Ghrelin Inhibits Insulin Release by Regulating the Expression of Inwardly Rectifying Potassium Channel 6.2 in Islets

The American Journal of the Medical Sciences, 02/24/2012

Ghrelin via pancreatic growth hormone secretagogue receptor up–regulates the Kir6.2 expression in islet by hyperpolarizing the resting membrane potential which results in the inhibition of insulin release.

Print Article Summary