Role of the Na(+)/Ca(2+) exchanger on the development of diabetes mellitus and its chronic complications.

@article{Cui2012RoleOT,
  title={Role of the Na(+)/Ca(2+) exchanger on the development of diabetes mellitus and its chronic complications.},
  author={K Z Cui and Dan Liu and Jiang-wen Liu and Ying Xu and Yan-bo Li and Yan-ming Sun and Ying Su},
  journal={Biochemical and biophysical research communications},
  year={2012},
  volume={426 4},
  pages={445-7}
}
Diabetes mellitus (DM) is a serious metabolic disorder with micro- and macrovascular complications that results in significant morbidity and mortality. It is well established that cytosolic Ca(2+) play an important role in controlling insulin secretion in pancreatic β-cells. The Na(+)/Ca(2+) exchanger (NCX), an ion transport protein, is expressed in the… CONTINUE READING