Dose‐dependent effects of soy phyto‐oestrogen genistein on adipocytes: mechanisms of action

@article{Dang2009DosedependentEO,
  title={Dose‐dependent effects of soy phyto‐oestrogen genistein on adipocytes: mechanisms of action},
  author={Z. C. Dang},
  journal={Obesity Reviews},
  year={2009},
  volume={10}
}
  • Z. Dang
  • Published 1 May 2009
  • Biology, Medicine
  • Obesity Reviews
The potential role of genistein in the prevention and treatment of obesity has attracted much attention among public and medical communities. Conversely, increasing evidence indicates that genistein as an endocrine‐disrupting substance is likely to play a role in the aetiology of obesity. This review focuses on the role of soy phyto‐oestrogen genistein in adipocytes and the underlying mechanisms of action. Genistein dose‐dependently inhibits and stimulates adipogenesis in vitro. Increasing… 
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