Beta cell adaptation in pregnancy: a tribute to Claes Hellerström

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Beta cell adaptation in pregnancy : a tribute to Claes Hellerström. / Nielsen, Jens Høiriis.

I: Upsala Journal of Medical Sciences, Bind 121, Nr. 2, 05.2016, s. 151-154.

Publikation: Bidrag til tidsskriftReviewForskningfagfællebedømt

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Nielsen, JH 2016, 'Beta cell adaptation in pregnancy: a tribute to Claes Hellerström', Upsala Journal of Medical Sciences, bind 121, nr. 2, s. 151-154. https://doi.org/10.3109/03009734.2016.1165776

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Nielsen, J. H. (2016). Beta cell adaptation in pregnancy: a tribute to Claes Hellerström. Upsala Journal of Medical Sciences, 121(2), 151-154. https://doi.org/10.3109/03009734.2016.1165776

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Nielsen JH. Beta cell adaptation in pregnancy: a tribute to Claes Hellerström. Upsala Journal of Medical Sciences. 2016 maj;121(2):151-154. https://doi.org/10.3109/03009734.2016.1165776

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Nielsen, Jens Høiriis. / Beta cell adaptation in pregnancy : a tribute to Claes Hellerström. I: Upsala Journal of Medical Sciences. 2016 ; Bind 121, Nr. 2. s. 151-154.

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