Asish K. Saha, PhD

Research Associate Professor, Medicine

Asish Saha
650 Albany St Evans Biomed Research Ctr


Expertise in invitro muscle incubation. Determine proteon expression by SDS-gel electrophoresis. Gene analysis by RT-PCR. Cell culture. Expertise in spectrophotometric and radioactive assay methods.

Other Positions

  • Boston Medical Center


  • University of Calcutta, PhD
  • University of Calcutta, MS
  • University of Calcutta, BS


  • Published on 9/25/2018

    Lado-Abeal J, Martinez-Sánchez N, Cocho JA, Martín-Pastor M, Castro-Piedras I, Couce-Pico ML, Saha AK, López M. Lipopolysaccharide (LPS)-induced septic shock causes profound changes in myocardial energy metabolites in pigs. Metabolomics. 2018 Sep 25; 14(10):131. PMID: 30830414.

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  • Published on 9/20/2018

    Lally JSV, Ghoshal S, DePeralta DK, Moaven O, Wei L, Masia R, Erstad DJ, Fujiwara N, Leong V, Houde VP, Anagnostopoulos AE, Wang A, Broadfield LA, Ford RJ, Foster RA, Bates J, Sun H, Wang T, Liu H, Ray AS, Saha AK, Greenwood J, Bhat S, Harriman G, Miao W, Rocnik JL, Westlin WF, Muti P, Tsakiridis T, Harwood HJ, Kapeller R, Hoshida Y, Tanabe KK, Steinberg GR, Fuchs BC. Inhibition of Acetyl-CoA Carboxylase by Phosphorylation or the Inhibitor ND-654 Suppresses Lipogenesis and Hepatocellular Carcinoma. Cell Metab. 2019 Jan 08; 29(1):174-182.e5. PMID: 30244972.

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  • Published on 5/16/2017

    Allen KM, Coughlan KA, Mahmood FN, Valentine RJ, Ruderman NB, Saha AK. The effects of troglitazone on AMPK in HepG2 cells. Arch Biochem Biophys. 2017 Jun 01; 623-624:49-57. PMID: 28526426.

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  • Published on 3/14/2016

    Harriman G, Greenwood J, Bhat S, Huang X, Wang R, Paul D, Tong L, Saha AK, Westlin WF, Kapeller R, Harwood HJ. Acetyl-CoA carboxylase inhibition by ND-630 reduces hepatic steatosis, improves insulin sensitivity, and modulates dyslipidemia in rats. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2016 Mar 29; 113(13):E1796-805. PMID: 26976583.

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  • Published on 1/21/2016

    Coughlan KA, Valentine RJ, Sudit BS, Allen K, Dagon Y, Kahn BB, Ruderman NB, Saha AK. PKD1 Inhibits AMPKa2 through Phosphorylation of Serine 491 and Impairs Insulin Signaling in Skeletal Muscle Cells. J Biol Chem. 2016 Mar 11; 291(11):5664-75. PMID: 26797128.

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  • Published on 8/31/2015

    Doménech E, Maestre C, Esteban-Martínez L, Partida D, Pascual R, Fernández-Miranda G, Seco E, Campos-Olivas R, Pérez M, Megias D, Allen K, López M, Saha AK, Velasco G, Rial E, Méndez R, Boya P, Salazar-Roa M, Malumbres M. AMPK and PFKFB3 mediate glycolysis and survival in response to mitophagy during mitotic arrest. Nat Cell Biol. 2015 Oct; 17(10):1304-16. PMID: 26322680.

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  • Published on 5/22/2015

    Xu XJ, Apovian C, Hess D, Carmine B, Saha A, Ruderman N. Improved Insulin Sensitivity 3 Months After RYGB Surgery Is Associated With Increased Subcutaneous Adipose Tissue AMPK Activity and Decreased Oxidative Stress. Diabetes. 2015 Sep; 64(9):3155-9. PMID: 26001396.

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  • Published on 5/21/2015

    Coughlan KA, Balon TW, Valentine RJ, Petrocelli R, Schultz V, Brandon A, Cooney GJ, Kraegen EW, Ruderman NB, Saha AK. Nutrient Excess and AMPK Downregulation in Incubated Skeletal Muscle and Muscle of Glucose Infused Rats. PLoS One. 2015; 10(5):e0127388. PMID: 25996822.

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  • Published on 12/23/2014

    Martínez de Morentin PB, Lage R, González-García I, Ruíz-Pino F, Martins L, Fernández-Mallo D, Gallego R, Fernø J, Señarís R, Saha AK, Tovar S, Diéguez C, Nogueiras R, Tena-Sempere M, López M. Pregnancy induces resistance to the anorectic effect of hypothalamic malonyl-CoA and the thermogenic effect of hypothalamic AMPK inhibition in female rats. Endocrinology. 2015 Mar; 156(3):947-60. PMID: 25535827.

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  • Published on 8/27/2014

    Valentine RJ, Coughlan KA, Ruderman NB, Saha AK. Insulin inhibits AMPK activity and phosphorylates AMPK Ser485/4?¹ through Akt in hepatocytes, myotubes and incubated rat skeletal muscle. Arch Biochem Biophys. 2014 Nov 15; 562:62-9. PMID: 25172224.

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