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1. (WO2006120213) NOVEL USE OF LIVER X RECEPTOR AGONISTS

Pub. No.:    WO/2006/120213    International Application No.:    PCT/EP2006/062208
Publication Date: Nov 16, 2006 International Filing Date: May 10, 2006
IPC: A61K 31/00
A61K 31/18
A61K 31/195
A61P 3/10
Applicants: LABORATOIRES FOURNIER S.A.
HUSSON, Bernadette
BROQUA, Pierre
JUNIEN, Jean-Louis
Inventors: HUSSON, Bernadette
BROQUA, Pierre
JUNIEN, Jean-Louis
Title: NOVEL USE OF LIVER X RECEPTOR AGONISTS
Abstract:
The present invention generally relates to a novel therapeutical use of liver X receptor (LXR) agonsits. More specifically, the present invention relates to the use of LXR agonist for the preparation of a medicament useful for the treatment and/or the prevention of a disease associated with beta cells degeneration, such as diabetes, and a method for increasing ex vivo viability of pancreatic islet cells, comprising contacting said islet cells with a LXR agonist.