A hydroxychalcone derived from cinnamon functions as a mimetic for insulin in 3T3-L1 adipocytes.

Jarvill-Taylor, K J; Anderson, R A; Graves, D J
Journal of the American College of Nutrition; 2001 Aug;20(4):327-36. PMID: 11506060
Department of Biochemistry, Biophysics and Molecular Biology, Iowa State University, Ames 50011, USA.


These studies investigated the ability of a hydroxychalcone from cinnamon to function as an insulin mimetic in 3T3-LI adipocytes.