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  • Marcus M Seldin, Jonathan M Peterson, Mardi S. Byerly, Zhikui Wei, G William Wong
  • Biology, Medicine
  • The Journal of biological chemistry
  • 2012 (First Publication: 6 April 2012)
  • Skeletal muscle plays important roles in whole-body glucose and fatty acid metabolism. However, muscle also secretes cytokines and growth factors (collectively termed myokines) that can potentiallyContinue Reading
  • Jonathan M Peterson, Zhikui Wei, Marcus M Seldin, Mardi S. Byerly, Susan M. Aja, G William Wong
  • Biology, Medicine
  • American journal of physiology. Regulatory…
  • 2013 (First Publication: 1 September 2013)
  • CTRP9 is a secreted multimeric protein of the C1q family and the closest paralog of the insulin-sensitizing adipokine, adiponectin. The metabolic function of this adipose tissue-derived plasmaContinue Reading
  • Qijun Zheng, Yuexing Yuan, +11 authors Xin-liang Ma
  • Medicine, Biology
  • Arteriosclerosis, thrombosis, and vascular…
  • 2011 (First Publication: 1 November 2011)
  • OBJECTIVE Reduced plasma adiponectin (APN) in diabetic patients is associated with endothelial dysfunction. However, APN knockout animals manifest modest systemic dysfunction unless metabolicallyContinue Reading
  • Zhikui Wei, Jonathan M Peterson, +4 authors G William Wong
  • Biology, Medicine
  • The Journal of biological chemistry
  • 2012 (First Publication: 23 March 2012)
  • Despite the prevalence of insulin resistance and type 2 diabetes mellitus, their underlying mechanisms remain incompletely understood. Many secreted endocrine factors and the intertissue cross-talkContinue Reading
  • Jonathan M Peterson, Susan M. Aja, Zhikui Wei, G William Wong
  • Biology, Medicine
  • The Journal of biological chemistry
  • 2012 (First Publication: 6 January 2012)
  • We previously described the adipokine CTRP1, which has up-regulated expression following exposure to the anti-diabetic drug rosiglitazone and increased circulating levels in adiponectin-null miceContinue Reading
  • Zhikui Wei, Jonathan M Peterson, G William Wong
  • Biology, Medicine
  • The Journal of biological chemistry
  • 2011 (First Publication: 6 May 2011)
  • Members of the C1q/TNF family play important and diverse roles in the immune, endocrine, skeletal, vascular, and sensory systems. Here, we identify and characterize CTRP13, a new and extremelyContinue Reading
  • Michael R Deans, Jonathan M Peterson, G William Wong
  • Biology, Medicine
  • PloS one
  • 2010 (First Publication: 15 September 2010)
  • BACKGROUND The mammalian otoconial membrane is a dense extracellular matrix containing bio-mineralized otoconia. This structure provides the mechanical stimulus necessary for hair cells of theContinue Reading
  • Jonathan M Peterson, Randall W. Bryner, Stephen E. Alway
  • Medicine, Biology
  • American journal of physiology. Cell physiology
  • 2008 (First Publication: 1 August 2008)
  • The obese Zucker rat (OZR) is a model of metabolic syndrome, which has lower skeletal muscle size than the lean Zucker rat (LZR). Because satellite cells are essential for postnatal muscle growth,Continue Reading
  • Jonathan M Peterson, Marcus M Seldin, Zhikui Wei, Susan M. Aja, G William Wong
  • Medicine, Biology
  • American journal of physiology. Gastrointestinal…
  • 2013 (First Publication: 1 August 2013)
  • CTRP3 is a secreted plasma protein of the C1q family that helps regulate hepatic gluconeogenesis and is downregulated in a diet-induced obese state. However, the role of CTRP3 in regulating lipidContinue Reading