A 3-D carbon nanotube mesh enables rat spinal tissue sections to reconnect in culture.
March 12, 2001|
Insulin resistance is mainly characteristic for type 2 diabetes, a common disorder that is also a potent risk factor for coronary heart disease. Genetic associations with type 2 diabetes have recently been drawn, and genes underlying rare monogenic causes of insulin resistance have been identified. But the molecular basis of the common insulin resistance remains unknown.In 3 March Lancet, Koji Miyaoka and colleagues from Osaka University, Japan present evidence for insulin resistance in CD36-def