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Kumar Kothapalli is an associate professor of pediatrics at Dell Medical School. He is a human geneticist and moved to Dell Medical School from Cornell University. Kothapalli received a Master of Science degree in human genetics from Andhra University and a Ph.D. in genetics from Osmania University. He conducted his postdoctoral fellowship training in genetics and genomics at Cornell University. Kothapalli served as ad-hoc reviewer for several scientific journals. He has made significant contributions in identifying human genetic disorders and conducted studies that are linked to nutritional issues. He has taught and trained physicians and postgraduate genetics students to detect and identify human genetic disorders using cytogenetic, biochemical and molecular tools. His contributions have resulted in several publications.

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Research Output 2000 2019

Fatty Acids

Dietary pattern regulates fatty acid desaturase 1 gene expression in Indian pregnant women to spare overall long chain polyunsaturated fatty acids levels

Joshi, K., Gadgil, M., Pandit, A., Otiv, S., Kothapalli, S. D. K. & Brenna, J. T., Feb 1 2019, In : Molecular Biology Reports. 46, 1, p. 687-693 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Fatty Acid Desaturases
Unsaturated Fatty Acids
Pregnant Women
Gene Expression
Birth Weight

Glycerol derived process contaminants in refined coconut oil induce cholesterol synthesis in HepG2 cells

Liu, R., Cheng, M., Kothapalli, S. D. K., Wang, Z., Mendralla, E., Park, H. G., Block, R. C., Wang, X. & Brenna, J. T., May 1 2019, In : Food and Chemical Toxicology. 127, p. 135-142 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

coconut oil
Hep G2 Cells
2 Citations (Scopus)

Identification of genes mediating branched chain fatty acid elongation

Wang, Z., Wang, D. H., Park, H. G., Yan, Y., Goykhman, Y., Lawrence, P., Kothapalli, K. S. D. & Brenna, J. T., Jul 2019, In : FEBS Letters. 593, 14, p. 1807-1817 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Fatty Acids
Fish products
Dairy products
2 Citations (Scopus)

The elongation of very long-chain fatty acid 6 gene product catalyses elongation of n-13: 0 and n-15: 0 odd-chain SFA in human cells

Wang, Z., Wang, D. H., Goykhman, Y., Yan, Y., Lawrence, P., Kothapalli, S. D. K. & Brenna, J. T., Feb 14 2019, In : British Journal of Nutrition. 121, 3, p. 241-248 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Fatty Acids
Dairy Products