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Journal of Transplantation
Volume 2012, Article ID 736491, 11 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2012/736491
Review Article

Stem Cells as a Tool to Improve Outcomes of Islet Transplantation

1Section of Pediatric Endocrinology and Diabetology, Department of Pediatrics, Indiana University School of Medicine, Indianapolis, IN 46202, USA
2Section of Endocrinology and Metabolism, Department of Medicine, Indiana University School of Medicine, Indianapolis, IN 46202, USA
3Department of Cellular and Integrative Physiology, Indiana University School of Medicine, Indianapolis, IN 46202, USA
4The Herman B Wells Center for Pediatric Research, Indiana University School of Medicine, Indianapolis, IN 46202, USA

Received 17 May 2012; Accepted 2 July 2012

Academic Editor: Thierry Berney

Copyright © 2012 Emily Sims and Carmella Evans-Molina. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

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