Image of the Day: Over the Islet Rainbow

Scientists have constructed three-dimensional maps depicting the size and location of insulin-producing islet cells in the mouse pancreas.

Jun 13, 2017
The Scientist Staff

This video is based on optical tomographic imaging and depicts the size and location of islet cells throughout a healthy mouse pancreas.

ULF AHLGREN 

       See S. Parween et al., “Spatial and quantitative datasets of the pancreatic β-cell mass distribution in lean and obese mice,” Scientific Data, doi:10.1038/sdata.2017.31, 2017.