Somatostatin Inhibits Insulin and Glucagon Secretion via Two Receptor Subtypes: An in Vitro Study of Pancreatic Islets from Somatostatin Receptor 2 Knockout Mice.


Somatostatin (SST) potently inhibits insulin and glucagon release from pancreatic islets. Five distinct membrane receptors (SSTR1–5) for SST are known, and at least two (SSTR2 and SSTR5) have been proposed to regulate pancreatic endocrine function. Our current understanding of SST physiology is limited by the receptor subtype selectivity of peptidyl SST… (More)
DOI: 10.1210/endo.141.1.7263


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