Special Issue "Nutrient and Hormone Sensing Mechanisms and Signaling Pathways"
Deadline for manuscript submissions: 20 April 2022.
Interests: Neuropeptide Y (NPY); AMP-activated protein kinase (AMPK); diabetes; beta-cell biology; energy expenditure; glucose metabolism
Interests: Neuropeptide Y (NPY); AMP-activated protein kinase (AMPK); diabetes; beta-cell biology; glucose metabolism
We are extremely pleased to announce that in this Special Issue of Nutrients, we are planning to bring together articles that discuss the mechanisms and signaling pathways that are involved in nutrient and hormone sensing.
The ability of the body to sense and react to changes in nutrient status and hormone levels in the circulation is critical in eliciting metabolic adaptation and survival responses. Mechanisms and pathways involved in nutrient and hormone sensing of metabolic tissues such as the brain, liver, pancreas, and adipose tissue have been extensively studied over the last decade. These mechanisms and pathways are commonly dysregulated in human metabolic diseases such as obesity, diabetes, and cardiovascular disease. Hence, an improved understanding of nutrient and hormone sensing mechanisms will be extremely valuable for the development of more effective therapeutic approaches for metabolic diseases.
This Special Issue, entitled “Nutrient and Hormone Sensing Mechanisms and Signaling Pathways”, aims to improve our understanding of the mechanisms by which the body senses nutrients and hormones under physiological and pathophysiological conditions. We welcome different types of manuscript submissions, including original research and review articles (systematic reviews and meta-analyses). Potential topics may include but are not limited to the associations between nutrients (e.g., lipids, amino acids, and sugars) and/or metabolic hormones (e.g., insulin, ghrelin, adiponectin, and leptin) and health outcomes including obesity, type 2 diabetes, fatty liver disease, and cardiovascular disease.
Dr. Kim Loh
Dr. Chieh-Hsin Yang
Manuscript Submission Information
Manuscripts should be submitted online at www.mdpi.com by registering and logging in to this website. Once you are registered, click here to go to the submission form. Manuscripts can be submitted until the deadline. All papers will be peer-reviewed. Accepted papers will be published continuously in the journal (as soon as accepted) and will be listed together on the special issue website. Research articles, review articles as well as short communications are invited. For planned papers, a title and short abstract (about 100 words) can be sent to the Editorial Office for announcement on this website.
Submitted manuscripts should not have been published previously, nor be under consideration for publication elsewhere (except conference proceedings papers). All manuscripts are thoroughly refereed through a single-blind peer-review process. A guide for authors and other relevant information for submission of manuscripts is available on the Instructions for Authors page. Nutrients is an international peer-reviewed open access monthly journal published by MDPI.
Please visit the Instructions for Authors page before submitting a manuscript. The Article Processing Charge (APC) for publication in this open access journal is 2400 CHF (Swiss Francs). Submitted papers should be well formatted and use good English. Authors may use MDPI's English editing service prior to publication or during author revisions.
- amino acids
- cardiovascular disease
- fatty liver disease
- type 2 diabetes