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Inhibitory effect on lipid droplet accumulation
Inhibitory effect on lipid droplet accumulation

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Measured value Others
Animal species Mouse
Indication of the result Score of supression of lipid accumulaiton: 2 clearly supressed; 1 weakly supressed; 0 no effect; -1 enhancement; -999 cell death
Target diseases of assay Endcrine & Metabolic systems
Assay level Cell-based
Protocol of assay 1) Mouse 3T3-L1 cells were differentiated into adipocytes for 6 days in medium containing test drug. 2) Intracellular lipid droplets were stained with Oil Red O or BODIPY 493/503. 3) Accumulation of intracellular lipid droplets was estimated.
【Results of bioassay】
Display method Crude drug Kampo formula Compound
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