Journal of the Pancreas is one of the most accessed indexed journals on Pancreas. All the published articles of the journal are included in the following indexing sites: Index Medicus, MEDLINE, PubMed, EBSCO, EMBASE, Scopus, and in DOAJ.
Pancreas is glandular organ of digestive system as well as endocrine system. It is located in the abdomen. It is about six inches long and is shaped like a flat pear. During the exocrine function, pancreases secrete pancreatic juice containing digestive enzymes which helps digestion and absorption of nutrients in the small intestine. As an endocrine gland, pancreas produces many hormones including insulin, glucagon, somatostatin, and pancreatic polypeptide which are secreted in the blood. The part of the pancreas with endocrine function is made up of clusters of cells called islets of Langerhans.
Journal of the Pancreas has been acquired and being published by one of the leading Open Access publishers in the world i.e. OMICS International. OMICS International has been successful in managing more than 700+ peer-reviewed journals with the help of 50,000+ editorial board members, serving the requirements of 15 million readers. Along with open access publication, OMICS Group has been successful in organizing International conferences around the globe annually. With a vision to make healthcare and scientific information open access OMICS Group has team up with more than 100 renowned associations worldwide.
Last date updated on June, 2014