Baccharis dracunculifolia methanol extract enhances glucose-stimulated insulin secretion in pancreatic islets of monosodium glutamate induced-obesity model rats.

@article{Hocayen2016BaccharisDM,
  title={Baccharis dracunculifolia methanol extract enhances glucose-stimulated insulin secretion in pancreatic islets of monosodium glutamate induced-obesity model rats.},
  author={Palloma de A S Hocayen and Sabrina Grassiolli and Nayara Carvalho Leite and M{\'a}rcia Tha{\'i}s Pochapski and Ricardo Aparecido Pereira and Luiz Augusto da Silva and Andre L Snack and Renan Garcia Michel and Francini Yumi Kagimura and M{\'a}rio Ant{\^o}nio Alves da Cunha and Carlos Ricardo Maneck Malfatti},
  journal={Pharmaceutical biology},
  year={2016},
  volume={54 7},
  pages={1263-71}
}
CONTEXT Obesity is the main risk factor for type 2 diabetes mellitus. Secondary metabolites with biological activities and pharmacological potential have been identified in species of the Baccharis genus that are specifically distributed in the Americas. OBJECTIVE This study evaluated the effects of methanol extracts from Baccharis dracunculifolia DC… CONTINUE READING