Bioactive Compounds of Aristotelia chilensis Stuntz and Their Pharmacological Effects.
Napoli, Italy. In Curr Pharm Biotechnol, Feb 2016
A broad range of activities of plant extracts and fractions are presented, including antioxidant activity, inhibition of visible light-induced damage of photoreceptor cells, inhibition of -glucosidase, inhibition of pancreatic lipase, anti-diabetic effects, anti-inflammatory effects, analgesic effects, anti-diabetes, effective prevention of atherosclerosis, promotion of hair growth, anti-photo ageing of the skin, and inhibition of lipid peroxidation.
Medicinal Plants and Their Inhibitory Activities against Pancreatic Lipase: A Review.
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. In Evid Based Complement Alternat Med, 2014
In order to find new compounds which are more effective or with less adverse effects compared to orlistat, the drug that has been approved for obesity, new compounds isolated from natural products are being identified and screened for antiobesity effects, in particular, for their pancreatic lipase inhibitory effect.
Constant darkness is a circadian metabolic signal in mammals.
Houston, United States. In Nature, 2006
Genes for murine procolipase (mClps) and pancreatic lipase-related protein 2 (mPlrp2) are activated in a circadian manner in peripheral organs during 12 h dark:12 h dark (DD) but not light-dark (LD) cycles.