The comparative anatomy of islets.

  • Robert S Heller
  • Published 2010 in Advances in experimental medicine and biology


In the past 20 years, numerous publications on a variety of mammalian and non-mammalian species have appeared in the literature to supplement the excellent comparative work performed in the 70s and 80s by the Falkmer, Epple, and Youson groups. What emerges is that islets are much more complex than once thought and show a lot of similarities in rodents and… (More)
DOI: 10.1007/978-90-481-3271-3_2