Search for dissertations about: "Pseudoislets"

Found 2 swedish dissertations containing the word Pseudoislets.

  1. 1. Role of Cell-cell Interactions and Palmitate on β-cells Function

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Acta Universitatis Upsaliensis

    Author : Azazul Islam Chowdhury; Uppsala universitet.; [2014]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Metabolism; PI3K; Pseudoislets; Human islets; SOCS; PIAS; Biology with specialization in Molecular Biology; Biologi med inriktning mot molekylärbiologi;

    Abstract : The islets of Langerhans secrets insulin in response to fluctuations of blood glucose level and efficient secretion requires extensive intra-islet communication. Secretory failure from islets is one of the hallmark in progression of type 2 diabetes. READ MORE

  2. 2. In vivo regulation of pancreatic beta cell function

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Karolinska Institutet, Dept of Molecular Medicine and Surgery

    Author : Pim Pieter van Krieken; Karolinska Institutet.; Karolinska Institutet.; [2018]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES;

    Abstract : Pancreatic beta cells within the islets of Langerhans contribute to the regulation of glucose homeostasis by secretion of insulin, a hormone that stimulates the uptake of glucose by liver, muscle and fat tissue. In response to variations in insulin demand, the beta cell population can adapt by (1) changing the total beta cell mass, and (2) modulating the functional capacity of individual beta cells. READ MORE