normalization of metabolomics data was tested.
Wednesday, January 07, 2015
Circadian Variation Of The Human Metabolome
Real-time breath analysis was used to study circadian metabolism.
Wednesday, January 07, 2015
Bridging Quantitative Analysis and Untargeted Metabolomics
Untargeted metabolomics has become a popular tool in metabolite biomarker discovery and in the evaluation of metabolic pathway changes associated with disease.
Thursday, December 04, 2014
Comparison of Caffeinated and Decaffeinated Coffee - Implications for Alzheimer's Disease
Researchers from the National University of Singapore successfully demonstrated the viability of GC-TOF-MS as an analytical platform for metabolomics analysis of coffee samples.
Monday, September 08, 2014
Mass Spec-Based Metabolomics Workflows to Evaluate Plant Immunity
This article reviews metabolomics studies used to evaluate plant immunity with an emphasis on mass spectrometry in its many forms.
Friday, July 25, 2014
Assessing Anticancer Drugs Efficacy by Amino Acid Metabolomics
Researchers aimed to develop a method that determines the therapeutic efficacy of anticancer drugs based on the changes in amino acid metabolism at the cellular level.
Thursday, July 17, 2014
Evaluating Acute Hydrogen Sulfide Poisoning in Rats through Serum Metabolomics
Through the use of GC/MS-based metabolomics, researchers have evaluated the effect of acute hydrogen sulfide poisoning on the metabolic profiles of rats.
Thursday, June 12, 2014
Diagnosis of Bladder Cancer and Prediction of Survival by Urinary Metabolomics
Bladder cancer seems to be ideal for urinary metabolomics-based diagnosis, as urine can directly contact the cancer lesion in the bladder.
Tuesday, April 22, 2014
A Metabolomic Perspective on Coeliac Disease
Metabolomics has proved to be a useful complement for the characterization of several physiological and pathological conditions and offers promises as a clinical tool.
Monday, April 07, 2014
The Role of Mass Spectrometry in the "Omics" Era
The tremendous developments of the MS technology and concurrent gene sequencing efforts have made the “-omic” revolution possible.
Tuesday, February 18, 2014
Metabolomics Reveals a Role for the Chromatin-Binding Protein HMGN5 in Glutathione Metabolism
This study links the expression of HMGN5 to transcriptional changes that affect glutathione metabolism in the liver.
Wednesday, January 15, 2014
Correlation between Serum Levels of Protein-Bound Uremic Toxins in Hemodialysis Patients Measured by LC/MS/MS
Mass spectrometry has been successfully applied for the identification and quantification of uremic toxins.
Wednesday, January 15, 2014
Lipidomic Mass Spectrometry and its Application in Neuroscience
This review presents an overview of MS techniques that enable the identification and relative quantitation of cellular lipidome with a brief discussion on their utility for neuroscience related research.
Thursday, January 09, 2014
Metabolomics as a Diagnostic Tool in Gastroenterology
This review summarizes contributions that metabolomics has made in IBD and IBS and presents potential future directions within the field.
Thursday, December 12, 2013
Comparative Analysis of Mass Spectral Similarity Measures on Peak Alignment for Comprehensive GCxGC-MS
In this study researchers from Wayne State University compare the effects of five mass spectral similarity measures on peak alignment.
Wednesday, October 30, 2013
Scientific News
Antioxidants Cause Malignant Melanoma to Metastasize Faster
Fresh research at Sahlgrenska Academy has found that antioxidants can double the rate of melanoma metastasis in mice.
New Protein Cleanup Factors Found to Control Bacterial Growth
UMass Amherst researchers characterize previously mysterious proteolysis factors.
New Treatment for Obesity Developed
Researchers at the University of Liverpool, working with a global healthcare company, have helped develop a new treatment for obesity.
How Cell Growth Triggers Cell Division
Researchers in Jan Skotheim's lab have discovered a previously unknown mechanism that controls how large cells grow, an insight that could one day provide insight into attacking diseases such as cancer.
Metabolomic Platform Reveals Fundamental Flaw in Common Lab Technology
A new study led by scientists at The Scripps Research Institute (TSRI) shows that a technology used in thousands of laboratories, called gas chromatography mass spectrometry (GC-MS), fundamentally alters the samples it analyzes.
Newly Identified Biochemical Pathway Could Be Target for Insulin Control
Researchers at Duke Medicine and the University of Alberta are reporting the identification of a new biochemical pathway to control insulin secretion from islet beta cells in the pancreas, establishing a potential target for insulin control.
Dirty,Crusty Meals Fit for (Long-Dormant) Microbes
Researchers apply the latest analytical techniques to further our understanding of desert biocrusts.
CSI -- On The Metabolite's Trail
Bioinformaticians at the University of Jena make the most efficient search engine for molecular structures available online.
Developing a Breathalyzer-Type Low Blood Sugar Warning Device For Diabetes
A multidisciplinary team of researchers at Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis has been awarded a $738,000 National Science Foundation grant to develop a breathalyzer-type device to detect the onset of hypoglycemia, or low blood sugar episodes, in people with diabetes.
Identifying The 'Dimmer Switch' Of Diabetes
University of Alberta research gives new insight into what causes Type 2 diabetes.
Skyscraper Banner

Skyscraper Banner
Go to LabTube
Go to eposters
Access to the latest scientific news
Exclusive articles
Upload and share your posters on ePosters
Latest presentations and webinars
View a library of 1,800+ scientific and medical posters
2,700+ scientific and medical posters
A library of 2,500+ scientific videos on LabTube
3,800+ scientific videos