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At approximately day 1

Glucagon, endorphin and pancreatic polypeptide cells become intermixed with insulin cells in the center of the islets by week 26.

Duration: 5 weeks


Hahn von Dorsche H, Falkmer S. 2000. Ontogenesis of human islets of Langerhans. Review of light and electron microscopic data, immunohistochemical and functional data on fetal development of the endocrine pancreas. Journal of Evolutionary Biochemistry and Physiology 36(6):701-718.