Greg A. Graf, PhD, University of Kentucky

Greg A. Graf, PhD
Greg A. Graf, PhD

Research in the Graf laboratory is focused on the relationships between obesity and changes in lipid and lipoprotein metabolism that link obesity to cardiovascular diseases and diabetes.



  1. Liu J, Sabeva NS, Bhatnagar S, Li XA, Pujol A, Graf GA. ABCD2 is abundant in adipose tissue and opposes the accumulation of dietary erucic acid (C22:1) in fat. J Lipid Res. 2010 Jan;51(1):162-8.
  2. Liu J, Liang S, Liu X, Brown JA, Newman KE, Sunkara M, Morris AJ, Bhatnagar S, Li X, Pujol A, Graf GA. The absence of ABCD2 sensitizes mice to disruptions in lipid metabolism by dietary erucic acid. J Lipid Res. 2012 Jun;53(6):1071-9.
  3. Liu X, Liu J, Lester JD, Pijut SS, Graf GA. ABCD2 identifies a subclass of peroxisomes in mouse adipose tissue. Biochem Biophys Res Commun. 2015 Jan 2;456(1):129-34.