Tuesday 30 September 2014

Metabolic effects of thrombin on cultured skeletal muscle cells



Institute Research Student Seminars

Speakers:  Ali Al-Bayati & Paul Simon Banks


Venue: Seminar room L2.5, 2nd floor, William Leech Building, Medical School

Date and time:  Wednesday 1st October 2014 at 12.30


Paul Simon Banks will be providing a discussion




Ali Al-Bayati will present:


"The metabolic effects of thrombin on cultured skeletal muscle cells"


We try to explore the effect of thrombin on insulin signalling and glucose uptake in human skeletal muscle cells in culture, and the possible role of thrombin in insulin resistance and Diabetes.



Key words: thrombin, skeletal muscle, insulin signalling



Chair:  Anna-Lena Dittrich









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