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Pancreatic β-cell heterogeneity revisited

Two analyses of insulin-producing β-cells reveal differences in what has long been considered a homogeneous population. These differences might reflect changes during maturation or ageing, or distinct cell lineages. See Letter p.430

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Figure 1: Separating β-cell subtypes.


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Bonner-Weir, S., Aguayo-Mazzucato, C. Pancreatic β-cell heterogeneity revisited. Nature 535, 365–366 (2016).

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