Nutritional biochemistry; aging and oxidative stress
Naomi received her MD from Northwestern University in 1976 and her PhD in 1985 from Massachusetts Institute of Technology in Cambridge. Naomi has served on the Vermont State Medical Society since 1995.
Naomi's research focuses on Protein/Amino Acid and Energy Metabolism, Nutrition and Aging, Oxidative Stress in Aging and Disease and Metabolic Regulation.
Liang P, Hughes V, Fukagawa NK. Increased mitochondrial DNA deletions in the skeletal muscle of older individuals with impaired glucose tolerance. Diabetes 1997;46:920-923.
Fukagawa NK, Hercules E, Ajami A. 13C-Labeled L-2-oxothiazolidine-4-carboxylic acid: a probe for precursor mobilization for glutathione synthesis. Am J Physiol Endocrinol Metab 2000; 278: E171-E176.
Fukagawa NK, Martin JM, Wurthmann A, Prue A, Ebenstein D, O’Rourke B. Sex-related differences in methionine metabolism and homocysteine concentrations. Am J Clin Nutr 2000;72:22-29.
Shukla A, Jung M, Fukagawa NK, Taajes DJ, awyer D, Van Houten B, Mossman BT. Asbestos induces mitochondrial DNA damage and oxidant localization linked to the development of apoptosis. Am J Physiol 2003;285:L1018-L1025.
Fukagawa NK, Li M, Timblin CR, Mossman BT. Modulation of cell injury and survival by high glucose and advancing age. Free Rad Bio Med 2001; 31(12):1560-1569.
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