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February 20-23, 2018
JDRF nPOD 10th Annual Scientific Meeting
The Diplomat Beach Resort
3555 South Ocean Drive, Hollywood, FL 33019
We are united in one goal, to cure type 1 diabetes.
CALL FOR LATE-BREAKING ABSTRACTS!
Deadline for late-breaking abstract submission for the 2018 JDRF nPOD 10th Annual Scientific Meeting is December 1st, 2017
Please use this template to prepare abstracts and email them to nPOD Investigator Coordinator, Amanda Myers, at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Persistence of Pancreatic Insulin mRNA Expression and Proinsulin Protein in
Type 1 Diabetes Pancreata
Wasserfall et al. analyze rare pancreatic samples from T1D patients. They find proinsulin protein and persistence of insulin mRNA but decreased proconvertase PCSK1 and undetectable INS hnRNA. These findings indicate the presence, in long-term T1D subjects, of a population of b cells with impaired insulin gene transcription and inefficient proinsulin processing.
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