Islet Cell

Known as: endocrine pancreas cell, islets of Langerhans cell 
A pancreatic cell that produces hormones (e.g., insulin and glucagon) that are secreted into the bloodstream. These hormones help control the level… (More)
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2012
Highly Cited
2012
Diabetes is a chronic debilitating disease that results from insufficient production of insulin from pancreatic β-cells. Islet… (More)
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2011
2011
BACKGROUND Islet 1 (ISL1), a LIM-homeodomain transcription factor is essential for promoting pancreatic islets proliferation and… (More)
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2010
2010
OBJECTIVE High concentrations of circulating glucose are believed to contribute to defective insulin secretion and beta-cell… (More)
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2009
2009
BACKGROUND & AIMS Glucagon-like peptide 1 (GLP-1) and glucose-dependent insulinotropic polypeptide (GIP) activate pathways… (More)
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2008
2008
High levels of Ngn3 expression in pancreatic progenitor cells are both necessary and sufficient to initiate endocrine… (More)
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2004
Review
2004
Recently published studies of islet cell function reveal unexpected features of glucagon-like peptide-1 (GLP-1) receptor-mediated… (More)
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1999
Highly Cited
1999
Little is known about the events triggering lymphocyte invasion of the pancreatic islets in prelude to autoimmune diabetes. For… (More)
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1995
1995
To test the hypothesis that blockade of B7-triggered costimulation by donor cells could preclude allograft rejection, we coated… (More)
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1990
1990
The differential diagnosis between Type 1 (insulin-dependent) and Type 2 (non-insulin-dependent) diabetes is complicated since no… (More)
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1979
1979
Pancreatic islet cell antibodies and 12 other autoantibodies were measured at the time of diabetes diagnosis in 46 Pima Indians… (More)
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