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Cheng Luan

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The Best Leading Role for Maintaining Normal β-cell Function Goes to MafA and Voltage-gated Calcium Channel Subunit γ4

Author

  • Cheng Luan

Department/s

  • Diabetes - Islet Patophysiology
  • EXODIAB: Excellence of Diabetes Research in Sweden

Publishing year

2019

Language

English

Publication/Series

Lund University, Faculty of Medicine Doctoral Dissertation Series

Volume

2019

Issue

63

Document type

Dissertation

Publisher

Lund University: Faculty of Medicine

Topic

  • Endocrinology and Diabetes

Keywords

  • type 2 diabetes
  • insulin secretion
  • pancreatic islet
  • MafA
  • CaVγ4
  • CaV channels
  • β-cell function
  • dedifferentiation
  • transcription factor
  • patch clamp
  • Ca2+ signaling
  • cholinergic nicotinic receptor
  • ChrnB4
  • GDF11
  • aging
  • islet inflammation
  • maturation

Status

Published

Research group

  • Diabetes - Islet Patophysiology

Supervisor

  • Erik Renström
  • Enming Zhang

ISBN/ISSN/Other

  • ISSN: 1652-8220
  • ISBN: 978-91-7619-792-9

Defence date

13 June 2019

Defence time

09:00

Defence place

Medelhavet, Inga Marie Nilssons gata 53, ingång 46, Skånes Universitetssjukhus i Malmö

Opponent

  • Louise Torp Dalgaard (professor)