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- Liu, I.-M., et al. Show all 3 Authors
- Phytotherapy research 2010 v.24 no.2 pp. 233-239
- Abelmoschus moschatus; diet; essential oil crops; flavonoids; fructose; glucose tolerance; glucose transporters; herbs; homeostasis; immunoblotting; insulin; insulin resistance; medical foods; muscles; patients; phosphatidylinositol 3-kinase; rats; receptors; therapeutics; Taiwan
- ... Abelmoschus moschatus (Malvaceae) is an aromatic and medicinal plant, distributed in many parts of Asia, including south Taiwan. The present study was undertaken to clarify whether the herb is effective in improving insulin resistance. Insulin resistance in rats was induced by a diet containing 60% fructose for 6 weeks. The degree of insulin resistance was measured by homeostasis model assessment ...