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Journal of Molecular Endocrinology

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  1. Aberrant miR199a-5p/caveolin1/PPARα axis in hepatic steatosis.

    Journal of Molecular Endocrinology 53(3):393 (2014) PMID 25312970

    We first transfected two hepatocyte cell lines, HepG2 and AML12 cells, with agomiR199a-5p or antagomiR199a-5p. Our results indicated that miR199a-5p overexpression exacerbated deposition of FA and inhibited ATP levels and mitochondrial DNA (mtDNA) contents. Consistently, suppression of miR199a-5p pa...
  2. RNA sequencing: current and prospective uses in metabolic research.

    Journal of Molecular Endocrinology 53(2):R93 (2014) PMID 25228274

    Previous global RNA analysis was restricted to known transcripts in species with a defined transcriptome. Next generation sequencing has transformed transcriptomics by making it possible to analyse expressed genes with an exon level resolution from any tissue in any species without any a priori know...
  3. Transcription of platelet-derived growth factor receptor α in Leydig cells involves specificity protein 1 and 3.

    Journal of Molecular Endocrinology 46(2):125 (2011) PMID 21289081

    We isolated and characterized a 2.2 kb fragment of the rat Pdgfra 5' flanking sequence in the TM3 Leydig cell line, which endogenously express Pdgfra. A series of 5' progressive deletions of the Pdgfra promoter was generated and transfected in TM3 cells. Using this approach two regions (-183/-154 an...
  4. Genes involved in human premature ovarian failure.

    Journal of Molecular Endocrinology 45(5):257 (2010) PMID 20668067

    We review the principal X-linked and autosomal genes involved in syndromic and non syndromic forms of POI with the wish that this list will soon become upgraded because of the discovery of novel contributing mechanisms. A better understanding of POI pathogenesis will indeed allow the construction of...
  5. Appearance of the pituitary factor Pit-1 increases chromatin remodeling at hypersensitive site III in the human GH locus.

    Journal of Molecular Endocrinology 45(1):19 (2010) PMID 20395397

    We used human embryonic kidney 293 (HEK293) cells overexpressing wild-type and mutant Pit-1 proteins as a model system to gain insight into the mechanism by which Pit-1 gains access to the GH LCR. Addition of Pit-1 to these cells increased DNA accessibility at HS III, located 28 kb upstream of the h...
  6. Vitamin C inhibits leptin secretion and some glucose/lipid metabolic pathways in primary rat adipocytes.

    Journal of Molecular Endocrinology 45(1):33 (2010) PMID 20400526

    Antioxidant-based treatments are emerging as an interesting approach to possibly counteract obesity fat accumulation complications, since this is accompanied by an increased systemic oxidative stress. The aim of this study was to analyze specific metabolic effects of vitamin C (VC) on epididymal pri...
  7. Constant expression of hexose-6-phosphate dehydrogenase during differentiation of human adipose-derived mesenchymal stem cells.

    Journal of Molecular Endocrinology 41(3):125 (2008) PMID 18586838

    We investigated the expression and the activity of H6PD in the course of the differentiation of human adipose-derived mesenchymal stem cells (ADMSCs) and murine 3T3-L1 cells. It was found that H6PD is already present in adipose-derived stem cells and in 3T3-L1 fibroblasts even before the induction o...
  8. FSH and TSH binding to their respective receptors: similarities, differences and implication for glycoprotein hormone specificity.

    Journal of Molecular Endocrinology 41(3):145 (2008) PMID 18606720

    The crystal structures of the leucine-rich repeat domain (LRD) of the FSH receptor (FSHR) in complex with FSH and the TSH receptor (TSHR) LRD in complex with the thyroid-stimulating autoantibody (M22) provide opportunities to assess the molecular basis of the specificity of glycoprotein hormone-rece...
  9. Editorial.

    Journal of Molecular Endocrinology 40(1):1 (2008) PMID 18096991

    We had previously achieved, because of the way it is calculated. We have also increased the journal's online frequency to monthly, ensuring that the journal is poised ready for the rapid publication of greater numbers of higher quality papers. With this legacy, I am pleased to hand over the reins of...
  10. DNA damage and its repair in lymphocytes and thyroid nodule cells during radioiodine therapy in patients with hyperthyroidism.

    Journal of Molecular Endocrinology 37(3):527 (2006) PMID 17170092

    Our results indicate high diversity in the level of DNA damage among the individual patients. However, in all cases, after 54 days the level of DNA damage in lymphocytes was similar or even lower than that in the controls. In contrast, in hot nodule the DNA damage persisted until the 54th day after...