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n.1.(Physiol.) The digestion of fats.
Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, published 1913 by G. & C. Merriam Co.
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Triglyceride (TG) assay (c) and adipolysis (d) were assessed on day 7, and TG contents relative to the control were measured.
Methods: We wrote a script using Python and Autodock Vina for docking; ligand displacement and adipolysis assays were used to determine the anti-fatty acid binding protein (FABP) 4 activity of bioactive extracts.
Isoproterenol (Merck, Darmstadt, Germany), a known stimulator of adipolysis (Gauthier et al., 2008), was used as a positive control in all assays.