Affiliation: University of Basel
- Expression and localization of melanocortin-1 receptor in human adipose tissues of severely obese patientsMatthias Hoch
Department of Research, University Hospital Basel, University Children s Hospital, Hebelstrasse 20, CH 4031 Basel, Switzerland
Obesity (Silver Spring) 15:40-9. 2007..This study was aimed at determining the quantitative expression of the five melanocortin receptors (MC1-R to MC5-R) in subcutaneous and omental fat of obese patients and non-obese subjects...
- LPS induces interleukin-6 and interleukin-8 but not tumor necrosis factor-alpha in human adipocytesMatthias Hoch
Department of Research, University Hospital, CH 4031 Basel, Switzerland University Children s Hospital, CH 4005 Basel, Switzerland
Cytokine 41:29-37. 2008....
- Melanocortin-4 receptor gene and complications after gastric bandingRalph Peterli
Surgical Clinic, St Claraspital, Basel, Switzerland
Obes Surg 16:189-95. 2006..The aim of this study was to investigate whether in our patient population band-associated complications can be correlated with MC4R defects, which in turn could be a contraindication for gastric banding...