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The islet b-cell: fuel responsive and vulnerable

Nolan, Christopher; Prentki, Marc

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The pancreatic β-cell senses blood nutrient levels and is modulated by neurohormonal signals so that it secretes insulin according to the need of the organism. Nutrient sensing involves marked metabolic activation, resulting in the production of coupling

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Date published: 2008
Type: Journal article
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/33819
Source: Trends in Endocrinology and Metabolism
DOI: 10.1016/j.tem.2008.07.006

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