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2010-07-28 14:34:57

With a single stimulatory molecule, human insulin-producing beta cell replication can be sustained for at least four weeks in a mouse model of diabetes.

2009-01-16 10:53:01

Researchers at the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, funded by JDRF, have discovered that adult beta cells have the ability to replicate with the help of a protein known as cdk6.

2009-01-14 06:15:10

Researchers at the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine have successfully induced human insulin-producing cells, known as beta cells, to replicate robustly in a living animal, as well as in the lab.


Word of the Day
dwale
  • The deadly nightshade, Atropa Belladonna, which possesses stupefying or poisonous properties.
  • A sleeping-potion; a soporific.
  • To mutter deliriously.
The word 'dwale' comes from an Old English word meaning 'error, doubt, delusion.'
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