*Adrift Just Off the Islets of Langerhans

"Adrift Just Off the Islets of Langerhans: Latitude 38° 54' N, Longitude 77° 00' 13" W" is an award-winning 1974 science fiction ...

*The Voice From the Edge

"The Ellison Audio Archipelago". Islets of Langerhans. ...

*Pancreatic polypeptide

PP is secreted by PP pancreatic cells of Langerhans islets. It stimulates the gastric juice secretion, but inhibits the gastric ...

*Protein-disulfide reductase (glutathione)

Kohnert KD, Hahn HJ, Zuhlke H, Schmidt S, Fiedler H (1974). "Breakdown of exogenous insulin by Langerhans islets of the ...

*Gap junction

November 1975). "Cell contacts in human islets of Langerhans". J. Clin. Endocrinol. Metab. 41 (5): 841-4. doi:10.1210/jcem-41-5 ... human islet of Langerhans, goldfish and hamster pressure sensing acoustico-vestibular receptors, lamprey and tunicate heart, ...

*Yngve A. A. Larsson

"The Islets of Langerhans in Pancreatic Fibrosis". Pediatrics. Hofvander, Yngve (2010). 50 years of Ethio-Swedish Collaboration ...

*Alloxan

Dunn, J. S.; Sheehan, H. L.; McLetchie, N. G. B. (1943). "Necrosis of Islets of Langerhans Produced Experimentally". Lancet. ... "Species Differences in Susceptibility of Transplanted and Cultured Pancreatic Islets to the β-Cell Toxin Alloxan". General and ...

*FBP1

"Novel expression of liver FBPase in Langerhans islets of human and rat pancreas". Journal of Cellular Physiology. 205 (1): 19- ...

*Neurexin

Boschero AC, Negreiros de Paiva CE (1977). "Transplantation of islets of Langerhans in diabetic rats". Acta Physiol Lat Am. 27 ...

*ISL1

The encoded protein plays an important role in the embryogenesis of pancreatic islets of Langerhans. In mouse embryos, a ... Larsson LI (1999). "On the development of the islets of Langerhans". Microsc. Res. Tech. 43 (4): 284-91. doi:10.1002/(SICI)1097 ... Dong J, Asa SL, Drucker DJ (1992). "Islet cell and extrapancreatic expression of the LIM domain homeobox gene isl-1". Mol. ... "Entrez Gene: ISL1 ISL1 transcription factor, LIM/homeodomain, (islet-1)". Gay F, Anglade I, Gong Z, Salbert G (October 2000). " ...

*EFEMP1

2005). "Novel expression of liver FBPase in Langerhans islets of human and rat pancreas". J. Cell. Physiol. 205 (1): 19-24. doi ...

*Glossary of diabetes

Islets of Langerhans Groups of cells in the pancreas. Some of them make and secrete hormones that help the body break down and ... Insulin a hormone produced by the beta cells in the Islet of Langerhans' beta cells. It is a very small protein and has effects ... Delta cell A type of cell in the pancreas clumped with other cells (in the islets of Langerhans). Delta cells make somatostatin ... Aldose reductase inhibitor Alpha cell one of the types of cell in the pancreas (in areas called the Islets of Langerhans). ...

*Islet cell transplantation

Lacy P, Kostianovsky M (1967). "Method for the isolation of intact islets of Langerhans from the rat pancreas". Diabetes. 16 (1 ... Scharp D, Murphy J, Newton W, Ballinger W, Lacy P (1975). "Transplantation of islets of Langerhans in diabetic rhesus monkeys ... The goal of islet transplantation is to infuse enough islets to control the blood glucose level removing the need for insulin ... Lacy) to isolate islets, paving the way for future in vitro and in vivo islet experiments. Subsequent studies showed that ...

*Memos from Purgatory

... at the Islets of Langerhans website.. ...

*Langhans giant cell

... from monocytes and named after Paul Langerhans. (The Islets of Langerhans are also named after Paul Langerhans.) Recently, a ... They should not be confused with Langerhans cells, which are mononuclear epidermal dendritic cells derived (like Langhans cells ... Pritchard J, Foley P, Wong H (September 2003). "Langerhans and Langhans: what's misleading in a name?". Lancet. 362 (9387): 922 ...

*Development of the endocrine system

At 31 weeks of development, the islets of Langerhans have differentiated. While the fetal pancreas has functional beta cells by ... As such, while the fetal pancreatic alpha and beta islet cells have fully developed and are capable of hormone synthesis during ... In addition, the fetal pancreatic islets cells are unable to sufficiently produce cAMP and rapidly degrade cAMP by ... the remaining fetal maturation, the islet cells are relatively immature in their capacity to produce glucagon and insulin. This ...

*Insulin oscillation

Insulin originates from beta cells located in the islets of Langerhans. Since each islet contains up to 2000 beta cells and ... within an islet of Langerhans the oscillations become synchronized by electrical coupling between closely located beta cells ... This signal is believed to entrain pulsatile insulin release from the islets into a common pancreatic rhythm. The insulin ... Pulsatile insulin delivery to the portal vein or islet cell transplantation to the liver of diabetic patients are therefore ...

*Insulin

... while leaving the islets of Langerhans intact. He theorized a relatively pure extract could be made from the islets once most ... Beta cells in the islets of Langerhans release insulin in two phases. The first-phase release is rapidly triggered in response ... The function of the "little heaps of cells", later known as the islets of Langerhans, initially remained unknown, but Edouard ... Insulin analog Anatomy and physiolology Pancreas Islets of Langerhans Endocrinology Leptin Forms of diabetes mellitus Diabetes ...

*Etelvina Andreu

"Oscillation of gap junction electrical coupling in the mouse pancreatic islets of Langerhans". Journal of Physiology. 498 (3): ... "On-line analysis of gap junctions reveals more efficient electrical than dye coupling between islet cells". American Journal of ...

*Pancreatic islet macrophage

Islet resident macrophages are the predominant myeloid cell of the pancreatic islets of langerhans. The islet resident ... Pancreas Macrophage Islet of Langerhans Microglia Calderon, B (2016). "The pancreas anatomy conditions the origin and ... Calderon, B (2014). "The Central Role of Antigen Presentation in Islets of Langerhans in Autoimmune Diabetes". Curr Opin ... Islet resident macrophages are uniquely found within the endocrine tissue (islet), while nearby in the nearby acinar tissue, ...

*Insulin signal transduction pathway

Insulin is produced by the pancreas in a region called Islets of Langerhans. In the islets of Langerhans, there are beta-cells ... The glucose that goes in the bloodstream after food consumption also enters the beta cells in the Islets of Langerhans in the ... Insulin is synthesized and secreted in the beta cells of the islets of Langerhans. Once insulin is synthesized, the beta cells ... The exposure of rat Langerhans islets to glucose for 1 hour is able to remarkably induce the intracellular proinsulin levels. ...

*Peptide YY

had found PYY-producing cells located in the islets of Langerhans in rats. They were observed either alone or co-localized with ...

*Proinsulin

The islets of Langerhans only secrete between 1% and 3% of proinsulin intact. However, because proinsulin has a longer half ... Proinsulin is the prohormone precursor to insulin made in the beta cells of the islets of Langerhans, specialized regions of ... The post translational modification of proinsulin to mature insulin only occurs in the beta cells of the islets of Langerhans. ...

*AMP-activated protein kinase

When blood glucose is high, insulin is released from the Islets of Langerhans. Insulin, among other things, will then ...

*TMSB10

2003). "Inflammatory mediators expressed in human islets of Langerhans: implications for islet transplantation". Biochem. ...

*Tetratricopeptide repeat protein 39B

TTC39B is expressed in a multitude of tissues: testis, lung, islets of langerhans, pancreas, kidney, pooled germ cell tumors, ...