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Treatment with alloxan destroys

a)

STH cells

b)

Alpha cells of islets of Langerhans

c)

Beta cells of islets of Langerhans

d)

Cells of Leydig


Question ID - 6501 | Toppr Answer

Treatment with alloxan destroys

a)

STH cells

b)

Alpha cells of islets of Langerhans

c)

Beta cells of islets of Langerhans

d)

Cells of Leydig

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Answer Key : (c) -

(c)

Alloxan is an oxidation product of uric acid that is found in the human intestine in diarrhea. It induces diabetes experimentally by selective destruction of pancreatic beta cells.



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