Biochemical Pharmacology volume 78, issue 10, P1323-1329 2009 DOI: 10.1016/j.bcp.2009.07.001 View full text
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Hana Jung, Mi Sook Lee, Eun Jung Jang, Jin Hee Ahn, Nam Sook Kang, Sung-Eun Yoo, Myung Ae Bae, Jeong-Ho Hong, Eun Sook Hwang

Abstract: Peroxisome proliferator-activated receptor gamma (PPARgamma) is a ligand-activated transcription factor that plays a pivotal role in the modulation of gene expression involved in adipocyte differentiation and insulin sensitivity. It has been previously established that thiazolidinedione (TZD) PPARgamma ligands such as rosiglitazone have potent anti-diabetic and adipogenic activities. A novel non-TZD ligand for PPARgamma, KR62980 has recently been characterized to increase insulin sensitivity and to be weakly a…

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