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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.

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.

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