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Special Issue: Thiamine

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Special Issue: Thiamine

Published: August 2021

Volume 1498

Published since 1824, Annals of the New York Academy of Sciences is the Academy’s premier scientific publication.

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A fresh look at thiamine deficiency—new analyses by the global thiamine alliance

Megan W. Bourassa, Gilles Bergeron, Kenneth H. Brown



Thiamine deficiency disorders: a clinical perspective

Taryn J. Smith, Casey R. Johnson, Roshine Koshy, Sonja Y. Hess, Umar A. Qureshi, Mimi Lhamu Mynak, Philip R. Fischer



Thiamine fortification strategies in low- and middle-income settings: a review

Kyly C. Whitfield, Taryn J. Smith, Fabian Rohner, Frank T. Wieringa, Tim J. Green


Thiamine deficiency unrelated to alcohol consumption in high-income countries: a literature review

Filomena Gomes, Gilles Bergeron, Megan W. Bourassa, Philip R. Fischer


Pediatric thiamine deficiency disorders in high-income countries between 2000 and 2020: a clinical reappraisal

Benjamin Rakotoambinina, Laurent Hiffler, Filomena Gomes



Erythrocyte transketolase activity coefficient (ETKAC) assay protocol for the assessment of thiamine status

Kerry S. Jones, Damon A. Parkington, Lorna J. Cox, Albert Koulman


Assessment of salt intake to consider salt as a fortification vehicle for thiamine in Cambodia

Kathleen Chan, Jelisa Gallant, Shalem Leemaqz, Dare A. Baldwin, Mam Borath, Hou Kroeun, Jeffrey R. Measelle, Rem Ngik, Sophonneary Prak, Frank T. Wieringa, Lisa N. Yelland, Tim J. Green, Kyly C. Whitfield


The rediscovery of thiamine deficiency disorders at a secondary level mission hospital in Northeast India

Roshine Mary Koshy, Shajin Thankaraj, Vijay Anand Ismavel, Carolin V. Solomi


Modeling thiamine fortification: a case study from Kuria atoll, Republic of Kiribati

Tim J. Green, Kyly C. Whitfield, Lisa Daniels, Rachel C. Brown, Lisa A. Houghton


Thiamine supplementation holds neurocognitive benefits for breastfed infants during the first year of life

Jeffrey R. Measelle, Dare A. Baldwin, Jelisa Gallant, Kathleen Chan, Tim J. Green, Frank T. Wieringa, Mam Borath, Sophonneary Prak, Daniela Hampel, Setareh Shahab-Ferdows, Lindsay H. Allen, Hou Kroeun, Kyly C. Whitfield