Athina Chasapi
University of Patras
Publications 3
#1Konstantinos Balampanis (University of Patras)
#2Athina Chasapi (University of Patras)
Last.Georgia Sotiropoulou-Bonikou (University of Patras)H-Index: 15
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Abstract Objective PGC-1α is already known as a significant regulator of mitochondrial biogenesis, oxidative phosphorylation and fatty acid metabolism. Our study focuses on the role of PGC1α in morbid obesity, in five different tissues, collected from 50 severely obese patients during planned bariatric surgery. Methods The investigated tissues included subcutaneous adipose tissue (SAT), visceral adipose tissue (VAT), skeletal muscle (SM), extramyocellular adipose tissue (EMAT) and liver. PGC1α e...