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L-type Ca(2+) channels play a key role in the integration of physiological signals regulating insulin secretion that probably requires their localization to specific subdomains of the plasma(More)
The incretin peptides, glucose-dependent insulinotropic polypeptide (GIP) and glucagon-like peptide-1 (GLP-1), potentiate glucose-stimulated insulin secretion (GSIS) and beta-cell proliferation and(More)
Cigarette smoking is a major risk factor for acquisition of small cell lung cancer (SCLC). A role has been demonstrated for the basic helix-loop-helix transcription factor NeuroD1 in the pathogenesis(More)
Tolbutamide and gliclazide block the K(ATP) channel K(ir)6.2/Sur1, causing membrane depolarization and stimulating insulin secretion in pancreatic beta cells. We examined the ability of the(More)