A protein related to the development of anxiety may trigger diabetes

According to a new research, a protein related to the development of anxiety and depression may also play a role in triggering diabetes. Scientists from the Max Planck Institutes hypothesize that an antagonist compound could be used to block its effect.

researchers from the Max Planck Institute of Psychiatry in Munich, Germany, have found that a protein called FKBP51may also play a significant role in triggering type 2 diabetes.

according to a researcher, Mathias Schmidt " FKBP51 influences a signaling cascade in muscle tissue, which with excessive calorie intake leads to the development of glucose intolerance, i.e., the key indicator of diabetes type 2."

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