• Carbohydrate metabolism during vertebrate appendage regeneration: What is its role? How is it regulated? A postulation that regenerating vertebrate appendages facilitate glycolytic and pentose phosphate pathways to fuel macromolecule biosynthesis 

      Love, Nick R.; Ziegler, Mathias; Chen, Yaoyao; Amaya, Enrique (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2014-01)
      We recently examined gene expression during Xenopus tadpole tail appendage regeneration and found that carbohydrate regulatory genes were dramatically altered during the regeneration process. In this essay, we speculate ...
    • Degradation of Extracellular NAD+ Intermediates in Cultures of Human HEK293 Cells 

      Kulikova, Veronika; Shabalin, Konstantin; Nerinovski, Kirill; Yakimov, Alexander; Svetlova, Maria; Solovjeva, Ljudmila; Kropotov, Andrey; Khodorkovskiy, Mikhail; Migaud, Marie E.; Ziegler, Mathias; Nikiforov, Andrey (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2019-11-29)
      Nicotinamide adenine dinucleotide (NAD) is an essential redox carrier, whereas its degradation is a key element of important signaling pathways. Human cells replenish their NAD contents through NAD biosynthesis from ...
    • Disease-specific phenotypes in iPSC-derived neural stem cells with POLG mutations 

      Liang, Xiao; Kristiansen, Cecilie Katrin; Mostafavi, Sepideh; Vatne, Guro H.; Zantingh, Gina; Kianian, Atefeh; Tzoulis, Charalampos; Høyland, Lena Elise; Ziegler, Mathias; Perez, Roberto Megias; Furriol, Jessica; Zhang, Zhuoyuan; Balafkan, Novin; Hong, Yu; Siller, Richard; Sullivan, Gareth; Bindoff, Laurence (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2020)
      Mutations in POLG disrupt mtDNA replication and cause devastating diseases often with neurological phenotypes. Defining disease mechanisms has been hampered by limited access to human tissues, particularly neurons. Using ...
    • The human NAD metabolome: Functions, metabolism and compartmentalization 

      Nikiforov, Andrey; Kulikova, Veronika; Ziegler, Mathias (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2015)
      The metabolism of NAD has emerged as a key regulator of cellular and organismal homeostasis. Being a major component of both bioenergetic and signaling pathways, the molecule is ideally suited to regulate metabolism and ...
    • Instability in NAD+ metabolism leads to impaired cardiac mitochondrial function and communication 

      Lauritzen, Knut H.; Olsen, Maria Belland; Ahmed, Mohammed Shakil; Yang, Kuan; Rinholm, Johanne Egge; Bergersen, Linda H.; Esbensen, Qin Ying; Sverkeli, Lars Jansen; Ziegler, Mathias; Attramadal, Håvard; Halvorsen, Bente; Aukrust, Pål; Yndestad, Arne (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2021)
      Poly(ADP-ribose) polymerase (PARP) enzymes initiate (mt)DNA repair mechanisms and use nicotinamide adenine dinucleotide (NAD+) as energy source. Prolonged PARP activity can drain cellular NAD+ reserves, leading to de-regulation ...
    • Kinetic and oligomeric study of Leishmania braziliensis nicotinate/ nicotinamide mononucleotide adenylyltransferase 

      Contreras Rodríguez, Luis Ernesto; Ziegler, Mathias; Ramírez Hernández, María Helena (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2020)
      Nicotinamide adenine dinucleotide (NAD) is an essential coenzyme involved in REDOX reactions and oxidative stress defense systems. Furthermore, NAD is used as substrate by proteins that regulate essential cellular functions ...
    • An organellar Nα-acetyltransferase, Naa60, acetylates cytosolic n termini of transmembrane proteins and maintains golgi integrity 

      Aksnes, Henriette; Van Damme, Petra; Goris, Marianne; Starheim, Kristian K.; Marie, Michael Bruno Eric; Støve, Svein Isungset; Hoel, Camilla; Kalvik, Thomas Vikestad; Hole, Kristine; Glomnes, Nina; Furnes, Clemens; Ljostveit, Sonja; Ziegler, Mathias; Niere, Marc; Gevaert, Kris; Arnesen, Thomas (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2015-02-26)
      N-terminal acetylation is a major and vital protein modification catalyzed by N-terminal acetyltransferases (NATs). NatF, or Nα-acetyltransferase 60 (Naa60), was recently identified as a NAT in multicellular eukaryotes. ...
    • Refinement of a radioreceptor binding assay for nicotinic acid adenine dinucleotide phosphate 

      Lewis, Alexamder M.; Masgrau, Roser; Vasudevan, Sridhar R.; Yarnasaki, Michiko; O'Neill, John S.; Garnham, Clive; James, Kristin; Macdonald, Andrew; Ziegler, Mathias; Galione, Antony; Churchill, Grant C. (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2007-12-01)
      The measurement of changes in nicotinic acid adenine dinucleotide phosphate (NAADP) levels in cells has been, and remains, key to the investigation of the functions of NAADP as a Ca2+-releasing second messenger. Here we ...
    • Separating NADH and NADPH fluorescence in live cells and tissues using FLIM 

      Blacker, Thomas S.; Mann, Zoe F.; Gale, Jonathan E.; Ziegler, Mathias; Bain, Angus J.; Szabadkai, Gyorgy; Duchen, Michael R. (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2014-05-29)
      NAD is a key determinant of cellular energy metabolism. In contrast, its phosphorylated form, NADP, plays a central role in biosynthetic pathways and antioxidant defence. The reduced forms of both pyridine nucleotides are ...
    • Sequence divergence and diversity suggests ongoing functional diversification of vertebrate NAD metabolism 

      Gossmann, Toni; Ziegler, Mathias (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2014-11)
      NAD is not only an important cofactor in redox reactions but has also received attention in recent yearsbecause of its physiological importance in metabolic regulation, DNA repair and signaling. In contrast tothe redox ...
    • SLC25A51 is a mammalian mitochondrial NAD+ transporter 

      Luongo, Timothy S.; Eller, Jared M.; Lu, Mu-Jie; Niere, Marc; Raith, Fabio; Perry, Caroline; Bornstein, Marc R.; Oliphint, Paul; Wang, Lin; McReynolds, Melanie R.; Migaud, Marie E.; Rabinowitz, Joshua D.; Johnson, F. Brad; Johnsson, Kai; Ziegler, Mathias; Cambronne, Xiaolu A.; Baur, Joseph A. (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2020)
      Mitochondria require nicotinamide adenine dinucleotide (NAD+) to carry out the fundamental processes that fuel respiration and mediate cellular energy transduction. Mitochondrial NAD+ transporters have been identified in ...
    • Targeting NAD+ in translational research to relieve diseases and conditions of metabolic stress and ageing 

      Gilmour, Brian Christopher; Gudmundsrud, Ruben; Frank, Johannes; Hov, Amund; Hindkjær Lautrup, Sofie; Aman, Yahyah; Røsjø, Helge; Brenner, Charles; Ziegler, Mathias; Tysnes, Ole-Bjørn; Tzoulis, Charalampos; Omland, Torbjørn; Søraas, Arne Vasli; Holmøy, Trygve; Bergersen, Linda Hildegard; Storm-Mathisen, Jon; Nilsen, Hilde; Fang, Evandro Fei (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2020)
      Nicotinamide adenine dinucleotide (NAD+) plays a fundamental role in life and health through the regulation of energy biogenesis, redox homeostasis, cell metabolism, and the arbitration of cell survival via linkages to ...