Published in Blood Weekly, March 16th, 2000
Pigs are being used as an alternative source of tissues for humans. Thus, H.S. Deol and colleagues expressed their interest in the xenotransplantation of fetal pig islet-like cell clusters (ICC) into type I diabetic patients ("Effect of interleukin-10 on human anti-porcine xenogeneic cellular response in vitro," Transplantation, January 15, 2000;69(1):112-119).
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