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Kim, J.Y., Garcia-Carbonell, R., Yamachika, S., Zhao, P., Dhar, D., Loomba, R., Kaufman, R.J., Saltiel, A.R., Karin, M. (2018) ER Stress Drives Lipogenesis and Steatohepatitis via Caspase-2 Activation of S1P. Cell. 175(1):133-145.e15. doi: 10.1016/j.cell.2018.08.020. Epub 2018 Sep 13.

PubMedID: 30220454
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Dhar, D., Antonucci, L., Nakagawa, H., Kim, J.Y., Glitzner, E., Caruso, S., Shalapour, S., Yang, L., Valasek, M.A., Lee, S., Minnich, K., Seki, E., Tuckermann, J., Sibilia, M., Zucman-Rossi, J., Karin, M. (2018) Liver Cancer Initiation Requires p53 Inhibition by CD44-Enhanced Growth Factor Signaling. Cancer Cell. 33(6):1061-1077.e6. doi: 10.1016/j.ccell.2018.05.003.

PubMedID: 29894692
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Que, X., Hung, M.Y., Yeang, C., Gonen, A., Prohaska, T.A., Sun, X., Diehl, C., Määttä, A., Gaddis, D.E., Bowden, K., Pattison, J., MacDonald, J.G., Ylä-Herttuala, S., Mellon, P.L., Hedrick, C.C., Ley, K., Miller, Y.I., Glass, C.K., Peterson, K.L., Binder, C.J., Tsimikas, S., Witztum, J.L. (2018) Oxidized phospholipids are proinflammatory and proatherogenic in hypercholesterolaemic mice. Nature. 558(7709):301-306. doi: 10.1038/s41586-018-0198-8. Epub 2018 Jun 6.

PubMedID: 29875409
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Wei, Z., Yoshihara, E., He, N., Hah, N., Fan, W., Pinto, A.F.M., Huddy, T., Wang, Y., Ross, B., Estepa, G., Dai, Y., Ding, N., Sherman, M.H., Fang, S., Zhao, X., Liddle, C., Atkins, A.R., Yu, R.T., Downes, M., Evans, R.M. (2018) Vitamin D Switches BAF Complexes to Protect β Cells. Cell. 173(5):1135-1149.e15. doi: 10.1016/j.cell.2018.04.013. Epub 2018 May 10.

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Li, Z., Takahashi, Y., Scavo, A., Brandt, B., Nguyen, D., Rieu, P., Schroeder, J.I. (2018) Abscisic acid-induced degradation of Arabidopsis guanine nucleotide exchange factor requires calcium-dependent protein kinases. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 115(19):E4522-E4531. doi: 10.1073/pnas.1719659115. Epub 2018 Apr 23.

PubMedID: 29686103
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Ajmera, V., Park, C.C., Caussy, C., Singh, S., Hernandez, C., Bettencourt, R., Hooker, J., Sy, E., Behling, C., Xu, R., Middleton, M.S., Valasek, M.A., Faulkner, C., Rizo, E., Richards, L., Sirlin, C.B., Loomba, R. (2018) Magnetic Resonance Imaging Proton Density Fat Fraction Associates With Progression of Fibrosis in Patients With Nonalcoholic Fatty Liver Disease. Gastroenterology. 155(2):307-310.e2. doi: 10.1053/j.gastro.2018.04.014. Epub 2018 Apr 13.

PubMedID: 29660324
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McNulty, R., Cardone, G., Gilcrease, E.B., Baker, T.S., Casjens, S.R., Johnson, J.E. (2018) Cryo-EM Elucidation of the Structure of Bacteriophage P22 Virions after Genome Release. Biophys J. 114(6):1295-1301. doi: 10.1016/j.bpj.2018.01.026.

PubMedID: 29590587

Caussy, C., Hsu, C., Lo, M.T., Liu, A., Bettencourt, R., Ajmera, V.H., Bassirian, S., Hooker, J., Sy, E., Richards, L., Schork, N., Schnabl, B., Brenner, D.A., Sirlin, C.B., Chen, C.H., Loomba, R.; Genetics of NAFLD in Twins Consortium. (2018) Link between gut-microbiome derived metabolite and shared gene-effects with hepatic steatosis and fibrosis in NAFLD. Hepatology. doi: 10.1002/hep.29892.

PubMedID: 29572891
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Ahmadian, M., Liu, S., Reilly, S.M., Hah, N., Fan, W., Yoshihara, E., Jha, P., De Magalhaes Filho, C.D., Jacinto, S., Gomez, A.V., Dai, Y., Yu, R.T., Liddle, C., Atkins, A.R., Auwerx, J., Saltiel, A.R., Downes, M., Evans, R.M. (2018) ERRγ Preserves Brown Fat Innate Thermogenic Activity. Cell Rep. 22(11):2849-2859. doi: 10.1016/j.celrep.2018.02.061.

PubMedID: 29539415
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Fan, W., He, N., Lin, C.S., Wei Z., Hah, N., Waizenegger, W., He, M.X., Liddle, C., Yu, R.T., Atkins, A.R., Downes, M., Evans, R.M. (2018) ERRγ Promotes Angiogenesis, Mitochondrial Biogenesis, and Oxidative Remodeling in PGC1α/β-Deficient Muscle. Cell Rep. 22(10):2521-2529. doi: 10.1016/j.celrep.2018.02.047.

PubMedID: 29514081
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Desai, A.P., Mohan, P., Roubal, A.M., Bettencourt, R., Loomba, R. (2018) Geographic Variability in Liver Disease-Related Mortality Rates in the United States. Am J Med. 131(7):728-734. doi: 10.1016/j.amjmed.2018.01.047. Epub 2018 Feb 26.

PubMedID: 29496501
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Xu J., Ma H.Y., Liang S., Sun M., Karin G., Koyama Y., Hu R., Quehenberger O., Davidson N.O., Dennis E.A., Kisseleva T., Brenner D.A. (2017) The role of human cytochrome P450 2E1 in liver inflammation and fibrosis. Hepatol Commun. 1(10):1043-1057. doi: 10.1002/hep4.1115. eCollection 2017 Dec.

PubMedID: 29404441
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Fujiwara R., Mitsugi R., Uemura A., Itoh T., Tukey R.H. (2017) Severe Neonatal Hyperbilirubinemia in Crigler-Najjar Syndrome Model Mice Can Be Reversed With Zinc Protoporphyrin. Hepatol Commun. 1(8):792-802. doi: 10.1002/hep4.1082. Epub 2017 Aug 10.

PubMedID: 29399656
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Song, N.Y., Zhu, F., Wang, Z., Willette-Brown, J., Xi, S., Sun, Z., Su, L., Wu, X., Ma, B., Nussinov, R., Xia, X., Schrump, D.S., Johnson, P.F., Karin, M., Hu, Y. (2018) IKKα inactivation promotes Kras-initiated lung adenocarcinoma development through disrupting major redox regulatory pathways. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 115(4):E812-E821. doi: 10.1073/pnas.1717520115. Epub 2018 Jan 8.

PubMedID: 29311298
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Tapper, E.B., Loomba, R. (2018) Nonalcoholic fatty liver disease, metabolic syndrome, and the fight that will define clinical practice for a generation of hepatologists. Hepatology. 67(5):1657-1659. doi: 10.1002/hep.29722. Epub 2018 Apr 1.

PubMedID: 29222913
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Dickey A.S., Sanchez D.N., Arreola M., Sampat K.R., Fan W., Arbez N., Akimov S., Van Kanegan M.J., Ohnishi K., Gilmore-Hall S.K., Flores A.L., Nguyen J.M., Lomas N., Hsu C.L., Lo D.C., Ross C.A., Masliah E., Evans R.M., La Spada A.R. PPARδ activation by bexarotene promotes neuroprotection by restoring bioenergetic and quality control homeostasis. (2017) Sci Transl Med. 9(419). pii: eaal2332. doi: 10.1126/scitranslmed.aal2332.

PubMedID: 29212711

Hartmann P., Hochrath K., Horvath A., Chen P., Seebauer C.T., Llorente C., Wang L., Alnouti Y., Fouts D.E., Stärkel P., Loomba R., Coulter S., Liddle C., Yu R.T., Ling L., Rossi S.J., DePaoli A.M., Downes M., Evans R.M., Brenner D.A., Schnabl B. (2017) Modulation of the intestinal bile acid-FXR-FGF15 axis improves alcoholic liver disease in mice. Hepatology. doi: 10.1002/hep.29676.

PubMedID: 29159825
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Shalapour, S., Lin, X.J., Bastian, I.N., Brain, J., Burt, A.D., Aksenov, A.A., Vrbanac, A.F., Li, W., Perkins, A., Matsutani, T., Zhong, Z., Dhar, D., Navas-Molina, J.A., Xu, J., Loomba, R., Downes, M., Yu, R.T., Evans, R.M., Dorrestein, P.C., Knight, R., Benner, C., Anstee, Q.M., Karin, M. (2017). Inflammation-induced IgA+ cells dismantle anti-liver cancer immunity. Nature. 551, 340-345. doi: 10.1038/nature24302.

PubMedID: 29144460
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Cao Q., Zhao X., Bai J., Gery S., Sun H., Lin D.C., Chen Q., Chen Z., Mack L., Yang H., Deng R., Shi X., Chong L.W., Cho H., Xie J., Li Q.Z., Müschen M., Atkins A.R., Liddle C., Yu R.T., Alkan S., Said J.W., Zheng Y., Downes M., Evans R.M., Koeffler H.P. (2017) Circadian clock cryptochrome proteins regulate autoimmunity. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 114(47):12548-12553. doi: 10.1073/pnas.1619119114.

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He N., Fan W., Henriquez B., Yu R.T., Atkins A.R., Liddle C., Zheng Y., Downes M., Evans R.M. (2017) Metabolic control of regulatory T cell (Treg) survival and function by Lkb1. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 114(47):12542-12547. doi: 10.1073/pnas.1715363114.

PubMedID: 29109251
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Fujiwara R., Yoda E., Tukey R.H. (2018) Species differences in drug glucuronidation: Humanized UDP-glucuronosyltransferase 1 mice and their application for predicting drug glucuronidation and drug-induced toxicity in humans. Drug Metab Pharmacokinet. 33(1):9-16. doi: 10.1016/j.dmpk.2017.10.002. Epub 2017 Oct 7.

PubMedID: 29079228
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Xie H., Hoffmann H.M., Iyer A.K., Brayman M.J., Ngo C., Sunshine M.J., Mellon P.L. (2017) Chromatin status and transcription factor binding to gonadotropin promoters in gonadotrope cell lines. Reprod Biol Endocrinol. 15(1):86. doi: 10.1186/s12958-017-0304-z.

PubMedID: 29065928

Brouha, S.S., Nguyen, P., Bettencourt, R., Sirlin, C.B., Loomba, R. (2018) Increased severity of liver fat content and liver fibrosis in non-alcoholic fatty liver disease correlate with epicardial fat volume in type 2 diabetes: A prospective study. Eur Radiol. 28(4):1345-1355. doi: 10.1007/s00330-017-5075-6. Epub 2017 Oct 20.

PubMedID: 29058029
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Wang J., He N., Zhang N., Quan D., Zhang S., Zhang C., Yu R.T., Atkins A.R., Zhu R., Yang C., Cui Y., Liddle C., Downes M., Xiao H., Zheng Y., Auwerx J., Evans R.M., Leng Q. (2017) NCoR1 restrains thymic negative selection by repressing Bim expression to spare thymocytes undergoing positive selection. Nat Commun. 8(1):959. doi: 10.1038/s41467-017-00931-8.

PubMedID: 29038463
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Azoulay-Shemer T, Hsu PK, Schroeder JI. (2017) Seeing is believing. Nat Plants. 3(10):765-766. doi: 10.1038/s41477-017-0025-5.

PubMedID: 28970562
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Hoffmann H.M., Gong P., Tamrazian A., Mellon P.L. (2018) Transcriptional interaction between cFOS and the homeodomain-binding transcription factor VAX1 on the GnRH promoter controls Gnrh1 expression levels in a GnRH neuron maturation specific manner. Mol Cell Endocrinol. 461:143-154. doi: 10.1016/j.mce.2017.09.004. Epub 2017 Sep 7.

PubMedID: 28890143
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Song IJ, Yang YM, Inokuchi-Shimizu S, Roh YS, Yang L, Seki E. (2018) The contribution of toll-like receptor signaling to the development of liver fibrosis and cancer in hepatocyte-specific TAK1-deleted mice. Int J Cancer. 142(1):81-91. doi: 10.1002/ijc.31029. Epub 2017 Sep 23.

PubMedID: 28875549
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Caussy C., Soni M., Cui J., Bettencourt R., Schork N., Chen C.H., Ikhwan M.A., Bassirian S., Cepin S., Gonzalez M.P., Mendler M., Kono Y., Vodkin I., Mekeel K., Haldorson J., Hemming A., Andrews B., Salotti J., Richards L., Brenner D.A., Sirlin C.B., Loomba R., Familial NAFLD Cirrhosis Research Consortium. (2017) Nonalcoholic fatty liver disease with cirrhosis increases familial risk for advanced fibrosis. J Clin Invest. 127(7):2697-2704. doi: 10.1172/JCI93465. Epub 2017 Jun 19.

PubMedID: 28628033
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Vollmann E.H., Cao L., Amatucci A., Reynolds T., Hamann S., Dalkilic-Liddle I., Cameron T.O., Hossbach M., Kauffman K.J., Mir F.F., Anderson D.G., Novobrantseva T., Koteliansky V., Kisseleva T., Brenner D., Duffield J., Burkly L.C. (2017) Identification of Novel Fibrosis Modifiers by In Vivo siRNA Silencing. Mol Ther Nucleic Acids. 7:314-323. doi: 10.1016/j.omtn.2017.04.014. Epub 2017 Apr 20.

PubMedID: 28624207
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Reinders M.E., Wardi G., Bettencourt R., Bouland D., Bazick J., Mendler M., Vodkin I., Kalmaz D., Savides T., Brenner D., Sell R.E., Loomba R. (2017) Increased Risk of Death, in the Hospital and Outside the Intensive Care Unit, for Patients With Cirrhosis After Cardiac Arrest. Clin Gastroenterol Hepatol. 15(11):1808-1810. doi: 10.1016/j.cgh.2017.05.044. Epub 2017 Jun 7.

PubMedID: 28602970
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Kim R.G., Loomba R., Prokop L.J., Singh S. (2017) Statin Use and Risk of Cirrhosis and Related Complications in Patients With Chronic Liver Diseases: A Systematic Review and Meta-analysis. Clin Gastroenterol Hepatol. 15(10):1521-1530.e8. doi: 10.1016/j.cgh.2017.04.039. Epub 2017 May 4.

PubMedID: 28479502
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Fan W., Waizenegger W., Lin C.S., Sorrentino V., He M.X., Wall C.E., Li H., Liddle C., Yu R.T., Atkins A.R., Auwerx J., Downes M., Evans R.M. (2017) PPARδ Promotes Running Endurance by Preserving Glucose. Cell Metab. 25(5):1186-1193.e4. doi: 10.1016/j.cmet.2017.04.006.

PubMedID: 28467934
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Loomba R., Seguritan V., Li W., Long T., Klitgord N., Bhatt A., Dulai P.S., Caussy C., Bettencourt R., Highlander S.K., Jones M.B., Sirlin C.B., Schnabl B., Brinkac L., Schork N., Chen C.H., Brenner D.A., Biggs W., Yooseph S., Venter J.C., Nelson K.E. (2017) Gut Microbiome-Based Metagenomic Signature for Non-invasive Detection of Advanced Fibrosis in Human Nonalcoholic Fatty Liver Disease. Cell Metab. 25(5):1054-1062.e5. doi: 10.1016/j.cmet.2017.04.001.

PubMedID: 28467925
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Yoda E., Paszek M., Konopnicki C., Fujiwara R., Chen S., Tukey R.H. (2017) Isothiocyanates induce UGT1A1 in humanized UGT1 mice in a CAR dependent fashion that is highly dependent upon oxidative stress. Sci Rep. 7:46489. doi: 10.1038/srep46489

PubMedID: 28422158
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Doktorova M., Zwarts I., Zutphen T.V., Dijk T.H., Bloks V.W., Harkema L., Bruin A., Downes M., Evans R.M., Verkade H.J., Jonker J.W. (2017) Intestinal PPARδ protects against diet-induced obesity, insulin resistance and dyslipidemia. Sci Rep. 7(1):846. doi: 10.1038/s41598-017-00889-z.

PubMedID: 28404991
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Wu C.C., Baiga T.J., Downes M., La Clair J.J., Atkins A.R., Richard S.B., Fan W., Stockley-Noel T.A., Bowman M.E., Noel J.P., Evans R.M. (2017) Structural basis for specific ligation of the peroxisome proliferator-activated receptor δ. 114(13):E2563-E2570. doi: 10.1073/pnas.1621513114.

PubMedID: 28320959
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Koyama Y., Wang P., Liang S., Iwaisako K., Liu X., Xu J., Zhang M., Sun M., Cong M., Karin D., Taura K., Benner C., Heinz S., Bera T., Brenner D.A., Kisseleva T. (2017) Mesothelin/mucin 16 signaling in activated portal fibroblasts regulates cholestatic liver fibrosis. J Clin Invest. 127(4):1254-1270. doi: 10.1172/JCI88845. Epub 2017 Mar 13.

PubMedID: 28287406
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De Magalhaes Filho C.D., Downes M., Evans R.M. (2017) Farnesoid X Receptor an Emerging Target to Combat Obesity. Dig Dis. 35(3):185-190. doi: 10.1159/000450909.

PubMedID: 28249279
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Seki E. (2016) Acrolein, a New Villain in the Development of Alcoholic Liver Disease. Editorial.Cell Mol Gastroenterol Hepatol. 2:544-545. doi: 10.1016/j.jcmgh.2016.06.005

PubMedID: 28174735
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Chen, S., Lu, W., Yueh, M.-F., Rettenmeier, E., Liu, M., Auwerx, J., Yu, R.T., Evans, R.M., Wang, K., Karin, M., Tukey, R.H. (2017) Intestinal NCoR1, a newly discovered regulator of epithelial cell maturation, controls neonatal hyperbilirubinemia.  Proc. Nat. Acad. Sci. USA.114:E1432-E1440. doi: 10.1073/pnas.1700232114.

PubMedID: 28167773
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Hirashima R., Itoh T., Tukey R.H., Fujiwara R. (2017) Prediction of drug-induced liver injury using keratinocytes. J Appl Toxicol. doi: 10.1002/jat.3435.

PubMedID: 28138970
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Dulai P.S., Singh S., Patel J., Soni M., Prokop L.J., Younossi Z., Sebastiani G., Ekstedt M., Hagstrom H., Nasr P., Stal P., Wong V.W., Kechagias S., Hultcrantz R., Loomba R. (2017) Increased risk of mortality by fibrosis stage in nonalcoholic fatty liver disease: Systematic review and meta-analysis. Hepatology. 65(5):1557-1565. doi: 10.1002/hep.29085. Epub 2017 Mar 31.

PubMedID: 28130788
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Lin S.C., Heba E., Bettencourt R., Lin G.Y., Valasek M.A., Lunde O., Hamilton G., Sirlin C.B., Loomba R. (2017) Assessment of treatment response in non-alcoholic steatohepatitis using advanced magnetic resonance imaging. Aliment Pharmacol Ther. 45(6):844-854. doi: 10.1111/apt.13951. Epub 2017 Jan 24.

PubMedID: 28116801
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Sherman M.H., Yu R.T., Tseng T.W., Sousa C.M., Liu S., Truitt M.L., He N., Ding N., Liddle C., Atkins A.R., Lebland M., Collisson E.A., Asara J.M., Kimmelman A.C., Downes M., Evans R.M. (2017) Stromal cues regulate the pancreatic cancer epigenome and metabolome.  Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 114: 1129-1134. doi: 10.1073/pnas.1620164114.

PubMedID: 28096419
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Hinds T.D. Jr., Hosick P.A., Chen S., Tukey R.H., Hankins M.W., Nestor-Kalinoski A., Stec D.E. (2017) Mice with hyperbilirubinemia due to Gilbert's syndrome polymorphism are resistant to hepatic steatosis by decreased serine 73 phosphorylation of PPARα. Am J Physiol Endocrinol Metab. 312(4):E244-E252. doi: 10.1152/ajpendo.00396.2016.

PubMedID: 28096081
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Koyama Y., Brenner D.A. (2017) Liver inflammation and fibrosis. J Clin Invest. 127:55-64. doi: 10.1172/JCI88881.

PubMedID: 28045404
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Chung H.K., Ryu D., Kim K.S., Chang J.Y., Kim Y.K., Yi H.-S., Kang S.G., Choi M.J., Lee S.E., Jung S.B., Ryu M.J., Kim S.J., Kweon G.R., Kim H., Hwang J.H., Lee C.-H., Lee S.-J., Wall C.E., Downes M., Evans R.M., Auwerx J., Shong M. (2017) Growth differentiation factor 15 (GDF15) is a myomitokine governing systemic energy homeostasis. J Cell Biol. 216: 149-165. doi: 10.1083/jcb.201607110.

PubMedID: 27986797
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Park C.C., Nguyen P., Hernandez C., Bettencourt R., Ramirez K., Fortney L., Hooker J., Sy E., Savides M.T., Alquiraish M.H., Valasek M.A., Rizo E., Richards L., Brenner D., Sirlin C.B., Loomba R. (2017) Magnetic Resonance Elastography vs Transient Elastography in Detection of Fibrosis and Noninvasive Measurement of Steatosis in Patients With Biopsy-Proven Nonalcoholic Fatty Liver Disease. Gastroenterology. 152:598-607. doi: 10.1053/j.gastro.2016.10.026.

PubMedID: 27911262
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Fan W., Evans R.M.. (2017) Exercise Mimetics: Impact on Health and Performance. Cell Metab. 25:(2)242-247. doi: 10.1016/j.cmet.2016.10.022.

PubMedID: 27889389
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Moscat, J., Karin, M., Diaz-Meco, M.T. (2016) p62 in Cancer: Signaling Adaptor Beyond Autophagy. Cell. 167:606-609. doi:10.1016/j.cell.2016.09.030.

PubMedID: 27768885

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