Introduction: Expression of somatostatin receptor subtypes (sstr) is required for the successful use of somatostatin analogues (SSA) in the treatment of neuroendocrine tumors (NET). Reliable detection of sstr could improve the selection of SSA treatment. Rabbit and mouse monoclonal antibodies (mAbs) were recently developed independently in Jena and Basel.
Conference: 9th Annual ENETS Conference (2012)
Presenting Author: Herbert Schmid
Introduction: We have previously demonstrated that inactivating glucagon receptor (GCGR) mutations cause a novel hereditary human disease of hyperglucagonemia, pancreatic α cell hyperplasia, and pancreatic neuroendocrine tumor (Mahvash disease). We recently identified a novel missense GCGR mutation, D63N, in a family with Mahvash disease.
Conference: 13th Annual ENETS conference 2016 (2016)
Category: Basic Science - Genetics, epigenetics, miRNAs
Presenting Author: Dr. Run Yu