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2017

Insulin and glucagon: Partners for life

Holst, J. J., Holland, W. L., Gromada, J., Lee, Y. H., Unger, R. H., Yan, H., Sloop, K. W., Kieffer, T. J., Damond, N. & Herrera, P. L., Apr 1 2017, In : Endocrinology. 158, 4, p. 696-701 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

34 Scopus citations
2016

Glucagon is the key factor in the development of diabetes

Lee, Y. H., Wang, M-Y., Yu, X. X. & Unger, R. H., Jul 1 2016, In : Diabetologia. 59, 7, p. 1372-1375 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

57 Scopus citations

Glucagon therapeutics: Dawn of a new era for diabetes care

Davidson, J. A., Holland, W. L., Roth, M. G., Wang, M-Y., Lee, Y. H., Yu, X., McCorkle, S. K., Scherer, P. E. & Unger, R. H., Oct 1 2016, In : Diabetes/Metabolism Research and Reviews. 32, 7, p. 660-665 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

12 Scopus citations
2015

A new biology of diabetes revealed by leptin

Unger, R. H. & Roth, M. G., Jan 6 2015, In : Cell Metabolism. 21, 1, p. 15-20 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

16 Scopus citations
2013

Dichotomous roles of leptin and adiponectin as enforcers against lipotoxicity during feast and famine

Unger, R. H., Scherer, P. E. & Holland, W. L., Oct 1 2013, In : Molecular biology of the cell. 24, 19, p. 3011-3015 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

23 Scopus citations
2012

Glucagonocentric restructuring of diabetes: A pathophysiologic and therapeutic makeover

Unger, R. H. & Cherrington, A. D., Jan 3 2012, In : Journal of Clinical Investigation. 122, 1, p. 4-12 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

386 Scopus citations
2010

Gluttony, sloth and the metabolic syndrome: A roadmap to lipotoxicity

Unger, R. H. & Scherer, P. E., Jun 1 2010, In : Trends in Endocrinology and Metabolism. 21, 6, p. 345-352 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

258 Scopus citations

Lipid homeostasis, lipotoxicity and the metabolic syndrome

Unger, R. H., Clark, G. O., Scherer, P. E. & Orci, L., Mar 1 2010, In : Biochimica et Biophysica Acta - Molecular and Cell Biology of Lipids. 1801, 3, p. 209-214 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

352 Scopus citations

Paracrinology of islets and the paracrinopathy of diabetes

Unger, R. H. & Orci, L., Sep 14 2010, In : Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America. 107, 37, p. 16009-16012 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

154 Scopus citations
2009

Diabetes and apoptosis: Lipotoxicity

Kusminski, C., Shetty, S., Orci, L., Unger, R. H. & Scherer, P. E., Dec 1 2009, In : Apoptosis. 14, 12, p. 1484-1495 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

174 Scopus citations
2007

Forgotten but not gone: The rediscovery of fatty heart, the most common unrecognized disease in America

Szczepaniak, L. S., Victor, R. G., Orci, L. & Unger, R. H., Oct 1 2007, In : Circulation research. 101, 8, p. 759-767 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

184 Scopus citations
2006

Adiposity of the heart, revisited

McGavock, J. M., Victor, R. G., Unger, R. H. & Szczepaniak, L. S., Apr 4 2006, In : Annals of internal medicine. 144, 7, p. 517-524 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

284 Scopus citations
2004
4 Scopus citations

The hyperleptinemia of obesity - Regulator of caloric surpluses

Unger, R. H., Apr 16 2004, In : Cell. 117, 2, p. 145-146 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

61 Scopus citations
2003

The Physiology of Cellular Liporegulation

Unger, R. H., Dec 1 2003, In : Annual review of physiology. 65, p. 333-347 15 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

168 Scopus citations

What s new in hair transplants?

Unger, R. H. & Unger, W. P., Jan 2003, In : Skin therapy letter. 8, 1, p. 5-7 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

2 Scopus citations
2002

Lipoapoptosis: Its mechanism and its diseases

Unger, R. H. & Orci, L., Dec 30 2002, In : Biochimica et Biophysica Acta - Molecular and Cell Biology of Lipids. 1585, 2-3, p. 202-212 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

274 Scopus citations

Lipotoxic diseases

Unger, R. H., Mar 9 2002, In : Annual review of medicine. 53, p. 319-336 18 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

779 Scopus citations

Protein tyrosine phosphatase 1B: A potential leptin resistance factor of obesity

Cook, W. S. & Unger, R. H., Jan 1 2002, In : Developmental cell. 2, 4, p. 385-387 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

59 Scopus citations
2001

Diseases of liporegulation: New perspective on obesity and related disorders

Unger, R. H. & Orci, L., 2001, In : FASEB Journal. 15, 2, p. 312-321 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

353 Scopus citations

Prix Maurice Dérot 2001. Le système liporégulateur et ses maladies.

Translated title of the contribution: Maurice Dérot Prize 2001. The liporegulator system and diseaseUnger, R. H., 2001, In : Journées annuelles de diabétologie de l'Hôtel-Dieu. p. 129-143 15 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

3 Scopus citations
1997

How obesity causes diabetes in Zucker diabetic fatty rats

Unger, R. H., Sep 1 1997, In : Trends in Endocrinology and Metabolism. 8, 7, p. 276-282 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

101 Scopus citations
1995

Lipotoxicity in the pathogenesis of obesity-dependent NIDDM: Genetic and clinical implications

Unger, R. H., Jan 1 1995, In : Diabetes. 44, 8, p. 863-870 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

861 Scopus citations
1992

Rôle des transporteurs glut 2 dans la pathogénie du diabète de type II.

Translated title of the contribution: Role of the glut 2 transporters in the pathogenesis of type II diabetesUnger, R. H., 1992, In : Journées annuelles de diabétologie de l'Hôtel-Dieu. p. 53-62 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

2 Scopus citations
1981

Glucagon and the a Cell: Physiology and Pathophysiology

Unger, R. H. & Orci, L., Jun 18 1981, In : New England Journal of Medicine. 304, 25, p. 1518-1524 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

198 Scopus citations

Glucagon and the a Cell: Physiology and Pathophysiology

Unger, R. H. & Orci, L., Jun 25 1981, In : New England Journal of Medicine. 304, 26, p. 1575-1580 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

111 Scopus citations

The milieu interieur and the islets of Langerhans

Unger, R. H., Jan 1 1981, In : Diabetologia. 20, 1, p. 1-11 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

46 Scopus citations
1977

The role of glucagon in the endogenous hyperglycemia of diabetes mellitus.

Unger, R. H. & Orci, L., 1977, In : Annual review of medicine. 28, p. 119-130 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

37 Scopus citations
1976

Physiology and pathophysiology of glucagon

Unger, R. H. & Orci, L., Jan 1 1976, In : Physiological reviews. 56, 4, p. 778-826 49 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

175 Scopus citations
1974

Biological and immunological activity of pancreatic glucagon and enteric glucagon like immunoreactivity

Faloona, G. R. & Unger, R. H., Dec 1 1974, In : Israel Journal of Medical Sciences. 10, 10, p. 1324-1331 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

13 Scopus citations

Candidate hormones of the gut. XIV. Enteroglucagon.

Sasaki, H., Faloona, G. R. & Unger, R. H., Oct 1974, In : Gastroenterology. 67, 4, p. 746-748 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

3 Scopus citations
1973

Normal and abnormal alpha cell function.

Unger, R. H., 1973, In : Annual review of medicine. 24, p. 303-308 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

1 Scopus citations
1972

Glucagon and diabetes mellitus.

Unger, R. H., 1972, In : Advances in metabolic disorders. 6, p. 73-98 26 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

3 Scopus citations
1971

Glucagon Physiology and Pathophysiology

Unger, R. H., Aug 19 1971, In : New England Journal of Medicine. 285, 8, p. 443-449 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

194 Scopus citations

Pancreatic glucagon in health and disease.

Unger, R. H., Dec 1 1971, In : Advances in internal medicine. 17, p. 265-288 24 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

9 Scopus citations
1970

Possible role of insulin-stimulating hormones in disturbances of nutrient tolerance.

Unger, R. H., 1970, In : Advances in metabolic disorders. 1, p. Suppl 1:125+

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

1968

Effects of gut hormone on insulin and glucagon secretion

Ohneda, A., Ketterer, H., Eisentraut, A. M. & Unger, R. H., Oct 1 1968, In : Acta Diabetologica Latina. 5, 4, p. 499-512 14 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

5 Scopus citations

Effects of gut hormone on insulin and glucagon secretion

Ohneda, A., Ketterer, H., Eisentraut, A. M. & Unger, R. H., Oct 1 1968, In : Acta Diabetologica Latina. 5, 4, p. 499-512 14 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

1966

Glucoregulatory hormones in health and disease. A teleologic model.

Unger, R. H., Jul 1966, In : Diabetes. 15, 7, p. 500-506 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

8 Scopus citations

Treatment of hypoglycemia associated with pancreatic and extrapancreatic tumors.

Unger, R. H., Mar 1 1966, In : Modern treatment. 3, 2, p. 386-398 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

1 Scopus citations