Ursolic acid increases glucose uptake through the PI3K signaling pathway in adipocytes.
作者: Yonghan HeWen LiYing LiShuocheng ZhangYanwen WangChanghao Sun
刊名: PLoS ONE, 2017, Vol.9 (10)
来源数据库: Directory of Open Access Journals
DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0110711
原始语种摘要: BACKGROUND: Ursolic acid (UA), a triterpenoid compound, is reported to have a glucose-lowering effect. However, the mechanisms are not fully understood. Adipose tissue is one of peripheral tissues that collectively control the circulating glucose levels. OBJECTIVE: The objective of the present study was to determine the effect and further the mechanism of action of UA in adipocytes. METHODS AND RESULTS: The 3T3-L1 preadipocytes were induced to differentiate and treated with different concentrations of UA. NBD-fluorescent glucose was used as the tracer to measure glucose uptake and Western blotting used to determine the expression and activity of proteins involved in glucose transport. It was found that 2.5, 5 and 10 µM of UA promoted glucose uptake in a dose-dependent manner (17%, 29% and...
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  • glucose 葡萄糖
  • pathway 轨道
  • uptake 上风口
  • insulin 胰岛素
  • stimulated 受激
  • protein 蛋白质
  • kinase 激酶
  • inhibitor 抑制剂
  • triterpenoid 三萜系化合物
  • translocation 移位