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United States Department of Agriculture

Agricultural Research Service

Pieter Oort
Obesity and Metabolism Research Unit
Molecular Biologist

Phone: (530) 754-5779
Fax: (530) 752-5295
USDA, ARS, WHNRC
430 WEST HEALTH SCIENCES DRIVE
DAVIS, CA, 95616


Publications (Clicking on the reprint icon Reprint Icon will take you to the publication reprint.)
Regulation of adipose branched chain amino acid catabolism enzyme expression and cross-adipose amino acid flux in human obesity - (Peer Reviewed Journal) - (13-Mar-13)
Increased lipolysis and altered lipid homeostasis protect y-synuclein null mutant mice from diet-induced obesity - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Millership, S., Ninkina, N., Guschina, I., Norton, J., Brambilla, R., Oort, P.J., Adams, S.H., Dennis, R.J., Voshol, P.J., Rochford, J.J., Buchman, V.L. 2012. Increased lipolysis and altered lipid homeostasis protect y-synuclein null mutant mice from diet-induced obesity . Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences. 109(51):20943-20948.
A dairy-based high calcium diet improves glucose homeostasis and reduces steatosis in the context of pre-existing obesity - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Thomas, A.P., Dunn, T.N., Drayton, J.B., Oort, P.J., Adams, S.H. 2013. A dairy-based high calcium diet improves glucose homeostasis and reduces steatosis in the context of pre-existing obesity. Obesity. 21(3):E229-235.
A high calcium diet containing nonfat dry milk reduces weight gain and associated adipose tissue inflammation in diet-induced obese mice when compared to high calcium alone - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Thomas, A.P., Dunn, T.N., Drayton, J.B., Oort, P.J., Adams, S.H. 2012. A high calcium diet containing nonfat dry milk reduces weight gain and associated adipose tissue inflammation in diet-induced obsed mice when comparated to high calcium alone. Nutrition and Metabolism. 9:3.
A dairy-based high calcium diet improves glucose homeostasis and reduces further weight gain in high fat fed mice in the context of pre-existing obesity Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Thomas, A.P., Dunn, T.N., Drayton, J.B., Oort, P.J., Adams, S.H. 2012. A dairy-based high calcium diet improves glucose homeostasis and reduces further weight gain in high fat fed mice in the context of pre-existing obesity. Nutrition and Metabolism. 10.1186/1743-7075-9-3.
Inflammatory phenotyping identifies CD11d as a gene markedly induced in white adipose tissue in obesity - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Thomas, A.P., Dunn, T.N., Oort, P.J., Grino, M., Adams, S.H. 2011. Inflammatory phenotyping identifies CD11d as a gene markedly induced in white adipose tissue in obesity. Journal of Nutrition. 1172-1180.
Molecular Characterization of the Tumor Suppressor Candidate 5 Gene: Regulation by PPARg and Identification of TUSC5 Coding Variants in Lean and Obese Humans Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Knotts, T.A., Lee, H., Kim, J., Oort, P.J., Mcpherson, R., Dent, R., Tachibana, K., Doi, T., Yu, S., Reddy, J.K., Uno, K., Katagiri, H., Pasarica, M., Smith, S.R., Sears, D.S., Grino, M., Adams, S.H. 2009. Molecular Characterization of the Tumor Suppressor Candidate 5 Gene: Regulation by PPARg and Identification of TUSC5 Coding Variants in Lean and Obese Humans. Trade Journal Publication. PPAR Research Vol. Article ID 867678. 1-13, 2009.
Increased Expression of Receptors for Orexigenic Factors in Nodose Ganglion of Diet-Induced Obese Rats Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Paulino, G., Barbier De La Serre, C., Knotts, T.A., Oort, P.J., Newman, J.W., Adams, S.H., Raybould, H. 2009. INCREASED EXPRESSION OF RECEPTORS FOR OREXIGENIC FACTORS IN NODOSE GANGLION OF DIET-INDUCED OBESE RATS. American Journal of Physiology - Endocrinology and Metabolism, 296:898-903.
y-Synuclein is an Adipocyte-Neuron Gene Coordinately-Expressed with Leptin & Increased in Obesity Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Oort, P.J., Knotts, T.A., Grino, M., Naour, N., Bastard, J., Clement, K., Ninkina, N., Buchman, V.L., Permana, P., Luo, X., Pan, G., Dunn, T.N., Adams, S.H. 2008. y-Synuclein is an Adipocyte-Neuron Gene Coordinately-Expressed with Leptin & Increased in Obesity. Journal of Nutrition. 138:841-848, 2008.
Characterization of Tusc5, a Unique Adipocyte Gene Co-Expressed in Peripheral Somatosensory Neurons Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Oort, P.J., Warden, C.H., Baumann, T.K., Knotts, T.A., Adams, S.H. 2007. Characterization of Tusc5, a Unique Adipocyte Gene Co-Expressed in Peripheral Somatosensory Neurons. Molecular and Cellular Endocrinology. 276:24-35, 2007.
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