Wouter van Marken Lichtenbelt

Summary

Publications

  1. pmc Brown adipose tissue in morbidly obese subjects
    Guy H E J Vijgen
    Department of Human Biology, School for Nutrition and Toxicology and Metabolism NUTRIM, Maastricht University, Maastricht, The Netherlands
    PLoS ONE 6:e17247. 2011
  2. pmc Human brown fat and obesity: methodological aspects
    Wouter van Marken Lichtenbelt
    Department of Human Biology, School for Nutrition and Toxicology and Metabolism, Maastricht University Medical Center Maastricht, Netherlands
    Front Endocrinol (Lausanne) 2:52. 2011
  3. doi request reprint Brown adipose tissue and the regulation of nonshivering thermogenesis
    Wouter van Marken Lichtenbelt
    Department of Human Biology, NUTRIM School for Nutrition, Toxicology and Metabolism of Maastricht University Medical Center, Maastricht, The Netherlands
    Curr Opin Clin Nutr Metab Care 15:547-52. 2012
  4. doi request reprint Beta-adrenergic receptor blockade does not inhibit cold-induced thermogenesis in humans: possible involvement of brown adipose tissue
    Sander L J Wijers
    Department of Human Biology, Maastricht University, PO Box 616, NL 6200 MD Maastricht, The Netherlands
    J Clin Endocrinol Metab 96:E598-605. 2011
  5. doi request reprint Implications of nonshivering thermogenesis for energy balance regulation in humans
    Wouter D van Marken Lichtenbelt
    Department of Human Biology, School for Nutrition, Toxicology and Metabolism, Maastricht University Medical Center, Maastricht, The Netherlands
    Am J Physiol Regul Integr Comp Physiol 301:R285-96. 2011

Collaborators

  • Marleen A van Baak
  • Patrick Schrauwen
  • Sander L J Wijers
  • Guy H E J Vijgen
  • Boudewijn Brans
  • Nicole D Bouvy
  • Wim H M Saris
  • G J Jaap Teule

Detail Information

Publications5

  1. pmc Brown adipose tissue in morbidly obese subjects
    Guy H E J Vijgen
    Department of Human Biology, School for Nutrition and Toxicology and Metabolism NUTRIM, Maastricht University, Maastricht, The Netherlands
    PLoS ONE 6:e17247. 2011
    ..We hypothesize that morbidly obese subjects show reduced BAT activity upon cold exposure...
  2. pmc Human brown fat and obesity: methodological aspects
    Wouter van Marken Lichtenbelt
    Department of Human Biology, School for Nutrition and Toxicology and Metabolism, Maastricht University Medical Center Maastricht, Netherlands
    Front Endocrinol (Lausanne) 2:52. 2011
    ..Besides that methodological aspects will be discussed that need special attention in order to unravel the heat producing capacity of human BAT, the recruitment of the tissue, and its functionality...
  3. doi request reprint Brown adipose tissue and the regulation of nonshivering thermogenesis
    Wouter van Marken Lichtenbelt
    Department of Human Biology, NUTRIM School for Nutrition, Toxicology and Metabolism of Maastricht University Medical Center, Maastricht, The Netherlands
    Curr Opin Clin Nutr Metab Care 15:547-52. 2012
    ..This review focuses on the contribution of human BAT to nonshivering thermogenesis and on factors other than cold that activate BAT...
  4. doi request reprint Beta-adrenergic receptor blockade does not inhibit cold-induced thermogenesis in humans: possible involvement of brown adipose tissue
    Sander L J Wijers
    Department of Human Biology, Maastricht University, PO Box 616, NL 6200 MD Maastricht, The Netherlands
    J Clin Endocrinol Metab 96:E598-605. 2011
    ..However, mitochondrial uncoupling takes place not only in BAT but also in skeletal muscle tissue. Both tissues may be involved in cold-induced thermogenesis, which is presumably regulated by the sympathetic nervous system...
  5. doi request reprint Implications of nonshivering thermogenesis for energy balance regulation in humans
    Wouter D van Marken Lichtenbelt
    Department of Human Biology, School for Nutrition, Toxicology and Metabolism, Maastricht University Medical Center, Maastricht, The Netherlands
    Am J Physiol Regul Integr Comp Physiol 301:R285-96. 2011
    ..The general and synergistic role of the sympathetic nervous system and the thyroid axis in relation to NST is discussed. Finally, perspectives on BAT and skeletal muscle NST are given...