Special Issue "Fate of Pancreatic Islets in Type 2 Diabetes"
Deadline for manuscript submissions: 31 August 2021.
In the development of type 2 diabetes, the function and volume of pancreatic β-cells has been known as important factors. In particular, pancreatic β-cell mass is regulated by various factors. Recent studies revealed that dedifferentiation is associated with the regulation of pancreatic β-cell mass in addition to proliferation and apoptosis. This Special Issue of IJMS is focused on the molecular mechanisms of pancreatic β-cell fate, and aims to discuss underlying the mechanisms and downstream pathways involved in the pathogenesis of pancreatic β-cell failure. We welcome unique and creative basic research on the mechanisms of proliferation, apoptosis, transdifferentiation, neogenesis, and dedifferentiation of pancreatic β-cells. We look forward to your contributions.
Dr. Shunichiro Asahara
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- pancreatic β-cell