Cannabidiol promotes browning in 3T3-L1 adipocytes

@article{Parray2016CannabidiolPB,
  title={Cannabidiol promotes browning in 3T3-L1 adipocytes},
  author={Hilal Ahmad Parray and Jong Won Yun},
  journal={Molecular and Cellular Biochemistry},
  year={2016},
  volume={416},
  pages={131-139}
}
Recruitment of the brown-like phenotype in white adipocytes (browning) and activation of existing brown adipocytes are currently being investigated as a means to combat obesity. Thus, a wide variety of dietary agents that contribute to browning of white adipocytes have been identified. The present study was designed to investigate the effects of cannabidiol (CBD), a major nonpsychotropic phytocannabinoid of Cannabis sativa, on induction of browning in 3T3-L1 adipocytes. CBD enhanced expression… CONTINUE READING
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