Tumor necrosis factor-alpha production by human islets leads to postisolation cell death.

@article{Hanley2006TumorNF,
  title={Tumor necrosis factor-alpha production by human islets leads to postisolation cell death.},
  author={Stephen C Hanley and Shuqing Liu and M. G. Lipsett and Mauro Castellarin and Lawrence Rosenberg and Jean L Tchervenkov and Steven Paraskevas},
  journal={Transplantation},
  year={2006},
  volume={82 6},
  pages={813-8}
}
BACKGROUND Recent successes in islet transplantation highlight the importance of islet isolation by experienced centers and minimization of cell injury as crucial to the achievement of insulin independence. Islet injury may manifest as cell death by apoptosis, shorter graft survival, and the need for retransplantation. Although an inflammatory cytokine… CONTINUE READING