Ursolic acid inhibits adipogenesis in 3T3-L1 adipocytes through LKB1/AMPK pathway.
作者: Yonghan HeYing LiTiantian ZhaoYanwen WangChanghao Sun
刊名: PLoS ONE, 2017, Vol.8 (7)
来源数据库: Directory of Open Access Journals
DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0070135
原始语种摘要: BACKGROUND: Ursolic acid (UA) is a triterpenoid compound with multiple biological functions. This compound has recently been reported to possess an anti-obesity effect; however, the mechanisms are less understood. OBJECTIVE: As adipogenesis plays a critical role in obesity, the present study was conducted to investigate the effect of UA on adipogenesis and mechanisms of action in 3T3-L1 preadipocytes. METHODS AND RESULTS: The 3T3-L1 preadipocytes were induced to differentiate in the presence or absence of UA for 6 days. The cells were determined for proliferation, differentiation, fat accumulation as well as the protein expressions of molecular targets that regulate or are involved in fatty acid synthesis and oxidation. The results demonstrated that ursolic acid at concentrations ranging...
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  • adipogenesis 脂肪生成
  • expression 表示
  • protein 蛋白质
  • demonstrated 探明的储量
  • fatty 脂肪的
  • binding 装订
  • upstream 向上游
  • increased 增加
  • pathway 轨道
  • effect 效应