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Selected Publications

 Shishova EY, Stoll JM, Ersoy BA, Shrestha S, Scapa EF, Li Y, Niepel MW, Su Y, Jelicks LA, Stahl GL, Glicksman M, Gutierrez-Juarez R, Cuny GD, Cohen DE. Genetic ablation or chemical inhibition of phosphatidylcholine transfer protein attenuates diet-induced hepatic glucose production. Hepatology 2011; 54:664-74. PMCID: PMC3144994

Kang HW, Niepel MW, Han S, Kawano Y, Cohen DE. Thioesterase superfamily member 2/Acyl-CoA thioesterase 13 (Them2/Acot13) regulates hepatic lipid and glucose metabolism. FASEB J 2012; 26:2209-21. PMCID: PMC3336778

Han S, Cohen DE. Functional characterization of thioesterase superfamily member 1/acyl-CoA thioesterase 11: Implications for metabolic regulation. J Lipid Res 2012;53: 2620-31. PMCID: PMC3494255

Zhang Y, Li Y, Niepel MW, Kawano Y, Han S, Liu S, Marsili A, Larsen PR, Lee CH, Cohen DE. Targeted deletion of Thioesterase superfamily member 1 promotes energy expenditure and protects against obesity and insulin resistance. Proc Natl Acad Sci USA 2012; 109:5417-22. PMCID: PMC3325675

Ersoy BA, Tarun A, D’Aquino K, Hancer NJ, Ukomadu C, White MF, Michel T, Manning BD, Cohen DE. Phosphatidylcholine transfer protein interacts with thioesterase superfamily member 2 to attenuate insulin signaling. Sci. Signal. 2013;30:6:ra64. PMCID: PMC3959124 

Kang HW, Ozdemir C, Kawano Y, Vernochet C, Kahn CR, Hagen SJ, Cohen DE. Thioesterase superfamily member 2/Acyl-CoA thioesterase 13 (Them2/Acot13) regulates adaptive thermogenesis in mice. J Biol Chem 2013:288:33376-86. PMCID: PMC3829184

Kawano Y, Ersoy BA, Li Y, Nishiumi S, Yoshida M, Cohen DE. Thioesterase Superfamily Member 2 (Them2) and Phosphatidylcholine Transfer Protein (PC-TP) Interact To Promote Fatty Acid Oxidation and Control Glucose Utilization. Mol Cell Biol 2014; 34:2396-408. PMCID: PMC4054321