Sirtuins are best known for their role in aging but also regulate many different biological processes. A study in this issue of Cell Metabolism (Biason-Lauber et al., 2013) now identifies a mutation in human SIRT1 causing a familial form of autoimmune diabetes.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)311-312
Number of pages2
JournalCell metabolism
Issue number3
StatePublished - Mar 5 2013


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