• Publications
  • Influence

Claim Your Author Page
Ensure your research is discoverable on Semantic Scholar. Claiming your author page allows you to personalize the information displayed and manage publications (all current information on this profile has been aggregated automatically from publisher and metadata sources).
  • Frédéric Preitner, Olivier Bonny, +5 authors Bernard Thorens
  • Biology, Medicine
  • Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences…
  • 2009 (First Publication: 8 September 2009)
  • Elevated plasma urate levels are associated with metabolic, cardiovascular, and renal diseases. Urate may also form crystals, which can be deposited in joints causing gout and in kidney tubulesContinue Reading
  • Lourdes Mounien, Nell Marty, +5 authors Bernard Thorens
  • Biology, Medicine
  • FASEB journal : official publication of the…
  • 2010 (First Publication: 1 June 2010)
  • The physiological contribution of glucose in thermoregulation is not completely established nor whether this control may involve a regulation of the melanocortin pathway. Here, we assessedContinue Reading
  • Frédéric Preitner, Alexandra Laverriere-Loss, +8 authors Bernard Thorens
  • Medicine, Chemistry
  • American journal of physiology. Renal physiology
  • 2013 (First Publication: 1 September 2013)
  • Plasma urate levels are higher in humans than rodents (240-360 vs. ∼30 μM) because humans lack the liver enzyme uricase. High uricemia in humans may protect against oxidative stress, butContinue Reading