February 2018
Vol 3, Issue 20

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ONLINE COVER Finding the Islets. Shown on the cover is the location of the human pancreas. Culina et al. show that although islet-reactive T cells are present in peripheral circulation in healthy individuals and in type 1 diabetics, these T cells home to the pancreas only in diabetic individuals. Their findings suggest that the ability of these islet-reactive T cells to infiltrate the pancreas is a hallmark of type 1 diabetes. [CREDIT: ISTOCK.COM/NERTHUZ]