Bo Lonnerdal

Title(s)Professor Emeritus, Nutrition
SchoolUniversity of California, Davis
Address3217C Meyer Hall
CA 95616
Phone530-752-8347
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    Mammalian Lactoferrin Receptors: Structure and Function
    NIH R01HD043240Feb 1, 2004 - Nov 30, 2007
    Role: Principal Investigator
    ZINC METABOLISM IN HUMAN TROPHOBLAST CELLS
    NIH R01HD026759Feb 1, 1992 - Jul 31, 1996
    Role: Principal Investigator
    RECEPTOR-MEDIATED UPTAKE OF IRON FROM LACTOFERRIN
    NIH R01DK043850May 1, 1991 - Apr 30, 1997
    Role: Principal Investigator
    INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE: MECHANISM REGULATING LACTATION
    NIH R13HD027255Sep 1, 1990 - Aug 31, 1991
    Role: Principal Investigator

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    1. Selenium fortification of infant formulas: does selenium form matter? Food Funct. 2017 Nov 15; 8(11):3856-3868. Lönnerdal B, Vargas-Fernández E, Whitacre M. PMID: 28991311.
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    2. Development of iron homeostasis in infants and young children. Am J Clin Nutr. 2017 Dec; 106(Suppl 6):1575S-1580S. Lönnerdal B. PMID: 29070561; PMCID: PMC5701726.
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    3. Excess iron intake as a factor in growth, infections, and development of infants and young children. Am J Clin Nutr. 2017 Dec; 106(Suppl 6):1681S-1687S. Lönnerdal B. PMID: 29070544; PMCID: PMC5701711.
      View in: PubMed   Mentions: 31     Fields:    Translation:HumansAnimals
    4. Bioactive Proteins in Human Milk-Potential Benefits for Preterm Infants. Clin Perinatol. 2017 03; 44(1):179-191. Lönnerdal B. PMID: 28159205.
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    5. Longitudinal evolution of true protein, amino acids and bioactive proteins in breast milk: a developmental perspective. J Nutr Biochem. 2017 03; 41:1-11. Lönnerdal B, Erdmann P, Thakkar SK, Sauser J, Destaillats F. PMID: 27771491.
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    6. Bioactive Proteins in Human Milk: Health, Nutrition, and Implications for Infant Formulas. J Pediatr. 2016 Jun; 173 Suppl:S4-9. Lönnerdal B. PMID: 27234410.
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    7. Developmental Physiology of Iron Absorption, Homeostasis, and Metabolism in the Healthy Term Infant. J Pediatr. 2015 Oct; 167(4 Suppl):S8-14. Lönnerdal B, Georgieff MK, Hernell O. PMID: 26364027; PMCID: PMC4634531.
      View in: PubMed   Mentions: 19     Fields:    Translation:Humans
    8. Amino acid profiles in term and preterm human milk through lactation: a systematic review. Nutrients. 2013 Nov 26; 5(12):4800-21. Zhang Z, Adelman AS, Rai D, Boettcher J, Lonnerdal B. PMID: 24288022; PMCID: PMC3875913.
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    9. Bioactive proteins in breast milk. J Paediatr Child Health. 2013 Mar; 49 Suppl 1:1-7. Lönnerdal B. PMID: 23448314.
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    10. Preclinical assessment of infant formula. Ann Nutr Metab. 2012; 60(3):196-9. Lönnerdal B. PMID: 22699767.
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    11. Bovine lactoferrin can be taken up by the human intestinal lactoferrin receptor and exert bioactivities. J Pediatr Gastroenterol Nutr. 2011 Dec; 53(6):606-14. Lönnerdal B, Jiang R, Du X. PMID: 21832946.
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    12. Zinc absorption from low phytic acid genotypes of maize (Zea mays L.), Barley (Hordeum vulgare L.), and Rice (Oryza sativa L.) assessed in a suckling rat pup model. J Agric Food Chem. 2011 May 11; 59(9):4755-62. Lönnerdal B, Mendoza C, Brown KH, Rutger JN, Raboy V. PMID: 21417220.
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    13. Effect of flash-heat treatment on antimicrobial activity of breastmilk. Breastfeed Med. 2011 Jun; 6(3):111-6. Chantry CJ, Wiedeman J, Buehring G, Peerson JM, Hayfron K, K'Aluoch O, Lonnerdal B, Israel-Ballard K, Coutsoudis A, Abrams B. PMID: 21091243; PMCID: PMC3143386.
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    14. Calcium and iron absorption--mechanisms and public health relevance. Int J Vitam Nutr Res. 2010 Oct; 80(4-5):293-9. Lönnerdal B. PMID: 21462112.
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    15. Bioactive proteins in human milk: mechanisms of action. J Pediatr. 2010 Feb; 156(2 Suppl):S26-30. Lönnerdal B. PMID: 20105661.
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    16. Nutritional roles of lactoferrin. Curr Opin Clin Nutr Metab Care. 2009 May; 12(3):293-7. Lönnerdal B. PMID: 19318940.
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    17. Soybean ferritin: implications for iron status of vegetarians. Am J Clin Nutr. 2009 May; 89(5):1680S-1685S. Lönnerdal B. PMID: 19357222.
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    18. Micronutrient transfer: infant absorption. Adv Exp Med Biol. 2009; 639:29-40. Lönnerdal B, Kelleher SL. PMID: 19227532.
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    19. Intestinal regulation of copper homeostasis: a developmental perspective. Am J Clin Nutr. 2008 Sep; 88(3):846S-50S. Lönnerdal B. PMID: 18779306.
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    20. Lactoferrin receptor mediates apo- but not holo-lactoferrin internalization via clathrin-mediated endocytosis in trophoblasts. Biochem J. 2008 Apr 15; 411(2):271-8. Lopez V, Kelleher SL, Lonnerdal B. PMID: 18171326.
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    21. Iron metabolism in infants and children. Food Nutr Bull. 2007 Dec; 28(4 Suppl):S491-9. Lönnerdal B, Kelleher SL. PMID: 18297887.
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    22. The importance and bioavailability of phytoferritin-bound iron in cereals and legume foods. Int J Vitam Nutr Res. 2007 May; 77(3):152-7. Lönnerdal B. PMID: 18214015.
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    23. Trace element transport in the mammary gland. Annu Rev Nutr. 2007; 27:165-77. Lönnerdal B. PMID: 17506666.
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    24. Absorption of iron from recombinant human lactoferrin in young US women. Am J Clin Nutr. 2006 Feb; 83(2):305-9. Lönnerdal B, Bryant A. PMID: 16469988.
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    25. Iron at the center of ferritin, metal/oxygen homeostasis and novel dietary strategies. Biol Res. 2006; 39(1):167-71. Liu X, Hintze K, Lonnerdal B, Theil EC. PMID: 16629176.
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    26. Iron absorption from soybean ferritin in nonanemic women. Am J Clin Nutr. 2006 Jan; 83(1):103-7. Lönnerdal B, Bryant A, Liu X, Theil EC. PMID: 16400057.
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    27. Global standard for the composition of infant formula: recommendations of an ESPGHAN coordinated international expert group. J Pediatr Gastroenterol Nutr. 2005 Nov; 41(5):584-99. Koletzko B, Baker S, Cleghorn G, Neto UF, Gopalan S, Hernell O, Hock QS, Jirapinyo P, Lonnerdal B, Pencharz P, Pzyrembel H, Ramirez-Mayans J, Shamir R, Turck D, Yamashiro Y, Zong-Yi D. PMID: 16254515.
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    28. The usefulness of in vitro models to predict the bioavailability of iron and zinc: a consensus statement from the HarvestPlus expert consultation. Int J Vitam Nutr Res. 2005 Nov; 75(6):371-4. Fairweather-Tait S, Lynch S, Hotz C, Hurrell R, Abrahamse L, Beebe S, Bering S, Bukhave K, Glahn R, Hambidge M, Hunt J, Lonnerdal B, Miller D, Mohktar N, Nestel P, Reddy M, Sandber AS, Sharp P, Teucher B, Trinidad TP. PMID: 16711470.
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    29. Frataxin deficiency alters heme pathway transcripts and decreases mitochondrial heme metabolites in mammalian cells. Hum Mol Genet. 2005 Dec 15; 14(24):3787-99. Schoenfeld RA, Napoli E, Wong A, Zhan S, Reutenauer L, Morin D, Buckpitt AR, Taroni F, Lonnerdal B, Ristow M, Puccio H, Cortopassi GA. PMID: 16239244.
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    30. Induction of cytochrome P450 1A by cow milk-based formula: a comparative study between human milk and formula. Br J Pharmacol. 2005 Sep; 146(2):296-305. Xu H, Rajesan R, Harper P, Kim RB, Lonnerdal B, Yang M, Uematsu S, Hutson J, Watson-MacDonell J, Ito S. PMID: 15997229; PMCID: PMC1576269.
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    31. Neurobehavioral evaluation of rhesus monkey infants fed cow's milk formula, soy formula, or soy formula with added manganese. Neurotoxicol Teratol. 2005 Jul-Aug; 27(4):615-27. Golub MS, Hogrefe CE, Germann SL, Tran TT, Beard JL, Crinella FM, Lonnerdal B. PMID: 15955660.
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    32. Trace element nutrition of infants--molecular approaches. J Trace Elem Med Biol. 2005; 19(1):3-6. Lönnerdal B. PMID: 16240664.
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    33. A multinational study of alpha-lactalbumin concentrations in human milk. J Nutr Biochem. 2004 Sep; 15(9):517-21. Jackson JG, Janszen DB, Lonnerdal B, Lien EL, Pramuk KP, Kuhlman CF. PMID: 15350982.
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    34. Human milk proteins: key components for the biological activity of human milk. Adv Exp Med Biol. 2004; 554:11-25. Lönnerdal B. PMID: 15384564.
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    35. Nutritional and physiologic significance of human milk proteins. Am J Clin Nutr. 2003 Jun; 77(6):1537S-1543S. Lönnerdal B. PMID: 12812151.
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    36. Genetically modified plants for improved trace element nutrition. J Nutr. 2003 05; 133(5 Suppl 1):1490S-3S. Lönnerdal B. PMID: 12730450.
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    37. Expression of human milk proteins in plants. J Am Coll Nutr. 2002 Jun; 21(3 Suppl):218S-221S. Lönnerdal B. PMID: 12071308.
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    38. Expression of functional recombinant human lysozyme in transgenic rice cell culture. Transgenic Res. 2002 Jun; 11(3):229-39. Huang J, Wu L, Yalda D, Adkins Y, Kelleher SL, Crane M, Lonnerdal B, Rodriguez RL, Huang N. PMID: 12113455.
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    39. Frataxin expression rescues mitochondrial dysfunctions in FRDA cells. Hum Mol Genet. 2001 Sep 15; 10(19):2099-107. Tan G, Chen LS, Lonnerdal B, Gellera C, Taroni FA, Cortopassi GA. PMID: 11590127.
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    40. Extent of thermal processing of infant formula affects copper status in infant rhesus monkeys. Am J Clin Nutr. 2001 May; 73(5):914-9. Lönnerdal B, Kelleher SL, Lien EL. PMID: 11333845.
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    41. Breast milk: a truly functional food. Nutrition. 2000 Jul-Aug; 16(7-8):509-11. Lönnerdal B. PMID: 10906538.
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    42. The Friedreich's ataxia mutation confers cellular sensitivity to oxidant stress which is rescued by chelators of iron and calcium and inhibitors of apoptosis. Hum Mol Genet. 1999 Mar; 8(3):425-30. Wong A, Yang J, Cavadini P, Gellera C, Lonnerdal B, Taroni F, Cortopassi G. PMID: 9949201.
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    43. Effect of reducing the phytate content and of partially hydrolyzing the protein in soy formula on zinc and copper absorption and status in infant rhesus monkeys and rat pups. Am J Clin Nutr. 1999 Mar; 69(3):490-6. Lönnerdal B, Jayawickrama L, Lien EL. PMID: 10075335.
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    44. Identification of an alpha2-macroglobulin receptor in human mammary epithelial cells. J Nutr. 1999 Jan; 129(1):152-7. Beshgetoor D, Lönnerdal B. PMID: 9915892.
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    45. Copper nutrition during infancy and childhood. Am J Clin Nutr. 1998 05; 67(5 Suppl):1046S-1053S. Lönnerdal B. PMID: 9587150.
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    46. Uptake of 125I-labelled alpha2-macroglobulin and albumin by human placental syncytiotrophoblast in vitro. J Cell Biochem. 1998 Mar 15; 68(4):427-35. Douglas GC, Moreira-Cali P, King BF, Lonnerdal B. PMID: 9493906.
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    47. Extracellular superoxide dismutase activity is affected by dietary zinc intake in nonhuman primate and rodent models. Am J Clin Nutr. 1995 Jun; 61(6):1263-7. Olin KL, Golub MS, Gershwin ME, Hendrickx AG, Lonnerdal B, Keen CL. PMID: 7762528.
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    48. Modulation of behavioral performance of prepubertal monkeys by moderate dietary zinc deprivation. Am J Clin Nutr. 1994 Aug; 60(2):238-43. Golub MS, Takeuchi PT, Keen CL, Gershwin ME, Hendrickx AG, Lonnerdal B. PMID: 8030602.
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    49. Protein and nitrogen composition of equine (Equus caballus) milk during early lactation. Comp Biochem Physiol Comp Physiol. 1994 Jun-Jul; 108(2-3):411-21. Zicker SC, Lonnerdal B. PMID: 7914861.
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    50. Lactoferrin-receptor interaction. Effect of surface exposed histidine residues. Adv Exp Med Biol. 1994; 357:245-52. Iyer S, Yip TT, Hutchens TW, Lonnerdal B. PMID: 7762439.
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    51. Intake and growth of breast-fed and formula-fed infants in relation to the timing of introduction of complementary foods: the DARLING study. Davis Area Research on Lactation, Infant Nutrition and Growth. Acta Paediatr. 1993 Dec; 82(12):999-1006. Heinig MJ, Nommsen LA, Peerson JM, Lonnerdal B, Dewey KG. PMID: 8155936.
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    52. Energy and protein intakes of breast-fed and formula-fed infants during the first year of life and their association with growth velocity: the DARLING Study. Am J Clin Nutr. 1993 Aug; 58(2):152-61. Heinig MJ, Nommsen LA, Peerson JM, Lonnerdal B, Dewey KG. PMID: 8338041.
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    53. Effect of the severity of maternal zinc deficiency on pregnancy outcome and infant zinc status in rhesus monkeys. Pediatr Res. 1993 Mar; 33(3):233-41. Keen CL, Lonnerdal B, Golub MS, Olin KL, Graham TW, Uriu-Hare JY, Hendrickx AG, Gershwin ME. PMID: 8460059.
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    54. Zinc status in breastfed infants. Lancet. 1992 Dec 05; 340(8832):1417. Dewey KG, Heinig MJ, Nommsen LA, Lonnerdal B. PMID: 1360128.
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    55. Ultrasound evaluation of fetuses of zinc-deprived monkeys (Macaca mulatta). Am J Clin Nutr. 1992 Mar; 55(3):734-40. Golub MS, Tarantal AF, Gershwin ME, Keen CL, Hendrickx AG, Lonnerdal B. PMID: 1550050.
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    56. Maternal versus infant factors related to breast milk intake and residual milk volume: the DARLING study. Pediatrics. 1991 Jun; 87(6):829-37. Dewey KG, Heinig MJ, Nommsen LA, Lonnerdal B. PMID: 2034486.
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    57. Lactation performance of exercising women. Am J Clin Nutr. 1990 Jul; 52(1):103-9. Lovelady CA, Lonnerdal B, Dewey KG. PMID: 2360539.
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    58. Dietary factors affecting trace element bioavailability from human milk, cow's milk and infant formulas. Prog Food Nutr Sci. 1985; 9(1-2):35-62. Lonnerdal B. PMID: 3911269.
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    59. Developmental changes in composition of cats milk: trace elements, minerals, protein, carbohydrate and fat. J Nutr. 1982 Sep; 112(9):1763-9. Keen CL, Lonnerdal B, Clegg MS, Hurley LS, Morris JG, Rogers QR, Rucker RB. PMID: 6213745.
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    60. Analysis of trace elements in animal tissues : III. Determination of managanese by graphite furnace atomic absorption spectrophotometry. Biol Trace Elem Res. 1982 Jun; 4(2-3):145-56. Clegg MS, Keen CL, Lonnerdal B, Hurley LS. PMID: 24271986.
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    61. Seasonal variations and the effects of age on serum copper and zinc values in the dog. Am J Vet Res. 1981 Feb; 42(2):347-50. Keen CL, Lonnerdal B, Fisher GL. PMID: 7258789.
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