Equipe 2 : « Régulation of Muscle Mass and Metabolic Disorders »


CarMeN’ Team 2  gathers scientists and clinicians to work on the determinants of sedentary behaviour and obesity, and on the role of the regulation of muscle mass and metabolism in obesity complications, such as insulin resistance.

We are working on the hypothesis that abnormalities in muscle tissue adaptation to environmental changes (particularly changes in physical activity level) may modulate general metabolic parameters and thus impact health status (development or worsening of obesity, insulin resistance, type 2 diabetes as well as of other factors involved in the development of cardiovascular risk).

We are focusing on the deleterious consequences of sedentary behavior, to decipher the molecular mechanisms and the signalling pathways that link continuous low levels of energy expenditure with alterations of muscle homeostasis.

Our group is focusing on:

  • Identification of the events that link muscle dysfunction and sedentary behavior and affect health (real-life phenotyping, novel imaging methodologies, stable isotope metabolic measurement, micro-biopsies for tissue investigations, genomic and histology analyses)
  • Identification of clinical interventions that may restore muscle mass and homeostasis to counter-balanced negative health outcomes associated with sedentary behavior (models of severe physical inactivity that allow to test different counter-protocoles, physical activity protocols, nutritional interventions, use of drugs, in lean and obese subjects, and in an innovative model of hibernating bear)
  • Identification of the molecular actors involved in muscle dysfunction during sedentary behavior (impact of intracellular lipid accumulation, specific role of SREBP1c and its partners, omic analyses to identify new candidate genes)
  • Characterization of the specific role of extracellular vesicles released from skeletal muscle in muscle physiology and inter-organ cross talks (exosomes, exosomal miRNAs), and use of circulating miRNAs as biomarkers of whole body homeostasis.

Ongoing Research projects

  1. In vivo modulation of physical activity to study muscle homeostasis and metabolic health outcomes

Several exploratory and interventional research studies are already developed or will be programmed, both in humans and animal models, to investigate the impact of altered skeletal muscle adaptation in response to sedentary behavior.

These programs benefit from all the expertise and facilities that have been developed by/or in collaboration with our team (real-life phenotyping, novel imaging methodologies, stable isotope metabolic measurement, micro-biopsies for tissue investigations, genomic and histology facilities), which allow to investigate the consequences of physical activity modulations either at whole body level or at cellular level.

1.a) Projects in humans

1) Medium- and long-term bed-rest based on terrestrial models for the physiological changes experienced in human spaceflight under weightless conditions, or on a well-established model of severe physical inactivity that allow to test different counter-measures (physical activity protocols, nutritional, drugs) (financial support from CNES and ESA, the French and European Spatial Agencies)

2) Free-living cross-sectional and interventional studies aiming at reducing or increasing spontaneous non-exercise physical activity, in various groups of normal subjects with contrasted fat mass phenotypes or of patients (e.g. severe obese, insulin-resistant and diabetic patients).

Bed-Rest Study (ESA AO13-BR CNES 2015-2018).

The European project “Functional and metabolic consequences of ectopic fat storage during bed rest: a mechanistic and kinetic approach” is dedicated to the exploration of long-term effects of the bed-rest, and to test the prevention of the deleterious effects associated with the sedentary behaviour by using dietary cocktails of natural products containing anti-oxidant and anti-inflammatory properties. In this project, our team is responsible for clinical experiment coordination and supervision (C. Simon) and for tissue molecular analysis (E. Lefai).

Briefly two groups of subjects will be submitted to a 60-day bed-rest, in energy balance conditions, either without or with daily dietary mixture. Similar explorations will be performed before bed-rest, after 10 days of bed-rest and after 60 days of bed-rest (energetic and metabolic exploration at whole body level and molecular and biochemical exploration of tissue samples from muscle, blood, fat, and possibly liver).

This project would allow us to delineate the mechanisms and temporal sequence of events by which severe and prolonged sedentary behaviour in humans lead to ectopic fat storage and insulin resistance. We will also determine if and how a dietary mixture of natural products with reported anti-oxidant and anti-inflammatory properties will limit the deleterious impact of bed rest.

STIMOB (PHRC 2015-2018).

This multi-centric project conducted in collaboration with the University hospitals of Grenoble and St-Etienne (France), is an innovative approach in the fight against sedentary behavior. We are testing the impact of muscle electric stimulations in severe inactive obese patients. The hypothesis is that muscle electro-stimulations will have a benefic impact on muscle mass and structure and on its metabolism. By restoring muscle function and exercise peripheral tolerance, we are hypothesizing that it will favor higher spontaneous muscle activity and thus will lead to reduce the bad side effects of whole body metabolic alterations and the cardiovascular risk associated with inactivity. Briefly two randomized groups of patients (placebo vs electro-stimulated) will be studied during two years.

 Projects under development: Besides these ongoing studies, we are preparing future international partnerships (Dr S. Blanc, IPHC Strasbourg; Pr D O’Gorman University of Dublin and M Aubertin, Kinesiology Department, University of Montreal) to study the impact of increasing/disrupting sedentary time, in real life conditions.

1.b) Projects in animals

 oursHibernatus. Hibernating bear has developed specific adaptations to maintain its skeletal muscle mass tissue ours 2during extended periods of disuse and starvation, (e.g.; hibernation), two conditions that are known to trigger immediate and massive muscle atrophy in humans and laboratory rodent models. The bear’s ability to maintain its muscle functionality contrasts dramatically with classical model demonstrating a general loss of skeletal muscle mass and strength in response to inactivity.

Within a collaborative European program, our team is focusing on the identification of specific compounds in winter bear serum, able to positively regulate muscle homeostasis. For this purpose, serum from bears collected in summer (non-hibernating) or in winter (hibernating) will be tested for their ability to modify the protein balance, the metabolism and the phenotype of cultured muscle cells

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We have already demonstrated that, compared to summer, winter bear serum has the ability to modify gene expressions and phosphorylation of several key factors involved in protein synthesis and degradation, thus increasing cell protein content and triggering hypertrophy of human myotubes.

The identification of new biological markers involved in the bad side effects of inactivity should pave the way for identification of novel therapeutic targets and bioactive compounds that will be used to prevent muscle alterations in sedentary behavior or in disuse situations.



  1. Functional characterization of candidate moleculars actors

With our current human and animal studies aiming at modulating sedentary behavior, we have already identified several candidate genes.

2.a) Role of SREBP-1

We have recently identified and characterized the dual role of the SREBP-1 transcription factor in skeletal muscle, which both negatively regulates muscle mass in addition to positively regulate cellular lipid synthesis.

We and others have already demonstrated that SREBP-1 muscle nuclear content is affected by nutritional status or exercise. Indeed, SREBP-1 activity is known to dramatically vary, depending on fasted and fed states, as the active form of SREBP-1 increases in postprandial periods to promote intracellular lipid synthesis. We therefore hypothesize that in sedentary and/or obese patients, the lack of a normal modulation of SREBP-1 activity may contribute to muscle phenotype alterations, affecting both metabolism and muscle mass.

We therefore aim at further characterizing the molecular mechanisms and the signaling pathways that control SREBP-1 nuclear accumulation, interplaying with energy metabolism, contractile activity and substrate oxidation in skeletal muscle. We will also focus on protein-protein interactions, looking at partners that can hold back SREBP-1 into the nucleus and thus maintain its activity. In muscle, lamin appears to be a very promising candidate, being already described as an interacting partner of SREBP-1, and for which genetic mutations have strong consequences on muscle mass but also on lipid distribution.


Apart from SREBP-1, other relevant candidates that will be identified in ongoing protocols will be studied thanks to in vitro models that we have developed, especially the in vitro culture of differentiated myotubes (from human and rodent). Specific gene expressions can be experimentally modified thanks to our expertise in recombinant adenovirus engineering or by using RNA silencing. In parallel, thanks to our DIOMEDE human tissue collection (2013-2018), we are collecting liver, muscle, blood, visceral and subcutaneous adipose tissue samples from lean, obese and DT2 patients. This valuable and unique biobank allows us to prepare conditioned media and primary cells that can be use to validate our hypothesis or to identify novel candidate genes. Additionally, in collaboration with our Swiss partners (2015-2018 financial support by FNS grant), we are exploring the lipidomic profile of skeletal muscle biopsies and cells from insulin-sensitive, insulin-resistant and sedentary volonteers, from the DIOMEDE collection.

2.b) Role of extracellular miRNAs cross-talks between skeletal muscle and the other insulin-senitive tissues (S. Rome)

MicroRNAs (miRNAs) are a class of evolutionary conserved non-coding RNAs of 19-22 nucleotides that function as neEquipe 2_fig 3 (png)gative modulators of gene expression, regulating fundamental cellular processes in diverse organisms, including the control of fat metabolism, adipocyte differentiation, energy homeostasis, glucose-stimulated insulin secretion and inflammation. Our works on the mechanisms of insulin-resistance during T2DM and obesity has identified altered insulin response of miR-1 and miR-133a, two muscle-specific miRNAs controlling muscle mass and homeostasis under the control of SREBP-1c (Granjon, Diabetes 2009). In this context, we are now interesting in understanding the role of miRNAs in skeletal muscle physiology with a specific focus on miRNAs released from muscle cells via the exosomal route. We are postulated that they would be involved in the development of metabolic complications associated with sedentary behavior and insulin-resistance, associated with skeletal muscle cell dysfunctions, and would be involved in the cross-talk between muscle and the other insulin-sensitive tissues.


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2.c) Use of extracellular miRNAs as biomarkers of whole body homeostasis (S. Rome)

It has become clear that sedentary behaviour and obesity have multiple known, and likely unknown, physiological impacts which are not easily addressed by single-gene, protein or metabolite approaches. Therefore, a combination of all genomic-based data may be necessary to detect the full metabolic consequences of sedentary behavior and associated diseases, or to monitor the impact of lifestyle interventions. Circulating miRNAs may represent such a new class of integrative biomarker. A growing number of studies have demonstrated that circulating miRNA levels are good biomarkers for cancers, neurological disorders and metabolic diseases and thus we want to test whether circulating miRNAs might reflect either the early phases of metabolic stress or the development of metabolic syndrome associated with physical inactivity.


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9. Doron, M., Bastian, T., Maire, A., Dugas, J., Perrin, E., Gris, F., Guillemaud, R., Deschamps, T., Bianchi, P., Caritu, Y., Simon, C., and Jallon, P. (2013) Estimation of physical activity monitored during the day-to-day life by an autonomous wearable device (SVELTE project). Conference proceedings : … Annual International Conference of the IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society. IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society. Conference. 2013, 4629-4632

10. Falandry, C., Brain, E., Bonnefoy, M., Mefti, F., Jovenin, N., Rigal, O., Guillem, O., El Kouri, C., Uwer, L., Abadie-Lacourtoisie, S., Cretin, J., Jacquin, J. P., Paraiso, D., and Freyer, G. (2013) Impact of geriatric risk factors on pegylated liposomal doxorubicin tolerance and efficacy in elderly metastatic breast cancer patients: final results of the DOGMES multicentre GINECO trial. Eur J Cancer. 49, 2806-2814

11. Forterre, A., Jalabert, A., Chikh, K., Pesenti, S., Euthine, V., Granjon, A., Errazuriz, E., Lefai, E., Vidal, H., and Rome, S. (2013) Myotube-derived exosomal miRNAs downregulate Sirtuin1 in myoblasts during muscle cell differentiation. Cell Cycle. 13

12. Jaafar, R., De Larichaudy, J., Chanon, S., Euthine, V., Durand, C., Naro, F., Bertolino, P., Vidal, H., Lefai, E., and Nemoz, G. (2013) Phospholipase D regulates the size of skeletal muscle cells through the activation of mTOR signaling. Cell communication and signaling : CCS. 11, 55

13. Jamilloux, Y., Bonnefoy, M., Valeyre, D., Varron, L., Broussolle, C., and Seve, P. (2013) Elderly-onset sarcoidosis: prevalence, clinical course, and treatment. Drugs & aging. 30, 969-978

14. Kai, S. H., Bongard, V., Simon, C., Ruidavets, J. B., Arveiler, D., Dallongeville, J., Wagner, A., Amouyel, P., and Ferrieres, J. (2013) Low-fat and high-fat dairy products are differently related to blood lipids and cardiovascular risk score. European journal of preventive cardiology.

15. Le, J., Dallongeville, J., Wagner, A., Arveiler, D., Haas, B., Cottel, D., Simon, C., and Dauchet, L. (2013) Attitudes toward healthy eating: a mediator of the educational level-diet relationship. European journal of clinical nutrition. 67, 808-814

16. Luquain-Costaz, C., Lefai, E., Arnal-Levron, M., Markina, D., Sakai, S., Euthine, V., Makino, A., Guichardant, M., Yamashita, S., Kobayashi, T., Lagarde, M., Moulin, P., and Delton-Vandenbroucke, I. (2013) Bis(monoacylglycero)phosphate accumulation in macrophages induces intracellular cholesterol redistribution, attenuates liver-X receptor/ATP-Binding cassette transporter A1/ATP-binding cassette transporter G1 pathway, and impairs cholesterol efflux. Arteriosclerosis, thrombosis, and vascular biology. 33, 1803-1811

17. Madec, A. M., Cassel, R., Dubois, S., Ducreux, S., Vial, G., Chauvin, M. A., Mesnier, A., Chikh, K., Bosco, D., Rieusset, J., Van Coppenolle, F., and Thivolet, C. (2013) Losartan, an angiotensin II type 1 receptor blocker, protects human islets from glucotoxicity through the phospholipase C pathway. FASEB journal : official publication of the Federation of American Societies for Experimental Biology. 27, 5122-5130

18. Ng, Y. H., Rome, S., Jalabert, A., Forterre, A., Singh, H., Hincks, C. L., and Salamonsen, L. A. (2013) Endometrial exosomes/microvesicles in the uterine microenvironment: a new paradigm for embryo-endometrial cross talk at implantation. PloS one. 8, e58502

19. Robert, M., Ferrand-Gaillard, C., Disse, E., Espalieu, P., Simon, C., Laville, M., Gouillat, C., and Thivolet, C. (2013) Predictive factors of type 2 diabetes remission 1 year after bariatric surgery: impact of surgical techniques. Obesity surgery. 23, 770-775

20. Rolland, Y., de Souto Barreto, P., Abellan Van Kan, G., Annweiler, C., Beauchet, O., Bischoff-Ferrari, H., Berrut, G., Blain, H., Bonnefoy, M., Cesari, M., Duque, G., Ferry, M., Guerin, O., Hanon, O., Lesourd, B., Morley, J., Raynaud-Simon, A., Ruault, G., Souberbielle, J. C., and Vellas, B. (2013) Vitamin D supplementation in older adults: searching for specific guidelines in nursing homes. The journal of nutrition, health & aging. 17, 402-412

21. Rome, S. (2013) Are extracellular microRNAs involved in type 2 diabetes and related pathologies? Clinical biochemistry. 46, 937-945

22. Rouffet, D., Villars, C., Fissoune, R., Sappey-Marinier, D., Laville, M., Ibarrola, D., Sothier, M., Monnet, M. F., Ovize, M., Bonnefoy, M., Boesch, C., and Canet-Soulas, E. (2013) Intramyocellular lipid variations in active older men: relationship with aerobic fitness. Acta Physiol (Oxf). 207, 516-523

23. Rudwill, F., Blanc, S., Gauquelin-Koch, G., Chouker, A., Heer, M., Simon, C., and Bergouignan, A. (2013) Effects of different levels of physical inactivity on plasma visfatin in healthy normal-weight men. Applied physiology, nutrition, and metabolism = Physiologie appliquee, nutrition et metabolisme. 38, 689-693

24. Timsit, J. F., Bouadma, L., Mimoz, O., Parienti, J. J., Garrouste-Orgeas, M., Alfandari, S., Plantefeve, G., Bronchard, R., Troche, G., Gauzit, R., Antona, M., Canet, E., Bohe, J., Herrault, M. C., Schwebel, C., Ruckly, S., Souweine, B., and Lucet, J. C. (2013) Jugular versus femoral short-term catheterization and risk of infection in intensive care unit patients. Causal analysis of two randomized trials. American journal of respiratory and critical care medicine. 188, 1232-1239

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1. Ait, S., Gilbert, T., Cotton, F., and Bonnefoy, M. (2012) Cortical blindness and posterior reversible encephalopathy syndrome in an older patient. BMJ Case Rep 2012

2. Bergouignan, A., Habold, C., Rudwill, F., Gauquelin-Koch, G., Normand, S., Simon, C., and Blanc, S. (2012) Urinary C-peptide is not an accurate bioindicator of energy balance in humans. Obesity (Silver Spring) 20, 683-688

3. Bonnefoy, M., Boutitie, F., Mercier, C., Gueyffier, F., Carre, C., Guetemme, G., Ravis, B., Laville, M., and Cornu, C. (2012) Efficacy of a home-based intervention programme on the physical activity level and functional ability of older people using domestic services: a randomised study. J Nutr Health Aging 16, 370-377

4. Briolay, A., Jaafar, R., Nemoz, G., and Bessueille, L. (2012) Myogenic differentiation and lipid-raft composition of L6 skeletal muscle cells are modulated by PUFAs. Biochim Biophys Acta 1828, 602-613

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6. Casey, R., Chaix, B., Weber, C., Schweitzer, B., Charreire, H., Salze, P., Badariotti, D., Banos, A., Oppert, J. M., and Simon, C. (2012) Spatial accessibility to physical activity facilities and to food outlets and overweight in French youth. Int J Obes (Lond) 36, 914-919

7. Chaix, B., Bean, K., Daniel, M., Zenk, S. N., Kestens, Y., Charreire, H., Leal, C., Thomas, F., Karusisi, N., Weber, C., Oppert, J. M., Simon, C., Merlo, J., and Pannier, B. (2012) Associations of supermarket characteristics with weight status and body fat: a multilevel analysis of individuals within supermarkets (RECORD study). PLoS One 7, e32908

8. Charreire, H., Weber, C., Chaix, B., Salze, P., Casey, R., Banos, A., Badariotti, D., Kesse-Guyot, E., Hercberg, S., Simon, C., and Oppert, J. M. (2012) Identifying built environmental patterns using cluster analysis and GIS: relationships with walking, cycling and body mass index in French adults. Int J Behav Nutr Phys Act 9, 59

9. De Larichaudy, J., Zufferli, A., Serra, F., Isidori, A. M., Naro, F., Dessalle, K., Desgeorges, M., Piraud, M., Cheillan, D., Vidal, H., Lefai, E., and Nemoz, G. (2012) TNF-alpha- and tumor-induced skeletal muscle atrophy involves sphingolipid metabolism. Skelet Muscle 2, 2

10. Defour, A., Dessalle, K., Castro Perez, A., Poyot, T., Castells, J., Gallot, Y. S., Durand, C., Euthine, V., Gu, Y., Bechet, D., Peinnequin, A., Lefai, E., and Freyssenet, D. (2012) Sirtuin 1 Regulates SREBP-1c Expression in a LXR-Dependent Manner in Skeletal Muscle. PLoS One 7, e43490

11. Dessalle, K., Euthine, V., Chanon, S., Delarichaudy, J., Fujii, I., Rome, S., Vidal, H., Nemoz, G., Simon, C., and Lefai, E. (2012) SREBP-1 Transcription Factors Regulate Skeletal Muscle Cell Size by Controlling Protein Synthesis through Myogenic Regulatory Factors. PLoS One 7, e50878

12. Dubern, B., Lafarge, J. C., Fellahi, S., Naour, N., Copin, N., Bastard, J. P., Simon, C., Clement, K., Bonnet, D., Tounian, P., and Guerre-Millo, M. (2012) Relevance of increased serum cystatin C to vascular alterations in obese children. Pediatr Obes 7, 374-381

13. Ferrand, C., Nasarre, S., Hautier, C., and Bonnefoy, M. (2012) Aging and well-being in French older adults regularly practicing physical activity: a self-determination perspective. J Aging Phys Act 20, 215-230

14. Gilbert, T., Ait, S., Delphin, F., Raharisondraibe, E., and Bonnefoy, M. (2012) Frontal cortex dysfunction due to extensive hyperostosis frontalis interna. BMJ Case Rep 2012

15. Jacovetti, C., Abderrahmani, A., Parnaud, G., Jonas, J. C., Peyot, M. L., Cornu, M., Laybutt, R., Meugnier, E., Rome, S., Thorens, B., Prentki, M., Bosco, D., and Regazzi, R. (2012) MicroRNAs contribute to compensatory beta cell expansion during pregnancy and obesity. J Clin Invest 122, 3541-3551

16. Nozieres, C., Walter, T., Joly, M. O., Giraud, S., Scoazec, J. Y., Borson-Chazot, F., Simon, C., Riou, J. P., and Lombard-Bohas, C. (2012) A SDHB malignant paraganglioma with dramatic response to temozolomide-capecitabine. Eur J Endocrinol 166, 1107-1111

17. Oudre, L., Jakubowicz, J., Bianchi, P., and Simon, C. (2012) Classification of periodic activities using the Wasserstein distance. IEEE Trans Biomed Eng 59, 1610-1619

18. Timsit, J. F., Mimoz, O., Mourvillier, B., Souweine, B., Garrouste-Orgeas, M., Alfandari, S., Plantefeve, G., Bronchard, R., Troche, G., Gauzit, R., Antona, M., Canet, E., Bohe, J., Lepape, A., Vesin, A., Arrault, X., Schwebel, C., Adrie, C., Zahar, J. R., Ruckly, S., Tournegros, C., and Lucet, J. C. (2012) Randomized controlled trial of chlorhexidine dressing and highly adhesive dressing for preventing catheter-related infections in critically ill adults. Am J Respir Crit Care Med 186, 1272-1278

19. Villars, C., Bergouignan, A., Dugas, J., Antoun, E., Schoeller, D. A., Roth, H., Maingon, A. C., Lefai, E., Blanc, S., and Simon, C. (2012) Validity of combining heart rate and uniaxial acceleration to measure free-living physical activity energy expenditure in young men. J Appl Physiol 113, 1763-1771

20. Wagner, A., Dallongeville, J., Haas, B., Ruidavets, J. B., Amouyel, P., Ferrieres, J., Simon, C., and Arveiler, D. (2012) Sedentary behaviour, physical activity and dietary patterns are independently associated with the metabolic syndrome. Diabetes Metab 38, 428-435


1. Aguilaniu, B., Gonzalez-Bermejo, J., Regnault, A., Barbosa, C. D., Arnould, B., Mueser, M., Granet, G., Bonnefoy, M., and Similowski, T. (2011) Disability related to COPD tool (DIRECT): towards an assessment of COPD-related disability in routine practice. Int J Chron Obstruct Pulmon Dis 6, 387-398

2. Bergouignan, A., Rudwill, F., Simon, C., and Blanc, S. (2011) Physical inactivity as the culprit of metabolic inflexibility: evidence from bed-rest studies. J Appl Physiol 111, 1201-1210

3. Billaudeau, N., Oppert, J. M., Simon, C., Charreire, H., Casey, R., Salze, P., Badariotti, D., Banos, A., Weber, C., and Chaix, B. (2011) Investigating disparities in spatial accessibility to and characteristics of sport facilities: Direction, strength, and spatial scale of associations with area income. Health Place 17, 114-121

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5. Charreire, H., Kesse-Guyot, E., Bertrais, S., Simon, C., Chaix, B., Weber, C., Touvier, M., Galan, P., Hercberg, S., and Oppert, J. M. (2011) Associations between dietary patterns, physical activity (leisure-time and occupational) and television viewing in middle-aged French adults. Br J Nutr 105, 902-910

6. Charriere, S., Peretti, N., Bernard, S., Di Filippo, M., Sassolas, A., Merlin, M., Delay, M., Debard, C., Lefai, E., Lachaux, A., Moulin, P., and Marcais, C. (2011) GPIHBP1 C89F neomutation and hydrophobic C-terminal domain G175R mutation in two pedigrees with severe hyperchylomicronemia. J Clin Endocrinol Metab 96, E1675-1679

7. De Bourdeaudhuij, I., Simon, C., De Meester, F., Van Lenthe, F., Spittaels, H., Lien, N., Faggiano, F., Mercken, L., Moore, L., and Haerens, L. (2011) Are physical activity interventions equally effective in adolescents of low and high socio-economic status (SES): results from the European Teenage project. Health Educ Res 26, 119-130

8. Defilles, C., Montero, M. P., Lissitzky, J. C., Rome, S., Siret, C., Luis, J., Andre, F., and Rigot, V. (2011) alphav integrin processing interferes with the cross-talk between alphavbeta5/beta6 and alpha2beta1 integrins. Biol Cell 103, 519-529

9. Enache, I., Oswald-Mammosser, M., Scarfone, S., Simon, C., Schlienger, J. L., Geny, B., and Charloux, A. (2011) Impact of Altered Alveolar Volume on the Diffusing Capacity of the Lung for Carbon Monoxide in Obesity. Respiration 81, 217-222

10. Falandry, C., Bonnefoy, M., and Freyer, G. (2011) Revisiting the frontiers of pharmacogenomics of colon cancer. Pharmacogenomics 12, 1243-1248

11. Fortin, M. P., Rouch, I., Dauphinot, V., Gedeon, C., Genthon, S., Bonnefoy, M., and Krolak-Salmon, P. (2011) Effects of anticholinergic drugs on verbal episodic memory function in the elderly: a retrospective, cross-sectional study. Drugs Aging 28, 195-204

12. Jaafar, R., Zeiller, C., Pirola, L., Di Grazia, A., Naro, F., Vidal, H., Lefai, E., and Nemoz, G. (2011) Phospholipase D regulates myogenic differentiation through the activation of both mTORC1 and mTORC2 complexes. J Biol Chem 286, 22609-22621

13. Jiao, H., Arner, P., Dickson, S. L., Vidal, H., Mejhert, N., Henegar, C., Taube, M., Hansson, C., Hinney, A., Galan, P., Simon, C., Silveira, A., Benrick, A., Jansson, J. O., Bouloumie, A., Langin, D., Laville, M., Debard, C., Axelsson, T., Ryden, M., Kere, J., Dahlman-Wright, K., Hamsten, A., Clement, K., and Dahlman, I. (2011) Genetic association and gene expression analysis identify FGFR1 as a new susceptibility gene for human obesity. J Clin Endocrinol Metab 96, E962-966

14. Li, Y., Xu, S., Mihaylova, M. M., Zheng, B., Hou, X., Jiang, B., Park, O., Luo, Z., Lefai, E., Shyy, J. Y., Gao, B., Wierzbicki, M., Verbeuren, T. J., Shaw, R. J., Cohen, R. A., and Zang, M. (2011) AMPK phosphorylates and inhibits SREBP activity to attenuate hepatic steatosis and atherosclerosis in diet-induced insulin-resistant mice. Cell Metab 13, 376-388

15. Mencarelli, M., Dubern, B., Alili, R., Maestrini, S., Benajiba, L., Tagliaferri, M., Galan, P., Rinaldi, M., Simon, C., Tounian, P., Hercberg, S., Liuzzi, A., Di Blasio, A. M., and Clement, K. (2011) Rare melanocortin-3 receptor mutations with in vitro functional consequences are associated with human obesity. Hum Mol Genet 20, 392-399

16. Meugnier, E., Coury, F., Tebib, J., Ferraro-Peyret, C., Rome, S., Bienvenu, J., Vidal, H., Sibilia, J., and Fabien, N. (2011) Gene expression profiling in peripheral blood cells of patients with rheumatoid arthritis in response to anti-TNF-alpha treatments. Physiol Genomics 43, 365-371

17. Momken, I., Stevens, L., Bergouignan, A., Desplanches, D., Rudwill, F., Chery, I., Zahariev, A., Zahn, S., Stein, T. P., Sebedio, J. L., Pujos-Guillot, E., Falempin, M., Simon, C., Coxam, V., Andrianjafiniony, T., Gauquelin-Koch, G., Picquet, F., and Blanc, S. (2011) Resveratrol prevents the wasting disorders of mechanical unloading by acting as a physical exercise mimetic in the rat. FASEB J 10, 3646-3660

18. Morel, O., Luca, F., Grunebaum, L., Jesel, L., Meyer, N., Desprez, D., Robert, S., Dignat-George, F., Toti, F., Simon, C., and Goichot, B. (2011) Short-term very low-calorie diet in obese females improves the haemostatic balance through the reduction of leptin levels, PAI-1 concentrations and a diminished release of platelet and leukocyte-derived microparticles. Int J Obes (Lond) 35, 1479-1486

19. Mouchoux, C., Rippert, P., Duclos, A., Fassier, T., Bonnefoy, M., Comte, B., Heitz, D., Colin, C., and Krolak-Salmon, P. (2011) Impact of a multifaceted program to prevent postoperative delirium in the elderly: the CONFUCIUS stepped wedge protocol. BMC Geriatr 11, 25

20. Pigeyre, M., Dauchet, L., Simon, C., Bongard, V., Bingham, A., Arveiler, D., Ruidavets, J. B., Wagner, A., Ferrieres, J., Amouyel, P., and Dallongeville, J. (2011) Effects of occupational and educational changes on obesity trends in France: the results of the MONICA-France survey 1986-2006. Prev Med 52, 305-309

21. Rolland, Y., Benetos, A., Gentric, A., Ankri, J., Blanchard, F., Bonnefoy, M., de Decker, L., Ferry, M., Gonthier, R., Hanon, O., Jeandel, C., Nourhashemi, F., Perret-Guillaume, C., Retornaz, F., Bouvier, H., Ruault, G., and Berrut, G. (2011) Frailty in older population: a brief position paper from the French society of geriatrics and gerontology. Geriatr Psychol Neuropsychiatr Vieil 9, 387-390

22. Salze, P., Banos, A., Oppert, J. M., Charreire, H., Casey, R., Simon, C., Chaix, B., Badariotti, D., and Weber, C. (2011) Estimating spatial accessibility to facilities on the regional scale: an extended commuting-based interaction potential model. Int J Health Geogr 10, 2

23. Wyndels, K., Dallongeville, J., Simon, C., Bongard, V., Wagner, A., Ruidavets, J. B., Arveiler, D., Ferrieres, J., Amouyel, P., and Dauchet, L. (2011) Regional factors interact with educational and income tax levels to influence food intake in France. Eur J Clin Nutr 65, 1067-1075


1. Aussem, A., Tchernof, A., de Morais, S. R., and Rome, S. (2010) Analysis of lifestyle and metabolic predictors of visceral obesity with Bayesian Networks. BMC Bioinformatics 11, 487

2. Berger, E., Rome, S., Vega, N., Ciancia, C., and Vidal, H. (2010) Transcriptome profiling in response to adiponectin in human cancer-derived cells. Physiol Genomics 42A, 61-70

3. Bergouignan, A., Momken, I., Schoeller, D. A., Normand, S., Zahariev, A., Lescure, B., Simon, C., and Blanc, S. (2010) Regulation of energy balance during long-term physical inactivity induced by bed rest with and without exercise training. J Clin Endocrinol Metab 95, 1045-1053

4. Bonnefoy, M., Laville, M., Ecochard, R., Jusot, J. F., Normand, S., Maillot, S., Lebreton, B., and Jauffret, M. (2010) Effects of branched amino acids supplementation in malnourished elderly with catabolic status. J Nutr Health Aging 14, 579-584

5. Bournaud, C., Charrie, A., Nozieres, C., Chikh, K., Lapras, V., Denier, M. L., Paulin, C., Decaussin-Petrucci, M., Peix, J. L., Lifante, J. C., Cornu, C., Giraud, C., Orgiazzi, J., and Borson-Chazot, F. (2010) Thyroglobulin measurement in fine-needle aspirates of lymph nodes in patients with differentiated thyroid cancer: a simple definition of the threshold value, with emphasis on potential pitfalls of the method. Clin Chem Lab Med 48, 1171-1177

6. Charreire, H., Casey, R., Salze, P., Kesse-Guyot, E., Simon, C., Chaix, B., Banos, A., Badariotti, D., Touvier, M., Weber, C., and Oppert, J. M. (2010) Leisure-time physical activity and sedentary behavior clusters and their associations with overweight in middle-aged French adults. Int J Obes (Lond) 34, 1293-1301

7. Dubois, S., Madec, A. M., Mesnier, A., Armanet, M., Chikh, K., Berney, T., and Thivolet, C. (2010) Glucose inhibits angiogenesis of isolated human pancreatic islets. J Mol Endocrinol 45, 99-105

8. Favier, F. B., Costes, F., Defour, A., Bonnefoy, R., Lefai, E., Bauge, S., Peinnequin, A., Benoit, H., and Freyssenet, D. (2010) Downregulation of Akt/mammalian target of rapamycin pathway in skeletal muscle is associated with increased REDD1 expression in response to chronic hypoxia. Am J Physiol Regul Integr Comp Physiol 298, R1659-1666

9. Gauchez, A. S., Pizzo, M., Alcaraz-Galvain, D., Chikh, K., Orgiazzi, J., Brabant, G., Ronin, C., and Charrie, A. (2010) TSH Isoforms: About a Case of Hypothyroidism in a Down’s Syndrome Young Adult. J Thyroid Res 2010, 703978

10. Guillaumot, P., Luquain, C., Malek, M., Huber, A. L., Brugiere, S., Garin, J., Grunwald, D., Regnier, D., Petrilli, V., Lefai, E., and Manie, S. N. (2010) Pdro, a protein associated with late endosomes and lysosomes and implicated in cellular cholesterol homeostasis. PLoS One 5, e10977

11. Jahnke, V. E., Sabido, O., Defour, A., Castells, J., Lefai, E., Roussel, D., and Freyssenet, D. (2010) Evidence for mitochondrial respiratory deficiency in rat rhabdomyosarcoma cells. PLoS One 5, e8637

12. Lecomte, V., Meugnier, E., Euthine, V., Durand, C., Freyssenet, D., Nemoz, G., Rome, S., Vidal, H., and Lefai, E. (2010) A new role for sterol regulatory element binding protein 1 transcription factors in the regulation of muscle mass and muscle cell differentiation. Mol Cell Biol 30, 1182-1198

13. Paineau, D., Beaufils, F., Boulier, A., Cassuto, D. A., Chwalow, J., Combris, P., Couet, C., Jouret, B., Lafay, L., Laville, M., Mahe, S., Ricour, C., Romon, M., Simon, C., Tauber, M., Valensi, P., Chapalain, V., Zourabichvili, O., and Bornet, F. R. (2010) The cumulative effect of small dietary changes may significantly improve nutritional intakes in free-living children and adults. Eur J Clin Nutr 64, 782-791