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Structure of beta Cell of islet

Known as: Type B enteroendocrine cell, Insulin-Secreting Cells, Insulin Secreting Cell 
A type of pancreatic cell representing about 50-80% of the islet cells. Beta cells secrete INSULIN.
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2018
Review
2018
Network science is today established as a backbone for description of structure and function of various physical, chemical… Expand
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Review
2017
Review
2017
BACKGROUND Plasma insulin levels are predominantly the product of the morphological mass of insulin producing beta cells in the… Expand
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2017
Review
2017
C-peptide is a widely used measure of pancreatic beta cell function. It is produced in equimolar amounts to endogenous insulin… Expand
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Review
2017
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2017
The totality of microbial genomes in the gut exceeds the size of the human genome, having around 500-fold more genes that… Expand
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Review
2017
Review
2017
Type 1 diabetes is an autoimmune disease characterised by the destruction of insulin producing beta cells in the pancreas. Whilst… Expand
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2016
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2016
  • Meg Blair
  • Urologic nursing
  • 2016
  • Corpus ID: 40152676
Diabetes mellitus is a group of physiological dysfunctions characterized by hyperglycemia resulting directly from insulin… Expand
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2016
Review
2016
Pancreatic islets are richly vascularized, and islet blood vessels are uniquely adapted to maintain and support the internal… Expand
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Highly Cited
2006
Highly Cited
2006
The cytoarchitecture of human islets has been examined, focusing on cellular associations that provide the anatomical framework… Expand
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2003
Review
2003
The relative contributions of insulin resistance and beta-cell dysfunction to the pathophysiology of Type 2 diabetes have been… Expand
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Highly Cited
2002
Highly Cited
2002
In type 2 diabetes, chronic hyperglycemia is suggested to be detrimental to pancreatic beta cells, causing impaired insulin… Expand
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