Spotlight on Laboratory of Dr. Patricia Oteiza

  • Lab members in the laboratory of Dr. Patricia Oteiza

  • Lab members in the laboratory of Dr. Patricia Oteiza

  • Lab members in the laboratory of Dr. Patricia Oteiza

  • Lab members in the laboratory of Dr. Patricia Oteiza

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Patricia Oteiza

Patricia Oteiza, Ph.D.
Professor, Department of Nutrition, Department of Environmental Toxicology
Office: 3109 Meyer, (530) 754-6074
Email: poteiza@ucdavis.edu

Dr. Oteiza's lab has two primary areas of research. The first is centered on the characterization of the effects of trace mineral deficiencies and trace mineral toxicities on early developmental processes. Dr. Oteiza’s second area of research is focused on the putative health benefits of flavonoids.

Recent publications in the lab include:

  • Vazquez Prieto MA, Bettaieb A, Rodriguez Lanzi C, Soto VC, Perdicaro DJ, Galmarini CR, Haj FG, Miatello RM, Oteiza PI. Catechin and quercetin attenuate adipose inflammation in fructose-fed rats and 3T3-L1 adipocytes. Mol Nutr Food Res. 2015 Apr;59(4):622-33. [PubMed]
  • Contreras TC, Ricciardi E, Cremonini E, Oteiza PI. (-)-Epicatechin in the prevention of tumor necrosis alpha-induced loss of Caco-2 cell barrier integrity. Arch Biochem Biophys. 2015 Mar 17;573:84-91. [PubMed]