TABLE 1

Islet graft characteristics

PigImmuno-suppressionBody weight (kg)Graft insulin content (μg/kg recipient’s body weight)β-Cell mass (× 106/kg recipient’s body weight)Mass of islets (IE/kg recipient’s body weight)Packed cell volume (ml)
1Yes16.07.22.18,3521.50
2Yes23.08.81.96,4982.00
3Yes25.56.32.511,4002.00
4Yes21.511.54.912,4162.00
5Yes22.512.73.319,0012.00
6Yes23.59.63.310,5221.75
7No26.511.31.416,0642.25
8No20.020.65.717,4392.00
9No22.59.92.57,4091.50
10No15.013.12.114,2171.75
11No18.018.92.718,9121.75
12No14.015.73.910,4051.50
13No21.57.73.79,5571.75
Means ± SE20.8 ± 1.011.8 ± 1.23.1 ± 0.312,476 ± 1,1461.8 ± 0.1