Stem-cell therapy for diabetes cure: how close are we?

Abstract

Transplantation of insulin-producing cells offers a promising therapy to treat diabetes. However, due to the limited number of donor islet cells available, researchers are looking for different sources of pancreatic islet progenitor or stem cells. A stem cell with extensive proliferative ability may provide a valuable source of islet progenitor cells… (More)

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@article{Hardikar2006StemcellTF, title={Stem-cell therapy for diabetes cure: how close are we?}, author={Anandwardhan A. Hardikar and Justin G. Lees and Kuldip Singh Sidhu and Emily Colvin and Bernard Edward Tuch}, journal={Current stem cell research & therapy}, year={2006}, volume={1 3}, pages={425-36} }