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Using genomics and systems biology to address complex problems: Pancreatic beta cell apoptosis in Diabetes mellitus

Decio L. Eizirik
Laboratory of Experimental Medicine, Université Libre de Bruxelles, Brussels, Belgium
In the present text the author briefly discusses the use of the systems biology approach to understand complex human diseases, taking as an example type 1 diabetes mellitus (T1DM). In the course of this discussion, a definition of the systems biology approach is presented and its potential impact on the 3Rs commented.

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