Insular amyloidosis in spontaneously diabetic nonhuman primates.

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Sections of pancreas from 21 nonhuman primates with diabetes mellitus were examined by light and electron microscopy. All monkeys showed amyloid accumulation in the islets of Langerhans. Amyloid was identified by its dichroism with three different stains: Congo red, changing from red to yellowish-green; standardized toluidine blue, changing from blue to red… (More)

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