Pancreatic stem cells.

  title={Pancreatic stem cells.},
  author={Susan Bonner-Weir and Arun Sharma},
  journal={The Journal of pathology},
  volume={197 4},
beta-cell replacement therapy via islet transplantation has had renewed interest, due to the recent improved success. In order to make such a therapy available to more than a few of the thousands of patients with diabetes, new sources of insulin-producing cells must be readily available. The recent conceptual revolution of the presence of adult pluripotent stem cells in bone marrow and in most, if not all, organs suggests that adult stem cells may be a potential source of insulin-producing… CONTINUE READING