Published in Obesity and Diabetes Week, September 15th, 2003
According to a study from Canada, "The important problem of the fate of glycogen-accumulating clear cells in glycogen nephrosis is still unsettled. In this study, we examine whether apoptosis plays a relevant role in the development of diabetic glycogen nephrosis and explore the involvement of the Fas/Fas-L system and the activation of the caspase cascade."
"Diabetes was induced in rats by streptozotocin injection," stated Saoussen Bamri-Ezzine and colleagues at the University of Montreal. "Glycogen-accumulating clear cells were identified in renal tissues of hyperglycemic...
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