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R. L. Dobbins
University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center
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Published on Jan 21, 1999in Diabetologia 7.11
J. D. McGarry2
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(UTSW: University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center),
R. L. Dobbins1
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(UTSW: University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center)
tant energy source for most body tissues, particularly during periods of food deprivation, but recent evidence suggests that these same molecules subserve a much broader function in whole body fuel homeostasis by virtue of their ability to act as potent signalling entities in a variety of cellular processes. One such auxiliary role of NEFA is to heighten the responsiveness of the pancreatic beta cell to a variety of insulin secretagogues. Importantly, this fatty acid-beta cell interaction, thoug...
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