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Ductal structures of the adult pancreas contain stem cells that differentiate into islets of Langerhans. Here, we grew pancreatic ductal epithelial cells isolated from prediabetic adult non-obeseExpand
  • Lijun Yang, Shiwu Li, +4 authors Ammon Broughton Peck
  • Biology, Medicine
  • Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences…
  • 2002 (First Publication: 4 June 2002)
  • Although organ-specific stem cells possess plasticity that permit differentiation along new lineages, production of endocrine pancreas and insulin-secreting β cells from adult nonpancreatic stemExpand
  • Cuong Quoc Nguyen, M. H. Hu, Yi Li, Carol Stewart, Ammon Broughton Peck
  • Biology, Medicine
  • Arthritis and rheumatism
  • 2008 (First Publication: 1 March 2008)
  • OBJECTIVE Recently, the Th1/Th2 paradigm has been expanded by the discovery of Th17 cells, a subset of CD4+ memory T cells characterized by their unique ability to secrete interleukin-17 (IL-17)Expand
  • Seunghee Cha, Jason Brayer, +4 authors Ammon Broughton Peck
  • Biology, Medicine
  • Scandinavian journal of immunology
  • 2004 (First Publication: 1 December 2004)
  • Sjogren's syndrome-like autoimmune exocrinopathy (AEC) in the nonobese diabetic (NOD) mouse progresses from a preimmune phase to an immune phase, resulting in dry mouth and/or dry eyes. In theExpand
  • Saeed R Khan, Joanne M Johnson, Ammon Broughton Peck, J. Grobbelaar Cornelius, Patricia A. Glenton
  • Medicine
  • The Journal of urology
  • 2002 (First Publication: 1 September 2002)
  • PURPOSE Osteopontin is a well-known component of stone matrix and a strong inhibitor of the nucleation, growth and aggregation of calcium oxalate crystals in vitro. To understand its involvement inExpand
  • H Y Lung, Albert Lewis Baetz, Ammon Broughton Peck
  • Biology, Medicine
  • Journal of bacteriology
  • 1994 (First Publication: 1 April 1994)
  • Oxalic acid, a highly toxic by-product of metabolism, is catabolized by a limited number of bacterial species by an activation-decarboxylation reaction which yields formate and CO2. oxc, the geneExpand
  • Christine P. Robinson, J B Brayer, +6 authors Michael G. Humphreys-Beher
  • Medicine, Biology
  • Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences…
  • 1998 (First Publication: 23 June 1998)
  • The NOD (nonobese diabetic) mouse has been studied as an animal model for autoimmune insulin-dependent diabetes and Sjögren's syndrome. NOD.Igmu null mice, which lack functional B lymphocytes,Expand