General Information:

Id: 1,825 (click here to show other Interactions for entry)
Diseases: Diabetes mellitus, type II - [OMIM]
Insulin resistance
Rattus norvegicus
L6-GLUT4myc: L6 rat skeletal muscle cell line, stably transfected with a construct encoding GLUT4 with an exofacial myc epitope
Reference: Hommelberg PP et al.(2009) Fatty acid-induced NF-kappaB activation and insulin resistance in skeletal muscle are chain length dependent. Am. J. Physiol. Endocrinol. Metab. 296: E114-E120 [PMID: 18957619]

Interaction Information:

Comment Palmitate (C16:0) and stearate (C18:0), but not caprylate (C8:0) and laurate (C12:0), reduce insulin-induced glucose transporter 4 (GLUT4) translocation in myotubes.
Formal Description
Interaction-ID: 13818

drug/chemical compound

Caprylic acid

NOT decreases transport of



in skeletal muscle; to the plasma membrane; if GLUT4 transport is induced by insulin
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