Endoplasmic Reticulum Stress-Associated Lipid Droplet Formation and Type II Diabetes

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Zhang, Xuebao; Zhang, Kezhong;
  • Publisher: Hindawi Publishing Corporation
  • Journal: Biochemistry Research International,volume 2,012 (issn: 2090-2247, eissn: 2090-2255)
  • Related identifiers: doi: 10.1155/2012/247275, pmc: PMC3299243
  • Subject: Review Article | Article Subject

Diabetes mellitus (DM), a metabolic disorder characterized by hyperglycemia, is caused by insufficient insulin production due to excessive loss of pancreatic β cells (type I diabetes) or impaired insulin signaling due to peripheral insulin resistance (type II diabetes).... View more