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Incretins and insulin secretion

Author: Gerald Litwack
Publisher: Amsterdam : Boston : Elsevier/Academic Press, 2010.
Series: Vitamins and hormones, v. 84.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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First published in 1943, Vitamins and Hormones is the longest-running serial published by Academic Press. In the early days of the serial, the subjects of vitamins and hormones were quite distinct. The Editorial Board now reflects expertise in the field of hormone action, vitamin action, X-ray crystal structure, physiology, and enzyme mechanisms. Under the capable and qualified editorial leadership of Dr. Gerald  Read more...
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Gerald Litwack
ISBN: 9780123815170 0123815177
OCLC Number: 468975921
Description: xviii, 454 pages, [8] pages of plates : illustrations (some color) ; 24 cm.
Contents: Evolution of genes for incretin hormones and their receptors --
Pleiotropic actions of the incretin hormones --
Dietary effects on incretin hormone secretion --
K-cells and glucose-dependent insulinotropic polypeptide in health and disease --
Emerging role of promiscuous 7TM receptors as chemosensors for food intake --
Central regulation of glucose-dependent insulinotropic polypeptide secretion --
Incretin hormone secretion over the day --
Using the lymph fistula rat model to study incretin secretion --
Structural basis for ligand recognition of incretin receptors --
Epac2-dependent Rap1 activation and the control of islet insulin secretion by glucagon-like peptide-1 --
Central GLP-1 actions on energy metabolism --
Glucagon-like peptide-1: gastrointestinal regulatory role in metabolism and motility --
Role of GLP-1 in neuronal activity and neurodegeneration --
Wnt and incretin connections --
Incretin-based therapy and type 2 diabetes --
GPR119 agonists for the potential treatment of type 2 diabetes and related metabolic disorders.
Series Title: Vitamins and hormones, v. 84.
Responsibility: edited by Gerald Litwack.

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Intends to reflects expertise in the field of hormone action, vitamin action, X-ray crystal structure, physiology, and enzyme mechanisms. This title is of interest to endocrinologists, biochemists,  Read more...
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