Fraction of pancreatic islets (islets of Langerhans) out of total pancreas volume

Range ~4.487 %
Organism Human Homo sapiens
Reference Ionescu-Tirgoviste C et al., A 3D map of the islet routes throughout the healthy human pancreas. Sci Rep. 2015 Sep 29 5: 14634. doi: 10.1038/srep14634. p.5 3rd paragraphPubMed ID26417671
Comments P.5 3rd paragraph: "Finally, [investigators'] estimate for the islet percentage from the pancreas total volume (45 cm^3) showed an approximate value of 4.487%. The average islet percentage between sections (B1–B4) showed a value of 1.12 ± 0.3% (see Table 3)."
Entered by Uri M
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