Somatostatin Secreted by Islet delta-Cells Fulfills Multiple Roles as a Paracrine Regulator of Islet Function

Astrid Hauge Evans, Aileen J. King, Danielle Carmignac, Carolyn C. Richardson, Iain C. Robinson, Malcolm J. Low, Michael R. Christie, Shanta J. Persaud, Peter M. Jones

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OBJECTIVE-Somatostatin (SST) is secreted by islet delta-cells and by extraislet neuroendocrine cells. SST receptors have been identified on alpha- and beta-cells, and exogenous SST inhibits insulin and glucagon secretion, consistent with a role for SST in
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)403-411
Issue number2
Publication statusPublished - 2009

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