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|Title:||Recent updates on free fatty acid receptor 1 (Gpr-40) agonists for the treatment of type 2 diabetes mellitus|
Grewal A S
free fatty acid receptor
type 2 diabetes mellitus.
|Publisher:||Mini-Reviews in Medicinal Chemistry|
|Abstract:||The global incidence of type 2 diabetes mellitus (T2DM) has enthused the development of new antidiabetic targets with low toxicity and long-term stability. In this respect, free fatty acid receptor 1 (FFAR1), which is also recognized as a G protein-coupled receptor 40 (GPR40), is a novel target for the treatment of T2DM. FFAR1/GPR40 has a high level of expression in ?-cells of the pancreas, and the requirement of glucose for stimulating insulin release results in immense stimulation to utilise this target in the medication of T2DM.|
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