Fucosterol, isolated from Ecklonia stolonifera, inhibits adipogenesis through modulation of FoxO1 pathway in 3T3-L1 adipocytes.
Department of Microbiology, College of Natural Sciences, Pukyong National University, Busan, Korea.
Department of Food Science and Human Nutrition, College of Environmental and Bioresource Sciences, Chonbuk National University, Jeonju, Korea.
Department of Food and Life Science, College of Fisheries Sciences, Pukyong National University, Busan, Korea.
- Published Article
The Journal of pharmacy and pharmacology
- Publication Date
Jan 30, 2017
We revealed that fucosterol inhibited adipogenesis of 3T3-L1 preadipocytes through modulation of FoxO signalling pathway. Therefore, our results suggest that fucosterol may be used for novel agents for the treatment of obesity.
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