News tagged with beta cells

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Scientists identify new gene linked to Type 2 diabetes

Scientists have identified a new gene which appears to play a lead role in triggering the onset of Type 2 diabetes. The study, led by Nottingham Trent University, found that activity of the 'TNFR5' gene significantly increases ...

Sep 06, 2016
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New approach for regenerative diabetes therapy

The marker Flattop subdivides the insulin-producing beta cells of the pancreas into those that maintain glucose metabolism and into immature cells that divide more frequently and adapt to metabolic changes. This could provide ...

Jul 12, 2016
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Beta cell

Beta cells (beta-cells, β-cells) are a type of cell in the pancreas in areas called the islets of Langerhans. They make up 65-80% of the cells in the islets.

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