Research Topics

  • Stem Cells
  • Aging
  • Nutrition
  • Muscle Physiology
  • Adipocyte Development
  • Metabolism

Selected Publications

García-Carrizo, F., Cannon, B., Nedergaard, J., Picó, C., Dols, A., Rodríguez, A. M., Palou, A.: Regulation of thermogenic capacity in brown and white adipocytes by the prebiotic high-esterified pectin and its postbiotic acetate. Int. J. Obes. 44(3), 715–726 (2020).

García-Carrizo, F., Picó, C., Rodríguez, A. M., Palou, A.: High-esterified pectin reverses metabolic malprogramming, improving sensitivity to adipostatic/adipokine hormones. J. Agric. Food Chem. 67, 3633-3642 (2019).

Graja, A., Garcia-Carrizo, F., Jank, A.-M., Gohlke, S., Ambrosi, T. H., Jonas, W., Ussar, S., Kern, M., Schürmann, A., Aleksandrova, K., Blüher, M., Schulz, T. J.: Loss of periostin occurs in aging adipose tissue of mice and its genetic ablation impairs adipose tissue lipid metabolism. Aging Cell 17: e12810 (2018). [Open Access]

Amengual, J., García-Carrizo, F., Arreguín, A., Mušinović, H., Granados, N., Palou, A., Bonet, M.L., Ribot, J.: Retinoic acid increases fatty acid oxidation and irisin expression in skeletal muscle cells and impacts irisin in vivo. Cell Physiol Biochem. 46(1):187-202 (2018). [Open Access]

Garcia-Carrizo, F., Priego, T., Szostaczuk, N., Palou, A., Picó, C.: Sexual dimorphism in the age-induced insulin resistance, liver steatosis, and adipose tissue function in rats. Front Physiol. 8: 445 (2017).       

Garcia-Carrizo, F., Nozhenko, Y., Palou, A., Rodriguez, A.M.: Leptin effect on acetylation and phosphorylation of Pgc1α in muscle cells associated with Ampk and Akt activation in high-glucose medium. J Cell Physiol. r;231(3):641-9 (2016).