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a small island
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Moreover, we also found that the ghrelin-ip cells were located in both the pancreatic exocrine portion and pancreatic islets of the African ostrich; however, several ghrelinimmunor-eactive cells were also found among the pancreatic islet cells, and ghrelin-ip cells were located mostly at the periphery of the islet, a few ghrelin-ip cells were found in the central portion of the pancreatic islets.
Hyperglycemia induces apoptosis of pancreatic islet endothelial cells via reactive nitrogen species-mediated Jun N-terminal kinase activation.
KYOTO - Kyoto University Hospital said Friday it successfully transplanted pancreatic islets from a brain-dead donor to a diabetes patient on Sunday.
Multiple stepwise regression analysis showed that 25-OH-D was one of the influential factors of pancreatic islet b cell function in patients with type 2 diabetes mellitus.
The team of Atsushi Miyajima, a professor at the Institute of Molecular and Cellular Biosciences at the University of Tokyo, and Ami Watanabe, a researcher at the institute, confirmed that the pancreatic islet functioned properly and lowered blood sugar levels to normal once transplanted into a mouse with a type of diabetes.
Sunitinib doubles progression-free survival in pancreatic islet cell tumours
Our studies explore the feasibility of Raman spectroscopy in differentiation and functional studies of pancreatic islet cells.
Type 1 diabetes is an autoimmune disease in which the body's "insulin factory" - pancreatic islet cells - is gradually destroyed by specialised white blood cells called "killer" T-cells.
Topics here include the role of the rise of obesity in insulin resistance, treatment options (weight loss, exercise, hormones and surgery), links with cardiovascular disease from an epidemiological perspective, influence of the sympatho-adrenal system, insulin action and endothelial function, vascular disease in pre-diabetic animal models, highly sensitive C-reactive protein, insulin signaling, insulin resistance and dyslipidemia, pancreatic islet therapy in obesity; influence from glucagon peptides, insulin receptor substrates, tyrosine kinase, muscle fat, alterations in atypical protein kinase C activation, the liver and glucose homeostasis; and the chronomics of the syndrome.
Relative effects of pregnancy, estradiol, and progesterone on plasma insulin and pancreatic islet insulin secretion.
Meanwhile, it was confirmed that in the leaf skin, there were some components exhibiting inhibitory actions of hyperglycemia as a result of the prevention of necrotic inflammation of pancreatic islet B cells (Beppu et al.