Published in Obesity and Diabetes Week, January 23rd, 2006
Study 1: Oleylethanolamide impairs glucose tolerance and inhibits insulin-stimulated glucose uptake in rat adipocytes through p38 and JNK MAPK pathways.
"Oleylethanolamide (OEA) is a lipid mediator that inhibits food intake and body weight gain and also exhibits hypolipemiant actions. OEA exerts its anorectic effects peripherally through the stimulation of C-fibers. OEA is synthesized in the intestine in response to feeding, increasing its levels in portal blood after the meal. Moreover, OEA is produced by adipose tissue, and a lipolytic effect has...
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