Insulin signaling in fatty acid and fat synthesis: a transcriptional perspective. Wong RH, Sul HS. Curr Opin Pharmacol. 2010 Sep 1.

Pref-1 Interacts with Fibronectin to Inhibit Adipocyte Differentiation. Wang Y, Zhao L, Smas C, Sul HS. Mol Cell Biol. 2010 May 10.

Role of preadipocyte factor 1 in adipocyte differentiation. Wang Y, Hudak C, Sul HS. Clin Lipidol. 2010 Feb;5(1):109-115.


Lipolysis in adipocytes. Ahmadian M, Wang Y, Sul HS. Int J Biochem Cell Biol. 2009 Dec 16. 

The skinny on fat: lipolysis and fatty acid utilization in adipocytes. Ahmadian M, Duncan RE, Sul HS. Trends Endocrinol Metab. 2009 Sep 29.

Characterization of desnutrin functional domains:Critical residues for triacylglycerol hydrolysis in cultured cells. Duncan RE, Wang Y, Ahmadian M, Lu J, Sarkadi-Nagy E, Sul HS.J Lipid Res. 2009 Aug 19.

DNA-PK: Relaying the insulin signal to USF in lipogenesis. Wong RH, Sul HS. Cell Cycle. 2009 Jul 15;8(13).

Minireview: Pref-1: Role in Adipogenesis and Mesenchymal Cell Fate. Sul HS. Mol Endocrinol. 2009 Jun 18.

Identification of Dlk1, Ptpru and Klhl1 as novel Nurr1 target genes in meso-diencephalic dopamine neurons. Jacobs FM, van der Linden AJ, Wang Y, von Oerthel L, Sul HS, Burbach JP, Smidt MP. Development. 2009 Jul;136(14):2363-73. Epub 2009 Jun 10.

A role of DNA-PK for the metabolic gene regulation in response to insulin. Wong RH, Chang I, Hudak CS, Hyun S, Kwan HY, Sul HS. Cell. 2009 Mar 20;136(6):1056-72.

Pref-1 regulates mesenchymal cell commitment and differentiation through Sox9. Wang Y, Sul HS. Cell Metab. 2009 Mar;9(3):287-302.

AdPLA ablation increases lipolysis and prevents obesity induced by high-fat feeding or leptin deficiency. Jaworski K, Ahmadian M, Duncan RE, Sarkadi-Nagy E, Varady KA, Hellerstein MK, Lee HY, Samuel VT, Shulman GI, Kim KH, de Val S, Kang C, Sul HS. Nat Med. 2009 Feb;15(2):159-68. Epub 2009 Jan 11.

Adipose overexpression of desnutrin promotes fatty acid use and attenuates diet-induced obesity. Ahmadian M, Duncan RE, Varady KA, Frasson D, Hellerstein MK, Birkenfeld AL, Samuel VT,  Shulman GI, Wang Y, Kang C, Sul HS. Diabetes. 2009 Apr;58(4):855-66. Epub 2009 Jan 9.


Resistance to high-fat diet-induced obesity but exacerbated insulin resistance in mice overexpressing preadipocyte factor-1 (Pref-1): a new model of partial lipodystrophy. Villena JA, Choi CS, Wang Y, Kim S, Hwang YJ, Kim YB, Cline G, Shulman GI, Sul HS. Diabetes. 2008 Dec;57(12):3258-66. Epub 2008 Oct 3.

Identification and functional characterization of adipose-specific phospholipase A2 (AdPLA). Duncan RE, Sarkadi-Nagy E, Jaworski K, Ahmadian M, Sul HS. J Biol Chem. 2008 Sep 12;283(37):25428-36. Epub 2008 Jul 9.


Triacylglycerol metabolism in adipose tissue. Ahmadian M, Duncan RE, Jaworski K, Sarkadi-Nagy E, Sul HS. Future Lipidol. 2007 Apr;2(2):229-237.

Regulation of lipolysis in adipocytes. Duncan RE, Ahmadian M, Jaworski K, Sarkadi-Nagy E, Sul HS. Annu Rev Nutr. 2007;27:79-101. Review.

Regulation of triglyceride metabolism. IV. Hormonal regulation of lipolysis in adipose tissue. Jaworski K, Sarkadi-Nagy E, Duncan RE, Ahmadian M, Sul HS. Am J Physiol Gastrointest Liver Physiol. 2007 Jul;293(1):G1-4. Epub 2007 Jan 11. Review.

Pref-1 (preadipocyte factor 1) activates the MEK/extracellular signal-regulated kinase pathway to inhibit adipocyte differentiation. Kim KA, Kim JH, Wang Y, Sul HS. Mol Cell Biol. 2007 Mar;27(6):2294-308. Epub 2007 Jan 8.

Direct interaction between USF and SREBP-1c mediates synergistic activation of the fatty-acid synthase promoter. Griffin MJ, Wong RH, Pandya N, Sul HS. J Biol Chem. 2007 Feb 23;282(8):5453-67. Epub 2006 Dec 31.


Pref-1, a preadipocyte secreted factor that inhibits adipogenesis. Wang Y, Kim KA, Kim JH, Sul HS. J Nutr. 2006 Dec;136(12):2953-6.

Ectodomain shedding of preadipocyte factor 1 (Pref-1) by tumor necrosis factor alpha converting enzyme (TACE) and inhibition of adipocyte differentiation. Wang Y, Sul HS. Mol Cell Biol. 2006 Jul;26(14):5421-35.


Insulin regulation of fatty acid synthase gene transcription: roles of USF and SREBP-1c. Griffin MJ, Sul HS. IUBMB Life. 2004 Oct;56(10):595-600. Review.

Resistin/ADSF/FIZZ3 in obesity and diabetes. Sul HS. Trends Endocrinol Metab. 2004 Aug;15(6):247-9.

Desnutrin, an adipocyte gene encoding a novel patatin domain-containing protein, is induced by fasting and glucocorticoids: ectopic expression of desnutrin increases triglyceride hydrolysis. Villena JA, Roy S, Sarkadi-Nagy E, Kim KH, Sul HS. J Biol Chem. 2004 Nov 5;279(45):47066-75. Epub 2004 Aug 27.

Induced adiposity and adipocyte hypertrophy in mice lacking the AMP-activated protein kinase-alpha2 subunit. Villena JA, Viollet B, Andreelli F, Kahn A, Vaulont S, Sul HS. Diabetes. 2004 Sep;53(9):2242-9.

Dominant inhibitory adipocyte-specific secretory factor (ADSF)/resistin enhances adipogenesis and improves insulin sensitivity. Kim KH, Zhao L, Moon Y, Kang C, Sul HS. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2004 Apr 27;101(17):6780-5. Epub 2004 Apr 16.


Occupancy and function of the -150 sterol regulatory element and -65 E-box in nutritional regulation of the fatty acid synthase gene in living animals. Latasa MJ, Griffin MJ, Moon YS, Kang C, Sul HS. Mol Cell Biol. 2003 Aug;23(16):5896-907.

Inhibition of adipogenesis and development of glucose intolerance by soluble preadipocyte factor-1 (Pref-1). Lee K, Villena JA, Moon YS, Kim KH, Lee S, Kang C, Sul HS. J Clin Invest. 2003 Feb;111(4):453-61.


Mice lacking paternally expressed Pref-1/Dlk1 display growth retardation and accelerated adiposity. Moon YS, Smas CM, Lee K, Villena JA, Kim KH, Yun EJ, Sul HS. Mol Cell Biol. 2002 Aug;22(15):5585-92.

Silencing of the mouse H-rev107 gene encoding a class II tumor suppressor by CpG methylation. Roder K, Latasa MJ, Sul HS. J Biol Chem. 2002 Aug 23;277(34):30543-50. Epub 2002 Jun 7.

Induction of murine H-rev107 gene expression by growth arrest and histone acetylation: involvement of an Sp1/Sp3-binding GC-box. Roder K, Kim KH, Sul HS. Biochem Biophys Res Commun. 2002 May 31;294(1):63-70.

Murine H-rev107 gene encoding a class II tumor suppressor: gene organization and identification of an Sp1/Sp3-binding GC-box required for its transcription. Roder K, Latasa MJ, Sul HS. Biochem Biophys Res Commun. 2002 May 3;293(2):793-9 

Only the large soluble form of preadipocyte factor-1 (Pref-1), but not the small soluble and membrane forms, inhibits adipocyte differentiation: role of alternative splicing. Mei B, Zhao L, Chen L, Sul HS. Biochem J. 2002 May 15;364(Pt 1):137-44.

Suppression of fatty acid synthase promoter by polyunsaturated fatty acids. Moon YS, Latasa MJ, Griffin MJ, Sul HS. J Lipid Res. 2002 May;43(5):691-8.

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