Published in Gene Therapy Weekly, November 22nd, 2001
Citing recent studies that show an important interrelationship among cellular metabolism, high glucose (HG) levels, and the hexosamine biosynthesis pathway (HBP), researchers at the University of Mississippi described how they determined the importance of the role of HBP in relation to cells of the mesangium in diabetic glomerulopathy.
"In this study, we investigated the role of HBP on HG-stimulated fibronectin protein synthesis, a matrix component, in...
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