TABLE 3

Islet functional glucose responsiveness

GroupsStimulated insulin secretion (μU insulin · islet−1 · h−1)% Insulin contentStimulation index
Control13 ± 23 ± 15.5 ± 1.5
SOD mimic14 ± 23 ± 0.55.8 ± 1
  • Data are means ± SE of five islet preparations. Stimulated insulin secretion values are obtained by subtracting basal from 20 mmol/l glucose-induced insulin release.