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Swapping Alpha Cells for Beta Cells To Treat Diabetes

News   Mar 02, 2021 | Original story from UT Southwestern Medical Center

 
Swapping Alpha Cells for Beta Cells To Treat Diabetes

Left is a healthy islet with many insulin-producing cells (green) and few glucagon-producing cells (red). Right, this situation is altered in a diabetic islet with a heavy preponderance of glucagon-producing cells (red) and very few insulin-producing cells (green). Credit: UT Southwestern Medical Center

 
 
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