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Vitamin A Equivalence of the Provitamin A in Biofortified Bananas

This study has been completed.
Sponsor:
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Wendy S. White, Iowa State University
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
NCT02702622
First received: March 3, 2016
Last updated: August 29, 2016
Last verified: August 2016
  Purpose
The objective will be to quantify the vitamin A equivalence of the provitamin A in transgenic biofortified bananas.

Condition Intervention
Vitamin A Deficiency Other: Provitamin A-biofortified transgenic bananas

Study Type: Interventional

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Further study details as provided by Wendy S. White, Iowa State University:

Primary Outcome Measures:
  • Area under the curve for retinyl ester in the plasma triacylglycerol-rich lipoprotein fraction [ Time Frame: 0 - 9.5 hours postprandially ]

Study Start Date: March 2016
Primary Completion Date: June 2016 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
  Eligibility

Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years to 40 Years   (Adult)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   Female
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   Yes
Criteria

Inclusion Criteria:

  • General good health as determined by interview, blood biochemistry profile, and complete blood count
  • Antecubital veins amenable to blood collection

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Adverse reactions to blood sample collection
  • History of anemia or excessive bleeding
  • Cigarette smoking, frequent alcohol consumption
  • Use of vitamin/mineral supplements
  • Food allergies
  • Lactose intolerance
  • Abnormal thyroid status
  • Chronic disease, lipid malabsorption or gastrointestinal disorders
  • Hyper- or hypolipidemia
  • Body mass index (BMI) > 28
  • History of eating disorder or restrained eating
  • Current or planned pregnancy; menstrual cycle irregularities or abnormalities
  • Use of hormonal contraceptives (affects chylomicron clearance); use of medications that may affect lipid absorption or transport
  Contacts and Locations
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  More Information

Responsible Party: Wendy S. White, Associate Professor, Iowa State University
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT02702622     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: 13-376
Study First Received: March 3, 2016
Last Updated: August 29, 2016

Keywords provided by Wendy S. White, Iowa State University:
bananas
biofortified
carotenoids
vitamin A

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Vitamin A Deficiency
Night Blindness
Avitaminosis
Deficiency Diseases
Malnutrition
Nutrition Disorders
Vision Disorders
Eye Diseases
Vitamin A
Beta Carotene
Vitamins
Micronutrients
Growth Substances
Physiological Effects of Drugs

ClinicalTrials.gov processed this record on September 21, 2017