New Aspects to the Functioning and Regeneration of Pancreatic β-Cells

Cyclic ADP-Ribose and Reg Gene
  • Hiroshi Okamoto
Part of the Advances in Experimental Medicine and Biology book series (AEMB, volume 426)


In this paper, some of our recent experiments concerning a novel second messenger in β-cells, cyclic ADP-ribose (cADPR), and Reg gene which is involved in β-cell regeneration will be discussed.


Insulin Secretion Pancreatic Islet Plasma Membrane Fraction Synthetase Inhibitor Insulin Positive Cell 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Hiroshi Okamoto
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  1. 1.Department of BiochemistryTohoku University School of MedicineSendaiJapan

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