Sarcopoterium spinosum extract as an antidiabetic agent: in vitro and in vivo study.

  title={Sarcopoterium spinosum extract as an antidiabetic agent: in vitro and in vivo study.},
  author={Polina Smirin and Dvir Taler and Guila Abitbol and Tamar Brutman-Barazani and Zohar Kerem and Sanford R. Sampson and Tovit Rosenzweig},
  journal={Journal of ethnopharmacology},
  volume={129 1},
ETHNOPHARMACOLOGICAL RELEVANCE Sarcopoterium spinosum (L.) sp., a common plant in the Mediterranean region, is widely used as an antidiabetic drug by Bedouin healers. However, the antidiabetic properties of Sarcopoterium spinosum had not been fully validated using scientific tools. AIM OF THE STUDY To determine the effectiveness of Sarcopoterium spinosum extract as an antidiabetic agent in vitro and in vivo. MATERIALS AND METHODS RINm pancreatic beta-cells, L6 myotubes, 3T3-L1 adipocytes… CONTINUE READING


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