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Science. 1980 Nov 21;210(4472):908-10.

Microencapsulated islets as bioartificial endocrine pancreas.

Abstract

Single implantation of microencapsulated islets into rats with streptozotocin-induced diabetes corrected the diabetic state for 2 to 3 weeks. The microencapsulated islets remained morphologically and functionally intact throughout long-term culture studies lasting over 15 weeks.

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