Adipogenic constituents from the bark of Larix laricina du Roi (K. Koch; Pinaceae), an important medicinal plant used traditionally by the Cree of Eeyou Istchee (Quebec, Canada) for the treatment of type 2 diabetes symptoms.

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TitleAdipogenic constituents from the bark of Larix laricina du Roi (K. Koch; Pinaceae), an important medicinal plant used traditionally by the Cree of Eeyou Istchee (Quebec, Canada) for the treatment of type 2 diabetes symptoms.
Publication TypeResearch
Year of Publication2012
AuthorsShang N, Guerrero-Analco JA, Musallam L, Saleem A, Muhammad A, Walshe-Roussel B, Cuerrier A, Arnason JT, Haddad PS
Abstract

Diabetes is a growing epidemic worldwide, especially among indigenous populations. Larix laricina was identified through an ethnobotanical survey as a traditional medicine used by Healers and Elders of the Cree of Eeyou Istchee of northern Quebec to treat symptoms of diabetes and subsequent in vitro screening confirmed its potential.

URLhttp://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/22542642