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"Food functionality database (Nutrigenomics database)" provides the methods and results (gene expression analysis using a DNA microarray and other biochemical data) of animal study for identifying the physiological function of various food components.


Database Search

Search by Food Name:

(ex.) Soy
(ex.) Onion

Search by Food Component:

(ex.) Quercetin
(ex.) β-Cryptoxanthin

Search by Gene Symbol / GO Term:

(ex.) CDKN1A
(ex.) lipid metabolic process


About the Database

This database shows the results of the Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries (MAFF) Food Research Project 'Development of evaluation and management methods for supply of reliable and functional food and farm produce.' and National Agriculture and Food Research Organization (NARO) Research Program 'Elucidation of functions of agricultural products and foods and development of a provision system for obtaining reliable information'.



News

2016-02-26
Experiment data spreadsheet released.
2016-02-26
New experiment data released. (Experiment #10)
2016-02-26
Gene Ontology annotation data updated.
2015-03-13
New search feature released. The search feature can find food functions using food names.
2015-03-13
New experiment data released. (Experiment #11)
2015-03-13
Gene Ontology annotation data updated.


Participating Laboratories

National Food Research Institute (NFRI), National Agriculture and Food Research Organization (NARO)
  • Functionality Evaluation Laboratory, NFRI, NARO
  • Nutrition Function Laboratory, NFRI, NARO
  • Lipid Laboratory, NFRI, NARO
  • Mass Analysis Laboratory, NFRI, NARO
National Institute of Livestock and Grassland Science (NILGS), NARO
  • Animal Products Research Division, NILGS, NARO
National Institute of Health and Nutrition
  • Nutritional Science Program
Jumonji University
Tokyo Medical and Dental University
  • School of Biomedical Science
    (PI )
Graduate School of Agricultural and Life Sciences, The University of Tokyo
  • ILSI Japan-Endowed Chair of Functional Food Science and Nutrigenomics
  • Taste Scinece, Nissin Food Products Co.

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