Archives for September 2015

09/10/2015

Today, Bo Ahren (Lund University), is highlighting a paper

Human islet function following 20 years of cryogenic biobanking. Jocelyn E. Manning Fox, et al. Diabetologia. 2015;58:1503-1512.Long-term preservation of islets is important both to generate a sufficient number of islets for transplantation and to allow multiple donor transplants with simplified logistics. It is also important to meet the increased demand for human islets for research purposes. Such long-term preservation may be achieved by biobanking and, in a recent article, Dr Manning Fox and collaborators showed that low-temperature biobanking offers such a possibility. …