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Pancreatic islets: Methods for isolation and purification of juvenile and adult pig islets

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The current situation of organ transplantation is mainly determined by the disbalance between the number of available organs and the number of patients on the waiting list. This obvious dilemma might be solved by the transplantation of porcine organs into human patients. The metabolic similarities which exist between both species made pancreatic islets of Langerhans to that donor tissue which will be most likely transplanted in human recipients. Nevertheless, the successful isolation of signi...

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10.1007/978-3-319-39824-2_4

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University of Oxford
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Medical Sciences
Department:
Surgical Sciences
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
Medical Sciences
Department:
Surgical Sciences
Oxford college:
St Edmund Hall
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MSD
Department:
Surgical Sciences
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Springer Publisher's website
Pages:
35-55
Series:
Advances in Experimental Medicine and Biology
Host title:
Advances in Experimental Medicine and Biology
Publication date:
2016-09-02
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EISSN:
2214-8019
ISSN:
0065-2598
Pmid:
27586421
Source identifiers:
641923
ISBN:
9783319398242
Language:
English
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2018-08-28

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