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In vitro activities of Malaysian antidiabetic plant extracts on adipocytes cell

Bakhtiar, M. Taher and Mohamed Amiroudine, Mohamed Zaffar Ali and Darnis, Deny Susanti (2011) In vitro activities of Malaysian antidiabetic plant extracts on adipocytes cell. In: Current Issues in Pharmacy. IIUM Press, Kuala Lumpur, pp. 238-248. ISBN 978-967-418-019-5

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Diabetes mellitus is widely known as a metabolic disorder and it is becoming a major public health concern in most developing countries. The majority of type 2 patients are sufficiently insulin-resistant, which is defined as defective insulin signaling and a decreased insulin efficiency to induce glucose transport from the blood into key target cells such as muscle and fat cells (adipocyte) (Khan et aI., 2003). For these patients, more insulin is not necessarily the ideal treatment strategy. A multitude of herbs, spices, and other plant materials have been described for the treatment of diabetes mellitus around the world. To date, the demand for natural products is high and thus, this has increased attention to alternative medicines

Item Type: Book Chapter
Additional Information: 5209/14510
Uncontrolled Keywords: Malaysia, antidiabetic plant extracts, adipocytes cell
Subjects: R Medicine > RS Pharmacy and materia medica
Kulliyyahs/Centres/Divisions/Institutes (Can select more than one option. Press CONTROL button): Kulliyyah of Pharmacy > Department of Pharmaceutical Technology
Depositing User: Dr Muhammad Taher
Date Deposited: 28 Aug 2012 11:47
Last Modified: 24 Dec 2014 12:22
URI: http://irep.iium.edu.my/id/eprint/14510

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