Scripps Research Institute: Insulin Signaling Suppressed by Decoys, Scientists Find
The Scripps Research Institute issued the following news release:
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- C. elegans study presents new direction for research on type 2 diabetes, insulin resistance, longevity and aging
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In a discovery that may further the understanding of diabetes and human longevity, scientists at Scripps Research have found a new biological mechanism of insulin signaling. Their study, involving the roundworm C. elegans, reveals that a "decoy" receptor is at work in binding to ins...