Experimental models are key for understanding mechanistic aspects of diabetes and for developing better medicines. The probably most common diabetes disease model to date involves the destruction of insulin-producing cells in the pancreas by the use of the toxic compound streptozotocin, STZ. Now researchers at Umeå University and the Karolinska Institute present new data that challenges important aspects of this model.
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