Contributed by Beta Cell Biology Consortium on Mar. 10, 2005
In the center of the panel are shown the four major cell types along with a fifth cell type ? the ghrelin-producing ε-cell. The islet on the left illustrates an idealized distribution of α, β, δ and PP cells. The islet on the right represents an islet that includes ε-cells (purple). Note that the ε-cells are located on the periphery of the islet.
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