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Journal of Diabetes Research
Volume 2013, Article ID 429154, 10 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2013/429154
Research Article

Maternal Rat Diabetes Mellitus Deleteriously Affects Insulin Sensitivity and Beta-Cell Function in the Offspring

1Cell Biology and Histochemistry Division, Zoology Department, Faculty of Science, South Valley University, Qena, Egypt
2Physiology Division, Zoology Department, Faculty of Science, Beni-Suef University, Salah Salem Street, P.O. Box 62514, Beni-Suef, Egypt
3Faculty of Oral and Dental Medicine, Nahda University, New Beni-Suef City, Beni-Suef, Egypt
4Diabetes Research Institute, Düsseldorf, Germany

Received 15 February 2013; Revised 9 May 2013; Accepted 19 May 2013

Academic Editor: Sonia Eiras Penas

Copyright © 2013 Abdel-Baset M. Aref 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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