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Researchers from the Stanford University School of Medicine have for the first time discovered evidence of the existence of limostatin, a long-suspected hormone that decreases insulin in both flies and humans, according to research published Tuesday in the journal Cell Metabolism.
For the first time, the tiny fruit fly can be used to study how mutations associated with the development of diabetes affect the production and secretion of the vital hormone insulin.
As a person ages, the ability of their beta cells to divide and make new beta cells declines.
Researchers at the Stanford University School of Medicine have identified a key molecular pathway responsible for the natural decrease in the proliferation of insulin-producing cells that occurs as a person ages.
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