Secretory Autophagy Promotes RAB37-Mediated Insulin Secretion Under Glucose Stimulation Both In Vitro and In Vivo
Researchers found that the active form of RAB37 increased MAP1LC3/LC3 lipidation and was essential for the promotion of insulin secretion by autophagy, but these phenomena were not observed in rab37 knockout cells or mice.
[Bellerophon Therapeutics, Inc.] Bellerophon Therapeutics, Inc. announced that the FDA has accepted the company’s proposal to reduce the study size for its ongoing registrational REBUILD Phase III trial of INOpulse® for the treatment of fibrotic interstitial lung disease.
[Nature Communications] Researchers determined transcriptional changes of idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis-airway basal cells and their potential profibrotic properties using a 3D culture system and novel mouse xenograft models.
[JCI Insight] Investigators found that growth factor–β1-mediated upregulation of UHRF1 repressed Beclin1 via promoter methylation induction which resulted in fibroblast activation and lung fibrosis both in vitro and in vivo.