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United States Department of Agriculture

Agricultural Research Service

Elad Tako
Plant, Soil and Nutrition Research
Research Physiologist (Animals)

Phone: (607) 255-0665
Fax: (607) 254-1502
Room 228
USDA,REE,ARS,NAA,PS&NR
ROBERT W. HOLLEY CTR, CORNELL UNIV, 538 TOWER ROAD
ITHACA, NY, 14853-2901


Publications (Clicking on the reprint icon Reprint Icon will take you to the publication reprint.)
The effect of wheat prebiotics on the gut bacterial population and iron status of iron deficient broiler chickens - (Peer Reviewed Journal) - (05-Jun-14)
Hydrolysis of soybean protein improves iron bioavailability - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Lv, Y., Shuntang, G., Zhiqiang, C., Glahn, R.P., Tako, E.N. 2014. Hydrolysis of soybean protein improves iron bioavailability. Food and Nutrition Research. 2(4):162-166. DOI: 10.12691/jfnr-2-4-5.
Polyphenolic compounds appear to limit the nutritional benefit of biofortified higher iron black bean (phaseolus vulgaris L.) Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Tako, E.N., Beebe, S.E., Hart, J.J., Reed, S.M., Glahn, R.P. 2014. Polyphenolic compounds appear to limit the nutritional benefit of biofortified higher iron black bean (phaseolus vulgaris L.). Nutrition Journal. 13:28.
Dietary zinc deficiency affects blood linoleic acid: dihomo-gamma-linolenic acid (LA:DGLA) ratio; a reactive physiological marker of zinc status in vivo (Gallus gallus) - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Reed, S., Xia, Q., Rinat, R., Thomas, B., Glahn, R.P., Tako, E. 2014. Dietary zinc deficiency affects blood linoleic acid: dihomo-gamma-linolenic acid (LA:DGLA) ratio; a reactive physiological marker of zinc status in vivo (Gallus gallus). Nutrients. 6:1164-1180. DOI: 10.3390/nu6031164.
Bioavailability of iron in geophagic earths and clay minerals, and their effect on dietary iron absorption using an in vitro digestion/Caco-2 cell model Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Seim, G., Ahn, C.I., Bodis, M., Luwedde, F., Miller, D., Hillier, S., Tako, E.N., Glahn, R.P., Young, S.L. 2013. Bioavailability of iron in geophagic earths and clay minerals, and their effect on dietary iron absorption using an in vitro digestion/Caco-2 cell model. Food and Function. 4(8):1263-1270.
Soil consumed by chacma baboons is low in bioavailable iron and high in clay - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Pebsworth, P.A., Seim, G., Huffman, M.A., Glahn, R.P., Tako, E.N., Young, S.L. 2013. Soil consumed by chacma baboons is low in bioavailable iron and high in clay. Journal of Chemical Ecology. http://www.springerlink.com/openurl.asp?genre=article&id=DOI: 10.1007/s10886-013-0258-3.
High bioavailable iron maize (Zea mays L.) developed through molecular breeding provides more absorbable iron in vitro and in vivo Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Tako, E.N., Hoekenga, O., Kochian, L.V., Glahn, R.P. 2013. High bioavailable iron maize (Zea mays L.) developed through molecular breeding provides more absorbable iron in vitro and in vivo. Nutrition Journal. 12:3.
Oral exposure to polystyrene nanoparticles effects iron absorption Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Mahler, G., Esch, M., Tako, E.N., Southard, T., Glahn, R.P., Shuler, M. 2012. Oral exposure to polystyrene nanoparticles effects iron absorption. Nature Nanotechnology. DOI: 10.1038/nnano.2012.3.
Evaluation of metallothionein formation as a proxy for zinc absorption in an in vitro digestion/caco-2 cell culture model - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Zhiqiang, C., Tako, E.N., Yeung, A., Welch, R., Glahn, R.P. 2012. Evaluation of metallothionein formation as a proxy for zinc absorption in an in vitro digestion/caco-2 cell culture model. Food and Function. 3(7):732-736.
Intra amniotic administration and dietary inulin affect the iron status and intestinal functionality of iron deficient broiler chickens - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Tako, E.N., Glahn, R.P. 2012. Intra amniotic administration and dietary inulin affect the iron status and intestinal functionality of iron deficient broiler chickens. Poultry Science. 91(6):1361-1370.
Biofortified red mottled beans (phaseolus vulgaris L.) in a maize and bean diet provide more bioavailable iron than standard red mottled beans: studies in poultry (Gallus gallus) and an in vitro digestion/Caco-2 model - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Tako, E.N., Blair, M., Glahn, R.P. 2011. Biofortified red mottled beans (phaseolus vulgaris L.) in a maize and bean diet provide more bioavailable iron than standard red mottled beans: studies in poultry (Gallus gallus) and an in vitro digestion/Caco-2 model. Nutrition Journal. 10:113.
Iron status of the late term broiler (Gallus gallus) embryo and hatchling - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Tako, E.N., Glahn, R.P. 2011. Iron status of the late term broiler (Gallus gallus) embryo and hatchling. International Journal of Poultry Science. 10(1):42-48.
White beans provide more bioavailable iron than red beans: studies in poultry (Gallus gallus) and an in vitro digestion/Caco-2 model - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Tako, E.N., Glahn, R.P. 2010. White beans provide more bioavailable iron than red beans: studies in poultry (Gallus gallus) and an in vitro digestion/Caco-2 model. International Journal for Vitamin and Nutrition Research. 80(6)416:429.
Last Modified: 11/21/2014
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