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|Material Type:||Internet resource|
|Document Type:||Book, Internet Resource|
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|Description:||xviii, 454 pages,  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.|
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, nutritionists, pharmacologists, cell biologists, and molecular biologists.
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