Implications of Resveratrol on Glucose Uptake and Metabolism
AbstractResveratrol—a polyphenol of natural origin—has been the object of massive research in the past decade because of its potential use in cancer therapy. However, resveratrol has shown an extensive range of cellular targets and effects, which hinders the use of the molecule for medical applications including cancer and type 2 diabetes. Here, we review the latest advances in understanding how resveratrol modulates glucose uptake, regulates cellular metabolism, and how this may be useful to improve current therapies. We discuss challenges and findings regarding the inhibition of glucose uptake by resveratrol and other polyphenols of similar chemical structure. We review alternatives that can be exploited to improve cancer therapies, including the use of other polyphenols, or the combination of resveratrol with other molecules and their impact on glucose homeostasis in cancer and diabetes. View Full-Text
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León, D.; Uribe, E.; Zambrano, A.; Salas, M. Implications of Resveratrol on Glucose Uptake and Metabolism. Molecules 2017, 22, 398.
León D, Uribe E, Zambrano A, Salas M. Implications of Resveratrol on Glucose Uptake and Metabolism. Molecules. 2017; 22(3):398.Chicago/Turabian Style
León, David; Uribe, Elena; Zambrano, Angara; Salas, Mónica. 2017. "Implications of Resveratrol on Glucose Uptake and Metabolism." Molecules 22, no. 3: 398.
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