Dictionary » I » Islet cell

Islet cell

Islet cell

(Science: pathology) cells of the islets Of Langerhans within the pancreas.

See: a cells, B-cells, d cells.

Please contribute to this project, if you have more information about this term feel free to edit this page

Results from our forum

pharmaceutical biotechnology

... to mobilize, stimulate, decrease or otherwise alter the production of cells in vivo.1 This category includes growth factors, cytokines, and monoclonal ... composed of human, bacterial or animal cells (such as pancreatic islet cells for transplantation), or from physical parts of those cells (such ...

See entire post
by kcnq1ot1
Tue Nov 27, 2007 2:47 pm
Forum: Molecular Biology
Topic: pharmaceutical biotechnology
Replies: 6
Views: 10088


Are beta cell transplants only for Type 1[Type 1 or insulin—dependent diabetes mellitus (IDDM)]? ... cause of their 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 the immune system ...

See entire post
by dipjyoti
Sun Feb 18, 2007 8:52 am
Forum: Physiology
Topic: diabeties
Replies: 27
Views: 28151

This page was last modified 21:16, 3 October 2005. This page has been accessed 1,896 times. 
What links here | Related changes | Permanent link