alexa A novel peroxisome proliferator--activated receptor alpha gamma dual agonist ameliorates dyslipidemia and insulin resistance in prediabetic rhesus monkeys.
Diabetes & Endocrinology

Diabetes & Endocrinology

Journal of Diabetes & Metabolism

Author(s): Ding SY, Tigno XT, Braileanu GT, Ito K, Hansen BC

Abstract Share this page

Abstract TAK-559, a newly developed non-thiazolidinedione, activates both peroxisome proliferator-activated receptors alpha and gamma. We investigated the effects of TAK-559 on dyslipidemia and insulin resistance in nonhuman primates. Five adult male obese prediabetic rhesus monkeys were studied on vehicle and after TAK-559 treatment (0.3, 1.0, 3.0 mg/kg per day) for a total of 12 weeks. No significant changes were observed in body weight and fasting plasma glucose, total plasma cholesterol, very low-density lipoprotein-triglyceride, and low-density lipoprotein cholesterol levels. TAK-559 treatment resulted in significant elevation of circulating high-density lipoprotein (HDL) cholesterol levels, consisting of an increase in large HDL particles and a decrease in small dense HDL particles. Nuclear magnetic resonance data exhibited a less atherogenic lipoprotein profile with treatment. Plasma triglyceride and apolipoprotein B-100 levels decreased, whereas apolipoprotein A-I increased during TAK-559 treatment. Hyperinsulinemia and insulin resistance (quantitative insulin sensitivity check index and homeostasis model assessment) were significantly corrected with the highest dose of 3.0 mg/kg per day in these prediabetic monkeys. In addition, no adverse effects on representative liver function parameters were observed during the study period. These results suggest that TAK-559 had beneficial effects on lipoprotein profiles and insulin sensitivity, without any side effect on body weight, which suggests that TAK-559 may provide a potentially safe approach for delaying the onset of type 2 diabetes mellitus and may reduce the risk of cardiovascular disease. The positive effects of TAK-559 in nonhuman primates have led to further clinical trials of TAK-559 in Europe and the United States. This article was published in Metabolism and referenced in Journal of Diabetes & Metabolism

Relevant Expert PPTs

Relevant Speaker PPTs

Recommended Conferences

Relevant Topics

Peer Reviewed Journals
 
Make the best use of Scientific Research and information from our 700 + peer reviewed, Open Access Journals
International Conferences 2017-18
 
Meet Inspiring Speakers and Experts at our 3000+ Global Annual Meetings

Contact Us

Agri, Food, Aqua and Veterinary Science Journals

Dr. Krish

[email protected]

1-702-714-7001 Extn: 9040

Clinical and Biochemistry Journals

Datta A

[email protected]

1-702-714-7001Extn: 9037

Business & Management Journals

Ronald

[email protected]

1-702-714-7001Extn: 9042

Chemical Engineering and Chemistry Journals

Gabriel Shaw

[email protected]

1-702-714-7001 Extn: 9040

Earth & Environmental Sciences

Katie Wilson

[email protected]

1-702-714-7001Extn: 9042

Engineering Journals

James Franklin

[email protected]

1-702-714-7001Extn: 9042

General Science and Health care Journals

Andrea Jason

[email protected]

1-702-714-7001Extn: 9043

Genetics and Molecular Biology Journals

Anna Melissa

[email protected]

1-702-714-7001 Extn: 9006

Immunology & Microbiology Journals

David Gorantl

[email protected]

1-702-714-7001Extn: 9014

Informatics Journals

Stephanie Skinner

[email protected]

1-702-714-7001Extn: 9039

Material Sciences Journals

Rachle Green

[email protected]

1-702-714-7001Extn: 9039

Mathematics and Physics Journals

Jim Willison

[email protected]

1-702-714-7001 Extn: 9042

Medical Journals

Nimmi Anna

[email protected]

1-702-714-7001 Extn: 9038

Neuroscience & Psychology Journals

Nathan T

[email protected]

1-702-714-7001Extn: 9041

Pharmaceutical Sciences Journals

John Behannon

[email protected]

1-702-714-7001Extn: 9007

Social & Political Science Journals

Steve Harry

[email protected]

1-702-714-7001 Extn: 9042

 
© 2008-2017 OMICS International - Open Access Publisher. Best viewed in Mozilla Firefox | Google Chrome | Above IE 7.0 version
adwords