Immunomodulatory Properties of Pancreatic Islet-Derived Stem Cells Co-Cultured with T cells: Does It Contribute to the Pathogenesis of Type 1 Diabetes?

Sariboyaci A. E., Demircan P. C., Gacar G., Unal Z. S., Erman G., Karaöz E.

EXPERIMENTAL AND CLINICAL ENDOCRINOLOGY & DIABETES, vol.122, no.3, pp.179-189, 2014 (SCI-Expanded) identifier identifier identifier


Background: Previously, we isolated stem cells from rat pancreatic islets (rPI-SCs) with similar characteristics of bone-marrow derived-mesenchymal stem cells (MSCs). We aimed to investigate the immunomodulatory effects of them on stimulated T-cells.