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Researchers Use Fruit Flies To Unlock Mysteries Of human Diabetes
2014-08-11 03:05:27

For the first time, the tiny fruit fly can be used to study how mutations associated with the development of diabetes affect the production and secretion of the vital hormone insulin.

2011-10-12 23:15:46

As a person ages, the ability of their beta cells to divide and make new beta cells declines.

2011-10-12 23:13:14

Researchers at the Stanford University School of Medicine have identified a key molecular pathway responsible for the natural decrease in the proliferation of insulin-producing cells that occurs as a person ages.


Word of the Day
saggar
  • A ceramic container used inside a fuel-fired kiln to protect pots from the flame.
The word 'saggar' may come from 'safeguard'.
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