Jennifer Naumann

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BACKGROUND AND OBJECTIVE Photodynamic therapy (PDT) combines photosensitizers absorbing light in the visible spectral region and irradiation with light of corresponding wavelengths. We analysed the sensitivity of cell lines established from resident cutaneous cells and from transformed lymphocytes towards PDT. STUDY DESIGN/MATERIALS AND METHODS PDT was(More)
Brown adipose tissue (BAT) dissipates energy and its activity correlates with leanness in human adults. (18)F-fluorodeoxyglucose ((18)F-FDG) positron emission tomography coupled with computer tomography (PET/CT) is still the standard for measuring BAT activity, but exposes subjects to ionizing radiation. To study BAT function in large human cohorts, novel(More)
OBJECTIVE Obesity is defined as an abnormal increase in white adipose tissue (WAT) and is a major risk factor for type 2 diabetes and cardiovascular disease. Brown adipose tissue (BAT) dissipates energy and correlates with leanness. Natriuretic peptides have been shown to be beneficial for brown adipocyte differentiation and browning of WAT. METHODS Here,(More)
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