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How Pancreas Injuries Can Cause Cancer in Mice
A key mutation turns healing cells into cancer promoters.
How Pancreas Injuries Can Cause Cancer in Mice
How Pancreas Injuries Can Cause Cancer in Mice

A key mutation turns healing cells into cancer promoters.

A key mutation turns healing cells into cancer promoters.

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Reprogrammed Cells Treat Diabetes in Mice
Abby Olena, PhD | May 2, 2018 | 3 min read
Researchers used a trio of transcription factors to transform pancreatic duct cells in vivo into β-like cells that secrete insulin and improve diabetes symptoms.
Contributors
The Scientist Staff | Feb 1, 2012 | 3 min read
Meet some of the people featured in the February 2012 issue of The Scientist.
On the Menu
Mary Beth Aberlin | Feb 1, 2012 | 3 min read
Digestion on the cellular level: two mysteries examined
Calcium and the Pancreas
Ole H. Petersen, Oleg V. Gerasimenko, and Julia V. Gerasimenko | Feb 1, 2012 | 1 min read
Normal pancreatic function depends on the precise flow of calcium within and into the acinar cells of the organ. 
The War Within
Ole H. Petersen, Oleg V. Gerasimenko, and Julia V. Gerasimenko | Feb 1, 2012 | 9 min read
Unraveling the molecular causes of acute pancreatitis—a potentially deadly disease in which the pancreas essentially digests itself—is yielding clues to how it might be treated.
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