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Ermakov IV, Ermakova M, Sharifzadeh M, Gorusupudi A, Farnsworth K, Bernstein PS, Stookey J, Evans J, Arana T, Tao-Lew L, Isman C, Clayton A, Obana A, Whigham L, Redelfs AH, Jahns L, Gellermann W. Optical assessment of skin carotenoid status as a biomarker of vegetable and fruit intake. Arch Biochem Biophys. 2018 May 15;646:46-54. doi: 10.1016/j.abb.2018.03.033. Epub 2018 Mar 27. PubMed PMID: 29601824; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC6370053.
Obana A, Gellermann W, Gohto Y, Seto T, Sasano H, Tanito M, Okazaki S. Reliability of a two-wavelength autofluorescence technique by Heidelberg Spectralis to measure macular pigment optical density in Asian subjects. Exp Eye Res. 2018 Mar;168:100-106. doi: 10.1016/j.exer.2017.12.015. Epub 2018 Jan 20. PubMed PMID: 29357284.
Choi RY, Gorusupudi A, Wegner K, Sharifzadeh M, Gellermann W, Bernstein PS. MACULAR PIGMENT DISTRIBUTION RESPONSES TO HIGH-DOSE ZEAXANTHIN SUPPLEMENTATION IN PATIENTS WITH MACULAR TELANGIECTASIA TYPE 2. Retina. 2017 Dec;37(12):2238-2247. doi: 10.1097/IAE.0000000000001450. PubMed PMID: 28079755; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC5503818.
Conrady CD, Bell JP, Besch BM, Gorusupudi A, Farnsworth K, Ermakov I, Sharifzadeh M, Ermakova M, Gellermann W, Bernstein PS. Correlations Between Macular, Skin, and Serum Carotenoids. Invest Ophthalmol Vis Sci. 2017 Jul 1;58(9):3616-3627. doi: 10.1167/iovs.17-21818. PubMed PMID: 28728169; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC5520678.
Beccarelli LM, Scherr RE, Dharmar M, Ermakov IV, Gellermann W, Jahns L, Linnell JD, Keen CL, Steinberg FM, Young HM, Zidenberg-Cherr S. Using Skin Carotenoids to Assess Dietary Changes in Students After 1 Academic Year of Participating in the Shaping Healthy Choices Program. J Nutr Educ Behav. 2017 Jan;49(1):73-78.e1. doi: 10.1016/j.jneb.2016.09.007. Epub 2016 Oct 26. PubMed PMID: 28341018.
Obana A, Tanito M, Gohto Y, Okazaki S, Gellermann W, Bernstein PS. Changes in Macular Pigment Optical Density and Serum Lutein Concentration in Japanese Subjects Taking Two Different Lutein Supplements. PLoS One. 2015;10(10):e0139257. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0139257. eCollection 2015. PubMed PMID: 26451726; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC4599964.
Image Technologies Corporation, assignee. AUTOFLUORESCENCE IMAGING OF MACULAR PIGMENT: IMAGE QUALITY CRITERIA AND CORRECTIONS. USA patent application US20150238075. 2015 August.
Image Technologies Corporation, assignee. AUTOFLUORESCENCE IMAGING OF MACULAR PIGMENT: IMAGE QUALITY CRITERIA AND CORRECTIONS. World Intellectual Property Organization patent application WO2015127296. 2015 August.
Nguyen LM, Scherr RE, Linnell JD, Ermakov IV, Gellermann W, Jahns L, Keen CL, Miyamoto S, Steinberg FM, Young HM, Zidenberg-Cherr S. Evaluating the relationship between plasma and skin carotenoids and reported dietary intake in elementary school children to assess fruit and vegetable intake. Arch Biochem Biophys. 2015 Apr 15;572:73-80. doi: 10.1016/j.abb.2015.02.015. Epub 2015 Mar 9. PubMed PMID: 25765187.
Ermakov IV, Gellermann W. Optical detection methods for carotenoids in human skin. Arch Biochem Biophys. 2015 Apr 15;572:101-111. doi: 10.1016/j.abb.2015.01.020. Epub 2015 Jan 28. Review. PubMed PMID: 25637655.
Obana A, Gohto Y, Tanito M, Okazaki S, Gellermann W, Bernstein PS, Ohira A. Effect of age and other factors on macular pigment optical density measured with resonance Raman spectroscopy. Graefes Arch Clin Exp Ophthalmol. 2014 Nov;252(11):1867. doi: 10.1007/s00417-014-2802-4. Epub 2014 Oct 9. PubMed PMID: 25298005.
Jahns L, Johnson LK, Mayne ST, Cartmel B, Picklo MJ Sr, Ermakov IV, Gellermann W, Whigham LD. Skin and plasma carotenoid response to a provided intervention diet high in vegetables and fruit: uptake and depletion kinetics. Am J Clin Nutr. 2014 Sep;100(3):930-7. doi: 10.3945/ajcn.114.086900. Epub 2014 Jul 9. PubMed PMID: 25008856.
Sharifzadeh M, Obana A, Gohto Y, Seto T, Gellermann W. Autofluorescence imaging of macular pigment: influence and correction of ocular media opacities. J Biomed Opt. 2014 Sep;19(9):96010. doi: 10.1117/1.JBO.19.9.096010. PubMed PMID: 25223707.
Obana A, Gohto Y, Tanito M, Okazaki S, Gellermann W, Bernstein PS, Ohira A. Effect of age and other factors on macular pigment optical density measured with resonance Raman spectroscopy. Graefes Arch Clin Exp Ophthalmol. 2014 Aug;252(8):1221-8. doi: 10.1007/s00417-014-2574-x. Epub 2014 Mar 11. PubMed PMID: 24614948.
OPTICAL DETECTION OF CAROTENOID-RELATED COMPOUNDS IN HUMAN BONE AND SURROUNDING TISSUES. USA patent application US20140200419. 2014 July.
Longevity Link Corporation, assignee. NONINVASIVE MEASUREMENT OF CAROTENOIDS IN BIOLOGICAL TISSUE. Japan JP5574246. 2014 July.
Opticks, Inc., assignee. SYSTEMS AND METHODS FOR DETECTION OF CAROTENOID-RELATED COMPOUNDS IN BIOLOGICAL TISSUE. USA patent application US20140058224. 2014 February.
NONINVASIVE MEASUREMENT OF FLAVONOID COMPOUNDS IN BIOLOGICAL TISSUE | [NICHTINVASIVE MESSUNG VON FLAVONOID-VERBINDUNGEN IN BIOLOGISCHEM GEWEBE]. Europe EP2387712. 2014 January.
Mayne ST, Cartmel B, Scarmo S, Jahns L, Ermakov IV, Gellermann W. Resonance Raman spectroscopic evaluation of skin carotenoids as a biomarker of carotenoid status for human studies. Arch Biochem Biophys. 2013 Nov 15;539(2):163-70. doi: 10.1016/j.abb.2013.06.007. Epub 2013 Jun 30. Review. PubMed PMID: 23823930; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC3818359.
Ermakov IV, Ermakova MR, Rosenberg TD, Gellermann W. Optical detection of carotenoid antioxidants in human bone and surrounding tissue. J Biomed Opt. 2013 Nov;18(11):117006. doi: 10.1117/1.JBO.18.11.117006. PubMed PMID: 24213478.
Sharifzadeh M, Bernstein PS, Gellermann W. Reflection-based imaging of macular pigment distributions in infants and children. J Biomed Opt. 2013 Nov;18(11):116001. doi: 10.1117/1.JBO.18.11.116001. PubMed PMID: 24196405; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC4030690.
Ermakov IV, Ermakova MR, Bernstein PS, Chan GM, Gellermann W. Resonance Raman based skin carotenoid measurements in newborns and infants. J Biophotonics. 2013 Oct;6(10):793-802. doi: 10.1002/jbio.201200195. Epub 2012 Nov 29. PubMed PMID: 23193015; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC4138409.
Scarmo S, Cartmel B, Lin H, Leffell DJ, Ermakov IV, Gellermann W, Bernstein PS, Mayne ST. Single v. multiple measures of skin carotenoids by resonance Raman spectroscopy as a biomarker of usual carotenoid status. Br J Nutr. 2013 Sep 14;110(5):911-7. doi: 10.1017/S000711451200582X. Epub 2013 Jan 28. PubMed PMID: 23351238; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC3696054.
Henriksen BS, Chan G, Hoffman RO, Sharifzadeh M, Ermakov IV, Gellermann W, Bernstein PS. Interrelationships between maternal carotenoid status and newborn infant macular pigment optical density and carotenoid status. Invest Ophthalmol Vis Sci. 2013 Aug 15;54(8):5568-78. doi: 10.1167/iovs.13-12331. PubMed PMID: 23838770; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC3747792.
Bernstein PS, Sharifzadeh M, Liu A, Ermakov I, Nelson K, Sheng X, Panish C, Carlstrom B, Hoffman RO, Gellermann W. Blue-light reflectance imaging of macular pigment in infants and children. Invest Ophthalmol Vis Sci. 2013 Jun 10;54(6):4034-40. doi: 10.1167/iovs.13-11891. PubMed PMID: 23652486; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC3680006.
Chan GM, Chan MM, Gellermann W, Ermakov I, Ermakova M, Bhosale P, Bernstein P, Rau C. Resonance Raman spectroscopy and the preterm infant carotenoid status. J Pediatr Gastroenterol Nutr. 2013 May;56(5):556-9. doi: 10.1097/MPG.0b013e318282a8fe. PubMed PMID: 23254446; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC4115129.
Longevity Link Corporation, assignee. NONINVASIVE MEASUREMENT OF CAROTENOIDS IN BIOLOGICAL TISSUE. European Patent Office patent application EP2294385. 2013 April.
The University Of Utah Research Foundation, assignee. IMAGING OF MACULAR PIGMENT DISTRIBUTIONS. USA US8326405. 2012 December.
Bernstein PS, Ahmed F, Liu A, Allman S, Sheng X, Sharifzadeh M, Ermakov I, Gellermann W. Macular pigment imaging in AREDS2 participants: an ancillary study of AREDS2 subjects enrolled at the Moran Eye Center. Invest Ophthalmol Vis Sci. 2012 Sep 14;53(10):6178-86. doi: 10.1167/iovs.12-10275. PubMed PMID: 22879423; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC3444209.
Longevity Link Corporation, assignee. NONINVASIVE MEASUREMENT OF CAROTENOIDS IN BIOLOGICAL TISSUE. USA US8260402. 2012 September.
Tanito M, Obana A, Gohto Y, Okazaki S, Gellermann W, Ohira A. Macular pigment density changes in Japanese individuals supplemented with lutein or zeaxanthin: quantification via resonance Raman spectrophotometry and autofluorescence imaging. Jpn J Ophthalmol. 2012 Sep;56(5):488-96. doi: 10.1007/s10384-012-0157-0. Epub 2012 Jun 15. PubMed PMID: 22699751.
Ermakov IV, Gellermann W. Dermal carotenoid measurements via pressure mediated reflection spectroscopy. J Biophotonics. 2012 Jul;5(7):559-70. doi: 10.1002/jbio.201100122. Epub 2012 Feb 13. PubMed PMID: 22331637.
Scarmo S, Henebery K, Peracchio H, Cartmel B, Lin H, Ermakov IV, Gellermann W, Bernstein PS, Duffy VB, Mayne ST. Skin carotenoid status measured by resonance Raman spectroscopy as a biomarker of fruit and vegetable intake in preschool children. Eur J Clin Nutr. 2012 May;66(5):555-60. doi: 10.1038/ejcn.2012.31. Epub 2012 Mar 21. PubMed PMID: 22434053; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC3380427.
Frandsen JE, Llop S, Digre KB, Bernstein PS, Sharifzadeh M, Warner JE, Gellerman W, Katz BJ. Quantification of macular carotenoids using autofluorescence imaging in patients with photosensitive migraine and benign essential blepharospasm. Arch Ophthalmol. 2012 Feb;130(2):259-60. doi: 10.1001/archopthalmol.2011.1372. PubMed PMID: 22332230; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC4110346.
The University Of Utah Research Foundation, assignee. METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR NONINVASIVE MEASUREMENT OF CAROTENOIDS AND RELATED CHEMICAL SUBSTANCES IN BIOLOGICAL TISSUE. Canada CA2371886. 2012 January.
Obana A, Tanito M, Gohto Y, Gellermann W, Okazaki S, Ohira A. Macular pigment changes in pseudophakic eyes quantified with resonance Raman spectroscopy. Ophthalmology. 2011 Sep;118(9):1852-8. doi: 10.1016/j.ophtha.2011.02.017. PubMed PMID: 21641040.
Image Technologies Corporation, assignee. SYSTEMS AND METHODS FOR OPTICAL DETECTION OF LIPOFUSCIN CONCENTRATIONS IN A SUBJECT'S EYE. USA US7914147. 2011 March.
Ermakov IV, Gellermann W. Validation model for Raman based skin carotenoid detection. Arch Biochem Biophys. 2010 Dec 1;504(1):40-9. doi: 10.1016/j.abb.2010.07.023. Epub 2010 Aug 1. PubMed PMID: 20678465.
NONINVASIVE MEASUREMENT OF FLAVONOID COMPOUNDS IN BIOLOGICAL TISSUE. World Intellectual Property Organization patent application WO2010083204. 2010 November.
Mayne ST, Cartmel B, Scarmo S, Lin H, Leffell DJ, Welch E, Ermakov I, Bhosale P, Bernstein PS, Gellermann W. Noninvasive assessment of dermal carotenoids as a biomarker of fruit and vegetable intake. Am J Clin Nutr. 2010 Oct;92(4):794-800. doi: 10.3945/ajcn.2010.29707. Epub 2010 Aug 4. PubMed PMID: 20685953; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC3133234.
Ermakov IV, Sharifzadeh M, Bernstein PS, Gellermann W. The Application of Resonance Raman Spectroscopy to the Detection of Carotenoids In-Vivo. In: Landrum JT, editor. Carotenoids: Physical, Chemical, and Biological Functions and Properties Boca Raton, Florida: CRC Press, Taylor and Francis Group; 2010. Chapter 6; p.87-109.
Longevity Link Corporation, assignee. NONINVASIVE MEASUREMENT OF CAROTENOIDS IN BIOLOGICAL TISSUE | [MESURE NON INVASIVE DE CAROTÉNOÏDES DANS UN TISSU BIOLOGIQUE]. World Intellectual Property Organization patent application WO2009149266. 2009 December.
Univ Utah Res Found, assignee. METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR NONINVASIVE MEASUREMENT OF CAROTENOIDS AND RELATED CHEMICAL SUBSTANCES IN BIOLOGICAL TISSUE. Germany DE60042931. 2009 October.
The University of Utah Research Foundation, assignee. METHOD FOR NONINVASIVE MEASUREMENT OF CAROTENOIDS AND RELATED CHEMICAL SUBSTANCES IN BIOLOGICAL TISSUE. Europe EP1196088. 2009 September.
Bhosale P, Li B, Sharifzadeh M, Gellermann W, Frederick JM, Tsuchida K, Bernstein PS. Purification and partial characterization of a lutein-binding protein from human retina. Biochemistry. 2009 Jun 9;48(22):4798-807. doi: 10.1021/bi9004478. PubMed PMID: 19402606.
Sharifzadeh M, Ermakov IV, Bernstein PS, Gellermann W. Resonance Raman Imaging and Quantification of Carotenoid Antioxidants in the Human Retina and Skin. In: Srinivasan G, editor. Vibrational Spectroscopic Imaging for Biomedical Applications New York: McGraw Hill Professional; 2009. Chapter 7.
Ermakov IV, Sharifzadeh M, Gellermann W. Raman Spectroscopy of Ocular Tissue. In: Matousek P, Morris M, editors. Emerging Raman Applications and Techniques in Biomedical and Pharmaceutical Fields New York: Springer-Verlag; 2009. Chapter 12; p.285-314.
Longevity Link Corporation, assignee. NONINVASIVE MEASUREMENT OF CAROTENOIDS IN BIOLOGICAL TISSUE. Australia AU2009256144. 2008 June.
Sharifzadeh M, Zhao DY, Bernstein PS, Gellermann W. Resonance Raman imaging of macular pigment distributions in the human retina. J Opt Soc Am A Opt Image Sci Vis. 2008 Apr;25(4):947-57. doi: 10.1364/josaa.25.000947. PubMed PMID: 18382494; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC3079576.
Kathirvel P, Ermakov IV, Gellermann W, Mai J, Richards MP. Resonance Raman monitoring of lipid oxidation in muscle foods. International Journal of Food Science & Technology. 2008; 43(11):2095-2099. doi: 10.1111/j.1365-2621.2008.01830.x.
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