Method of using abscisic acid to treat diseases and disorders
Virginia Tech Intellectual Properties, Inc.
Guri, Amir J.
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The present invention provides compositions and methods for treating and/or preventing diseases and disorders associated with expression of PPAR γ and/or infiltration of macrophages into skeletal muscle tissue and/or white adipose tissue. The method treats such diseases and disorders with abscisic acid (ABA). Exemplary diseases and disorders include diabetes, including type 2 diabetes, prediabetes, glucose intolerance insulin resistance, and diseases and disorders involving the immune system, such as inflammation, including obesity-related inflammation, inflammatory bowel disease, type 1 diabetes, multiple sclerosis, allergies, asthma, cardiovascular disease, and arthritis.
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