Please use this identifier to cite or link to this item: http://scholarbank.nus.edu.sg/handle/10635/29495
Title: Xenotransplantation of neonatal porcine islets and Sertoli cells into nonimmunosuppressed streptozotocin-induced diabetic rats
Authors: Wang, D.Z.
Khoo, A. 
Calne, R. 
Isaac, J.R. 
Lee, K.O. 
Salto-Tellez, M. 
Skinner, S.
Elliot, R.
Garkavenko, O.
Escobar, L.
Issue Date: 2005
Citation: Wang, D.Z., Khoo, A., Calne, R., Isaac, J.R., Lee, K.O., Salto-Tellez, M., Skinner, S., Elliot, R., Garkavenko, O., Escobar, L. (2005). Xenotransplantation of neonatal porcine islets and Sertoli cells into nonimmunosuppressed streptozotocin-induced diabetic rats. Transplantation Proceedings 37 (1) : 470-471. ScholarBank@NUS Repository.
Abstract: The testis has been shown to be a privileged site for transplantation of allogenic islets in rodents, and the testicular cell aggregates are thought to confer this immunologic privilege. Recently, a group in Mexico reported transplantation of cocultured neonatal porcine islets and Sertoli cells resulting in insulin independence in nonimmunosuppressed type 1 diabetes patients. We have transplanted similar islets alone (naked islets) or cocultured islets with Sertoli cells (islet/Sertoli cells) into an omental site and other locations of nonimmunosuppressed, streptozotocin-induced diabetic male Sprague Dawley (SD) rats. Histologic examination showed viable neonatal porcine islets survived in xenografted rodents for at least 2 days, and some glucagon and inhibin stained cells appear to have survived for 4 days posttransplantation. However, histological examination did not demonstrate any difference in xenograft survival in the islets/Sertoli cells mixture compared to naked islets when transplanted into these nonimmunosuppressed diabetic rats. © 2005 by Elsevier Inc. All rights reserved.
Source Title: Transplantation Proceedings
URI: http://scholarbank.nus.edu.sg/handle/10635/29495
ISSN: 00411345
Appears in Collections:Staff Publications

Show full item record
Files in This Item:
There are no files associated with this item.

SCOPUSTM   
Citations

15
checked on Mar 6, 2018

WEB OF SCIENCETM
Citations

13
checked on May 8, 2018

Page view(s)

203
checked on Oct 28, 2018

Google ScholarTM

Check


Items in DSpace are protected by copyright, with all rights reserved, unless otherwise indicated.