- D-chiro-inositol found in Cucurbita ficifolia (Cucurbitaceae) fruit extracts plays the hypoglycaemic role in streptozocin-diabetic ratsTao Xia
College of Life Science, East China Normal University, Shanghai, PR China
J Pharm Pharmacol 58:1527-32. 2006..Findings from this study demonstrated that C. ficifolia fruit extract was an effective source of D-CI for its hypoglycaemic effects in rats, and therefore may be useful in the treatment of diabetes...
- Antihyperglycemic effect of Cucurbita ficifolia fruit extract in streptozotocin-induced diabetic ratsTao Xia
College of Life Science, East China Normal University, 3663 Zhongshang North Rd, Shanghai 200062, PR China
Fitoterapia 77:530-3. 2006..The effect was compared with 150 mg/kg b.w. tolbutamide...
- Resistin overexpression impaired glucose tolerance in hepatocytesLei Zhou
Key Laboratory of Agricultural Animal Genetics, Breeding and Reproduction of Ministry of Education, College of Life Science and Technology, Huazhong Agricultural University, Wuhan 430070, PR China
Eur Cytokine Netw 17:189-95. 2006..Moreover, resistin lowered mRNA levels of IRS-2 while stimulating SOCS-3 expression, which suggests it impairs glucose tolerance by blocking the insulin signal transduction pathway...
- Effects of selenium and zinc on renal oxidative stress and apoptosis induced by fluoride in ratsRi An Yu
Department of Occupational and Environmental Health, School of Public Health, Guangdong Pharmaceutical University, Guangzhou 510310, Guangdong, China
Biomed Environ Sci 19:439-44. 2006..To study the effects of selenium and zinc on oxidative stress, apoptosis, and cell cycle changes in rat renal cells induced by fluoride...