Peroxisome proliferator-activated receptor γ: Its role in metabolic syndrome

Rajbabu Pakala, Pramod Kuchulakanti, Seung Woon Rha, Edouard Cheneau, Richard Baffour, Ron Waksman

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Abstract

Here we review PPARγ function in relation to human adipogenesis, insulin sensitization, lipid metabolism, blood pressure regulation and prothrombotic state to perhaps provide justification for this nuclear receptor remaining a key therapeutic target for the continuing development of agents to treat human metabolic syndrome.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)97-103
Number of pages7
JournalCardiovascular Radiation Medicine
Volume5
Issue number2
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2004 Apr 1
Externally publishedYes

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Keywords

  • Diabetes mellitus
  • Metabolic syndrome

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Surgery
  • Molecular Medicine
  • Cardiology and Cardiovascular Medicine

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