Yong Xu

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Affiliation: Baylor College of Medicine
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc Cross-Talk between Metabolism and Reproduction: The Role of POMC and SF1 Neurons
    Yong Xu
    Department of Pediatrics, Children s Nutrition Research Center, Baylor College of Medicine Houston, TX, USA
    Front Endocrinol (Lausanne) 2:98. 2011
  2. pmc Steroid receptor coactivator-1 mediates estrogenic actions to prevent body weight gain in female mice
    Liangru Zhu
    Children s Nutrition Research Center, Baylor College of Medicine, One Baylor Plaza, Houston, TX 77479, USA
    Endocrinology 154:150-8. 2013
  3. pmc Central nervous control of energy and glucose balance: focus on the central melanocortin system
    Yong Xu
    Children s Nutrition Research Center, Department of Pediatrics, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Texas 77030, USA
    Ann N Y Acad Sci 1243:1-14. 2011
  4. pmc Distinct hypothalamic neurons mediate estrogenic effects on energy homeostasis and reproduction
    Yong Xu
    Children s Nutrition Research Center, Department of Pediatrics, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    Cell Metab 14:453-65. 2011
  5. pmc Central GLP-2 enhances hepatic insulin sensitivity via activating PI3K signaling in POMC neurons
    Xuemei Shi
    USDA ARS Children s Nutrition Research Center, Department of Pediatrics, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    Cell Metab 18:86-98. 2013
  6. pmc Glutamate mediates the function of melanocortin receptor 4 on Sim1 neurons in body weight regulation
    Yuanzhong Xu
    Brown Foundation Institute of Molecular Medicine, University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    Cell Metab 18:860-70. 2013

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Publications6

  1. pmc Cross-Talk between Metabolism and Reproduction: The Role of POMC and SF1 Neurons
    Yong Xu
    Department of Pediatrics, Children s Nutrition Research Center, Baylor College of Medicine Houston, TX, USA
    Front Endocrinol (Lausanne) 2:98. 2011
    ..In this review, we will examine the potential mechanisms of neuronal communication between POMC, SF1, and gonadotropin-releasing hormone neurons in the regulation of metabolism and reproduction...
  2. pmc Steroid receptor coactivator-1 mediates estrogenic actions to prevent body weight gain in female mice
    Liangru Zhu
    Children s Nutrition Research Center, Baylor College of Medicine, One Baylor Plaza, Houston, TX 77479, USA
    Endocrinology 154:150-8. 2013
    ..Collectively our results indicate that SRC1 is functionally required to mediate the antiobesity effects of estrogen-ERα signals...
  3. pmc Central nervous control of energy and glucose balance: focus on the central melanocortin system
    Yong Xu
    Children s Nutrition Research Center, Department of Pediatrics, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Texas 77030, USA
    Ann N Y Acad Sci 1243:1-14. 2011
    ..These findings suggest that targeting the specific branches of melanocortin circuits may be potential avenues to combat the current obesity and diabetes epidemics...
  4. pmc Distinct hypothalamic neurons mediate estrogenic effects on energy homeostasis and reproduction
    Yong Xu
    Children s Nutrition Research Center, Department of Pediatrics, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    Cell Metab 14:453-65. 2011
    ..These results indicate that estrogens act on distinct hypothalamic ERα neurons to regulate different aspects of energy homeostasis and reproduction...
  5. pmc Central GLP-2 enhances hepatic insulin sensitivity via activating PI3K signaling in POMC neurons
    Xuemei Shi
    USDA ARS Children s Nutrition Research Center, Department of Pediatrics, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    Cell Metab 18:86-98. 2013
    ..Thus, CNS GLP-2 plays a key physiological role in the control of HGP through activating PI3K-dependent modulation of membrane excitability and nuclear transcription of POMC neurons in the brain. ..
  6. pmc Glutamate mediates the function of melanocortin receptor 4 on Sim1 neurons in body weight regulation
    Yuanzhong Xu
    Brown Foundation Institute of Molecular Medicine, University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    Cell Metab 18:860-70. 2013
    ..Thus, this study establishes glutamate as the primary neurotransmitter that mediates MC4Rs on Sim1 neurons in body weight regulation...