Cell therapy for diabetes using piscine islet tissue.


The islet tissue, called Brockmann bodies, in certain teleost fish is anatomically distinct from the pancreatic exocrine tissue and can be easily identified macroscopically. Expensive islet isolation procedures, such as required when procuring islet tissue from mammalian pancreases, are unnecessary. Tilapia islets transplanted into diabetic athymic nude… (More)


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@article{Wright2001CellTF, title={Cell therapy for diabetes using piscine islet tissue.}, author={J. R. Wright and Bill Pohajdak}, journal={Cell transplantation}, year={2001}, volume={10 2}, pages={125-43} }