Jump to main content
Jump to site search

Issue 3, 2015
Previous Article Next Article

Food derived microRNAs

Author affiliations

Abstract

Foods provide fats, carbohydrates, and proteins as well as vitamins, minerals and trace elements. These dietary factors may influence cellular processes by regulating endogenous microRNA expression. MicroRNAs are non-coding regulatory molecules which affect gene expression at the post transcriptional level. It has been shown that plant and animal derived foods also contain microRNA. Yet, it is unclear if and to what extent plant and animal food derived microRNAs are absorbed by mammals. Thus, future studies need to better address absorption, tissue distribution and function of dietary plant and animal derived microRNAs in the context of human health and disease.

Graphical abstract: Food derived microRNAs

Back to tab navigation

Article information


Submitted
05 Dec 2014
Accepted
20 Jan 2015
First published
22 Jan 2015

This article is Open Access

Food Funct., 2015,6, 714-718
Article type
Review Article

Food derived microRNAs

A. E. Wagner, S. Piegholdt, M. Ferraro, K. Pallauf and G. Rimbach, Food Funct., 2015, 6, 714
DOI: 10.1039/C4FO01119H

This article is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 Unported Licence. Material from this article can be used in other publications provided that the correct acknowledgement is given with the reproduced material.

Reproduced material should be attributed as follows:

  • For reproduction of material from NJC:
    [Original citation] - Published by The Royal Society of Chemistry (RSC) on behalf of the Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique (CNRS) and the RSC.
  • For reproduction of material from PCCP:
    [Original citation] - Published by the PCCP Owner Societies.
  • For reproduction of material from PPS:
    [Original citation] - Published by The Royal Society of Chemistry (RSC) on behalf of the European Society for Photobiology, the European Photochemistry Association, and RSC.
  • For reproduction of material from all other RSC journals:
    [Original citation] - Published by The Royal Society of Chemistry.

Information about reproducing material from RSC articles with different licences is available on our Permission Requests page.


Social activity

Search articles by author

Spotlight

Advertisements