Johnson EJ, McDonald K, Caldarella SM, Chung H-Y, Troen AM, Snodderly DM. Cognitive findings of an exploratory trial of docosahexaenoic acid and lutein supplementation in older women. Nutr Neuroscience 11:75-83 (2008).
Johnson EJ, Chung HC, Caldarella SM, Snodderly DM. The influence of supplemental lutein and docosahexaenoic acid on serum , lipoproteins and levels and macular pigmentation. Am J Clin Nutr. 2008; 87(5): 1521-1529.
Gabriel HE, Liu Z, Crott JW, Choi SW, Song BC, Mason JB, Johnson EJ. A comparison of carotenoids, retinoids, and tocopherols in the serum and buccal mucosa of chronic cigarette smokers versus nonsmokers. Cancer Epidemiology, Biomarkers , & Prevention. 2006;15(5):993-9.
Johnson EJ, Neuringer M, Russell RM, Schalch W, Snodderly DM.
Nutritional manipulation of primate retinas, III: Effects of lutein or zeaxanthin supplementation on adipose tissue and retina of xanthophyll-free monkeys. Investigative Ophthalmology & Visual Science. 2005;46(2):692-702.
Chung HK, Rasmussen HM, Johnson EJ. Lutein bioavailability is higher from lutein-enriched eggs than from supplements and spinach in men. Journal of Nutrition. 2004;134(8):1887-1893.
Other Recent Publications
Moeller SM, Voland R, Tinker L, Blodi BA, Klein ML, Gehrs KM, Johnson EJ, et al. Associations between Age-related nuclear cataract and lutein and zeaxanthin in the diet and serum in the Carotenoids in the Age-Related Eye Disease Study (CAREDS), and ancillary study of the Women’s Health Initiative. Arch Ophthalmol 126:354-364 (2008).
Albert GI, Hoeller U, Schierly J, Neuringer M, Johnson EJ, Schalch W. (3R,6’R)- and (3R,6’S)-3’Dehydrolutein: common metabolites of lutein and zeaxanthin. J Nutr Biochem (in press)
Talegawkar S, Johnson EJ, Carithers T, Taylor HA Jr, Bogle ML, Tucker KL. Serum carotenoid and tocopherol concentrations vary by dietary pattern in the Jackson Heart Study Diet and Physical Activity Sub-Study. Journal of the American Dietetic Association (accepted).
Wang W, Connor SL, Johnson EJ, Klein ML, Connor WE. The effect of a high lutein and zeaxanthin diet on the concentration and distribution of carotenoids in lipoporoteins of elderly people with and without age-related macular degeneration. American Journal of Clinical Nutrition. 2007;85:762-769.
Mares JA, LaRowe T, Snodderly DM, Moeller SM, Gruber M, Klein M, Wooten B, Johnson E, Chappell R. Predictors of optical density of lutein and zeaxanthin in retinas of older women in the Carotenoids in Age-Related Eye Disease Study (CAREDS), an ancillary study of the Women’s Health Initiative. American Journal of Clinical Nutrition. 2006; 84:1107-1122.
Iannaccone A, Mura M, Gallaher KT, Johnson EJ, Todd WA, Kenyon E, Harris TL, Harris T, Satterfield S, Johnson KC, Kritchevsky SB. Macular pigment optical density in the elderly: findings in a large biracial Midsouth population sample. Investigative Ophthalmology & Visual Science. 2007;48(4):1458-65.
Wang Y, Connor SL, Wang W, Johnson EJ, Connor WE. The selective retention of lutein, meso-zeaxanthin and zeaxanthin in the retina of chicks fed a xanthophyll-free diet. Experimental Eye Research. 2007;84(3):591-8.
Johnson EJ, Schaefer EJ. Potential role of dietary n-3 fatty acids in the prevention of dementia and macular degeneration. American Journal of Clinical Nutrition. 2006;83(6 Suppl):1494S-1498S.
Zhao X, Aldini G, Johnson EJ, Rasmussen H, Kraemer K, Woolf H, Musaeus N, Krinsky NI, Russell RM, Yeum KJ. Modification of lymphocyte DNA damage by carotenoid supplementation in postmenopausal women. American Journal of Clinical Nutrition. 2006;83(1):163-9.
Krinsky NI, Johnson EJ. Carotenoid actions and their relation to health and disease. Molecular Aspects of Medicine. 2005;26(6):459-516.
Johnson EJ. Obesity, lutein metabolism, and age-related macular degeneration: a web of connections. Nutrition Reviews. 2005;63(1):9-15.
Vega-Lopez S, Yeum KJ, Lecker JL, Ausman LM, Johnson EJ, Devaraj S, Jialal I, Lichtenstein AH. Plasma antioxidant capacity in response to diets high in soy or animal protein with or without isoflavones. American Journal of Clinical Nutrition. 2005;81(1):43-9.
Neuringer M, Sandstrom MM, Johnson EJ, Snodderly DM. Nutritional manipulation of primate retinas, I: effects of lutein or zeaxanthin supplements on serum and macular pigment in xanthophyll-free rhesus monkeys. Investigative Ophthalmology & Visual Science. 2004;45(9):3234-43.
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