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Rodent Diabetes Sent Into Remission by Single Protein Injection

News   Sep 08, 2020 | Original story from University of Washington

 
Rodent Diabetes Sent Into Remission by Single Protein Injection

Glucoregulatory neurons within the hypothalamic arcuate nucleus-median eminence of the brain are enmeshed by extracellular matrices known as perineuronal nets that can profoundly impact neuronal function. Latest findings implicate these structures in both brain control of glucose homeostasis and as potential targets for diabetes treatment. Credit: Courtesy of KImberly Alonge/Schwartz Lab/UW Medicine Diabetes Research Institute

 
 
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