thiazolidinedione

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thi·a·zol·i·dine·di·one

 (thī′ə-zō′lĭ-dēn′dĭ-ōn′)
n.
Any of a class of drugs that decrease insulin resistance and are used to treat type 2 diabetes.
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The effect of pioglitazone, ciglitazone and englitazone (members of insulin-sensitizing thiazolidinedione derivatives) on 3T3 cells (Szalkowski et al.
2006) and the peroxisome proliferator-activated receptor-[gamma] ligand ciglitazone (Chen and Harrison 2005), both xenobiotics that induce NF-[kappa]B activation, have been shown to include p65 phosphorylation.
Similar expression pattern was observed after treatment of ciglitazone to porcine satellite cells by Singh et al.