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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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Highly Cited
2011
Highly Cited
2011
Human induced pluripotent stem cells (HiPSCs) appear to be highly similar to human embryonic stem cells (HESCs). Using two… Expand
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Highly Cited
2007
Highly Cited
2007
The molecular mechanisms involved in the development of type 2 diabetes are poorly understood. Starting from genome-wide genotype… Expand
Review
2006
Review
2006
Gut peptides, exemplified by glucagon-like peptide-1 (GLP-1) and glucose-dependent insulinotropic polypeptide (GIP) are secreted… Expand
Review
2004
Review
2004
  • R. Robertson
  • Journal of Biological Chemistry
  • 2004
  • Corpus ID: 40811435
Glucose in chronic excess causes toxic effects on structure and function of organs, including the pancreatic islet. Multiple… Expand
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Highly Cited
2003
Highly Cited
2003
To evaluate the role of oncogenic RAS mutations in pancreatic tumorigenesis, we directed endogenous expression of KRAS(G12D) to… Expand
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Review
2003
Review
2003
  • S. Kahn
  • Diabetologia
  • 2003
  • Corpus ID: 7435389
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
2003
Highly Cited
2003
Type 2 diabetes mellitus (DM) is characterized by insulin resistance and pancreatic β cell dysfunction. In high-risk subjects… Expand
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Highly Cited
2000
Highly Cited
2000
A major obstacle to successful islet transplantation for both type 1 and 2 diabetes is an inadequate supply of insulin-producing… Expand
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Review
1997
Review
1997
OBJECTIVE The authors reviewed the pathology, complications, and outcomes in a consecutive group of 650 patients undergoing… Expand
Highly Cited
1995
Highly Cited
1995
A member of the inwardly rectifying potassium channel family was cloned here. The channel, called BIR (Kir6.2), was expressed in… Expand