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Research Article

Supplementation of Persimmon Leaf Ameliorates Hyperglycemia, Dyslipidemia and Hepatic Fat Accumulation in Type 2 Diabetic Mice

  • Un Ju Jung,

    Affiliation: Department of Food Science and Nutrition, Kyungpook National University, Daegu, Republic of Korea

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  • Yong Bok Park,

    Affiliation: School of Life Sciences and Biotechnology, Kyungpook National University, Daegu, Republic of Korea

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  • Sang Ryong Kim,

    Affiliations: School of Life Sciences and Biotechnology, Kyungpook National University, Daegu, Republic of Korea, Brain Science and Engineering Institute, Kyungpook National University, Daegu, Republic of Korea

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  • Myung-Sook Choi mail

    mschoi@knu.ac.kr

    Affiliation: Department of Food Science and Nutrition, Kyungpook National University, Daegu, Republic of Korea

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  • Published: November 08, 2012
  • DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0049030

About the Authors

Un Ju Jung, Myung-Sook Choi
Department of Food Science and Nutrition, Kyungpook National University, Daegu, Republic of Korea
Yong Bok Park, Sang Ryong Kim
School of Life Sciences and Biotechnology, Kyungpook National University, Daegu, Republic of Korea
Sang Ryong Kim
Brain Science and Engineering Institute, Kyungpook National University, Daegu, Republic of Korea

Corresponding Author

Email: mschoi@knu.ac.kr

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: UJJ MSC. Performed the experiments: UJJ. Analyzed the data: UJJ YBP SRK. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: YBP. Wrote the paper: UJJ SRK MSC.