### Recent Submissions

• #### The orphan G protein-coupled receptor GPR139 is activated by the peptides: Adrenocorticotropic hormone (ACTH), α-, and β-melanocyte stimulating hormone (α-MSH, and β-MSH), and the conserved core motif HFRW ﻿

(Elsevier BV, 2017-01)
GPR139 is an orphan G protein-coupled receptor that is expressed primarily in the brain. Not much is known regarding the function of GPR139. Recently we have shown that GPR139 is activated by the amino acids l-tryptophan ...
• #### Finding the right route for insulin delivery - an overview of implantable pump therapy. ﻿

(Taylor & Francis, 2016-12-02)
$\textbf{Introduction}$: Implantable pump therapy adopting the intraperitoneal route of insulin delivery has been available for the past three decades. The key rationale for implantable pump therapy is the restoration of ...
• #### Genetics of obesity: can an old dog teach us new tricks? ﻿

(Springer, 2016-12-24)
At one level, obesity is clearly a problem of simple physics, a result of eating too much and not expending enough energy. The more complex question, however, is why do some people eat more than others? Studies of human ...
• #### Gastrointestinal dysmotility and pancreatic insufficiency in 2 siblings with Donohue syndrome ﻿

(Wiley, 2016-01-01)
Donohue syndrome is a rare congenital syndrome of insulin-resistance and abnormal glucose homeostasis, caused by mutations in the insulin receptor (INSR) gene. It is characterized by specific phenotypic and clinical features ...