Dr Waruni Chinthika Dissanayake

Selected publications and creative works (Research Outputs)

  • Dissanayake, W. C., Sorrenson, B., Cognard, E., Hughes, W. E., & Shepherd, P. R. (2018). β-catenin is important for the development of an insulin responsive pool of GLUT4 glucose transporters in 3T3-L1 adipocytes. Experimental Cell Research, 366 (1), 49-54. 10.1016/j.yexcr.2018.03.011
    Other University of Auckland co-authors: Brie Sorrenson, Peter Shepherd
  • Dissanayake, W. C., Sorrenson, B., & Shepherd, P. R. (2018). The role of adherens junction proteins in the regulation of insulin secretion. Bioscience reports, 38 (2).10.1042/BSR20170989
    Other University of Auckland co-authors: Peter Shepherd, Brie Sorrenson
  • Sorrenson, B. (2017). PAK kinase in regulation of beta-catenin. Paper presented at Queenstown Research Week: Cell Signalling Satellite, Queenstown, New Zealand. 7 September - 8 September 2017.
    Other University of Auckland co-authors: Brie Sorrenson, Betty Jen-Hsing Shih
  • Dissanayake, W. C. (2017). Identification of signalling mechanisms associated with type-2 diabetes The University of Auckland. ResearchSpace@Auckland.
    URL: http://hdl.handle.net/2292/36785
  • Sorrenson, B., Cognard, E., Lee, K. L., Dissanayake, W. C., Fu, Y., Han, W., ... Shepherd, P. R. (2016). A critical role for β-catenin in modulating levels of insulin secretion from β-cells by regulating actin cytoskeleton and insulin vesicle localization. Journal of Biological Chemistry, 291 (50), 25888-25900. 10.1074/jbc.M116.758516
    URL: http://hdl.handle.net/2292/31684
    Other University of Auckland co-authors: Peter Shepherd, Brie Sorrenson, Kate Lee
  • Dissanayake, W. C., Sorrenson, B., & Shepherd, P. R. (12/6/2016). α-Catenin levels change in response to glucose stimulation and modulate insulin release in rat pancreatic beta cells. Poster presented at American Diabetes Association 76th Scientific Sessions Meeting, New Orleans, Louisiana, USA.
    Other University of Auckland co-authors: Brie Sorrenson
  • Dissanayake, W. C., Sorrenson, B., & Shepherd, P. R. (2016). α-Catenin levels change in response to glucose stimulation and modulate insulin release in rat pancreatic beta cells. Paper presented at 76th Scientific Sessions of the American Diabetes Association, New Orleans, Louisiana, USA. 10 June - 14 June 2016. Diabetes. (pp. 1). 10.2337/db16-2042-2114
    Other University of Auckland co-authors: Brie Sorrenson

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