Learning from the gut

Mark P. Mattson, TracyAnn Perry, Nigel H. Greig

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An intestinal peptide that regulates glucose metabolism by stimulating insulin secretion from the pancreas is now shown to enhance learning and memory. The peptide can also protect nerve cells in models of neurodegenerative disorders (pages 1173-1179).

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)1113-1115
Number of pages3
JournalNature Medicine
Issue number9
StatePublished - Sep 1 2003
Externally publishedYes

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology(all)
  • Medicine(all)


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