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ea0049ep801 | Nuclear receptors and Signal transduction | ECE2017

18β-glycyrrhetinic acid reduces VLDL secretion as a modulator for HNF4α

Liu Qingli , Yang Meng , Zhang Minyi , Guan Min

Glycyrrhizin (GL) is a major bioactive triterpene glycoside of licorice root, a traditional Chinese herbal medicine. GL and primary metabolite 18β-glycyrrhetinic acid (GA) have been developed as anti-inflammatory and antiviral drugs for liver diseases in China and Japan. Hepatic VLDL secretory pathway is not only responsible for lipid homeostasis but also associated with viral particles assembly and secretion. Hepatocyte nuclear factor 4α (HNF4α) together with i...