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Title The islets of Langerhans / Md. Shahidul Islam, editor
Published Dordrecht ; London : Springer, ©2010


Description 1 online resource (xix, 798 pages) : illustrations
Series Advances in experimental medicine and biology, 0065-2598 ; 654
Advances in experimental medicine and biology ; 654. 0065-2598
Contents 880-01 Preface; Contents; Contributors; 1 Microscopic Anatomy of the Human Islet of Langerhans; 2 The Comparative Anatomy of Islets; 3 Approaches for Imaging Islets: Recent Advances and Future Prospects; 4 Islet Cell Development; 5 High Fat Programming of ß-Cell Failure; 6 Nutrient Regulation of Insulin Secretion and ß-Cell Functional Integrity; 7 Electrophysiology of Islet Cells; 8 ATP-Sensitive Potassium Channels in Health and Disease; 9 Role of Mitochondria in ß-cell Function and Dysfunction; 10 Basement Membrane in Pancreatic Islet Function; 11 Calcium Signaling in the Islets
880-01/(S 6.7 Mechanisms Underlying β-Cell Actions of Amino Acids
Summary This book is a unique and thoughtful blend of critical background information and advances made in a multitude of areas of contemporary islet research. It is an essential reference book, the first of its kind in many years, for professionals as well as for the beginners interested in the study of islet physiology and diabetes. The book is unique in its breadth: it deals with anatomy, histology, ultra-structure, evolution and comparative anatomy, imaging, developmental biology, programming, apoptosis, mitochondrial function, metabolism, cellular signaling, electrophysiology, oscillation of horm
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes English
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Subject Islands of Langerhans -- Pathophysiology
Islands of Langerhans -- Molecular aspects
Endocrine glands -- Surgery.
Endocrine glands.
Digestive organs.
Surgery, Operative.
Transplantation of organs, tissues, etc.
Islets of Langerhans
Islets of Langerhans Transplantation
Endocrine Surgical Procedures
Cell Transplantation
Endocrine Glands
Digestive System
Endocrine System
Surgical Procedures, Operative
Analytical, Diagnostic and Therapeutic Techniques and Equipment
Tissue Transplantation
Organ Transplantation
Animal Structures
MEDICAL -- Nutrition.
Sciences de la vie.
Digestive organs
Endocrine glands
Endocrine glands -- Surgery
Surgery, Operative
Transplantation of organs, tissues, etc.
Form Electronic book
Author Islam, Md. Shahidul, 1956-
LC no. 2009941948
ISBN 9789048132713