Researchers find bacterial protein that boosts insulin-producing cells in zebrafish

A newly discovered bacterial protein produced in the zebrafish gut triggers insulin-producing beta cells of the pancreas to multiply during early larval development, say researchers. The research potentially has human health implications. The findings, which could someday lead to new diabetes treatments, highlight the important role of resident microbes in development of the pancreas,…

A newly discovered bacterial protein produced in the zebrafish gut triggers insulin-producing beta cells of the pancreas to multiply during early larval development, say researchers. The research potentially has human health implications. The findings, which could someday lead to new diabetes treatments, highlight the important role of resident microbes in development of the pancreas,…