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Title: Caffeine acutely activates 5'adenosine monophosphate-activated protein kinase and increases insulin-independent glucose transport in rat skeletal muscles
Authors: Egawa, Tatsuro  kyouindb  KAKEN_id
Hamada, Taku
Kameda, Naoko
Karaike, Kouhei
Ma, Xiao
Masuda, Shinya
Iwanaka, Nobumasa
Hayashi, Tatsuya  kyouindb  KAKEN_id
Author's alias: 江川, 達郎
林, 達也
Issue Date: Nov-2009
Publisher: Elsevier BV
Journal title: Metabolism
Volume: 58
Issue: 11
Start page: 1609
End page: 1617
Abstract: Caffeine (1, 3, 7-trimethylxanthine) has been implicated in the regulation of glucose and lipid metabolism including actions such as insulin-independent glucose transport, glucose transporter 4 expression, and fatty acid utilization in skeletal muscle. These effects are similar to the exercise-induced and 5′adenosine monophosphate–activated protein kinase (AMPK)–mediated metabolic changes in skeletal muscle, suggesting that caffeine is involved in the regulation of muscle metabolism through AMPK activation. We explored whether caffeine acts on skeletal muscle to stimulate AMPK. Incubation of rat epitrochlearis and soleus muscles with Krebs buffer containing caffeine (≥3 mmol/L, ≥15 minutes) increased the phosphorylation of AMPKα Thr[172], an essential step for full kinase activation, and acetyl–coenzyme A carboxylase Ser79, a downstream target of AMPK, in dose- and time-dependent manners. Analysis of isoform-specific AMPK activity revealed that both AMPKα1 and α2 activities increased significantly. This enzyme activation was associated with a reduction in phosphocreatine content and an increased rate of 3-O-methyl-d-glucose transport activity in the absence of insulin. These results suggest that caffeine has similar actions to exercise by acutely stimulating skeletal muscle AMPK activity and insulin-independent glucose transport with a reduction of the intracellular energy status.
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DOI(Published Version): 10.1016/j.metabol.2009.05.013
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