Expression of Glucose Transporter 4 (GLUT4) is Increased by Cinnamaldehyde in C2C12 Mouse Muscle Cells

@inproceedings{Nikzamir2014ExpressionOG,
  title={Expression of Glucose Transporter 4 (GLUT4) is Increased by Cinnamaldehyde in C2C12 Mouse Muscle Cells},
  author={Abdolrahim Nikzamir and Alireza Palangi and Alireza Kheirollaha and Hashemi Tabar and Alimohamad Malakaskar and Hajieh Shahbazian and Mohammad Fathi},
  booktitle={Iranian Red Crescent medical journal},
  year={2014}
}
BACKGROUND In diabetes mellitus because of the absence or insufficient sensitivity to insulin, glucose transporter protein in cell membrane, glucose transporter 4, is decreased. GLUT4 is the major glucose transporter in skeletal muscle and adipose tissue, which is under control of insulin. It remains, however, unclear whether cinnamaldehyde plays a… CONTINUE READING