ABHD6

ABHD6

A gene on chromosome 3p14.3 that encodes a protein that is thought to have 2-arachidonoylglycerol hydrolase activity and regulate endocannabinoid signalling pathways.
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These researchers said that "an ideal drug for type-2 diabetes would increase insulin levels in blood by enhancing the beta cells response to glucose only when it is elevated and also increase the sensitivity of body tissues to insulin; this is precisely what ABHD6 inhibition does and thus we have identified a unique new target for type 2 diabetes.