Direct effect of cholesterol on insulin secretion: A novel mechanism for pancreatic β-cell dysfunction Academic Article uri icon

Overview

MeSH Major

  • Cholesterol
  • Insulin
  • Insulin-Secreting Cells
  • Islets of Langerhans

abstract

  • This direct effect of cholesterol on beta-cell metabolism opens a novel set of mechanisms that may contribute to beta-cell dysfunction and the onset of diabetes in obese patients.

publication date

  • September 2007

Research

keywords

  • Academic Article

Identity

Language

  • eng

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.2337/db07-0056

PubMed ID

  • 17575085

Additional Document Info

start page

  • 2328

end page

  • 38

volume

  • 56

number

  • 9