Wednesday, December 30, 2015

Transplant islets of Langerhans cells for the treatment of type I diabetes.. Beta cells responsible for the secretion of the hormone insulin



There is a specific type of cells in the islands of Langerhans, called beta cells the cells responsible for the secretion of the hormone insulin, which is found Islands of Langerhans.Instead of each pancreas transplant it is the extraction of these islands and implanted in the body. In fact in the beginning there were many difficulties of this technology but that the search for other new techniques to extract and transplant islets of Langerhans cells and newer and better drugs to make this promising therapeutic policy in the future.