The Pancreatic Islets of Bony Fishes

@inproceedings{Brinn1973ThePI,
  title={The Pancreatic Islets of Bony Fishes},
  author={Jack E. Brinn},
  year={1973}
}
The biology of the fish endocrine pancreas is discussed from viewpoints of cytology, peripheral physiology, and control of islet secretion. The clear cell often described in Brockmann bodies is probably not a real entity, but the islets of many fish species probably contain a fourth granular cell type in addition to the usual population of A-, B-, and D-cells. Numerous studies employing islet cytotoxins and exogenous hormone treatments have been reported, but a unified concept of islet function… CONTINUE READING

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