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Islets of Langerhans

Known as: Islands of Langerhans, cell islets, islets langerhans of 
Irregular microscopic structures consisting of cords of endocrine cells that are scattered throughout the PANCREAS among the exocrine acini. Each… Expand
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Review
2012
Review
2012
During the past decade, skeletal muscle has been identified as a secretory organ. Accordingly, we have suggested that cytokines… Expand
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Review
2011
Review
2011
Components of the immune system are altered in obesity and type 2 diabetes (T2D), with the most apparent changes occurring in… Expand
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Highly Cited
2007
Highly Cited
2007
In vivo protein-DNA interactions connect each transcription factor with its direct targets to form a gene network scaffold. To… Expand
Review
2006
Review
2006
Obesity is associated with an increased risk of developing insulin resistance and type 2 diabetes. In obese individuals, adipose… Expand
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Review
2004
Review
2004
In this contribution we put forward a novel hypothesis concerning the aetiology of Type 2 (non-insulin-dependent) diabetes… Expand
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Highly Cited
2004
Highly Cited
2004
MicroRNAs (miRNAs) constitute a growing class of non-coding RNAs that are thought to regulate gene expression by translational… Expand
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Highly Cited
2001
Highly Cited
2001
Although the source of embryonic stem (ES) cells presents ethical concerns, their use may lead to many clinical benefits if… Expand
Highly Cited
2000
Highly Cited
2000
During carcinogenesis of pancreatic islets in transgenic mice, an angiogenic switch activates the quiescent vasculature… Expand
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Highly Cited
1989
Highly Cited
1989
IT is now well established that unrestricted growth of tumours is dependent upon angiogenesis1,2. Previous studies on tumour… Expand
Highly Cited
1987
Highly Cited
1987
Amyloid deposits localized to the islets of Langerhans are typical of non-insulin-dependent human diabetes mellitus and of… Expand
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