• Backbone: Monoterpene
  • Functional Group: Tropolone

AMPK Activation Mediated by Hinokitiol Inhibits Adipogenic Differentiation of Mesenchymal Stem Cells through Autophagy Flux

Lee JH, Jeong JK, Park SY International Journal of Endocrinology, 2018 ABSTRACT: BACKGROUND AND PURPOSE: Hinokitiol, a natural monopenoid present in the essential oil of Calocedrus formosana heartwood, exerts potent anticancer, anti-inflammatory, antibacterial, and neuroprotective effects on various cells. However, the antiobesity effect of hinokitiol on adipocytes is unclear. EXPERIMENTAL APPROACH: In this study, we… Read more »