TABLE 1

Characteristics of experimental groups

GroupnInsulinTxDay of graft removalInsulin
Transplantation
Graft-removal
Blood glucose (mmol/l)Body weight (g)Blood glucose (mmol/l)Body weight (g)Blood glucose (mmol/l)Body weight (g)
17+332.4 ± 0.624.0 ± 0.721.9 ± 1.524.3 ± 0.8
29+1033.3 ± 0.023.4 ± 0.624.7 ± 2.224.5 ± 0.5
313+3032.3 ± 0.623.2 ± 0.424.7 ± 1.723.0 ± 0.6
48++329.8 ± 1.822.9 ± 0.74.2 ± 0.524.3 ± 0.83.7 ± 0.424.7 ± 0.7
510++1031.5 ± 1.221.7 ± 0.63.3 ± 0.525.1 ± 0.42.9 ± 0.325.4 ± 0.3
67++3030.7 ± 1.522.5 ± 0.54.5 ± 0.625.1 ± 0.47.1 ± 0.727.0 ± 0.2
Control66.3 ± 0.124.7 ± 0.26.5 ± 0.226.4 ± 0.26.9 ± 0.327.4 ± 0.2
  • Values are means ± SE. In the control group, the columns show body weight and blood glucose values determined in normal non-STZ injected, nontransplanted animals of similar age to STZ-injected and transplanted groups. Tx, islet transplantation.