Example sentences for: islets

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  • By semi-quantitative scoring, both the intensity and the area of Ogg1 staining were significantly increased (P < 0.05 and P < 0.02, respectively) in islets from the type 2 diabetic subjects compared to the healthy controls (Fig.

  • Because our method is based solely on extracellular factor modulation, in the absence of genetic manipulations, it could serve as the basis for developing replacement islets from a wide range of human stem cells, including neural stem cells and ES cells.

  • This study demonstrates that the enzyme Ogg1, which is involved in the repair of oxidative DNA damage, is up-regulated in the islets of patients with type 2 diabetes.

  • While insulin release by IPCs produced here appears to be glucose-sensitive, both in vitro and in vivo, future work should elaborate whether IPC insulin is stored in dense-core secretory vesicles, and whether secretogogues or secretion potentiators other than glucose (like amino acids or sulfonylureas) stimulate insulin release by IPCs, like in pancreatic islets.

  • The activity of K ATP can be regulated by changes in intracellular concentration of ATP and/or ATP/ADP ratio [ 9 ] . In order to examine whether PMA decrease β-cell ATP concentration, we measured ATP content of rat islets, and results indicated that PMA did not change ATP levels in islets (Table 1).


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