Published in Drug Week, June 11th, 2004
"The islet-specific glucose-6-phosphatase-related protein (IGRP) has no known catalytic activity, but is of interest because it is the source of the peptide autoantigen targeted by a prevalent population of pathogenic CD8+ T cells in non-obese diabetic mice," researchers in the United States report.
"To better understand the potential roles of this protein in diabetes mellitus, we examine the subcellular localization and membrane topography of human IGRP," said Jeng-Jer Shieh and colleagues at National...
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