We focus on Signal transduction in the pancreatic beta-cell. Pancreatic beta-cell signal transduction is complex and involves a well-regulated interaction of a number of signals generated by the metabolism of glucose and the activation of a variety of receptor-operated pathways. Our future research will tell to what extent these various signalling pathways are really regulatory pathways under in vivo conditions, or rather serve as signalling pathways maintaining normal beta-cell function.
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Professor Per-Olof Berggren is research group leader of the group Signal Transduction at the Department of Molecular Medicine and Surgery.
Signal Transduction Research group
The group conducts research at the Rolf Luft Research Center for Diabetes and Endocrinology.