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Jouvet N and Estall JL. The Pancreas: Bandmaster of Glucose Homeostasis. Experimental Cell Research, Special Issue: Faces of Metabolism (In press), 2017.

Besse-Patin A, Léveillé M, Oropeza D, Nguyen BN, Prat A, Estall JL. Estrogen Signals through PPARG coactivator 1 alpha to Reduce Oxidative Damage Associated with Diet-induced Fatty Liver Disease. Gastroenterology. Jan;152(1):243-256, 2017.

Jouvet N and Estall JL. Searching for the beta cell fountain of youth. Endocrinology, Sep;157(9):3388-90, 2016.

Oropeza D, Jouvet N, Bouyakdan K, Perron G, Ringuette LJ, Philipson LH, Kiss RS, Poitout V, Alquier T, Estall JL. PGC-1 coactivators in β-cells regulate lipid metabolism and are essential for insulin secretion coupled to fatty acids. Molecular Metabolism. Nov;4(11):811-22, 2015.

Oropeza D*, Jouvet N*, Budry L, Campbell JE, Bouyakdan K, Lacombe J, Perron G, Bergeron V, Neuman JC, Brar HK, Fenske RJ, Meunier C, Sczelecki S, Kimple ME, Drucker DJ, Screaton RA, Poitout V, Ferron M, Alquier T, and Estall JL. Phenotypic characterization of MIP-CreERT1Lphi mice with transgene-driven islet expression of human growth hormone. Diabetes. Nov;64(11):3798-807, 2015.

Estall JL and Screaton RA. To Be(ta Cell) or Not to Be(ta cell): New Mouse Models for Studying Gene Function in the Pancreatic β-Cell. Endocrinology. Jul;156(7):2365-7, 2015.

Besse-Patin A, Estall JL. An Intimate Relationship between ROS and Insulin Signalling: Implications for Antioxidant Treatment of Fatty Liver Disease. Int J Cell Biol. 2014;2014:519153. Epub 2014 Feb 12. Review.

Sczelecki S, Besse-Patin A, Abboud A, Kleiner S, Laznik-Bogoslavski D, Wrann CD, Ruas JL, Haibe-Kains B, Estall JL. Loss of Pgc-1α expression in aging mouse muscle potentiates glucose intolerance and systemic inflammation. Am J Physiol Endocrinol Metab. 2014 Jan 15;306(2):E157-67.

Roberts LD, Boström P, O’Sullivan JF, Schinzel1 RT, Lewis GD, Dejam A, Lee YK, Palma MJ, Calhoun S, Georgiadi A, Chen MH, Ramachandran VS, Larson MG, Bouchard C, Rankinen T, Souza AL, Clish CB, Wang TJ, Estall JL, Soukas AA, Cowan CA, Spiegelman BM, Gerszten RE. β-aminoisobutyric acid induces browning of white fat and hepatic β-oxidation and is inversely correlated with cardiometabolic risk factors. Cell Metabolism. Jan 7;19(1):96-108, 2014.

Ruas JL, White JP, Rao RR, Kleiner S, Brannan KT, Harrison BC, Greene NP, Wu J, Estall JL, Irving BA, Lanza IR, Rasbach KA, Okutsu M, Nair KS, Yan Z, Leinwand LA, Spiegelman BM. A PGC-1α isoform induced by resistance training regulates skeletal muscle hypertrophy. Cell. 2012 Dec 7;151(6):1319-31.

Fisher FM, Estall JL, Adams AC, Antonellis PJ, Bina HA, Flier JS, Kharitonenkov A, Spiegelman BM, Maratos-Flier E. Integrated regulation of hepatic metabolism by fibroblast growth factor 21 (FGF21) in vivo. Endocrinology. 2011 Aug;152(8):2996-3004.

Seale P, Conroe HM, Estall JL, Kajimura S, Frontini A, Ishibashi J, Cohen P, Cinti S, Spiegelman BM. Prdm16 determines the thermogenic program of subcutaneous white adipose tissue. J Clin Invest. 2011 Jan;121(1):96-105

Choi JH, Banks AS*, Estall JL*, Kajimura S*, Boström P, Laznik D, Ruas JL, Chalmers MJ, Kamenecka TM, Blüher M, Griffin PR, Spiegelman BM. Anti-diabetic drugs inhibit obesity-linked phosphorylation of PPARgamma by Cdk5. Nature. 2010 Jul 22;466(7305):451-6.

Estall JL, Ruas JL, Choi CS, Laznik D, Badman M, Maratos-Flier E, Shulman GI, Spiegelman BM. PGC-1α negatively regulates hepatic FGF21 expression by modulating the heme/Rev-Erbα axis. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2009 Dec 29;106(52):22510-5.

Estall JL, Kahn M, Cooper MP, Fisher FM, Wu MK, Laznik D, Qu L, Cohen DE, Shulman GI, Spiegelman BM. Sensitivity of lipid metabolism and insulin signaling to genetic alterations in hepatic PGC-1α expression. Diabetes. 2009 Jul;58(7):1499-508.

Yusta B, Baggio LL, Estall JL, Koehler JA, Holland DP, Li H, Pipeleers D, Ling Z, Drucker DJ. GLP-1 receptor activation improves beta cell function and survival following induction of endoplasmic reticulum stress. Cell Metabolism. 2006 Nov;4(5):391-406.