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Diabetic Insulin Producing Cells Coaxed to Multiply by Soluble Signal

November 8, 2022

Via: GEN

Insulin-producing β-islet cells in the pancreas can be made aware of a lack of insulin in the blood in a diabetes model, through signals relayed by a soluble signaling molecule called T-cadherin, report scientists at the University of Osaka in Japan. The novel mechanism, reported in the journal iScience on November 7, presents a potential new therapeutic target for treating diabetes.

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