Katarina Kos

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Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Adipokines: emerging therapeutic targets
    Katarina Kos
    University Hospital Aintree, Diabetes and Endocrinology Research Unit, Longmoor Lane, Liverpool L9 7AL, UK
    Curr Opin Investig Drugs 10:1061-8. 2009
  2. doi request reprint Human RBP4 adipose tissue expression is gender specific and influenced by leptin
    Katarina Kos
    Department of Diabetes and Vascular Medicine, Peninsula Medical School, University of Exeter, Exeter, UK
    Clin Endocrinol (Oxf) 74:197-205. 2011
  3. doi request reprint SPARC: a key player in the pathologies associated with obesity and diabetes
    Katarina Kos
    Department of Diabetes and Vascular Medicine, Peninsula College of Medicine and Dentistry, University of Exeter, Exeter EX2 5DW, UK
    Nat Rev Endocrinol 6:225-35. 2010
  4. doi request reprint In humans the adiponectin receptor R2 is expressed predominantly in adipose tissue and linked to the adipose tissue expression of MMIF-1
    K Kos
    Diabetes and Endocrinology Clinical Research Group, Clinical Sciences Centre, University Hospital Aintree, Longmoor Lane, Liverpool, L9 7AL, UK
    Diabetes Obes Metab 12:360-3. 2010
  5. pmc A role for SPARC in the moderation of human insulin secretion
    Lorna W Harries
    Institute of Biomedical and Clinical Sciences, Exeter Medical School, University of Exeter, Exeter, United Kingdom
    PLoS ONE 8:e68253. 2013
  6. doi request reprint The mechanical properties of human adipose tissues and their relationships to the structure and composition of the extracellular matrix
    Nadia Alkhouli
    Obesity Research Group, Institute of Biomedical and Clinical Science, University of Exeter Medical School, University of Exeter, Exeter, United Kingdom
    Am J Physiol Endocrinol Metab 305:E1427-35. 2013

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Publications6

  1. ncbi request reprint Adipokines: emerging therapeutic targets
    Katarina Kos
    University Hospital Aintree, Diabetes and Endocrinology Research Unit, Longmoor Lane, Liverpool L9 7AL, UK
    Curr Opin Investig Drugs 10:1061-8. 2009
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  2. doi request reprint Human RBP4 adipose tissue expression is gender specific and influenced by leptin
    Katarina Kos
    Department of Diabetes and Vascular Medicine, Peninsula Medical School, University of Exeter, Exeter, UK
    Clin Endocrinol (Oxf) 74:197-205. 2011
    ..The aim of the study was to determine gender-specific depot expression of RBP4 and to identify metabolic parameters and cytokines/adipokines associated with RBP4...
  3. doi request reprint SPARC: a key player in the pathologies associated with obesity and diabetes
    Katarina Kos
    Department of Diabetes and Vascular Medicine, Peninsula College of Medicine and Dentistry, University of Exeter, Exeter EX2 5DW, UK
    Nat Rev Endocrinol 6:225-35. 2010
    ..Hence, SPARC may represent a novel and important link between obesity and diabetes mellitus. This Review is focused on whether SPARC could be a key player in the pathology of obesity and its related metabolic complications...
  4. doi request reprint In humans the adiponectin receptor R2 is expressed predominantly in adipose tissue and linked to the adipose tissue expression of MMIF-1
    K Kos
    Diabetes and Endocrinology Clinical Research Group, Clinical Sciences Centre, University Hospital Aintree, Longmoor Lane, Liverpool, L9 7AL, UK
    Diabetes Obes Metab 12:360-3. 2010
    ..The adiponectin-dependent insulin-sensitizing action of thiazolidinediones is thus probably to differ amongst species with weaker effects on the human liver...
  5. pmc A role for SPARC in the moderation of human insulin secretion
    Lorna W Harries
    Institute of Biomedical and Clinical Sciences, Exeter Medical School, University of Exeter, Exeter, United Kingdom
    PLoS ONE 8:e68253. 2013
    ..We therefore aimed to characterise the effect of SPARC on beta-cell function and features of diabetes...
  6. doi request reprint The mechanical properties of human adipose tissues and their relationships to the structure and composition of the extracellular matrix
    Nadia Alkhouli
    Obesity Research Group, Institute of Biomedical and Clinical Science, University of Exeter Medical School, University of Exeter, Exeter, United Kingdom
    Am J Physiol Endocrinol Metab 305:E1427-35. 2013
    ..These results suggest that subcutaneous AT has greater capacity for expansion and recovery from mechanical deformation than omental AT. ..