In an accompanying commentary, Toru Aizawa and Mitsuhisa Komatsu from Shinshu University explain how glucose is metabolized by the b cell and discuss this new found role for Rab27a in facilitating insulin release in response to glucose.
TITLE: Rab27a mediates the tight docking of insulin granules onto the plasma membrane during glucose stimulation
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TITLE: Rab27a: a new face in b cell metabolism-secretion coupling
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Treatment with growth hormone (GH) is used for a variety of disorders in children and adults. New findings published in the Journal of Clinical Investigation reveal a potential way to augment the anabolic and growth-promoting actions of GH. Christopher Greenhalgh and colleagues from The Walter and Eliza Institute of Medical Research disco
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