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International Journal of Endocrinology
Volume 2012 (2012), Article ID 139787, 3 pages
Islet Cell Biology, Regeneration, and Transplantation
1Schulze Diabetes Institute, Department of Surgery, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN 55455, USA
2Alpha Hospital and Research Center, Institute of Diabetes and Endocrinology, Madurai, Tamilnadu 625009, India
3Division of Endocrinology, Metabolism, and Diabetes, Department of Medicine, University of Colorado School of Medicine, Aurora, CO 80045, USA
4Baylor Simmons Transplant Institute, Baylor University Medical Center, Dallas, TX 75246, USA
Received 2 December 2012; Accepted 2 December 2012
Copyright © 2012 A. N. Balamurugan et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.
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