Yun Yan Xu
Lu Y, Xu Y, Jin F, Wu Q, Shi J, Liu J. Icariin is a PPARÎ± activator inducing lipid metabolic gene expression in mice. Molecules. 2014;19:18179-91 pubmed publisher
..These results indicate that icariin is a novel PPARÎ± agonist, activates lipid metabolism gene expressions in liver, which could be a basis for its lipid-lowering effects and its beneficial effects against diabetes. ..