Experts and Doctors on adrenergic alpha agonists in Ehime, Japan
Locale: Ehime, Japan
Topic: adrenergic alpha agonists
Mori K, Ozaki E, Zhang B, Yang L, Yokoyama A, Takeda I, et al
. Effects of norepinephrine on rat cultured microglial cells that express alpha1, alpha2, beta1 and beta2 adrenergic receptors. Neuropharmacology. 2002;43:1026-34 pubmed
..Clonidine upregulated the expression of mRNA encoding an anti-apoptotic factor Bcl-xL. These results suggest that norepinephrine participates in the regulation of brain function at least partly by modulating the functions of microglia...
Tsujita T, Takaku T. Lipolysis induced by segment wall extract from Satsuma mandarin orange (Citrus unshu Mark). J Nutr Sci Vitaminol (Tokyo). 2007;53:547-51 pubmed
..These results suggest that the segment wall, an edible fraction, from Satsuma mandarin orange might be useful as a functional food, especially as a fat-reducing material...