Sifang Liao

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Publications 2023

Lagunas-Rangel FA, Liao S, Williams MJ, Trukhan V, Fredriksson R, Schiöth HB (2023)
Drosophila as a Rapid Screening Model to Evaluate the Hypoglycemic Effects of Dipeptidyl Peptidase 4 (DPP4) Inhibitors: High Evolutionary Conservation of DPP4
Biomedicines, 11 (11)
DOI 10.3390/biomedicines11113032, PubMed 38002032

Publications 2022

Alsehli AM, Liao S, Al-Sabri MH, Vasionis L, Purohit A, Behare N, Clemensson LE, Williams MJ, Schiöth HB (2022)
The Statin Target HMG-Coenzyme a Reductase (Hmgcr) Regulates Sleep Homeostasis in Drosophila
Pharmaceuticals (Basel), 15 (1)
DOI 10.3390/ph15010079, PubMed 35056136

Williams MJ, Alsehli AM, Gartner SN, Clemensson LE, Liao S, Eriksson A, Isgrove K, Thelander L, Khan Z, Itskov PM, Moulin TC, Ambrosi V, Al-Sabri MH, Lagunas-Rangel FA, Olszewski PK, Schiöth HB (2022)
The Statin Target Hmgcr Regulates Energy Metabolism and Food Intake through Central Mechanisms
Cells, 11 (6)
DOI 10.3390/cells11060970, PubMed 35326421

Publications 2021

Liu W, Cao H, Liao S, Kudłak B, Williams MJ, Schiöth HB (2021)
Dibutyl phthalate disrupts conserved circadian rhythm in Drosophila and human cells
Sci Total Environ, 783, 147038
DOI 10.1016/j.scitotenv.2021.147038, PubMed 34088158

Publications 2020

Liao S, Amcoff M, Nässel DR (2020)
Impact of high-fat diet on lifespan, metabolism, fecundity and behavioral senescence in Drosophila
Insect Biochem Mol Biol, 133, 103495
DOI 10.1016/j.ibmb.2020.103495, PubMed 33171202

Liao S, Nässel DR (2020)
Drosophila Insulin-Like Peptide 8 (DILP8) in Ovarian Follicle Cells Regulates Ovulation and Metabolism
Front Endocrinol (Lausanne), 11, 461
DOI 10.3389/fendo.2020.00461, PubMed 32849266

Liao S, Post S, Lehmann P, Veenstra JA, Tatar M, Nässel DR (2020)
Regulatory Roles of Drosophila Insulin-Like Peptide 1 (DILP1) in Metabolism Differ in Pupal and Adult Stages
Front Endocrinol (Lausanne), 11, 180
DOI 10.3389/fendo.2020.00180, PubMed 32373064

Publications 2018

Post S, Liao S, Yamamoto R, Veenstra JA, Nässel DR, Tatar M (2018)
Drosophila insulin-like peptide dilp1 increases lifespan and glucagon-like Akh expression epistatic to dilp2
Aging Cell, 18 (1), e12863
DOI 10.1111/acel.12863, PubMed 30511458

Zandawala M, Yurgel ME, Texada MJ, Liao S, Rewitz KF, Keene AC, Nässel DR (2018)
Modulation of Drosophila post-feeding physiology and behavior by the neuropeptide leucokinin
PLoS Genet, 14 (11), e1007767
DOI 10.1371/journal.pgen.1007767, PubMed 30457986

Publications 2017

Liao S, Broughton S, Nässel DR (2017)
Behavioral Senescence and Aging-Related Changes in Motor Neurons and Brain Neuromodulator Levels Are Ameliorated by Lifespan-Extending Reproductive Dormancy in Drosophila
Front Cell Neurosci, 11, 111
DOI 10.3389/fncel.2017.00111, PubMed 28503133

Publications 2016

Liu Y, Liao S, Veenstra JA, Nässel DR (2016)
Drosophila insulin-like peptide 1 (DILP1) is transiently expressed during non-feeding stages and reproductive dormancy
Sci Rep, 6, 26620
DOI 10.1038/srep26620, PubMed 27197757

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