pancreatic islets


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pancreatic islets

(or islets of Langerhans) Scattered endocrine regions in the pancreas that produce glucagon and insulin.
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SERAXIS' leading technology includes GMP-grade, pure pancreatic islets that contain 60-90% of insulin-secreting beta cells.
Insulin dependent diabetes is a multifactorial disorder that could be theoretically cured by functional pancreatic islets and autologous insulin producing cells, or AIP cells, implantation.
The alcoholism has a major effect on pancreatic islets cells and their insulin secretion.
- Second, we will select a subset of those diabetes-associated DNA variants that we can show exert their diabetes-effect via defective insulin production from the pancreatic islets. We will use studies of human subjects and of recently-available human-derived pancreatic cell-lines to achieve this;
[USA] Aug 31(ANI): Insulin, a peptide hormone produced by beta cells of the pancreatic islets, boosts immune health, according to a new study.
The Seraxis investigators further showed that the islet clusters functioned like mature pancreatic islets, secreting insulin shortly after transplantation in response to fluctuations in glucose in a rodent model of diabetes.
Summary: TEHRAN (FNA)- Researchers tissue-engineered human pancreatic islets in a laboratory that develop a circulatory system, secrete hormones like insulin and successfully treat sudden-onset type 1 diabetes in transplanted mice.
A historical perspective on the identification of cell types in pancreatic islets of Langerhans by staining and histochemical techniques.
The functional impairment and death of pancreatic islets by IBMIR is usually ascribed to multiple pathological effects.
Intrahepatic transplantation of pancreatic islets (PIs) represents an alternative treatment for unstable type 1 diabetic patients [1], but the procedure is associated with partial damage of liver tissue [2,3] and graft impairment due to blood-mediated inflammation, rejection, or hypoxia [4].
Replacement strategies include the transplantation of whole human/porcine pancreatic islets, beta cell pseudoislets, or the application of islet progenitors derived from induced pluripotent stem cells (iPSCs) [4, 5].
Uskokovic et al., "Protective effects of the mushroom Lactarius deterrimus extract on systemic oxidative stress and pancreatic islets in streptozotocininduced diabetic rats," Journal of Diabetes Research, vol.