Lixia He
  • Harvard Medical School
Research focus
  • Cell biology
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Isolation and Culture of the Islets of Langerhans from Mouse Pancreas
Authors:  Kate L Graham, Stacey Fynch, Evan G Pappas, Christina Tan, Thomas WH Kay and Helen E Thomas, date: 06/20/2016, view: 10088, Q&A: 1
The islets of Langerhans are clusters of endocrine cells located within the pancreas. Insulin-producing beta cells are the major cell type within islets, with glucagon-producing alpha cells and somatostatin-producing delta cells the other major cell types. The beta cells are the target of immune-mediated destruction in type 1 diabetes (Graham et ...
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