The pancreas in the degu.

@article{Spear1984ThePI,
  title={The pancreas in the degu.},
  author={Gerald S. Spear and Matthew V. Caple and Lloyd R. Sutherland},
  journal={Experimental and molecular pathology},
  year={1984},
  volume={40 3},
  pages={295-310}
}
Unique alpha-cell crystals, a herpes-like virus, islet amyloidosis, and immunohistochemical reactions of islets are compared in the rodent, Octodon degus, in animals with ordinary and high circulating glucose levels. Results suggest that crystals, virus, and amyloid are independent of blood sugar and bear no obvious relation to one another, although each is… CONTINUE READING