Skip Navigation
Skip to contents

PHRP : Osong Public Health and Research Perspectives

OPEN ACCESS
SEARCH
Search

Author index

Page Path
HOME > Articles and issues > Author index
Search
Kyung-Hee Park 2 Articles
Associations Between Estimated Desaturase Activity and Insulin Resistance in Korean Boys
Young Sim Choi, Han Byul Jang, Ju Yeon Park, Hye-Ja Lee, Jae-Heon Kang, Kyung-Hee Park, Jong Ho Lee, Sang Ick Park, Jihyun Song
Osong Public Health Res Perspect. 2014;5(5):251-257.   Published online October 31, 2014
DOI: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.phrp.2014.08.008
  • 2,022 View
  • 15 Download
  • 8 Citations
AbstractAbstract PDF
Objectives
Obesity in childhood increases the risk of obesity in adulthood, and is predictive of the development of metabolic disorders. The fatty acid compositions of various tissues, including blood, are associated with obesity and obesity-associated disorders. Thus, tracking plasma phospholipid (PL) features and metabolic parameters in young individuals may strengthen the utility of fatty acid composition as an early biomarker of future metabolic disorders.
Methods
Anthropometric and blood biochemical data were obtained from 131 Korean males aged 10.5 ± 0.4 years, and followed up at 2 years. We analyzed the plasma PL fatty acids according to obesity. Obese children were defined as those with a body mass index (BMI) greater than the 85th percentile for age and gender, based on Korean child growth standards.
Results
Activities of lipid desaturases, stearyl-CoAD (SCD-16,16:1n-7/16:0), delta-6D (D6D, 20:3n-6/18:2n-6), and delta-5D (D5D, 20:4n-6/20:3n-6), were estimated. Obese individuals had significantly higher proportions of palmitoleic acid (16:1n-7) and dihomo-gamma linolenic acid (DGLA, 20:3n-6) at both baseline and follow-up than did lean individuals. The activities of SCD-16 and D6D were higher in obese than lean boys. The baseline SCD-16 activity level was positively associated with the baseline waist circumference (WC) and the metabolic risk score. The baseline D6D level was positively associated with WC and also with the homeostasis model of assessment of insulin resistance (HOMA-IR), a surrogate marker of insulin resistance (IR), and metabolic risk score at both baseline and follow-up.
Conclusion
In young Korean males, higher D6D activity predicts the future development of IR and associated metabolic disorders including dyslipidemia.

Citations

Citations to this article as recorded by  
  • Palmitoleic and Dihomo-γ-Linolenic Acids Are Positively Associated With Abdominal Obesity and Increased Metabolic Risk in Children
    Man-Chin Hua, Hui-Min Su, Ming-Wei Lai, Tsung-Chieh Yao, Ming-Han Tsai, Sui-Ling Liao, Shen-Hao Lai, Jing-Long Huang
    Frontiers in Pediatrics.2021;[Epub]     CrossRef
  • Is Palmitoleic Acid a Plausible Nonpharmacological Strategy to Prevent or Control Chronic Metabolic and Inflammatory Disorders?
    Camila O. de Souza, Gretchen K. Vannice, José C. Rosa Neto, Philip C. Calder
    Molecular Nutrition & Food Research.2018; 62(1): 1700504.     CrossRef
  • Associations Among Fatty Acids, Desaturase and Elongase, and Insulin Resistance in Children
    Lori M. Beccarelli, Rachel Erin Scherr, John W. Newman, Alison G. Borkowska, Ira J. Gray, Jessica D. Linnell, Carl L. Keen, Heather M. Young
    Journal of the American College of Nutrition.2018; 37(1): 44.     CrossRef
  • Continuous cardiometabolic risk score definitions in early childhood: a scoping review
    M. Kamel, B. T. Smith, G. Wahi, S. Carsley, C. S. Birken, L. N. Anderson
    Obesity Reviews.2018; 19(12): 1688.     CrossRef
  • FADS1-FADS2 gene cluster confers risk to polycystic ovary syndrome
    Ye Tian, Wei Zhang, Shigang Zhao, Yinhua Sun, Yuehong Bian, Tailai Chen, Yanzhi Du, Jiangtao Zhang, Zhao Wang, Tao Huang, Yingqian Peng, Ping Yang, Han Zhao, Zi-Jiang Chen
    Scientific Reports.2016;[Epub]     CrossRef
  • Association of plasma fatty acid composition with plasma irisin levels in normal weight and overweight/obese children
    A. Viitasalo, J. Ågren, T. Venäläinen, J. Pihlajamäki, J. Jääskeläinen, A. Korkmaz, M. Atalay, T. A. Lakka
    Pediatric Obesity.2016; 11(4): 299.     CrossRef
  • Linoleic acid and the pathogenesis of obesity
    Shaan S. Naughton, Michael L. Mathai, Deanne H. Hryciw, Andrew J. McAinch
    Prostaglandins & Other Lipid Mediators.2016; 125: 90.     CrossRef
  • Effect of Exercise and Calorie Restriction on Tissue Acylcarnitines, Tissue Desaturase Indices, and Fat Accumulation in Diet-Induced Obese Rats
    Venkatesh Gopalan, Navin Michael, Seigo Ishino, Swee Shean Lee, Adonsia Yating Yang, K. N. Bhanu Prakash, Jadegoud Yaligar, Suresh Anand Sadananthan, Manami Kaneko, Zhihong Zhou, Yoshinori Satomi, Megumi Hirayama, Hidenori Kamiguchi, Bin Zhu, Takashi Hori
    Scientific Reports.2016;[Epub]     CrossRef
Relationship between Serum Levels of Body Iron Parameters and Insulin Resistance and Metabolic Syndrome in Korean Children
Hye-Ja Lee, Han Byul Jang, Ji Eun Park, Kyung-Hee Park, Jae Heon Kang, Sang Ick Park, Jihyun Song
Osong Public Health Res Perspect. 2014;5(4):204-210.   Published online August 31, 2014
DOI: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.phrp.2014.06.005
  • 1,952 View
  • 22 Download
  • 10 Citations
AbstractAbstract PDF
Objectives
An increase in serum ferritin and levels of the cleaved soluble form of transferrin receptor (sTfR) are related to several metabolic conditions. We evaluated the relationship between body iron status indicators, including ferritin and sTfR, and insulin resistance and metabolic syndrome (MetS) in Korean children.
Methods
A cross-sectional study was conducted on 1350 children in Korea. Anthropometrical parameters; lipid profiles; levels of glucose, insulin, and leptin; and iron status indicators, including sTfR, serum ferritin, serum iron, total iron-binding capacity (TIBC), and transferrin saturation (TS), were analyzed.
Results
Although serum sTfR levels were significantly higher in boys than in girls (2.20 vs. 2.06 mg/L, p < 0.0001), serum iron and TS were higher in girls than in boys (101.38 vs. 95.77 mg/L, p = 0.027 and 30.15 vs. 28.91%, p = 0.04, respectively). Waist circumference (WC) and leptin were most significantly associated with body iron indicators when adjusted for age and sex. After adjusting for age, sex, and WC, sTfR levels showed the strongest positive association with leptin levels (p = 0.0001). Children in the highest tertile for homeostasis model assessment-insulin resistance (HOMA-IR) had higher TIBC (p = 0.0005) and lower serum iron (p = 0.0341), and the lowest TS (p < 0.0001) after adjustment for confounders. Children with higher sTfR were most significantly associated with risk of MetS compared with those lower sTfR (p = 0.0077).
Conclusion
The associations of serum levels of iron metabolism markers with leptin levels, HOMA-IR, and MetS suggest that iron-related factors may involve insulin resistance and MetS.

Citations

Citations to this article as recorded by  
  • Serum ferritin levels among schoolchildren and its correlation with lipid profile and adiposity
    Mariana Orta-Duarte, Rosa del Carmen Vázquez-Zapien, Hugo Ventura-Cisneros, Mario del Toro-Equihua, Benjamin Trujillo-Hernández, Carmen Alicia Sánchez-Ramírez
    Archivos Latinoamericanos de Nutrición.2021; 70(3): 155.     CrossRef
  • Ferritin levels throughout childhood and metabolic syndrome in adolescent stage
    M.F. Suárez-Ortegón, E. Blanco, S. McLachlan, J.M. Fernandez-Real, R. Burrows, S.H. Wild, B. Lozoff, S. Gahagan
    Nutrition, Metabolism and Cardiovascular Diseases.2019; 29(3): 268.     CrossRef
  • The immune-nutrition interplay in aging – facts and controversies
    Iftikhar Alam, Ali M. Almajwal, Wajid Alam, Ibrar Alam, Niamat Ullah, Mahmoud Abulmeaaty, Suhail Razak, Saleem Khan, Graham Pawelec, Parvez Iqbal Paracha
    Nutrition and Healthy Aging.2019; 5(2): 73.     CrossRef
  • Iron metabolism and its association with dyslipidemia risk in children and adolescents: a cross-sectional study
    Yanna Zhu, Baoting He, Yunjun Xiao, Yajun Chen
    Lipids in Health and Disease.2019;[Epub]     CrossRef
  • Standardized Aronia melanocarpa Extract as Novel Supplement against Metabolic Syndrome: A Rat Model
    Vladimir Jakoviljevic, Petar Milic, Jovana Bradic, Jovana Jeremic, Vladimir Zivkovic, Ivan Srejovic, Tamara Nikolic Turnic, Isidora Milosavljevic, Nevena Jeremic, Sergey Bolevich, Milica Labudovic Borovic, Miroslav Mitrovic, Vesna Vucic
    International Journal of Molecular Sciences.2018; 20(1): 6.     CrossRef
  • High-fat diet–induced plasma protein and liver changes in obese rats can be attenuated by melatonin supplementation
    Prapimpun Wongchitrat, Paul Klosen, Supitcha Pannengpetch, Kuntida Kitidee, Piyarat Govitrapong, Chartchalerm Isarankura-Na-Ayudhya
    Nutrition Research.2017; 42: 51.     CrossRef
  • Relationship between Serum Ferritin Levels and Dyslipidemia in Korean Adolescents
    Young-Eun Kim, Do-Hoon Kim, Yong-Kyun Roh, Sang-Yhun Ju, Yeo-Joon Yoon, Ga-Eun Nam, Hyo-Yun Nam, Jun-Seok Choi, Jong-Eun Lee, Jung-Eun Sang, Kyungdo Han, Yong-Gyu Park, David O. Carpenter
    PLOS ONE.2016; 11(4): e0153167.     CrossRef
  • Investigation of the relationship between hemoglobin and serum iron levels and early-phase insulin secretion in non-diabetic subjects
    Masanori Shimodaira, Shinji Okaniwa, Tomohiro Nakayama
    Acta Diabetologica.2016; 53(5): 783.     CrossRef
  • Hepcidin and iron metabolism associated with cardiometabolic risk factors in children: A case–control study
    Y.N. Zhu, B.T. He, J. Jing, J. Ma, X.H. Li, W.H. Yang, Y. Jin, Y.J. Chen
    Nutrition, Metabolism and Cardiovascular Diseases.2016; 26(6): 525.     CrossRef
  • Biomarkers of iron metabolism are independently associated with impaired glucose metabolism and type 2 diabetes: the KORA F4 study
    Cornelia Huth, Simon Beuerle, Astrid Zierer, Margit Heier, Christian Herder, Thorsten Kaiser, Wolfgang Koenig, Florian Kronenberg, Konrad Oexle, Wolfgang Rathmann, Michael Roden, Sigrid Schwab, Jochen Seissler, Doris Stöckl, Christa Meisinger, Annette Pet
    European Journal of Endocrinology.2015; 173(5): 643.     CrossRef

PHRP : Osong Public Health and Research Perspectives