Regulation of Pancreatic-Cell Glucokinase From Basics to Therapeutics

@inproceedings{Matschinsky2002RegulationOP,
  title={Regulation of Pancreatic-Cell Glucokinase From Basics to Therapeutics},
  author={Franz M. Matschinsky},
  year={2002}
}
Glucokinase (GK) serves as glucose sensor in pancreatic -cells and in other glucose sensor cells in the body. Biochemical genetic studies have characterized many activating and inactivating GK mutants that have been discovered in patients with hyperinsulinemic hypoglycemia or diabetes, all inherited as autosomal dominant traits. Mathematical modeling of the kinetic data of recombinant human wild-type and mutant GK accurately predicts the effects of GK mutations on the threshold of glucose… CONTINUE READING
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