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Reciprocal Links Between Metabolic and Ionic Events in Islet Cells

Their Relevance to the Rhythmics of Insulin Release
  • Willy J. Malaisse
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Part of the Advances in Experimental Medicine and Biology book series (AEMB, volume 426)

Abstract

It has long been known that insulin release may occur according to a rhythmic pattern at least from the isolated perfused pancreas.1 Likewise, it has long been questioned whether oscillations of metabolic events take place in glucose-stimulated islets and might account for the rhythmic pattern of insulin release.2,3 The present review refers to selected observations which are considered relevant to these issues.

Keywords

Islet Cell Insulin Release Ionic Event Rhythmic Pattern Muscle Extract 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Willy J. Malaisse
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  1. 1.Laboratory of Experimental MedicineBrussels Free UniversityBrusselsBelgium

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