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Any of a class of drugs that decrease insulin resistance and are used to treat type 2 diabetes.
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1993) technology to detect binding of chemicals to hPPAR[gamma] in competition with fluorescent ciglitazone, or binding to human glucocorticoid receptor (hGR) in competition with [[sup.
investigated the effects of ciglitazone in rat microvascular endothelial cells, finding that such antidiabetic drug was able to reverse the decrease of eNOS levels in the cells stressed with oxidized LDL thus improving the NO bioavailability [79].
The effect of pioglitazone, ciglitazone and englitazone (members of insulin-sensitizing thiazolidinedione derivatives) on 3T3 cells (Szalkowski et al.
Similar expression pattern was observed after treatment of ciglitazone to porcine satellite cells by Singh et al.
N-Acetylcysteine (NAC), vitamin E [[alpha]-tocopherol (AT)], catechin, epigallocatechin gallate (EGCG), ciglitazone, and lovastatin were obtained from Sigma Chemical Company.