Chapter 16. Clostridial Toxins and Endocrine Secretion: Their Use in Insulin-Secreting Cells

  1. Klaus Aktories
  1. J. Lang,
  2. R. Regazzi and
  3. C. B. Wollheim

Published Online: 5 JUN 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9783527614615.ch16

Bacterial Toxins: Tools in Cell Biology and Pharmacology

Bacterial Toxins: Tools in Cell Biology and Pharmacology

How to Cite

Lang, J., Regazzi, R. and Wollheim, C. B. (1997) Clostridial Toxins and Endocrine Secretion: Their Use in Insulin-Secreting Cells, in Bacterial Toxins: Tools in Cell Biology and Pharmacology (ed K. Aktories), Wiley-VCH Verlag GmbH, Weinheim, Germany. doi: 10.1002/9783527614615.ch16

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 5 JUN 2008
  2. Published Print: 24 APR 1997

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9783527308811

Online ISBN: 9783527614615

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Keywords:

  • nutrient secretagogues;
  • epinephrine;
  • leucine stimulate insulin;
  • cholecystokinin stimulate;
  • exocytosis

Summary

The prelims comprise:

  • Exocytosis of Insulin from. the Pancreatic β-cell

  • Permeabilization of Insulin-secreting Cells

  • Transient Cotransfection Assay for Exocytosis

  • Tetanus Toxin as a Tool for Studying the Role of VAMPs in Exocytosis

  • The Use of Other Clostridial Neurotoxins for the Study of Exocytosis

  • Reagents and Chemicals