General Information:

Id: 4,140 (click here to show other Interactions for entry)
Diseases: Diabetes mellitus, type II - [OMIM]
Insulin resistance
Mus musculus
article
Reference: Cheng K et al.(2010) Hypoxia-inducible factor-1alpha regulates beta cell function in mouse and human islets J. Clin. Invest. 120: 2171-2183 [PMID: 20440072]

Interaction Information:

Comment Increasing HIF-1alpha levels by inhibiting its degradation through iron chelation markedly improved insulin secretion and glucose tolerance in control mice fed a high-fat diet but not in beta-Hif1a-null mice.
Formal Description
Interaction-ID: 42729

drug/chemical compound

Iron chelator

increases_activity of

in pancreas, in pancreatic beta cells