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The essential role of intestine endocrine cells

Endocrine progenitors (yellow) expressing the transcription factor Neurogenin3 in intestinal crypts.

Loss of enteroendocrine cells in mice alters lipid absorption and glucose homeostasis and impairs postnatal survival

Mellitzer G., Beucher A., Lobstein V., Michel P., Robine S., Kedinger M., Gradwohl G.

J Clin Invest May 3, 2010


May 5, 2010

Results of Gérard Gradwohl's team published in the Journal of Clinical Investigation are demonstrating for the first time that endocrine cells of the alimentary canal are essential to life.

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