Mean β cell lifespan

Range ~6 Months
Organism Rat Rattus norvegicus
Reference Manesso E, Toffolo GM, Butler AE, Butler PC, Cobelli C. Shortened {beta}-cell lifespan leads to {beta}-cell deficit in a rodent model of type 2 diabetes. Am J Physiol Endocrinol Metab. 2011 May300(5):E933-8 p.E937 left column top paragraphPubMed ID21343541
Method To address the general problem of estimating mean ß-cell age and lifespan, researchers proposed the classical McKendrick-von Foester equation used in population dynamics (Caswell H. Matrix Population Models. Sunderland, MA: Sinauer Associates, 1989).
Comments See BNID 109228
Entered by Uri M
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