ISLET BIOLOGY

Transplantation of stem cell-derived pancreatic islet cells

A large fraction of patients with diabetes mellitus require insulin treatment to control glucose metabolism; however, this treatment brings risks of hypoglycaemia and provides suboptimal metabolic control. Transplantation of stem cell-derived pancreatic islet cells could be an ideal solution, which is approaching clinical translation.

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Lanzoni, G., Ricordi, C. Transplantation of stem cell-derived pancreatic islet cells. Nat Rev Endocrinol (2020). https://doi.org/10.1038/s41574-020-00430-9

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