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Table 1 Insulin secretion of non-cryopreserved non-encapsulated, non-cryopreserved encapsulated and cryopreserved encapsulated rat islets in a static incubation assay before, 12 and 56 weeks after transplantation

From: Long-term graft function of cryostored alginate encapsulated rat islets

  Non-encapsulated Non-cryopreserved encapsulated Cryopreserved encapsulated
Time Basal
(ng/islet/1,5h)
Stimulated
(ng/islet/1,5h)
Basal
(ng/islet/1,5h)
Stimulated
(ng/islet/1,5h)
Basal
(ng/islet/1,5h)
Stimulated
(ng/islet/1,5h)
before 2.9 ± 1.0 22.1 ± 5.5 2.1 ± 0.3 15.8 ± 4.6 2.0 ± 0.6 16.5 ± 4.0
*12 weeks - - 1.8 ± 0.5 15.1 ± 2.7 2.0 ± 0.7 14.9 ± 2.1
*56 weeks - - 1.9 ± 0.6 15.7 ± 4.3 2.2 ± 0.4 15.1 ± 4.3
  1. Data are given as mean ± SE; n = 3 independent experiments; *Measurements were performed after retrieval