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Title Islet cell growth factors / [edited by] Rohit N. Kulkarni
Published Austin, Tex. : Landes Bioscience, ©2011
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Description 1 online resource (128 pages) : illustrations
Series Medical intelligence unit
Medical intelligence unit (Unnumbered : 2003)
Contents Pathways underlying B-cell regeneration in Type 1, Type 2 and gestational diabetes / Ercument Dirice and Rohit N. Kulkarni -- B-cell proliferation as the major determinant of pancreatic B-cell mass / Zvi Granot and Yuval Dor -- Cell cycle regulation and beta cells / Senta Georgia and Anil Bhushan -- Role of PDX-1 in B-cell growth / J. Nina Ham and Doris A. Stoffers -- AKT and pancreatic B-cell growth and function / Ernesto Bernal-Mizrachi -- Role of FoxO proteins in pancreatic B cells / Tadahiro Kitamura, Yukari Ido Kitamura, and Domenico Accili -- Hepatocyte growth factor (HGF) and the pancreatic beta cell / Jose A. Gonzalez-Pertusa, Laura Alonso, and Adolfo Garcia-Ocana -- Role of parathyroid hormone-related protein and lactogens in the pancreatic beta cell / Yuichi Fujinaka [and others]
Summary This book, "Islet Cell Growth Factors", provides a timely contribution to the current thinking regarding the concepts in the area of islet cell regeneration with special reference to insulin secreting beta cells. The contributions are from leaders in the field with a long-standing interest in the area of islet biology. In the first chapter Drs. Dirice and Kulkarni provide a broad introduction to the topic of islet cell regeneration with a focus on growth factor pathways, especially the insulin and insulin-like growth factor signaling mechanisms affecting beta cells in Type 1, Type 2 and gestati
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Insulin-Secreting Cells.
Cell Proliferation.
Diabetes Mellitus -- physiopathology.
Intercellular Signaling Peptides and Proteins.
Cell proliferation.
Islands of Langerhans.
Pancreatic beta cells.
Cell proliferation.
Islands of Langerhans.
Pancreatic beta cells.
SCIENCE -- Life Sciences -- Evolution.
SCIENCE -- Life Sciences -- Neuroscience.
Form Electronic book
Author Kulkarni, Rohit N., 1962-
ISBN 1433711591