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Long Time Metabolic Changes Induced by Genetically Modified Potatoes

The recruitment status of this study is unknown. The completion date has passed and the status has not been verified in more than two years.
Verified August 2009 by Charite University, Berlin, Germany.
Recruitment status was:  Recruiting
Information provided by:
Charite University, Berlin, Germany Identifier:
First received: August 5, 2009
Last updated: August 24, 2009
Last verified: August 2009
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 Intervention
Glucose Metabolism Hormonal Changes Satiety Other: Genetically modified potato

Study Type: Interventional
Study Design: Allocation: Randomized
Intervention Model: Crossover Assignment
Masking: Single (Participant)
Primary Purpose: Basic Science

Further study details as provided by Charite University, Berlin, Germany:

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

Estimated Enrollment: 20
Study Start Date: April 2009
Estimated Study Completion Date: December 2009
Estimated Primary Completion Date: December 2009 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
Intervention Details:
    Other: Genetically modified potato
    Genetically modified potato

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: 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
  More Information

Responsible Party: Professor J. Spranger, Charite University, Berlin, Germany Identifier: NCT00953602     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: EA4/011/09
Study First Received: August 5, 2009
Last Updated: August 24, 2009 processed this record on August 22, 2017