hrp0092p1-30 | Diabetes and Insulin | ESPE2019
, Garten Antje
, Richter Sandy
, Kiess Wieland
, Penke Melanie
Background: Glypican-4 is a heparan sulphate proteoglycan. In addition to a membrane-bound glypican-4, a soluble form exists. Human and rodent adipose tissue were identified as source of circulating glypican-4. Glypican-4 serum levels are associated with obesity and insulin resistance, as in type 2 diabetes (T2D). Because of its positive effect on insulin sensitivity, glypican-4 might play a role in the development of obesity, insulin resistance, and T2D. We a...