C Pagano

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Affiliation: University of Padova
Country: Italy

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Resistin and adiponectin expression in visceral fat of obese rats: effect of weight loss
    Gabriella Milan
    Endocrine Metabolic Laboratory, Internal Medicine, Department of Medical and Surgical Sciences, University of Padova, 35128 Padova, Italy
    Obes Res 10:1095-103. 2002
  2. doi request reprint The Italian National Survey for Prader-Willi syndrome: an epidemiologic study
    Graziano Grugni
    Italian Auxological Institute Foundation, Research Institute, Verbania, Italy
    Am J Med Genet A 146:861-72. 2008
  3. ncbi request reprint Plasma adiponectin is decreased in nonalcoholic fatty liver disease
    Claudio Pagano
    Endocrine Metabolic Laboratory, Department of Medical and Surgical Sciences, University of Padova, Padova, Italy
    Eur J Endocrinol 152:113-8. 2005
  4. ncbi request reprint Role of insulin and free fatty acids in the regulation of ob gene expression and plasma leptin in normal rats
    Claudio Pagano
    Endocrine Metabolic Library, Department of Medical and Surgical Sciences, University of Padova, Padova, Italy
    Obes Res 12:2062-9. 2004
  5. ncbi request reprint Increased serum resistin in adults with prader-willi syndrome is related to obesity and not to insulin resistance
    Claudio Pagano
    Endocrine Metabolic Laboratory, Department of Medical and Surgical Sciences, Biotechnology Centre, University of Padua, Italy
    J Clin Endocrinol Metab 90:4335-40. 2005
  6. ncbi request reprint Increased serum resistin in nonalcoholic fatty liver disease is related to liver disease severity and not to insulin resistance
    Claudio Pagano
    Department of Medical and Surgical Sciences, University of Padova, Via Ospedale 105, 35100 Padova, Italy
    J Clin Endocrinol Metab 91:1081-6. 2006
  7. ncbi request reprint Reduced plasma visfatin/pre-B cell colony-enhancing factor in obesity is not related to insulin resistance in humans
    Claudio Pagano
    Endocrine Metabolic Laboratory, Department of Medical and Surgical Sciences, University of Padua, Via Ospedale 105, 35100 Padua, Italy
    J Clin Endocrinol Metab 91:3165-70. 2006
  8. ncbi request reprint Heart lipid accumulation in obese non-diabetic rats: effect of weight loss
    Claudio Pagano
    Endocrine Metabolic Unit, Department of Medical and Surgical Sciences, University of Padova, Via Ospedale 105, 35100 Padova, Italy
    Nutr Metab Cardiovasc Dis 18:189-97. 2008
  9. ncbi request reprint The endogenous cannabinoid system stimulates glucose uptake in human fat cells via phosphatidylinositol 3-kinase and calcium-dependent mechanisms
    Claudio Pagano
    Endocrine Metabolic Laboratory, Department of Medical and Surgical Sciences, University of Padova, Via Ospedale 105, 35100 Padova, Italy
    J Clin Endocrinol Metab 92:4810-9. 2007
  10. doi request reprint Endocannabinoids, adipose tissue and lipid metabolism
    C Pagano
    Endocrine Metabolic Laboratory, Clinica Medica 3, Department of Medical and Surgical Sciences, University of Padova, Padova, Italy
    J Neuroendocrinol 20:124-9. 2008

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  1. ncbi request reprint Resistin and adiponectin expression in visceral fat of obese rats: effect of weight loss
    Gabriella Milan
    Endocrine Metabolic Laboratory, Internal Medicine, Department of Medical and Surgical Sciences, University of Padova, 35128 Padova, Italy
    Obes Res 10:1095-103. 2002
    ..Some of these adipocytokines are also present in the immune system, thus suggesting an intriguing functional connection...
  2. doi request reprint The Italian National Survey for Prader-Willi syndrome: an epidemiologic study
    Graziano Grugni
    Italian Auxological Institute Foundation, Research Institute, Verbania, Italy
    Am J Med Genet A 146:861-72. 2008
    ..Overall, there was no increase in number of deaths during GH treatment, suggesting that GH administration in patients with PWS, as a group, does not increase the risk of death...
  3. ncbi request reprint Plasma adiponectin is decreased in nonalcoholic fatty liver disease
    Claudio Pagano
    Endocrine Metabolic Laboratory, Department of Medical and Surgical Sciences, University of Padova, Padova, Italy
    Eur J Endocrinol 152:113-8. 2005
    ..We therefore conducted this study to assess the relationship between plasma adiponectin and nonalcoholic fatty liver disease to explore its role in the pathogenesis of this disease...
  4. ncbi request reprint Role of insulin and free fatty acids in the regulation of ob gene expression and plasma leptin in normal rats
    Claudio Pagano
    Endocrine Metabolic Library, Department of Medical and Surgical Sciences, University of Padova, Padova, Italy
    Obes Res 12:2062-9. 2004
    ..In this study, we evaluated whether leptin secretion induced by FFA is due directly to an increased FFA availability or whether it is mediated by insulin levels...
  5. ncbi request reprint Increased serum resistin in adults with prader-willi syndrome is related to obesity and not to insulin resistance
    Claudio Pagano
    Endocrine Metabolic Laboratory, Department of Medical and Surgical Sciences, Biotechnology Centre, University of Padua, Italy
    J Clin Endocrinol Metab 90:4335-40. 2005
    ..The discovery of several adipokines with relevant effects on insulin resistance and cardiovascular complications of metabolic syndrome offered new tools of investigation of insulin resistance in PWS...
  6. ncbi request reprint Increased serum resistin in nonalcoholic fatty liver disease is related to liver disease severity and not to insulin resistance
    Claudio Pagano
    Department of Medical and Surgical Sciences, University of Padova, Via Ospedale 105, 35100 Padova, Italy
    J Clin Endocrinol Metab 91:1081-6. 2006
    ..The recently discovered hormone resistin is linked to the development of insulin resistance, but direct evidence of resistin levels in humans with nonalcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD) is lacking...
  7. ncbi request reprint Reduced plasma visfatin/pre-B cell colony-enhancing factor in obesity is not related to insulin resistance in humans
    Claudio Pagano
    Endocrine Metabolic Laboratory, Department of Medical and Surgical Sciences, University of Padua, Via Ospedale 105, 35100 Padua, Italy
    J Clin Endocrinol Metab 91:3165-70. 2006
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  8. ncbi request reprint Heart lipid accumulation in obese non-diabetic rats: effect of weight loss
    Claudio Pagano
    Endocrine Metabolic Unit, Department of Medical and Surgical Sciences, University of Padova, Via Ospedale 105, 35100 Padova, Italy
    Nutr Metab Cardiovasc Dis 18:189-97. 2008
    ..The aim of this study was to investigate lipid content and expression of genes involved in lipid metabolism, in lean and obese non-diabetic rats and in obese rats undergoing food restriction and weight loss...
  9. ncbi request reprint The endogenous cannabinoid system stimulates glucose uptake in human fat cells via phosphatidylinositol 3-kinase and calcium-dependent mechanisms
    Claudio Pagano
    Endocrine Metabolic Laboratory, Department of Medical and Surgical Sciences, University of Padova, Via Ospedale 105, 35100 Padova, Italy
    J Clin Endocrinol Metab 92:4810-9. 2007
    ..Adipose tissue endocannabinoids may produce metabolic and endocrine effects, but very few data are available in human adipose tissue and in primary human fat cells...
  10. doi request reprint Endocannabinoids, adipose tissue and lipid metabolism
    C Pagano
    Endocrine Metabolic Laboratory, Clinica Medica 3, Department of Medical and Surgical Sciences, University of Padova, Padova, Italy
    J Neuroendocrinol 20:124-9. 2008
    ..This review will focus on the role of endocannabinoids in adipose tissue metabolism, adipokine production and interactions between endocannabinoids and peroxisome proliferator activated receptors during adipogenesis...
  11. doi request reprint Increased adipogenic conversion of muscle satellite cells in obese Zucker rats
    A Scarda
    Endocrine Metabolic Laboratory, Internal Medicine, Department of Medical and Surgical Sciences, University of Padua, Padua, Italy
    Int J Obes (Lond) 34:1319-27. 2010
    ..We investigated the myogenic differentiation of SCs and the adipogenic potential of both preadipocytes and SCs from genetically obese Zucker rats (fa/fa), focusing on the role of Wnt signaling in these differentiation processes...
  12. ncbi request reprint Substrate competition and insulin action in animal models
    R Vettor
    Department of Medical and Surgical Sciences, University of Padova, Italy
    Int J Obes Relat Metab Disord 24:S22-4. 2000
    ..In obesity, lactate and FFA overproduction from visceral fat may therefore play a synergic role in reducing insulin sensitivity...
  13. ncbi request reprint Molecular and morphometric description of adipose tissue during weight changes: a quantitative tool for assessment of tissue texture
    Claudio Pagano
    Department of Medical and Surgical Sciences, Endocrine Metabolic Laboratory, University of Padova, Via Ospedale 105, Padova, Italy
    Int J Mol Med 14:897-902. 2004
    ..Moreover, image analysis system seems a reliable quantitative tool for assessment of adipose tissue texture...
  14. ncbi request reprint Rosiglitazone modifies the adipogenic potential of human muscle satellite cells
    P De Coppi
    Paediatric Oncohaematology, Stem Cell Transplantation Unit, University of Padua, Via Ospedale 105, 35128 Padua, Italy
    Diabetologia 49:1962-73. 2006
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  15. doi request reprint The role of the endocannabinoid system in lipogenesis and fatty acid metabolism
    Roberto Vettor
    Internal Medicine 3, Endocrine Metabolic Laboratory, Department of Medical and Surgical Sciences, University of Padova, Via Ospedale 105, 35128 Padova, Italy
    Best Pract Res Clin Endocrinol Metab 23:51-63. 2009
    ..This review focuses on the role of ECs in adipose tissue metabolism, adipokine production, and interactions between ECs and peroxisome proliferator-activated receptors (PPARs) during adipogenesis...
  16. ncbi request reprint Changes in muscle myostatin expression in obese subjects after weight loss
    G Milan
    Department of Medical and Surgical Sciences, University of Padova, Italy
    J Clin Endocrinol Metab 89:2724-7. 2004
    ..Our data suggest that myostatin might represent an important regulator of skeletal muscle size also in conditions of food restriction in obese subjects...
  17. doi request reprint The cannabinoid system and male reproductive functions
    M Rossato
    Endocrine Metabolic Laboratory, Clinica Medica 3, Department of Medical and Surgical Sciences, University of Padova, Padova, Italy
    J Neuroendocrinol 20:90-3. 2008
    ..In the present paper, we briefly review the effects of cannabinoids and endocannabinoids, a particular group of endogenously produced cannabinoids, on male reproductive function...
  18. ncbi request reprint Moderate alcohol consumption, glucose metabolism and lipolysis: the effect on adiponectin and tumor necrosis factor alpha
    A Avogaro
    Division of Metabolic Diseases, University of Padua Medical School, Padua, Italy
    J Endocrinol Invest 26:1213-8. 2003
    ..Further studies are needed to clarify the antilipolytic effect of moderate alcohol intake...
  19. ncbi request reprint Neuroendocrine regulation of eating behavior
    R Vettor
    Internal Medicine, Department of Medical and Surgical Sciences, University of Padova, Padova, Italy
    J Endocrinol Invest 25:836-54. 2002
    ..Given the aim of this review, we will focus on the major structures involved in the control of energy balance...
  20. ncbi request reprint Effect of sibutramine on weight management and metabolic control in type 2 diabetes: a meta-analysis of clinical studies
    Roberto Vettor
    Department of Medical and Surgical Sciences, Endocrine Metabolic Laboratory, University of Padua, Via Ospedale 105, 35128 Padua, Italy
    Diabetes Care 28:942-9. 2005
    ..The aim of this study was to provide a comprehensive meta-analysis of randomized controlled clinical studies on the effects of sibutramine on weight loss and glycemic control in obese subjects with type 2 diabetes...
  21. doi request reprint Insulin-like factor 3 as a marker of testicular function in obese men
    Carlo Foresta
    Department of Histology, Microbiology and Medical Biotechnologies, Section of Clinical Pathology and Centre for Male Gamete Cryopreservation, University of Padova, Via Gabelli 63, Padova, Italy
    Clin Endocrinol (Oxf) 71:722-6. 2009
    ..To better evaluate the hormonal function of the testis in obese men, we analysed their INSL3 plasma levels and compared them with the obesity status and the other reproductive hormones...
  22. ncbi request reprint HYTAD1-p20: a new paclitaxel-hyaluronic acid hydrosoluble bioconjugate for treatment of superficial bladder cancer
    Antonio Rosato
    Department of Oncology and Surgical Sciences, Oncology Section, University of Padua, Padua, Italy
    Urol Oncol 24:207-15. 2006
    ..To report the development of a new water-soluble paclitaxel-hyaluronic acid bioconjugate, HYTAD1-p20, for intravesical treatment of superficial bladder cancer...
  23. ncbi request reprint Effect of glucocorticoids on adiponectin: a study in healthy subjects and in Cushing's syndrome
    Francesco Fallo
    Department of Medical and Surgical Sciences, University of Padova, Italy
    Eur J Endocrinol 150:339-44. 2004
    ..We evaluated first the acute effect of i.v. glucocorticoids on adiponectin in normal subjects and secondly plasma adiponectin levels in a series of patients with Cushing's syndrome compared with controls...
  24. ncbi request reprint Neuroendocrine regulation of feeding
    R Vettor
    Department of Medical and Surgical Sciences, University of Padua, Padua, Italy
    Minerva Endocrinol 28:155-67. 2003
    ..This review will focus on the central and peripheral factors thought to be involved in the neuroendocrine control of feeding behavior...
  25. doi request reprint Here, there and everywhere: the endocannabinoid system
    Roberto Vettor
    J Neuroendocrinol 20:iv-vi. 2008
  26. ncbi request reprint Adiponectin levels in women with polycystic ovary syndrome
    Francesco Orio
    Department of Molecular and Clinical Endocrinology and Oncology, University Federico II, 80131 Naples, Italy
    J Clin Endocrinol Metab 88:2619-23. 2003
    ..They further suggest that insulin sensitivity per se probably does not play any pivotal role in the control of adiponectin levels in PCOS women...
  27. ncbi request reprint A real-time PCR approach to evaluate adipogenic potential of amniotic fluid-derived human mesenchymal stem cells
    Paola de Gemmis
    BIRD Europe Institute, Vicenza, Italy
    Stem Cells Dev 15:719-28. 2006
    ..We tested our experimental model with two different media. Understanding in vivo adipogenesis mechanisms will shed light on the pathophysiology of many diseases...
  28. pmc Cannabinoid type 1 receptor blockade promotes mitochondrial biogenesis through endothelial nitric oxide synthase expression in white adipocytes
    Laura Tedesco
    Integrated Laboratories Network, Center for Study and Research on Obesity, Department of Pharmacology, Chemotherapy and Medical Toxicology, School of Medicine, Milan University, Milan, Italy
    Diabetes 57:2028-36. 2008
    ..This study was undertaken to test whether CB1 receptor blockade increases the espression of eNOS and mitochondrial biogenesis in white adipocytes...
  29. ncbi request reprint Lipohypertrophy in acromegaly induced by the new growth hormone receptor antagonist pegvisomant
    Pietro Maffei
    Ann Intern Med 145:310-2. 2006