Insulin Peptide May Point to a Solution for Type 1 Diabetes, National Jewish Health And University of Colorado Study

Published: Jun 17, 2010

ScienceDaily (June 16, 2010) — Researchers at National Jewish Health and the University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus have identified the precise protein fragment, or peptide, that can trigger diabetes in mice. The finding, published in the June 15, 2010, issue of the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, supports an emerging theory about the origins of autoimmunity, and may lead to new diagnostic and therapeutic strategies in humans.

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