See a complete PubMed list of publications by Celine Riera, PhD.

Selected Key Publications

Riera CE, Tsaousidou E, Halloran J, Follett P, Hahn O, Pereira MA, Engstrom Ruud L, Alber J, Tharp K, Anderson CM, et al. The sense of smell impacts metabolic health and obesity. Cell Metab. 2017 Jul 5;26(1):198-211.

Riera CE, Merkwirth C, de Magalhaes Filho CD, Dillin A. Signaling networks determining life span. Annu Rev Biochem. 2016 Jun 2;85:35-64.

Riera CE, Dillin A. Emerging role of sensory perception in aging and metabolism. Trends Endocrinol Metab. 2016 May;27(5):294-303.

Riera CE, Dillin A. Can aging be “drugged”? Nat Med. 2015 Dec;21(12):1400-1405.

Riera CE, Dillin A. Tipping the metabolic scales towards increased longevity in mammals. Nat Cell Biol. 2015 Mar;17(3):196-203.

Riera CE, Huising MO, Follett P, Leblanc M, Halloran J, Van Andel R, de Magalhaes Filho CD, Merkwirth C, Dillin A. TRPV1 pain receptors regulate longevity and metabolism by neuropeptide signaling. Cell. 2014 May22;157(5):1023-1036.

Riera CE, Vogel H, Simon SA, Damak S, le Coutre J. Sensory attributes of complex tasting divalent salts are mediated by TRPM5 and TRPV1 channels. J Neurosci. 2009 Feb 25;29(8):2654-2662.

Riera CE, Menozzi-Smarrito C, Affolter M, Michlig S, Munari C, Robert F, Vogel H, Simon SA, Le Coutre J. Compounds from Sichuan and Melegueta peppers activate, covalently and non-covalently, TRPA1 and TRPV1 channels. Br J Pharmacol. 2009 Aug;157(8):1398-1409.

Menozzi-Smarrito C, Riera CE, Munari C, le Coutre J, Robert F. Synthesis and evaluation of new alkylamides derived from alpha-hydroxysanshool, the pungent molecule in Szechuan pepper. J Agric Food Chem. 2009 Mar 11;57(5):1982-1989.

Riera CE, Vogel H, Simon SA, Damak S, le Coutre J. The capsaicin receptor participates in artificial sweetener aversion. Biochem Biophys Res Commun. 2008 Nov 28;376(4):653-657.

Riera CE, Vogel H, Simon SA, le Coutre J. Artificial sweeteners and salts producing a metallic taste sensation activate TRPV1 receptors. Am J Physiol Regul Integr Comp Physiol. 2007 Aug;293(2):R626-634.