First published in 1943, Vitamins and Hormones is the longest-running serial published by Academic Press. The Series provides up-to-date information on vitamin and hormone research spanning data from molecular biology to the clinic. A volume can focus on a single molecule or on a disease that is related to vitamins or hormones. A hormone is interpreted broadly so that related substances, such as transmitters, cytokines, growth factors and others can be reviewed. This volume focuses on the pancreatic beta cell. Key features: Expertise of the contributors Coverage of a vast array of subjects In depth current information at the molecular to the clinical levels Three-dimensional structures in color Elaborate signaling pathwaysThe pancreatic beta cell is the only source of insulin in the human body, and its destruction by a variety of causations, including autoimmunity, infection, and/or genetic mutations, leads to type 1 diabetes in the very young and to type 2 diabetesanbsp;...
|Title||:||The Pancreatic Beta Cell|
|Publisher||:||Academic Press - 2014-02-20|