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Investigating the Biological Effects of Rosemary (Rosmarinus officinalis L.) Extract on Skeletal Muscle Glucose Uptake
(Brock University, 2014-09-10)
Skeletal muscle (SKM) is the most important tissue in maintaining glucose homeostasis and impairments in this tissue leads to insulin resistance (IR). Activation of 5’ AMP-activated kinase (AMPK) is viewed as a targeted ...
Inhibition of Free fatty acid-Induced Insulin Resistance by Rosemary Extract: Investigation of the Mechanisms Involved
Excess of plasma free fatty acids (FFA) are highly associated with insulin resistance and are a major risk factor for the development of type 2 diabetes mellitus. This thesis investigates the effect of rosemary extract and ...