islets of Langerhans

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Synonyms for islets of Langerhans

cell clusters in the pancreas that form the endocrine part of that organ

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To engineer an endocrine pancreas, islet- and stem cells require an extracellular matrix (ECM) that provides specific archi- tecture, microstructure, and most importantly microvasculature to form the islet cell specific niche," he said.
Subsequent chapters cover nonneoplastic lesions, solid neoplasms of the exocrine pancreas, cystic neoplasms, solid neoplasms of the endocrine pancreas, primary mesenchymal and other rare neoplasms, and metastatic and secondary neoplasms.
Microadenomatosis of the endocrine pancreas in patients with and without the multiple endocrine neoplasia type 1 syndrome.
A nonclassical estrogen membrane receptor triggers rapid differential actions in the endocrine pancreas.
Kahn CR, Shechter Y: Insulin, oral hypoglycemic agents, and the pharmacology of the endocrine pancreas.
In this study, we determined the cellular localization of PPSS mRNAs in the brain and endocrine pancreas (Brockmann bodies) of rainbow trout.
Mutation of the multiple endocrine neoplasia type 1 gene in nonfamilial, malignant tumors of the endocrine pancreas.
In zebrafish embryos, miR-375 knockdown led to aberrant formation of the endocrine pancreas [14].