André Bensadoun
Professor

Andre Bensadoun

Phone

607- 255-3206

Address

Division of Nutritional Sciences
321 Savage Hall
Cornell University
Ithaca, NY 14853-2703

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Background

PhD 1960 - Cornell University, Biochemistry
MS 1956 - University of Toulouse, France (Agricultural Engineering)
Baccalaure 1951 - University of Bordeaux, France (Mathematics)
Cornell University Graduate Field Memberships: Nutrition; Biochemistry, Molecular and Cell Biology; Physiology

Research Description

Isolation and cloning of heparan sulfate proteoglycans and studies of their functions by the use of transgenic and knock out mouse models; structure and function relationship of lipolytic enzymes; identification of major enhancers and silencers in lipoprotein lipase, hepatic lipase, syndecan-4 and glypican-4 gene promoters; regulation of hepatic lipase in cultured liver cells and macrophages; function of lipolytic enzymes and proteoglycans in lipoprotein receptor-mediated endocytosis.