Professor Asim K. Duttaroy

Prof. Asim K. Duttaroy

University of Oslo, Norway



1987-1989 MD-Ph.D., Programme, Wright State University, Ohio, USA

Publications (Selected)

  1. Dutta-Roy, A.K., Ray, T.K. and Sinha, A.K. (1986): Prostacyclin stimulation of the activation of blood coagulation factor X by platelets. Science 231, 385-388.
  2. Dutta-Roy, A.K. and Sinha, A.K. (1987): Purification and properties of prostaglandin E1/prostacyclin receptor of human blood platelets. Journal of Biological Chemistry 262, 12685-12691.
  3. Dutta-Roy, A. K., Gopalswamy, N. and Trulzsch, D.V. (1987): Prostaglandin E1 binds to Z protein of rat liver. European Journal of Biochemistry 162, 615 -619.
  4. Rae, M.G., Rotondo, D., Milton, A.S. and Dutta-Roy, A.K. (1992): Interleukin-1 inhibits PGE2 binding to macrophage-like P388D1 cells by a cyclic AMP-independent process. Biochimica et Biophysica Acta 1138, 75-79.
  5. Dutta-Roy, A.K., Hoque, L., and Paterson, B.J.P. (1993) Prostaglandin E1 binding sites in rabbit erythrocyte membrane. European Journal of Biochemistry 213, 1167 - 1173.
  6. Dutta-Roy, A.K., Leishman, D.J., Gordon, M.J., Campbell, F.M., and Duthie, G.G. (1993) Identification of a low molecular mass (14.2kDa) -tocopherol-binding protein in the cytosol of rat liver and heart. Biochemical and Biophysical Research Communication 196, 1108-1112.
  7. Dutta-Roy, A. K., Gordon, M.J., Campbell, F.M., Duthie, G.G. and James, W.P.T.: (1994) Vitamin E requirements, transport and metabolism: Role of -tocopherol-binding proteins. Journal of Nutritional Biochemistry 5, 562 - 570.
  8. Campbell, F.M., Gordon, M.J., and Dutta-Roy, A.K. (1994) Plasma membrane fatty acid-binding protein (FABPpm) of the sheep placenta. Biochimica et Biophysica Acta 1214, 187-192.
  9. Gordon, M.J., Campbell, F.M., Duthie, G.G. and Dutta-Roy, A.K. (1995): Characterisation of a novel a-tocopherol-binding protein from bovine heart cytosol. Archives of Biochemistry and Biophysics 318, 140-146.
  10. Campbell, F. M., Taffesse, S., Gordon, M.J., and Dutta-Roy, A.K. (1995) Plasma membrane fatty acid-binding protein in human placenta: Identification and Characterization. Biochemical and Biophysical Research Communication 209, 1011-1017.
  11. Dutta-Roy, A.K., Gordon, M.J., Campbell, F.M., and Crosbie, L.C. (1996): Arachidonic acid uptake by human platelets is mediated by CD36. Platelets, 7, 291-295.
  12. Campbell, F.M., Clohessy, A., Gordon, M.J. Page, K.R., and Dutta-Roy, A.K. (1997) Preferential uptake of long chain fatty acids by human choriocarcinoma cells, BeWo : Role of plasma membrane fatty acid-binding protein. Journal of Lipid Research 38, 2558-2568.
  13. Crabtree, J., Gordon, M.J., Campbell, F.M. and Dutta-Roy, A.K. (1998) Differential distribution and metabolism of arachidonic acid and docosahexaenoic acids by human placental cells. Molecular and Cellular Biochemistry 185, 191 - 198.
  14. Campbell, F.M., Gordon, M.J., Hoggrad, N. and Dutta-Roy, A.K. (1998) Interaction of free fatty acids with human leptin. Biochemical and Biophysical Research Communication 247, 654-658.
  15. Campbell, F.M., Bush, P., Veerkamp, J.H. and Dutta-Roy, A.K. (1998) Distribution of membrane associated- and cytoplasmic fatty acid-binding proteins in human placenta. Placenta 19, 409-415.
  16. Waterman, I.J., Emisson, N. and, Dutta-Roy, A.K. (1998) Characterization of triacylglycerol hydrolase activities in human placenta. Biochimica et Biophysica Acta 1394, 169-176.
  17. Hunter, K, Crosbie, L.C, Weir, A. Miller, G.J., and Dutta-Roy, A.K. (1999): The effects of physiological meals containing structured triglycerides with different fatty acid compositions on postprandial haemostasis. Atherosclerosis 142, 151-158.
  18. Dutta-Roy, AK., Gordon, M.J., Kelly, C., Hunter, K.A., Crosbie, L., Knight-Carpenter, T., Williams (1999) Inhibitory effect of Ginkgo biloba extract on human platelet aggregation. Platelets 10, 298-305.
  19. Dutta-Roy, A.K. (2000) Cellular uptake of long chain fatty acids: role of membrane associated binding/transport proteins. Cellular and Molecular Life Sciences 57, 1360-1372.
  20. Duttaroy, A.K. Taylor, J., Gordon, M.J., Hoggrad, N. and Campbell, F.M (2002) Arachidonic acid induced stimulation of internalisation of leptin by human choriocarcinoma (BeWo) cells.. Biochemical and Biophysical Research Communication 299, 432-437.
  21. Dutta-Roy, A.K. (2002) Dietary components and human platelet activity. Platelets 13, 67-75
  22. Duttaroy, A.K, Crozet, D., Gordon, M.J.,Campbell, F.M.. (2003) Acyl-CoA thioesterase activity in human placental choriocarcinoma (BeWo) cells: Effects of fatty acids. Prostaglandins Leukotrienes and Essntl. Fatty Acids 68, 43-48.
  23. Weedon-Fekjaer, M.S., Duttaroy, A.K., Nebb H.I.(2004) Liver X receptors mediate inhibition of hCG secretion by human placental trophoblast cell line Placenta 2005 26(10):721-728
  24. Duttaroy, AK : Fatty acid –activated nuclear transcription factors and their roles in human placenta. Eur J Lipid Sci. Technol. 108, 70-83, 2006
  25. Tobin KA, Harsem NK, Dalen KT, Staff AC, Nebb HI, Duttaroy AK (2006). Regulation of ADRP expression by long-chain polyunsaturated fatty acids in BeWo cells, a human placental choriocarcinoma cell line. J Lipid Res. 47, :815-823
  26. O’Kennedy, N., Crosbie, L., van Lieshout M., Broom J.L.. Webb D. and Duttaroy, A.K. (2006) Antiplatelet activity of tomato extract. Part I: Effects on platelet function in vitro and ex vivo – a time course cannulation study in healthy humans, Am. J. Clin Nutr 84:570-579.
  27. Johnsen GM, Weedon-Fekjaer MS, Tobin KA, Staff AC, Duttaroy AK(2009). Long-chain polyunsaturated fatty acids stimulate cellular fatty acid uptake in human placental choriocarcinoma (BeWo) cells. Placenta. 30:1037-1044.
  28. Duttaroy, A.K. (2009) Transport of fatty acids across the human placenta: a review. Progress in Lipid Research , 48, 52-61.
  29. Weedon-Fekjaer MS, Dalen KT, Solaas K, Staff AC, Duttaroy AK, Nebb HI. (2010): Activation of LXR increases acyl-CoA synthetase activity through direct regulation of ACSL3 in human placental trophoblast cells.. J Lipid Res. 51:1886-1896.
  30. Szodoray P, Horvath IF, Papp G, Barath S, Gyimesi E, Csathy L, Kappelmayer J, Sipka S, Duttaroy AK, Nakken B, Zeher M. (2010) The immunoregulatory role of vitamins A, D and E in patients with primary Sjogren's syndrome. Rheumatology (Oxford). 49:211-217.
  31. Weedon-Fekjær MS, Johnsen GM, Anthonisen EH, Sugulle M, Nebb HI, Duttaroy AK, Staff AC (2010).: Expression of Liver X Receptors in Pregnancies Complicated by Preeclampsia., Placenta. 2010 Jul 21. [Epub ahead of print]
  32. Johnsen GM, Basak S, Weedon-Fekjær MS, Staff AC, Duttaroy AK Docsahexaenoic acid stimulates tube formation in first trimester trophoblast cells, HTR8/SVneo. Placenta. 2011 Jul 6. [Epub ahead of print]