Bert Boyer

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  • 3157 Citations
  • 29 h-Index
1990 …2020

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  • 3157 Citations
  • 29 h-Index
  • 75 Article
  • 1 Comment/debate
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2020

The derived allele of a novel intergenic variant at chromosome 11 associates with lower body mass index and a favorable metabolic phenotype in Greenlanders

Andersen, M. K., Jørsboe, E., Skotte, L., Hanghøj, K., Sandholt, C. H., Moltke, I., Grarup, N., Kern, T., Mahendran, Y., Søborg, B., Bjerregaard, P., Larsen, C. V. L., Dahl-Petersen, I. K., Tiwari, H. K., Feenstra, B., Koch, A., Wiener, H. W., Hopkins, S. E., Pedersen, O., Melbye, M. & 4 others, Boyer, B. B., Jørgensen, M. E., Albrechtsen, A. & Hansen, T., Jan 1 2020, In : PLoS genetics. 16, 1, e1008544.

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Wood stove interventions and child respiratory infections in rural communities: KidsAir rationale and methods

Noonan, C. W., Semmens, E. O., Ware, D., Smith, P., Boyer, B. B., Erdei, E., Hopkins, S. E., Lewis, J. & Ward, T. J., Feb 2020, In : Contemporary Clinical Trials. 89, 105909.

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2019

Age of initiation of cigarette smoking and smokeless tobacco use among western Alaska Native people: Secondary analysis of the WATCH study

Patten, C. A., Koller, K. R., Flanagan, C. A., Day, G. E., Umans, J. G., Austin, M. A., Hopkins, S. E. & Boyer, B., Jun 2019, In : Addictive Behaviors Reports. 9, 100143.

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1 Scopus citations

The Nitrogen Isotope Ratio Is a Biomarker of Yup'ik Traditional Food Intake and Reflects Dietary Seasonality in Segmental Hair Analyses

Choy, K., Nash, S. H., Hill, C., Bersamin, A., Hopkins, S. E., Boyer, B. B. & O'Brien, D. M., Nov 1 2019, In : Journal of Nutrition. 149, 11, p. 1960-1966 7 p.

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2018

Association between iq’mik smokeless tobacco use and cardiometabolic risk profile among Yup’ik Alaska Native people

Ryman, T. K., Boyer, B. B., Hopkins, S. E., Philip, J., Thompson, B., Beresford, S. A. A., Thummel, K. E. & Austin, M. A., Jul 4 2018, In : Ethnicity and Health. 23, 5, p. 488-502 15 p.

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Dietary Vitamin K and Association with Hepatic Vitamin K Status in a Yup'ik Study Population from Southwestern Alaska

Au, N. T., Ryman, T., Rettie, A. E., Hopkins, S. E., Boyer, B., Black, J., Philip, J., Yracheta, J., Fohner, A. E., Reyes, M., Thornton, T. A., Austin, M. A. & Thummel, K. E., Feb 1 2018, In : Molecular Nutrition and Food Research. 62, 3, 1700746.

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2 Scopus citations

Identification of novel high-impact recessively inherited type 2 diabetes risk variants in the Greenlandic population

Grarup, N., Moltke, I., Andersen, M. K., Bjerregaard, P., Larsen, C. V. L., Dahl-Petersen, I. K., Jørsboe, E., Tiwari, H. K., Hopkins, S. E., Wiener, H. W., Boyer, B. B., Linneberg, A., Pedersen, O., Jørgensen, M. E., Albrechtsen, A. & Hansen, T., Sep 1 2018, In : Diabetologia. 61, 9, p. 2005-2015 11 p.

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4 Scopus citations
2017

Bi-cultural dynamics for risk and protective factors for cardiometabolic health in an Alaska Native (Yup’ik) population

Philip, J., Ryman, T. K., Hopkins, S. E., O’Brien, D. M., Bersamin, A., Pomeroy, J., Thummel, K. E., Austin, M. A., Boyer, B. B. & Dombrowski, K., Nov 2017, In : PloS one. 12, 11, e0183451.

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Declines in traditional marine food intake and vitamin D levels from the 1960s to present in young Alaska Native women

O'Brien, D. M., Thummel, K. E., Bulkow, L. R., Wang, Z., Corbin, B., Klejka, J., Hopkins, S. E., Boyer, B. B., Hennessy, T. W. & Singleton, R., Jul 1 2017, In : Public Health Nutrition. 20, 10, p. 1738-1745 8 p.

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14 Scopus citations

Dietary and genetic influences on hemostasis in a Yup'ik Alaska Native population

Au, N. T., Reyes, M., Boyer, B., Hopkins, S. E., Black, J., O'Brien, D., Fohner, A. E., Yracheta, J., Thornton, T., Austin, M. A., Burke, W., Thummel, K. E. & Rettie, A. E., Apr 1 2017, In : PloS one. 12, 4, e0173616.

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2 Scopus citations

High tobacco use prevalence with significant regional and sex differences in smokeless tobacco use among western alaska native people: The WATCH study

Koller, K. R., Flanagan, C. A., Day, G. E., Patten, C., Umans, J. G., Austin, M. A., Hopkins, S. E., Raindl, C. & Boyer, B. B., Jan 1 2017, In : International journal of circumpolar health. 76, 1, 1398009.

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2 Scopus citations
2016

Genetics, diet, and season are associated with serum 25-hydroxycholecalciferol concentration in a Yup'ik study population from southwestern Alaska

Fohner, A. E., Wang, Z., Yracheta, J., O'Brien, D. M., Hopkins, S. E., Black, J., Philip, J., Wiener, H. W., Tiwari, H. K., Stapleton, P. L., Tsai, J. M., Thornton, T. A., Boyer, B. & Thumme, K. E., Jan 1 2016, In : Journal of Nutrition. 146, 2, p. 318-325 8 p.

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15 Scopus citations

Linkage and association analysis of circulating vitamin D and parathyroid hormone identifies novel loci in Alaska native Yup’ik people

Aslibekyan, S., Vaughan, L. K., Wiener, H. W., Hidalgo, B. A., Lemas, D. J., O’Brien, D. M., Hopkins, S. E., Stanhope, K. L., Havel, P. J., Thummel, K. E., Boyer, B. B. & Tiwar, H. K., Aug 2 2016, In : Genes and Nutrition. 11, 1, 23.

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2 Scopus citations

Polymorphisms in stearoyl coa desaturase and sterol regulatory element binding protein interact with N-3 polyunsaturated fatty acid intake to modify associations with anthropometric variables and metabolic phenotypes in Yup’ik people

Lemas, D. J., Klimentidis, Y. C., Aslibekyan, S., Wiener, H. W., O’Brien, D. M., Hopkins, S. E., Stanhope, K. L., Havel, P. J., Allison, D. B., Fernandez, J. R., Tiwari, H. K. & Boyer, B. B., Dec 1 2016, In : Molecular Nutrition and Food Research. 60, 12, p. 2642-2653 12 p.

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2015

Associations between diet and cardiometabolic risk among Yup'ik Alaska Native people using food frequency questionnaire dietary patterns

Ryman, T. K., Boyer, B., Hopkins, S., Philip, J., Beresford, S. A. A., Thompson, B., Heagerty, P. J., Pomeroy, J. J., Thummel, K. E. & Austin, M. A., Dec 1 2015, In : Nutrition, Metabolism and Cardiovascular Diseases. 25, 12, p. 1140-1145 6 p.

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8 Scopus citations

Cardiometabolic correlates of low type 2 diabetes incidence in western Alaska Native people - The WATCH study

Koller, K. R., Metzger, J. S., Jolly, S. E., Umans, J. G., Hopkins, S. E., Kaufmann, C., Wilson, A. S., Ebbesson, S. O. E., Raymer, T. W., Austin, M. A., Howard, B. V. & Boyer, B. B., Jun 1 2015, In : Diabetes Research and Clinical Practice. 108, 3, p. 423-431 9 p.

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8 Scopus citations

Characterising the reproducibility and reliability of dietary patterns among Yup'ik Alaska Native people

Ryman, T. K., Boyer, B. B., Hopkins, S., Philip, J., O'brien, D., Thummel, K. & Austin, M. A., Feb 28 2015, In : British Journal of Nutrition. 113, 4, p. 634-643 10 p.

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10 Scopus citations

Common low-density lipoprotein receptor p.G116S variant has a large effect on plasma low-density lipoprotein cholesterol in circumpolar inuit populations

Dubé, J. B., Wang, J., Cao, H., McIntyre, A. D., Johansen, C. T., Hopkins, S. E., Stringer, R., Hosseinzadeh, S., Kennedy, B. A., Ban, M. R., Young, T. K., Connelly, P. W., Dewailly, E., Bjerregaard, P., Boyer, B. B. & Hegele, R. A., Feb 4 2015, In : Circulation: Cardiovascular Genetics. 8, 1, p. 100-105 6 p.

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7 Scopus citations

Community dissemination and genetic research: Moving beyond results reporting

Trinidad, S. B., Ludman, E. J., Hopkins, S., James, R. D., Hoeft, T. J., Kinegak, A., Lupie, H., Kinegak, R., Boyer, B. B. & Burke, W., Jul 1 2015, In : American Journal of Medical Genetics, Part A. 167, 7, p. 1542-1550 9 p.

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12 Scopus citations

Linkage and association analysis of obesity traits reveals novel loci and interactions with dietary n-3 fatty acids in an Alaska Native (Yup'ik) population

Vaughan, L. K., Wiener, H. W., Aslibekyan, S., Allison, D. B., Havel, P. J., Stanhope, K. L., O'Brien, D. M., Hopkins, S. E., Lemas, D. J., Boyer, B. B. & Tiwari, H. K., Jun 1 2015, In : Metabolism: Clinical and Experimental. 64, 6, p. 689-697 9 p.

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11 Scopus citations

Prevalence of Hypertension and Associated Risk Factors in Western Alaska Native People: The Western Alaska Tribal Collaborative for Health (WATCH) Study

Jolly, S. E., Koller, K. R., Metzger, J. S., Day, G. M., Silverman, A., Hopkins, S. E., Austin, M. A., Boden-Albala, B., Ebbesson, S. O. E., Boyer, B. B., Howard, B. V. & Umans, J. G., Oct 1 2015, In : Journal of Clinical Hypertension. 17, 10, p. 812-818 7 p.

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6 Scopus citations

Sex, adiposity, and hypertension status modify the inverse effect of marine food intake on blood pressure in Alaska Native (Yup'ik) people

Beaulieu-Jones, B. R., O'Brien, D. M., Hopkins, S. E., Moore, J. H., Boyer, B. B. & Gilbert-Diamond, D., Jan 1 2015, In : Journal of Nutrition. 145, 5, p. 931-938 8 p.

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6 Scopus citations

Sex differences in obesity prevalence and cardiometabolic factors among Western Alaska Native people

Hopkins, S. E., Austin, M. A., Metzger, J. S., Koller, K. R., Umans, J. G., Kaufmann, C., Wolfe, A. W., Howard, B. V. & Boyer, B. B., Jan 1 2015, In : Nutrition, Metabolism and Cardiovascular Diseases. 25, 3, p. 312-318 7 p.

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7 Scopus citations

Variation in genes controlling warfarin disposition and response in American Indian and Alaska Native people: CYP2C9, VKORC1, CYP4F2, CYP4F11, GGCX

Fohner, A. E., Robinson, R., Yracheta, J., Dillard, D. A., Schilling, B., Khan, B., Hopkins, S., Boyer, B. B., Black, J., Wiener, H., Tiwari, H. K., Gordon, A., Nickerson, D., Tsai, J. M., Farin, F. M., Thornton, T. A., Rettie, A. E. & Thummel, K. E., Jun 19 2015, In : Pharmacogenetics and Genomics. 25, 7, p. 343-353 11 p.

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20 Scopus citations
2014

All-cause, cardiovascular,and cancer mortality in Western Alaska native people: Western Alaska Tribal Collaborative for Health (WATCH)

Howard, B. V., Metzger, J. S., Koller, K. R., Jolly, S. E., Asay, E. D., Wang, H., Wolfe, A. W., Hopkins, S. E., Kaufmann, C., Raymer, T. W., Trimble, B., Provost, E. M., Ebbesson, S. O. E., Austin, M. A., Howard, W. J., Umans, J. G. & Boyer, B. B., Jul 2014, In : American journal of public health. 104, 7, p. 1334-1340 7 p.

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6 Scopus citations

A stable isotope biomarker of marine food intake captures associations between n-3 fatty acid intake and chronic disease risk in a Yup'ik study population, and detects new associations with blood pressure and adiponectin

O'Brien, D. M., Kristal, A. R., Nash, S. H., Hopkins, S. E., Luick, B. R., Stanhope, K. L., Havel, P. J. & Boyer, B. B., May 2014, In : Journal of Nutrition. 144, 5, p. 706-713 8 p.

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19 Scopus citations

Building Partnerships in Community-Based Participatory Research: Budgetary and Other Cost Considerations

Hoeft, T. J., Burke, W., Hopkins, S. E., Charles, W., Trinidad, S. B., James, R. D. & Boyer, B. B., Mar 1 2014, In : Health promotion practice. 15, 2, p. 263-270 8 p.

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13 Scopus citations

CDKAL1 and HHEX are associated with type 2 diabetes-related traits among Yup'ik people

Klimentidis, Y. C., Lemas, D. J., Wiener, H. H., O'Brien, D. M., Havel, P. J., Stanhope, K. L., Hopkins, S. E., Tiwari, H. K. & Boyer, B. B., May 2014, In : Journal of Diabetes. 6, 3, p. 251-259 9 p.

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12 Scopus citations

DNA methylation patterns are associated with n-3 fatty acid intake in Yup'ik people

Aslibekyan, S., Wiener, H. W., Havel, P. J., Stanhope, K. L., O'Brien, D. M., Hopkins, S. E., Absher, D. M., Tiwari, H. K. & Boyer, B. B., Apr 2014, In : Journal of Nutrition. 144, 4, p. 425-430 6 p.

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32 Scopus citations

Enculturation, perceived stress, and physical activity: Implications for metabolic risk among the Yup'ik - The Center for Alaska Native Health Research Study

Bersamin, A., Wolsko, C., Luick, B. R., Boyer, B. B., Lardon, C., Hopkins, S. E., Stern, J. S. & Zidenberg-Cherr, S., May 4 2014, In : Ethnicity and Health. 19, 3, p. 255-269 15 p.

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16 Scopus citations

Household reporting of childhood respiratory health and air pollution in rural Alaska Native communities

Ware, D. N., Lewis, J., Hopkins, S., Boyer, B., Montrose, L., Noonan, C. W., Semmens, E. O. & Ward, T. J., May 9 2014, In : International journal of circumpolar health. 73

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10 Scopus citations

Isotopic estimates of sugar intake are related to chronic disease risk factors but not obesity in an Alaska native (Yup'ik) study population

Nash, S. H., Kristal, A. R., Bersamin, A., Choy, K., Hopkins, S. E., Stanhope, K. L., Havel, P. J., Boyer, B. B. & O'Brien, D. M., Jan 1 2014, In : European Journal of Clinical Nutrition. 68, 1, p. 91-96 6 p.

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12 Scopus citations

Stable isotope models of sugar intake using hair, red blood cells, and plasma, but not fasting plasma glucose, predict sugar intake in a yup'ik study population

Nash, S. H., Kristal, A. R., Hopkins, S. E., Boyer, B. B. & O'Brien, D. M., Jan 1 2014, In : Journal of Nutrition. 144, 1, p. 75-80 6 p.

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20 Scopus citations

Using exploratory factor analysis of FFQ data to identify dietary patterns among Yup'ik people

Ryman, T. K., Austin, M. A., Hopkins, S., Philip, J., O'Brien, D., Thummel, K. & Boyer, B. B., Mar 2014, In : Public Health Nutrition. 17, 3, p. 510-518 9 p.

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9 Scopus citations
2013

Carbon and nitrogen stable isotope ratios predict intake of sweeteners in a Yup'ik study population

Nash, S. H., Kristal, A. R., Bersamin, A., Hopkins, S. E., Boyer, B. B. & O'Brien, D. M., Feb 1 2013, In : Journal of Nutrition. 143, 2, p. 161-165 5 p.

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28 Scopus citations

Evidence for novel genetic loci associated with metabolic traits in Yup'ik people

Aslibekyan, S., Vaughan, L. K., Wiener, H. W., Lemas, D. J., Klimentidis, Y. C., Havel, P. J., Stanhope, K. L., O'brien, D. M., Hopkins, S. E., Boyer, B. B. & Tiwari, H. K., Sep 1 2013, In : American Journal of Human Biology. 25, 5, p. 673-680 8 p.

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9 Scopus citations

Found in translation: Decoding local understandings of genetics and heredity in a Yup'ik Eskimo community

West, K. M., Hopkins, S. E., Hopper, K. J., Mohatt, G. V. & Boyer, B. B., Jan 1 2013, In : Public Understanding of Science. 22, 1, p. 80-90 11 p.

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4 Scopus citations

Obesity polymorphisms identified in genome-wide association studies interact with n-3 polyunsaturated fatty acid intake and modify the genetic association with adiposity phenotypes in Yup'ik people

Lemas, D. J., Klimentidis, Y. C., Wiener, H. H., O'Brien, D. M., Hopkins, S. E., Allison, D. B., Fernandez, J. R., Tiwari, H. K. & Boyer, B. B., Sep 1 2013, In : Genes and Nutrition. 8, 5, p. 495-505 11 p.

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17 Scopus citations

Predictors of risk and protection for hypertension in Yup'ik people from Southwest Alaska.

Boden-Albala, B., Roberts, E. T., Hopkins, S., Allen, J. & Boyer, B. B., Jan 1 2013, In : Unknown Journal. 23, 4, p. 484-491 8 p.

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4 Scopus citations

Simple anthropometrics are more correlated with health variables than are estimates of body composition in Yup'ik people

Bray, M., Pomeroy, J., Knowler, W. C., Bersamin, A., Hopkins, S., Brage, S., Stanhope, K., Havel, P. J. & Boyer, B. B., Sep 1 2013, In : Obesity. 21, 9, p. E435-E438

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2 Scopus citations

Sources and perceptions of indoor and ambient air pollution in rural Alaska

Ware, D., Lewis, J., Hopkins, S., Boyer, B., Noonan, C. & Ward, T., Aug 1 2013, In : Journal of Community Health. 38, 4, p. 773-780 8 p.

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9 Scopus citations

The carbon isotope ratio of alanine in red blood cells is a new candidate biomarker of sugar-sweetened beverage intake

Choy, K., Nash, S. H., Kristal, A. R., Hopkins, S., Boyer, B. B. & O'Brien, D. M., Jun 1 2013, In : Journal of Nutrition. 143, 6, p. 878-884 7 p.

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34 Scopus citations

Utilizing harmonization and common surveillance methods to consolidate 4 cohorts: The western Alaska tribal collaborative for health (WATCH) study

Koller, K. R., Wolfe, A. W., Metzger, J. S., Austin, M. A., Hopkins, S. E., Kaufmann, C., Jolly, S. E., Ebbesson, S. O. E., Umans, J. G., Howard, B. V. & Boyer, B. B., May 2 2013, In : International journal of circumpolar health. 72, 1, p. 1-7 7 p.

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Open Access
10 Scopus citations
2012

Genetic polymorphisms in carnitine palmitoyltransferase 1A gene are associated with variation in body composition and fasting lipid traits in Yup'ik Eskimos

Lemas, D. J., Wiener, H. W., O'Brien, D. M., Hopkins, S., Stanhope, K. L., Havel, P. J., Allison, D. B., Fernandez, J. R., Tiwari, H. K. & Boyer, B. B., Jan 1 2012, In : Journal of lipid research. 53, 1, p. 175-184 10 p.

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46 Scopus citations

Stable nitrogen and carbon isotope ratios indicate traditional and market food intake in an indigenous circumpolar population

Nash, S. H., Bersamin, A., Kristal, A. R., Hopkins, S. E., Church, R. S., Pasker, R. L., Luick, B. R., Mohatt, G. V., Boyer, B. B. & O'brien, D. M., Jan 1 2012, In : Journal of Nutrition. 142, 1, p. 84-90 7 p.

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Open Access
49 Scopus citations
2011

Associations of obesity with triglycerides and C-reactive protein are attenuated in adults with high red blood cell eicosapentaenoic and docosahexaenoic acids

Makhoul, Z., Kristal, A. R., Gulati, R., Luick, B., Bersamin, A., O'Brien, D., Hopkins, S. E., Stephensen, C. B., Stanhope, K. L., Havel, P. J. & Boyer, B., Jul 1 2011, In : European Journal of Clinical Nutrition. 65, 7, p. 808-817 10 p.

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45 Scopus citations
2010

Associations of very high intakes of eicosapentaenoic and docosahexaenoic acids with biomarkers of chronic disease risk among Yup'ik Eskimos

Makhoul, Z., Kristal, A. R., Gulati, R., Luick, B., Bersamin, A., Boyer, B. & Mohatt, G. V., Mar 1 2010, In : American Journal of Clinical Nutrition. 91, 3, p. 777-785 9 p.

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42 Scopus citations
2009

Analysis of 30 genes (355 SNPS) related to energy homeostasis for association with adiposity in European-American and Yup'ik Eskimo populations

Chung, W. K., Patki, A., Matsuoka, N., Boyer, B. B., Liu, N., Musani, S. K., Goropashnaya, A. V., Tan, P. L., Katsanis, N., Johnson, S. B., Gregersen, P. K., Allison, D. B., Leibel, R. L. & Tiwari, H. K., Feb 1 2009, In : Human Heredity. 67, 3, p. 193-205 13 p.

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15 Scopus citations

Elevated expression of protein biosynthesis genes in liver and muscle of hibernating black bears (Ursus americanus)

Fedorov, V. B., Goropashnaya, A. V., Tøien, O., Stewart, N. C., Gracey, A. Y., Chang, C., Qin, S., Pertea, G., Quackenbush, J., Showe, L. C., Showe, M. K., Boyer, B. B. & Barnes, B. M., Apr 1 2009, In : Physiological genomics. 37, 2, p. 108-118 11 p.

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59 Scopus citations

Relation between stable isotope ratios in human red blood cells and hair: Implications for using the nitrogen isotope ratio of hair as a biomarker of eicosapentaenoic acid and docosahexaenoic acid

Nash, S. H., Kristal, A. R., Boyer, B. B., King, I. B., Metzgar, J. S. & O'Brien, D. M., Dec 1 2009, In : American Journal of Clinical Nutrition. 90, 6, p. 1642-1647 6 p.

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36 Scopus citations