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Blood islet

Blood islet --> blood island

An aggregation of splanchnic mesodermal cells on the embryonic yolk sac, with the potentiality of forming vascular endothelium and primitive blood cells.

Synonym: blood islet.

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does eating too much sweets cause diabetes?

I think you may be correct. When blood glucose level rises, especially after a meal of sweets, the pancreas secretes ... target tissues. In this regard it is the opposite of type 1 diabetes, where the islet cells in pancreas get damaged, but the target tissues are normal. You cannot ...

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by biohazard
Tue Feb 23, 2010 9:26 am
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: does eating too much sweets cause diabetes?
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pharmaceutical biotechnology

... for those that are specifically assigned to CBER (e.g., vaccines and blood products). This category includes therapeutic proteins derived from ... composed of human, bacterial or animal cells (such as pancreatic islet cells for transplantation), or from physical parts of those cells (such ...

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by kcnq1ot1
Tue Nov 27, 2007 2:47 pm
Forum: Molecular Biology
Topic: pharmaceutical biotechnology
Replies: 6
Views: 10090


... diabetes appears to be destruction of beta cells just as in Type 1, and islet cell antibodies, characteristic of Type 1, can be detected . Although ... die from "overworking", their loss contributes to the rising blood sugars, but the underlying insulin resistance is still the major problem. ...

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by dipjyoti
Sun Feb 18, 2007 8:52 am
Forum: Physiology
Topic: diabeties
Replies: 27
Views: 28155

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