Antihyperglycemic effect of carvacrol in combination with rosiglitazone in high-fat diet-induced type 2 diabetic C57BL/6J mice

@article{Ezhumalai2013AntihyperglycemicEO,
  title={Antihyperglycemic effect of carvacrol in combination with rosiglitazone in high-fat diet-induced type 2 diabetic C57BL/6J mice},
  author={Muthukrishnan Ezhumalai and Thangaiyan Radhiga and Kodukkur Viswanathan Pugalendi},
  journal={Molecular and Cellular Biochemistry},
  year={2013},
  volume={385},
  pages={23-31}
}
Thiazolidinediones constitute a family of antidiabetic drugs, and rosiglitasone (RSG) has an extensive usage in treating the complications of type 2 diabetes mellitus. Carvacrol (CVL), a monoterpenic phenol that occurs in many essential oils of the family Labiatae including Origanum, Satureja, Thymbra, Thymus, and Corydothymus species, possess a wide variety of pharmacological properties including antioxidant potential. We hypothesized that carvacrol in combination with RSG would prove… CONTINUE READING

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