Best Phospholipid Paper Award winners

ILPS sponsors the AOCS Best Phospholipid Paper Award.

Winners of the AOCS Best Phospholipid Paper Award are:


Y.Pan, R.V. Tikekar, N. Nitin, University of California -Davis and Drewel University – Philadelphia, USA

“Effect of Antioxidant Properties of Lecithin Emulsifier on Oxidatitve Stability of Encapsulated Bioactive Compounds”

International Journal of Pharmaceutics, 450: 129-173 (2013)


G. Konrad, T. Kleinschmidt, C. Lorenz, Anholt University, Köthen, Germany

“Ultrafiltration of Whey Buttermilk to Obtain a Phospholipid Concentrate”

International Dairy Journal 30: 39-44 (2012)


Zeneng Wang, Elizabeth Klipfell, Brian J. Bennett, Robert Koeth,Bruce S. Levison, Brandon DuGar, Ariel E. Feldstein, Earl B. Britt, Xiaoming Fu, Yoon-Mi Chung, Yuping Wu, Phil Schauer,Jonathan D. Smith, Hooman Allayee, W.H. Wilson Tang, Joseph A. DiDonato, Aldons J. Lusis, Stanley L. Hazen  

“Gut Flora Metabolism of Phosphatidylcholine Promotes Cardiovascular Disease.”

Nature 472:57-63 (2011)


K. Shimizu, T. Ida, H. Tsutsui, T. Asai, K. Otsubo, and N. Oku,

“Anti-Obesity Effect of Phosphatidylinositol on Diet-Induced Obesity in Mice,”

Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry 58:11218-1125 (2010).


Heikki Aro · Eila P. Järvenpää · Karoliina Könkö ·Mikko Sihvonen · Veli Hietaniemi · Rainer Huopalahti, MTT Agrifood Research, Finland

Isolation and purification of egg yolk phospholipids using liquid extraction and pilot-scale supercritical fluid techniques.

Eur Food Res Technol (2009) 228:857–863

2009 (yes no 2008 winner)

Bungo Shirouchi, Koji Nagao, Nao Inoue, T. Ohkubo, H. Hibino and Teruyoshi Yanagita of University of Saga, Saga, Japan

Effect of dietary omega 3 phosphatidylcholine on obesity-related disorders in obese Otsuka Long-Evans Tokushima fatty rats.

Journal of Agriculture and Food Chemistry. 2007; 55(17): 7170-7176


Anders Vikbjerg, Jean-Yves Rusing, Gunnar Jonsson, Huiling Mu and Xuebing Xu, Danish Technical University DTU, Copenhagen-Lingby, Denmark

Comparative evaluation of the emulsifying properties of phosphatidylcholine after enzymatic acyl modification.

J. Agr. Food Chem., Vol 54, 3310-3316. (2006).  


Paul van der Meeren, Mamdouh El-Bakry, Nico Neirynck, Pascal Nappe, Ghent University, Belgium
Influence of Hydrolysed Lecithin Addition on Protein Adsorption and Heat Stability of a Sterilised Coffee Cream Simulant,

International Dairy Journal, Vol 15, 1235-1243 (2005).


Pan L.G., Mabel Tomás, Anon, M.C of CIDCO, University de La Plata, Argentina

Oil-in-water emulsions formulated with sunflower lecithins: vesicle formation and stability, JAOCS, Vol 81 (3), 241-44 (2004)


Curtis A. Spilburg, Anne C. Goldberg, Janet B. McGill, William F. Stenson, Susan B. Racette, Joyce Bateman, Timothy B. McPherson, Richard Ostlund

Fat-free Foods supplemented with Soy Stanol-lecithin Powder Reduce Cholesterol Absorption and LDL Cholesterol,

J. American Dietetic Association Vol 103(5), 577-581 (2003)


Danviriyakul S, McClements D.J., Decker E c.s. , University of Massachusette – Amherst.

Physical Stability of Spray-Dried Milk Fat Emulsion as Affected by Emulsifiers and Processing Conditions,

J. Food Science, Vol 67 (6), 2183-2189 (2002)


Fabio Fava, Diana Di Gioia, University of Bologna, Italy

Soya Lecithin Effects on the Aerobic Biodegradation of Polychlorinated Biphenyls in an Artificially Contaminated Soil,

Biotechnology and Bioengineering, Vol  72 (2), 177-184 (2001)


Armin Wendel, Nattermann of Phospholipid GmbH, Cologne, Germany

Lecithin: the First 150 Years

AOCS – INFORM,  Vol 11(8) 885-892, Vol 11(9) 992-997


MaryAnne Drake, Van-Den Truong and Christopher Daubert, Mississippi State University, Rheological and Sensory Properties of Redcued-Fat Processed Cheeses Containing Lecithin J. of Food Science, Vol. 64 (4) (1999)


Thomas A. Wilson, Carig M. Meservey and Robert J. NIcolosi, University of Massachusetts-Lowell,

Soy Lecithin reduces Plasma Lipoprotein Cholesterol and Early Atherogenensis in Hypercholesterolemic Monkeys and Hamsters: Beyound Linoleate,

J. of Atherogenenisis, Vol 140, 147-153, (1998)