Asprosin is a fasting-induced hormone produced in the white adipose tissue to stimulate the hepatic release of glucose into the bloodstream. Discover the latest research on this protein hormone here.
This feed focuses on a rare genetic condition called Autoimmune Polyendocrine Syndromes, which are characterized by autoantibodies against multiple endocrine organs. This can lead to Type I Diabetes.
Growth differentiation factor 15 (GDF15) is a stress response cytokine that directly acts on the feeding centres in the brain and plays a role in regulation of energy homeostasis. Here is the latest research on mechanisms underlying GDF15 function in appetite and homeostasis.
Reprogramming cells or using induced pluripotent stem cells to generate insulin-secreting cells has significant therapeutic implications for diabetics. Here is the latest research on generation of insulin-secreting cells.
The genetic aspects of the endocrine system, including hormones and hormone metabolism is the focus of this feed. Here is the latest research on genetics and metabolic hormones.
Hepatokines are liver-derived proteins that regulate glucose and lipid metabolism. This feed focuses on the role of hepatokines in cardiovascular disease and diabetes.
This feed focuses on hormone-related cancers including cancer of the breast, endometrium, ovary, prostate, testis, thyroid, and bone, all of which share unique mechanisms of carcinogenesis. Here is the latest research.
The interrelationship of hypothalamic neurons and pituitary cells with the vasculature is important role for regulating the pattern of neurohormone exposure. Discover new insights into hypothalamic vasculature with this feed.