Toward Engineering a Novel Transplantation Site for Human Pancreatic Islets

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Islet transplantation is a promising therapy for treatment of type 1 diabetes. A real breakthrough was reported when the Edmonton protocol was introduced in 2000. This protocol induced insulin independence in diabetic patients for 1 year (1). Although these clinical islet transplantations demonstrated the application of the technique, the long-term function… (More)
DOI: 10.2337/db12-1553

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