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Single Gene Involved in Monotreme Insulin Control and Venom - Medical News Bulletin
 

Single Gene Involved in Monotreme Insulin Control and Venom - Medical News Bulletin

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Studies have shown that ingested glucose has a greater insulin response than injected glucose, indicating the presence of insulin release factors in the gut. Insulin control is frequently a target of venom, and in monotremes like the platypus, which are venomous and have digestive systems, glucagon-like peptide 1 (GLP) has different roles in venom and metabolic control.
 
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29 Dec 2016 - General