1. Human Islets Have Fewer Blood Vessels than Mouse Islets and the Density of Islet Vascular Structures Is Increased in Type 2 Diabetes. Brissova M, Shostak A, Fligner CL, Revetta FL, Washington MK, Powers AC, Hull RL (2015) J Histochem Cytochem 63(8): 637-45
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  2. Human islet preparations distributed for research exhibit a variety of insulin-secretory profiles. Kayton NS, Poffenberger G, Henske J, Dai C, Thompson C, Aramandla R, Shostak A, Nicholson W, Brissova M, Bush WS, Powers AC (2015) Am J Physiol Endocrinol Metab 308(7): E592-602
    › Primary publication · 25648831 (PubMed) · PMC4385877 (PubMed Central)
  3. Vascular endothelial growth factor coordinates islet innervation via vascular scaffolding. Reinert RB, Cai Q, Hong JY, Plank JL, Aamodt K, Prasad N, Aramandla R, Dai C, Levy SE, Pozzi A, Labosky PA, Wright CV, Brissova M, Powers AC (2014) Development 141(7): 1480-91
    › Primary publication · 24574008 (PubMed) · PMC3957372 (PubMed Central)
  4. The MafA transcription factor becomes essential to islet β-cells soon after birth. Hang Y, Yamamoto T, Benninger RK, Brissova M, Guo M, Bush W, Piston DW, Powers AC, Magnuson M, Thurmond DC, Stein R (2014) Diabetes 63(6): 1994-2005
    › Citation · 24520122 (PubMed) · PMC4030115 (PubMed Central)
  5. Pancreas development in humans. Pan FC, Brissova M (2014) Curr Opin Endocrinol Diabetes Obes 21(2): 77-82
    › Primary publication · 24569548 (PubMed) · PMC4753768 (PubMed Central)
  6. Islet microenvironment, modulated by vascular endothelial growth factor-A signaling, promotes β cell regeneration. Brissova M, Aamodt K, Brahmachary P, Prasad N, Hong JY, Dai C, Mellati M, Shostak A, Poffenberger G, Aramandla R, Levy SE, Powers AC (2014) Cell Metab 19(3): 498-511
    › Primary publication · 24561261 (PubMed) · PMC4012856 (PubMed Central)
  7. Interleukin-6 amplifies glucagon secretion: coordinated control via the brain and pancreas. Barnes TM, Otero YF, Elliott AD, Locke AD, Malabanan CM, Coldren AG, Brissova M, Piston DW, McGuinness OP (2014) Am J Physiol Endocrinol Metab 307(10): E896-905
    › Citation · 25205821 (PubMed) · PMC4233256 (PubMed Central)
  8. Automated quantification of pancreatic β-cell mass. Golson ML, Bush WS, Brissova M (2014) Am J Physiol Endocrinol Metab 306(12): E1460-7
    › Primary publication · 24760991 (PubMed) · PMC4059986 (PubMed Central)
  9. Vascular endothelial growth factor-a and islet vascularization are necessary in developing, but not adult, pancreatic islets. Reinert RB, Brissova M, Shostak A, Pan FC, Poffenberger G, Cai Q, Hundemer GL, Kantz J, Thompson CS, Dai C, McGuinness OP, Powers AC (2013) Diabetes 62(12): 4154-64
    › Primary publication · 23884891 (PubMed) · PMC3837071 (PubMed Central)
  10. Pancreatic islet vasculature adapts to insulin resistance through dilation and not angiogenesis. Dai C, Brissova M, Reinert RB, Nyman L, Liu EH, Thompson C, Shostak A, Shiota M, Takahashi T, Powers AC (2013) Diabetes 62(12): 4144-53
    › Primary publication · 23630302 (PubMed) · PMC3837044 (PubMed Central)