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Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), manifested as emphysema and chronic airway obstruction, can be exacerbated by bacterial and viral infections. Although the frequency of exacerbations(More)
The glucose transporter isoform, GLUT2, -mediated glucose sensing is essential for maintaining normal glucose-stimulated insulin secretion in pancreatic beta cells. We previously reported that(More)
Bacterial or viral infection of the airway plays a critical role in the pathogenesis and exacerbation of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) which is expected to be the 3rd leading cause of(More)
We previously demonstrated that a deficiency in core fucosylation caused by the genetic disruption of α1,6-fucosyltransferase (Fut8) leads to lethal abnormalities and the development of emphysematous(More)