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NEW YORK (GenomeWeb) – By sequencing the genomes of rare, benign, insulin-producing pancreatic tumors, researchers have started to tease out the genes and pathways that jumpstart insulin-pumping beta cell expansion.

"For the first time, we have a genomic recipe — an actual wiring diagram in molecular terms — that demonstrates how beta cells replicate," senior author Andrew Stewart, director of the Icahn School of Medicine's Diabetes, Obesity, and Metabolism Institute at Mount Sinai, said in a statement.

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