Published in Blood Weekly, January 14th, 2010
"To overcome this obstacle, we established the practice of islet and mesenchymal stem cells (MSCs) coculture. This coculture condition improved the ATP (adenosine-5'-triphosphate)/ADP (adenosine-5'-diphosphate) ratio and insulin secretory function in vitro. It is believed that the enhancement of islet quality in islet-MSCs cocultures may be caused by the secretion of active agents by MSCs....
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