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endocrine pancreas

The part of the pancreas that reacts to signals from the vascular system by secreting hormones, including insulin–B cells, glucagon–A cells, somatostatin–D cells, pancreatic polypeptide–PP cells, gastrin, etc Embryology The EP may arise embryologically from the neuroendocrine system. See Endocrinologist, Endocrinology. Cf Exocrine pancreas.
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Petrov, "Relationship between the exocrine and endocrine pancreas after acute pancreatitis," World Journal of Gastroenterology, vol.
However, the effects of DJB intervention upon the morphofunction of the endocrine pancreas are largely unknown.
In addition, alcohol influences the release and actions of the pituitary hormone prolactin (outlined in the sidebar "Alcohol and Prolactin") as well as of hormones produced and released in other tissues, such as the endocrine pancreas and the adipose tissue (reviewed in the sidebar "Alcohol and Other Endocrine Tissues").
In current study it is seen that sodium cyclamate induces histomorphological changes in endocrine pancreas. The pancreas of sodium cyclamate treated group was congested and the islets of langerhans showed change in shape and increase in area which led to increase in weight of pancreas.
Regulations of secretion and/or function of non-insulin peptides from the endocrine pancreas. (Basic research)
The programme will focus on two areas of interest - pre-clinical research on the function of non-insulin peptides secreted by the endocrine pancreas, exploring also the roles, functions and mechanisms of non-?
To engineer an endocrine pancreas, islet- and stem cells require an extracellular matrix (ECM) that provides specific archi- tecture, microstructure, and most importantly microvasculature to form the islet cell specific niche," he said.
Subsequent chapters cover nonneoplastic lesions, solid neoplasms of the exocrine pancreas, cystic neoplasms, solid neoplasms of the endocrine pancreas, primary mesenchymal and other rare neoplasms, and metastatic and secondary neoplasms.
The most common disorder of the endocrine pancreas is diabetes mellitus, a condition resulting in the abnormal metabolism of fats, proteins, and carbohydrates.
Estrogen and xenoestrogen actions on endocrine pancreas: from ion channel modulation to activation of nuclear function.