Osmotic and cryoprotectant permeation characteristics of islet cells isolated from the newborn pig pancreas.

@article{Fedorow2001OsmoticAC,
  title={Osmotic and cryoprotectant permeation characteristics of islet cells isolated from the newborn pig pancreas.},
  author={Christine A Fedorow and Locksley E. McGann and Gregory S. Korbutt and Gina R. Rayat and Ray V. Rajotte and Jonathan Rt Lakey},
  journal={Cell transplantation},
  year={2001},
  volume={10 7},
  pages={651-659}
}
The development of effective protocols for the low-temperature banking of pancreatic islets is an important step in islet transplantation for the treatment of type I diabetes mellitus. We have been exploring the use of islets from the newborn pig as an alternative source of tissue for transplantation. Current cryopreservation protocols are empirically… CONTINUE READING