Nutrient-secretion coupling in the pancreatic islet beta-cell: recent advances.


Insulin secretion from pancreatic islet beta-cells is a tightly regulated process, under the close control of blood glucose concentrations, and several hormones and neurotransmitters. Defects in glucose-triggered insulin secretion are ultimately responsible for the development of type II diabetes, a condition in which the total beta-cell mass is essentially… (More)


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