TABLE 2

Islet number and insulin content in normal and RIP-HGF transgenic mouse islets used for the transplants in STZ-induced SCID diabetic mice

nIEIslet number per 250 IEIslet insulin (ng/IE)β-cells (%)
Normal8250204 ± 750 ± 591 ± 2
RIP-HGF8250189 ± 8*78 ± 993 ± 1
Transgenic
  • Data are means ± SE.

  • *

    * P = 0.16,

  • P = 0.024.