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Max Lafontan


institut de médecine moléculaire Rangueil

IFR31-institut Louis-Bugnard

1, avenue Jean-Poulhès



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  • Inserm-U858, institut de médecine moléculaire Rangueil, IFR31-institut Louis-Bugnard, 1, avenue Jean-Poulhès, France. 2008
  • Inserm (Institut National de la Santé et de la Recherche Médicale) U858, I2MR-Institut de Médecine Moléculaire de Rangueil, BP 84225, Toulouse CEDEX 4, France. 2008
  • IFR31-Institut Louis Bugnard, Hôpital Rangueil, Institut National de le Santé et de la Recherche Médicale INSERM, Obesity Research Unit Inserm-UPS U586, France. 2005 - 2006
  • Obesity Research Unit, French Institute of Health and Medical Research (Inserm-UPS-Unit 586), Université Paul Sabatier, Institut Louis Bugnard, France. 2005
  • Unité de Recherches sur les Obésités-Unité INSERM 586, Institut Louis Bugnard, Université Paul Sabatier, CHU Rangueil, France. 2003


  1. Impact of visceral adipose tissue on liver metabolism. Part I: heterogeneity of adipose tissue and functional properties of visceral adipose tissue. Lafontan, M., Girard, J. Diabetes Metab. (2008) [Pubmed]
  2. Control of lipolysis by natriuretic peptides and cyclic GMP. Lafontan, M., Moro, C., Berlan, M., Crampes, F., Sengenes, C., Galitzky, J. Trends Endocrinol. Metab. (2008) [Pubmed]
  3. Role of adipokines in the control of energy metabolism: focus on adiponectin. Lafontan, M., Viguerie, N. Curr. Opin. Pharmacol (2006) [Pubmed]
  4. Fat cells: afferent and efferent messages define new approaches to treat obesity. Lafontan, M. Annu. Rev. Pharmacol. Toxicol. (2005) [Pubmed]
  5. An unsuspected metabolic role for atrial natriuretic peptides: the control of lipolysis, lipid mobilization, and systemic nonesterified fatty acids levels in humans. Lafontan, M., Moro, C., Sengenes, C., Galitzky, J., Crampes, F., Berlan, M. Arterioscler. Thromb. Vasc. Biol. (2005) [Pubmed]
  6. Do regional differences in adipocyte biology provide new pathophysiological insights?. Lafontan, M., Berlan, M. Trends Pharmacol. Sci. (2003) [Pubmed]
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