Evidence of increased islet cell proliferation in patients with recent-onset type 1 diabetes.
Richardson, Sarah J.
Foulis, Alan K.
Morgan, Noel G.
In adults, the rate of beta cell replication is normally very low, but recent evidence suggests that it may increase during insulitis. We therefore studied tissue from donors with recent-onset type 1 diabetes to establish whether islet cell proliferation is increased during the disease process.
addresses: Institute of Biomedical and Clinical Science, Peninsula College of Medicine and Dentistry (University of Exeter), Tamar Science Park, Derriford, Plymouth, UK.
The final publication is available at link.springer.com/article/10.1007%2Fs00125-010-1817-6
Diabetologia, 2010, Vol. 53, Issue 9, pp. 2020 - 2028
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