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Brain glucosensing and the KATP channel

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An ATP-sensitive K+ channel in glucose-responsive neurons is shown to be required for the emergency response to severe glucose deprivation, but not necessarily for normal feeding.

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  1. Neurology Service (127C), VA Medical Center, E. Orange, New Jersey 07018, USA, and the Departments of Neurosciences and Pharmacology and Physiology, New Jersey Medical School (UMDNJ), Newark, New Jersey 07103, USA. levin@umdnj.edu

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    • , Ambrose A. Dunn-Meynell
    •  & Vanessa H. Routh

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