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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
2007
Highly Cited
2007
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… 
Review
2007
Review
2007
  • S. Lenzen
  • Diabetologia
  • 2007
  • Corpus ID: 206872650
Alloxan and streptozotocin are toxic glucose analogues that preferentially accumulate in pancreatic beta cells via the GLUT2… 
Review
2006
Review
2006
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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… 
Highly Cited
2003
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… 
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… 
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… 
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…