Ethanol and liver: Recent insights into the mechanisms of ethanol-induced fatty liver.
Ube, Japan. In World J Gastroenterol, 28 Nov 2014
Alcohol induces fatty liver by increasing the ratio of reduced form of nicotinamide adenine dinucleotide to oxidized form of nicotinamide adenine dinucleotide in hepatocytes; increasing hepatic sterol regulatory element-binding protein (SREBP)-1, plasminogen activator inhibitor (PAI)-1, and early growth response-1 activity; and decreasing hepatic peroxisome proliferator-activated receptor-α activity.
Role of adiponectin system in insulin resistance.
Pisa, Italy. In Mol Genet Metab, 16 Oct 2014
Adiponectin exerts insulin-sensitizing effects through binding to its receptors, leading to activation of AMPK, PPAR-α, and potentially other unknown molecular pathways.
Brain diabetic neurodegeneration segregates with low intrinsic aerobic capacity.
Ann Arbor, United States. In Ann Clin Transl Neurol, Aug 2014
Hyperphosphorylated tau was accumulated within mitochondria and peroxisome proliferator-activated receptor-gamma coactivator 1α, the NAD(+)-dependent protein deacetylase sirtuin 1, and mitochondrial transcription factor A were downregulated in the aged LCR rat hippocampus.
A20--an omnipotent protein in the liver: prometheus myth resolved?
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In Adv Exp Med Biol, Dec 2013
The molecular basis for A20's hepatoprotective functions were partially resolved and include blockade of NF-kappaB activation in support of its anti-inflammatory function, inhibition of pro-caspase 8 cleavage in support of its anti-apoptotic function, increasing Peroxisome Proliferator Activated Receptor alpha (PPARalpha) expression in support of its anti-oxidant function, and decreasing Cyclin Dependent Kinase Inhibitor p21 while boosting IL-6/STAT3 proliferative signals as part of its pro-regenerative function.