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Insulin Receptors in the Brain

  • Derek LeRoith
  • William Lowe
  • Robert J. Waldbillig
  • Celeste Hart
  • Jean Simon
  • Joshua Shemer
  • Juan C. Penhos
  • Maxine A. Lesniak
Part of the GWUMC Department of Biochemistry Annual Spring Symposia book series (GWUN)

Abstract

This review briefly outlines the studies demonstrating specific insulin receptors in brain, describes the recent studies on the structure and function of these receptors, and concludes with suggestions for future studies for exploring the function of insulin on nervous tissue.

Keywords

Insulin Receptor Apparent Molecular Weight Insulin Binding Ornithine Decarboxylase Activity Unlabeled Peptide 
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© Plenum Press, New York 1986

Authors and Affiliations

  • Derek LeRoith
    • 1
  • William Lowe
    • 1
  • Robert J. Waldbillig
    • 1
  • Celeste Hart
    • 1
  • Jean Simon
    • 1
  • Joshua Shemer
    • 1
  • Juan C. Penhos
    • 1
  • Maxine A. Lesniak
    • 1
  1. 1.Diabetes Branch, National Institute of ArthritisDiabetes, Digestive and Kidney Diseases, National Institutes of HealthBethesdaUSA

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