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New insights into the mechanisms causing diabetes

24 November 2022
Researchers show that a molecule called T-cadherin can be secreted in a soluble form. Soluble T-cadherin interacts with pancreatic insulin-producing beta cells via the Notch signalling pathway to promote their proliferation and increase the production of insulin. Recombinant T-cadherin stimulated Notch signalling in isolated mouse pancreatic islets, which contain beta cells, indicating that T-cadherin may have therapeutic potential for diabetes.
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Study identifies how stealthy HIV evades drugs and immunity

22 November 2022

An immune response that likely evolved to help fight infections appears to be the mechanism that drives human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) into a latent state, lurking in cells only to erupt anew, researchers report.

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