Published in Diabetes Week, April 10th, 2006
"Inactivating mutations in Tcf1, which encodes the transcription factor hepatocyte nuclear factor (HNF)-1alpha, cause maturity-onset diabetes of the young-3. We have previously shown that a dominant-negative mutant (DN-HNF-1alpha) renders INS-1 insulinoma cells sensitive to the mitochondrial apoptosis pathway, but the underlying alterations in signal transduction remain unknown," scientists in Ireland report.
H. Wobser and colleagues at the Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland...
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