Obesity: Novel Basic Science


Novel Metabolic Roles for the E3 Ubiquitin Ligase Nedd4 to Mobilize Fat and Protect from Obesity Induced By High-Fat Diet
Jingjing Li, Robert J Ferry Jr., Shiyong Diao, Bingzhong Xue, Suleiman W Bahouth and Francesca-Fang Liao


High-Throughput Screening of Mouse Gene Knockouts Identifies Established and Novel Obesity Phenotypes
David R Powell, Jean-Pierre Revelli, Deon Doree, Christopher M DaCosta, Urvi Desai, Dorit B Donoviel, Melanie K Shadoan, Lawrence Rodriguez, Kenneth A Platt, Gwenn M. Hansen, Zhi-Ming Ding, Brian Zambrowicz, Peter Vogel and Robert Brommage


Meteorin-like (METRNL) Expression in Human Adipose Tissue Is Associated with Adipocyte Hypertrophy and Inflammation and Is Down-Regulated during Human Adipogenesis
Dennis Löffler, Kathrin Landgraf, Denise Rockstroh, Julian Tristan Schwartze, Wieland Kiess and Antje Körner


MC4R Loss-of-Function Attenuates Behavioral and Molecular but Not Metabolic Responding to Voluntary Wheel Running in Rodents
Silvana Obici, Jack Magrisso, Armen Ghazarian, Alizera Shirazian, Christine Loyd, Denovan Begg, Kimberly Krawczewski Carhuatanta, Michael Haas, Jon Davis, Stephen Woods, Darleen Sandoval, Randy Seeley, Laurie Goodyear, Emmanuel Pothos and Joram Mul


Adipocyte-Specific Overexpression of Notch Intracellular Domain (NICD) Results in a Lipodystrophic Phenotype in Mice
Dionysios V Chartoumpekis, Dushani L Palliyaguru, Nobunao Wakabayashi, Nicholas KH Khoo, Gabriele Schoiswohl, Robert M O'Doherty and Thomas W Kensler


A Novel Role of Aldosterone in Energy Homeostasis
Wan-Hui Liao, Claudia Suendermann, Alex Odermatt, Johannes Loffing and Nourdine Faresse