Phytomedicine 2021 Dec 3;96:153877. Epub 2021 Dec 3.
Department of Life and Nanopharmaceutical Sciences, Graduate School, Kyung Hee University, 26, Kyungheedae-ro, Dongdaemun-gu, Seoul 02447, Republic of Korea; Department of Preventive Pharmacy and Toxicology, College of Pharmacy, Kyung Hee University, 26, Kyungheedae-ro, Dongdaemun-gu, Seoul 02447, Republic of Korea. Electronic address:
Background: The incidence of sarcopenic obesity, muscle atrophy induced by obesity, has steadily increased and is emerging as a health problem. Although the anti-obesity effect of Codonopsis lanceolata (CL) is known, its efficacy against sarcopenic obesity has not been studied.
Purpose: We aimed to investigate the effect of CL on sarcopenic obesity and the changes in the related mechanisms to confirm the potential of CL as an effective natural therapeutic agent for sarcopenic obesity. Read More