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Bioenergetic Remodeling in the Pathophysiology and Treatment of Non-Alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease


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Molecular Mechanisms and Pathophysiology of Ischemia-Reperfusion Injury

Author(s): Arnau Panisello-Roselló, Joan Roselló-Catafau
Published in: International Journal of Molecular Sciences, Issue 19/12, 2018, Page(s) 4093, ISSN 1422-0067
DOI: 10.3390/ijms19124093

The mystery of mitochondria-ER contact sites in physiology and pathology: A cancer perspective

Author(s): Ines C.M. Simoes, Giampaolo Morciano, Magdalena Lebiedzinska-Arciszewska, Gianluca Aguiari, Paolo Pinton, Yaiza Potes, Mariusz R. Wieckowski
Published in: Biochimica et Biophysica Acta (BBA) - Molecular Basis of Disease, Issue 1866/10, 2020, Page(s) 165834, ISSN 0925-4439
DOI: 10.1016/j.bbadis.2020.165834

Aging and nutrition. Paving the way to better health

Author(s): Emilio Molina-Molina, Gabriella Garruti, Harshitha Shanmugam, Domenica Maria Di Palo, Ignazio Grattagliano, Tecla Mastronuzzi, Piero Portincasa
Published in: Romanian Journal of Internal Medicine, Issue 58/2, 2020, Page(s) 55-68, ISSN 2501-062X
DOI: 10.2478/rjim-2020-0005

Circulating CRP Levels Are Associated with Epicardial and Visceral Fat Depots in Women with Metabolic Syndrome Criteria

Author(s): Federico Carbone, Maria Stefania Lattanzio, Silvia Minetti, Anna Maria Ansaldo, Daniele Ferrara, Emilio Molina-Molina, Anna Belfiore, Edoardo Elia, Stefania Pugliese, Vincenzo Ostilio Palmieri, Fabrizio Montecucco, Piero Portincasa
Published in: International Journal of Molecular Sciences, Issue 20/23, 2019, Page(s) 5981, ISSN 1422-0067
DOI: 10.3390/ijms20235981

Increased Colonic Permeability and Lifestyles as Contributing Factors to Obesity and Liver Steatosis

Author(s): Domenica Maria Di Palo, Gabriella Garruti, Agostino Di Ciaula, Emilio Molina-Molina, Harshitha Shanmugam, Maria De Angelis, Piero Portincasa
Published in: Nutrients, Issue 12/2, 2020, Page(s) 564, ISSN 2072-6643
DOI: 10.3390/nu12020564

Physical exercise and liver “fitness”: Role of mitochondrial function and epigenetics-related mechanisms in non-alcoholic fatty liver disease

Author(s): Jelena Stevanović, Jorge Beleza, Pedro Coxito, António Ascensão, José Magalhães
Published in: Molecular Metabolism, Issue 32, 2020, Page(s) 1-14, ISSN 2212-8778
DOI: 10.1016/j.molmet.2019.11.015

Physical Activity Modulating Lipid Metabolism in Gallbladder Diseases

Author(s): Harshitha Shanmugam, Emilio Molina Molina, Domenica Maria Di Palo, Maria Felicia Faienza, Agostino Di Ciaula, Gabriella Garruti, David Q. H. Wang, Piero Portincasa
Published in: Journal of Gastrointestinal and Liver Diseases, Issue 29/1, 2020, Page(s) 99-110, ISSN 1841-8724
DOI: 10.15403/jgld-544

Mitochondria in non-alcoholic fatty liver disease

Author(s): Inês C.M. Simões, Adriana Fontes, Paolo Pinton, Hans Zischka, Mariusz R. Wieckowski
Published in: The International Journal of Biochemistry & Cell Biology, Issue 95, 2018, Page(s) 93-99, ISSN 1357-2725
DOI: 10.1016/j.biocel.2017.12.019

Exercising the hepatobiliary-gut axis. The impact of physical activity performance

Author(s): Emilio Molina-Molina, Raquel Lunardi Baccetto, David Q-H Wang, Ornella de Bari, Marcin Krawczyk, Piero Portincasa
Published in: European Journal of Clinical Investigation, 2018, Page(s) e12958, ISSN 0014-2972
DOI: 10.1111/eci.12958

Bile Acid Physiology

Author(s): Agostino Di Ciaula, Gabriella Garruti, Raquel Lunardi Baccetto, Emilio Molina-Molina, Leonilde Bonfrate, David Q-H Wang, Piero Portincasa
Published in: Annals of Hepatology, Issue 16/0, 2017, Page(s) 4-14, ISSN 1665-2681
DOI: 10.5604/01.3001.0010.5493

Aldehyde Dehydrogenase 2 (ALDH2) in Rat Fatty Liver Cold Ischemia Injury

Author(s): Arnau Panisello-Roselló, Norma Alva, Marta Flores, Alexandre Lopez, Carlos Castro Benítez, Emma Folch-Puy, Anabela Rolo, Carlos Palmeira, René Adam, Teresa Carbonell, Joan Roselló-Catafau
Published in: International Journal of Molecular Sciences, Issue 19/9, 2018, Page(s) 2479, ISSN 1422-0067
DOI: 10.3390/ijms19092479

Role of aldehyde dehydrogenase 2 in ischemia reperfusion injury: An update

Author(s): Arnau Panisello-Roselló, Alexandre Lopez, Emma Folch-Puy, Teresa Carbonell, Anabela Rolo, Carlos Palmeira, René Adam, Marc Net, Joan Roselló-Catafau
Published in: World Journal of Gastroenterology, Issue 24/27, 2018, Page(s) 2984-2994, ISSN 1007-9327
DOI: 10.3748/wjg.v24.i27.2984

Bile Acids and Cancer: Direct and Environmental-Dependent Effects

Author(s): Agostino Di Ciaula, David Q.-H. Wang, Emilio Molina-Molina, Raquel Lunardi Baccetto, Giuseppe Calamita, Vincenzo O. Palmieri, Piero Portincasa
Published in: Annals of Hepatology, Issue 16/0, 2017, Page(s) 81-99, ISSN 1665-2681
DOI: 10.5604/01.3001.0010.5501

Sources of hepatic glycogen synthesis in mice fed with glucose or fructose as the sole dietary carbohydrate

Author(s): Ivana Jarak, Cristina Barosa, Fatima O. Martins, Joao C. P. Silva, Cristiano Santos, Getachew Debas Belew, Joao Rito, Ivan Viegas, Jose Teixeira, Paulo J. Oliveira, John G. Jones
Published in: Magnetic Resonance in Medicine, Issue 81/1, 2019, Page(s) 639-644, ISSN 0740-3194
DOI: 10.1002/mrm.27378

Rho-kinase/AMPK axis regulates hepatic lipogenesis during overnutrition

Author(s): Hu Huang, Seung-Hwan Lee, Inês Sousa-Lima, Sang Soo Kim, Won Min Hwang, Yossi Dagon, Won-Mo Yang, Sungman Cho, Min-Cheol Kang, Ji A. Seo, Munehiko Shibata, Hyunsoo Cho, Getachew Debas Belew, Jinhyuk Bhin, Bhavna N. Desai, Min Jeong Ryu, Minho Shong, Peixin Li, Hua Meng, Byung-Hong Chung, Daehee Hwang, Min Seon Kim, Kyong Soo Park, Maria Paula Macedo, Morris White, John Jones, Young-Bum Kim
Published in: Journal of Clinical Investigation, Issue 128/12, 2018, Page(s) 5335-5350, ISSN 0021-9738
DOI: 10.1172/jci63562

Dipeptidyl Peptidase-4 Is a Pro-Recovery Mediator During Acute Hepatotoxic Damage and Mirrors Severe Shifts in Kupffer Cells

Author(s): Nádia Duarte, Inês Coelho, Denys Holovanchuk, Joana Inês Almeida, Carlos Penha-Gonçalves, Maria Paula Macedo
Published in: Hepatology Communications, Issue 2/9, 2018, Page(s) 1080-1094, ISSN 2471-254X
DOI: 10.1002/hep4.1225

Targeting mitochondria to oppose the progression of nonalcoholic fatty liver disease

Author(s): Ignazio Grattagliano, Liliana P. Montezinho, Paulo J. Oliveira, Gema Frühbeck, Javier Gómez-Ambrosi, Fabrizio Montecucco, Federico Carbone, Mariusz R. Wieckowski, David Q.-H. Wang, Piero Portincasa
Published in: Biochemical Pharmacology, Issue 160, 2019, Page(s) 34-45, ISSN 0006-2952
DOI: 10.1016/j.bcp.2018.11.020

Graft Protection Against Cold Ischemia Preservation: An Institute George Lopez 1 and Histidine-tryptophan-ketoglutarate Solution Appraisal

Author(s): A. Panisello-Rosello, C. Castro-Benítez, A. Lopez, S. Balloji, E. Folch-Puy, R. Adam, J. Roselló-Catafau
Published in: Transplantation Proceedings, Issue 50/3, 2018, Page(s) 714-718, ISSN 0041-1345
DOI: 10.1016/j.transproceed.2018.02.044

Critical Care Aspects of Gallstone Disease

Author(s): Piero Portincasa, Emilio Molina-Molina, Gabriella Garruti, David Q.-H. Wang
Published in: The Journal of Critical Care Medicine, Issue 5/1, 2019, Page(s) 6-18, ISSN 2393-1817
DOI: 10.2478/jccm-2019-0003

Gastrointestinal defects in gallstone and cholecystectomized patients

Author(s): Agostino Di Ciaula, Emilio Molina-Molina, Leonilde Bonfrate, David Q.-H. Wang, Dan L. Dumitrascu, Piero Portincasa
Published in: European Journal of Clinical Investigation, Issue 49/3, 2019, Page(s) e13066, ISSN 0014-2972
DOI: 10.1111/eci.13066

Self-Paced Free-Running Wheel Mimics High-Intensity Interval Training Impact on Rats’ Functional, Physiological, Biochemical, and Morphological Features

Author(s): Jorge Beleza, João Albuquerque, Estela Santos-Alves, Pedro Fonseca, Garoa Santocildes, Jelena Stevanovic, Sílvia Rocha-Rodrigues, David Rizo-Roca, António Ascensão, Joan Ramon Torrella, José Magalhães
Published in: Frontiers in Physiology, Issue 10, 2019, ISSN 1664-042X
DOI: 10.3389/fphys.2019.00593

Faster Detection of Helicobacter pylori Infection by 13 C-Urea Breath Test. Comparing Short versus Standard Sampling Time

Author(s): Emilio Molina-Molina, Leonilde Bonfrate, Michele Lorusso, Harshitha Shanmugam, Giuseppe Scaccianoce, Theodore Rokkas, Piero Portincasa
Published in: Journal of Gastrointestinal and Liver Diseases, Issue 28, 2019, Page(s) 151-161, ISSN 1841-8724
DOI: 10.15403/jgld-175

Brain leptin reduces liver lipids by increasing hepatic triglyceride secretion and lowering lipogenesis

Author(s): Martina Theresa Hackl, Clemens Fürnsinn, Christina Maria Schuh, Martin Krssak, Fabrizia Carli, Sara Guerra, Angelika Freudenthaler, Sabina Baumgartner-Parzer, Thomas H. Helbich, Anton Luger, Maximilian Zeyda, Amalia Gastaldelli, Christoph Buettner, Thomas Scherer
Published in: Nature Communications, Issue 10/1, 2019, ISSN 2041-1723
DOI: 10.1038/s41467-019-10684-1

Antioxidant Versus Pro-Apoptotic Effects of Mushroom-Enriched Diets on Mitochondria in Liver Disease

Author(s): Adriana Fontes, Mireia Alemany-Pagès, Paulo J. Oliveira, João Ramalho-Santos, Hans Zischka, Anabela Marisa Azul
Published in: International Journal of Molecular Sciences, Issue 20/16, 2019, Page(s) 3987, ISSN 1422-0067
DOI: 10.3390/ijms20163987

Transfer of Glucose Hydrogens via Acetyl-CoA, Malonyl-CoA and NADPH to Fatty Acids during de novo Lipogenesis

Author(s): Getachew Debas Belew, Joao Silva, Joao Rito, Ludgero Tavares, Ivan Viegas, Jose Teixeira, Paulo J. Oliveira, Maria Paula Macedo, John G. Jones
Published in: Journal of Lipid Research, 2019, Page(s) jlr.RA119000354, ISSN 0022-2275
DOI: 10.1194/jlr.ra119000354

A Diet Induced Maladaptive Increase in Hepatic Mitochondrial DNA Precedes OXPHOS Defects and May Contribute to Non-Alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease

Author(s): Malik, Simões, Rosa, Khan, Karkucinska-Wieckowska, Wieckowski
Published in: Cells, Issue 8/10, 2019, Page(s) 1222, ISSN 2073-4409
DOI: 10.3390/cells8101222

Non-Alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease in Non-Obese Individuals: Prevalence, Pathogenesis and Treatment

Author(s): Emilio Molina-Molina, Marcin Krawczyk, Ewa Stachowska, Frank Lammert, Piero Portincasa
Published in: Clinics and Research in Hepatology and Gastroenterology, Issue 43/6, 2019, Page(s) 638-645, ISSN 2210-7401
DOI: 10.1016/j.clinre.2019.04.005

Physical Activity is Beneficial for Gallbladder Disease

Author(s): Molina-Molina E, Shanmugam H,Wang DQH, Vergani L, Portincasa P.
Published in: Japanese Journal of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Issue 1(1), 2019, Page(s) 1-4, ISSN 2435-1210

Fat and Sugar—A Dangerous Duet. A Comparative Review on Metabolic Remodeling in Rodent Models of Nonalcoholic Fatty Liver Disease

Author(s): Simoes, Janikiewicz, Bauer, Karkucinska-Wieckowska, Kalinowski, Dobrzyń, Wolski, Pronicki, Zieniewicz, Dobrzyń, Krawczyk, Zischka, Wieckowski, Potes
Published in: Nutrients, Issue 11/12, 2019, Page(s) 2871, ISSN 2072-6643
DOI: 10.3390/nu11122871

Inhibition of receptor-interacting protein kinase 1 improves experimental non-alcoholic fatty liver disease

Author(s): Amine Majdi, Lynda Aoudjehane, Vlad Ratziu, Tawhidul Islam, Marta B. Afonso, Filomena Conti, Taïeb Mestiri, Marie Lagouge, Fabienne Foufelle, Florine Ballenghien, Tatiana Ledent, Marthe Moldes, Axelle Cadoret, Laura Fouassier, Jean-Louis Delaunay, Tounsia Aït-Slimane, Gilles Courtois, Bruno Fève, Olivier Scatton, Carina Prip-Buus, Cecília M.P. Rodrigues, Chantal Housset, Jérémie Gautheron
Published in: Journal of Hepatology, 2019, ISSN 0168-8278
DOI: 10.1016/j.jhep.2019.11.008

Childhood obesity, cardiovascular and liver health: a growing epidemic with age

Author(s): Maria Felicia Faienza, Mariangela Chiarito, Emilio Molina-Molina, Harshitha Shanmugam, Frank Lammert, Marcin Krawczyk, Gabriele D’Amato, Piero Portincasa
Published in: World Journal of Pediatrics, 2020, ISSN 1708-8569
DOI: 10.1007/s12519-020-00341-9

Insights from qualitative research on NAFLD awareness with a cohort of T2DM patients: time to go public with insulin resistance?

Author(s): Mireia Alemany-Pagès, Mariana Moura-Ramos, Sara Araújo, Maria Paula Macedo, Rogério T. Ribeiro, Dulce do Ó, João Ramalho-Santos, Anabela Marisa Azul
Published in: BMC Public Health, Issue 20/1, 2020, ISSN 1471-2458
DOI: 10.1186/s12889-020-09249-5

Determining the contribution of a high-fructose corn syrup formulation to hepatic glycogen synthesis during ad-libitum feeding in mice

Author(s): Giada DiNunzio, Getachew D. Belew, Alejandra N. Torres, João Gabriel Silva, Luis P. Silva, Cristina Barosa, Ludgero Tavares, John G. Jones
Published in: Scientific Reports, Issue 10/1, 2020, ISSN 2045-2322
DOI: 10.1038/s41598-020-69820-3

Gut-Pancreas-Liver Axis as a Target for Treatment of NAFLD/NASH

Author(s): Gianluca Svegliati-Baroni, Bárbara Patrício, Gessica Lioci, Maria Paula Macedo, Amalia Gastaldelli
Published in: International Journal of Molecular Sciences, Issue 21/16, 2020, Page(s) 5820, ISSN 1422-0067
DOI: 10.3390/ijms21165820

Polyethylene Glycol 35 as a Perfusate Additive for Mitochondrial and Glycocalyx Protection in HOPE Liver Preservation

Author(s): Arnau Panisello Rosello, Rui Teixeira da Silva, Carlos Castro, Raquel G. Bardallo, Maria Calvo, Emma Folch-Puy, Teresa Carbonell, Carlos Palmeira, Joan Roselló Catafau, René Adam
Published in: International Journal of Molecular Sciences, Issue 21/16, 2020, Page(s) 5703, ISSN 1422-0067
DOI: 10.3390/ijms21165703

Mitochondria and Reactive Oxygen Species in Aging and Age-Related Diseases

Author(s): Carlotta Giorgi, Saverio Marchi, Ines C.M. Simoes, Ziyu Ren, Giampaolo Morciano, Mariasole Perrone, Paulina Patalas-Krawczyk, Sabine Borchard, Paulina Jędrak, Karolina Pierzynowska, Jędrzej Szymański, David Q. Wang, Piero Portincasa, Grzegorz Węgrzyn, Hans Zischka, Pawel Dobrzyn, Massimo Bonora, Jerzy Duszynski, Alessandro Rimessi, Agnieszka Karkucinska-Wieckowska, Agnieszka Dobrzyn, Gyorgy Sz
Published in: Mitochondria and Longevity, Issue 340, 2018, Page(s) 209-344
DOI: 10.1016/bs.ircmb.2018.05.006