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COST Action CA15203 Mitochondrial fitness mapping

Sparks LM

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COST: Participant

Name Sparks Lauren M, PhD
Lauren Sparks

Translational Research Institute for Metabolism and Diabetes

Address 301 East Princeton Street 6400 Sanger Road,


Adjunct Assistant Professor Diabetes and Obesity Research Center Sanford Burnham Prebys Medical Discovery Institute (SBP), Lake Nona 6400 Sanger Road, FL-32827, 32804

City Orlando
State/Province Florida (FL)
Country USA
O2k-Network Lab NL Maastricht Schrauwen P, US FL Orlando Sparks LM


Topics: Muscle mitochondria, fatty acids, human adipocytes and myotubes 


Published Reference
Sparks 2016 Diabetologia 2016 Sparks LM, Gemmink A, Phielix E, Bosma M, Schaart G, Moonen-Kornips E, Jörgensen JA, Nascimento EB, Hesselink MK, Schrauwen P, Hoeks J (2016) ANT1-mediated fatty acid-induced uncoupling as a target for improving myocellular insulin sensitivity. Diabetologia 59:1030-9.
Vijgen 2013 J Clin Endocrinol Metab 2013 Vijgen GH, Sparks LM, Bouvy ND, Schaart G, Hoeks J, van Marken Lichtenbelt WD, Schrauwen P (2013) Increased oxygen consumption in human adipose tissue from the "brown adipose tissue" region. J Clin Endocrinol Metab 98:E1230-4.
Phielix 2012 Diabetes 2012 Phielix E, Meex R, Ouwens DM, Sparks LM, Hoeks J, Schaart G, Moonen-Kornips E, Hesselink MK, Schrauwen P (2012) High oxidative capacity due to chronic exercise training attenuates lipid-induced insulin resistance. Diabetes 61:2472-8.
Wu 2012 Cell 2012 Wu J, Boström P, Sparks LM, Ye L, Choi JH, Giang AH, Khandekar M, Virtanen KA, Nuutila P, Schaart G, Huang K, Tu H, van Marken Lichtenbelt WD, Hoeks J, Enerbäck S, Schrauwen P, Spiegelman BM (2012) Beige adipocytes are a distinct type of thermogenic fat cell in mouse and human. Cell 150:366-76.
Bosma 2012 Histochem Cell Biol 2012 Bosma M, Minnaard R, Sparks LM, Schaart G, Losen M, de Baets MH, Duimel H, Kersten S, Bickel PE, Schrauwen P, Hesselink MK (2012) The lipid droplet coat protein perilipin 5 also localizes to muscle mitochondria. Histochem Cell Biol 137:205-16.


Published Reference
Sparks 2014 Abstract MiP2014 2014 NAMPT remodels substrate metabolism in skeletal muscle.

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