HNF-4alpha (image) Sanford-Burnham Prebys Medical Discovery Institute Share Print E-Mail Caption This is the newly discovered 3-D structure of HNF-4alpha, a protein mutated in a rare, inherited form of diabetes. The structure revealed new pockets that could be targeted with therapeutic drugs aimed at alleviating the disease. Credit Sanford-Burnham Medical Research Institute Usage Restrictions Free to use in conjunction with this study only, using provided caption and credit Share Print E-Mail Disclaimer: AAAS and EurekAlert! are not responsible for the accuracy of news releases posted to EurekAlert! by contributing institutions or for the use of any information through the EurekAlert system.