Long Time Metabolic Changes Induced by Genetically Modified Potatoes

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Recruitment Status : Unknown
Verified August 2009 by Charite University, Berlin, Germany.
Recruitment status was:  Recruiting
First Posted : August 6, 2009
Last Update Posted : August 25, 2009
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Charite University, Berlin, Germany

Brief Summary:
In this study the effects of genetically modified potatoes on the human metabolism will be observed. Healthy volunteers receive for one week muffins, produced with starch from a genetically modified potato or with a normal available starch, in a randomized trial.

Condition or disease Intervention/treatment Phase
Glucose Metabolism Hormonal Changes Satiety Other: Genetically modified potato Not Applicable

Study Type : Interventional  (Clinical Trial)
Estimated Enrollment : 20 participants
Allocation: Randomized
Intervention Model: Crossover Assignment
Masking: Single (Participant)
Primary Purpose: Basic Science
Study Start Date : April 2009
Estimated Primary Completion Date : December 2009
Estimated Study Completion Date : December 2009

Intervention Details:
  • Other: Genetically modified potato
    Genetically modified potato

Primary Outcome Measures :
  1. glucose metabolism [ Time Frame: 1 week ]

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Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years to 60 Years   (Adult)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   Male
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   Yes

Inclusion Criteria:

  • healthy male volunteers

Exclusion Criteria:

  • acute oder severe chronic diseases

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Please refer to this study by its identifier (NCT number): NCT00953602

Contact: Jaochim Spranger, MD 0049308445 ext 2114

Charité, Dpt. of Endocrinology, Diabetes and Nutrition Recruiting
Berlin, Germany, 12200
Contact: Joachim Spranger, MD    0049308445 ext 2114   
Sponsors and Collaborators
Charite University, Berlin, Germany

Responsible Party: Professor J. Spranger, Charite University, Berlin, Germany Identifier: NCT00953602     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: EA4/011/09
First Posted: August 6, 2009    Key Record Dates
Last Update Posted: August 25, 2009
Last Verified: August 2009