Islets have a lot of nerve! Or do they?

Cell Metabolism
Gerald J Taborsky


The autonomic nervous system influences insulin and glucagon secretion. In this issue, Rodriguez-Diaz et al. (2011) show that mouse and human islets differ in their innervation patterns, yet the effect of neural activation on islet hormone secretion is similar. Key questions raised by this species difference have potential relevance to diabetic therapeutics.


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