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Cell Microencapsulation

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    Book Overview
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    Chapter 1 Cell Microencapsulation
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    Chapter 2 Applications of Cell Microencapsulation
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    Chapter 3 Cell Microencapsulation: Dripping Methods
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    Chapter 4 Field Effect Microparticle Generation for Cell Microencapsulation
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    Chapter 5 Microfluidic Approach to Cell Microencapsulation
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    Chapter 6 Polymeric Materials for Cell Microencapsulation
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    Chapter 7 Polymeric Materials for Perm-Selective Coating of Alginate Microbeads
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    Chapter 8 Determination of the Mechanical Strength of Microcapsules
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    Chapter 9 The Diffusive Properties of Hydrogel Microcapsules for Cell Encapsulation
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    Chapter 10 Methods for Incorporating Oxygen-Generating Biomaterials into Cell Culture and Microcapsule Systems
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    Chapter 11 Noninvasive Tracking of Alginate-Microencapsulated Cells
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    Chapter 12 Retrieval of Microencapsulated Islet Grafts for Post-transplant Evaluation
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    Chapter 13 A Method of Porcine Pancreatic Islet Isolation for Microencapsulation
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    Chapter 14 Selective Osmotic Shock (SOS)-Based Islet Isolation for Microencapsulation
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    Chapter 15 Preparation and Characterization of Alginate–Chitosan Microcapsule for Hepatocyte Culture
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    Chapter 16 Use of Flow Focusing Technique for Microencapsulation of Myoblasts
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    Chapter 17 Alginate Microbeads for Cell and Protein Delivery
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    Chapter 18 Compartmentalization of Two Cell Types in Multilayered Alginate Microcapsules
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    Chapter 19 Primary Choroid Plexus Tissue for Use in Cellular Therapy
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    Chapter 20 Cell Microencapsulation
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    Chapter 21 Microencapsulated Cells for Cancer Therapy
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    Chapter 22 Microencapsulation of Bacterial Cells by Emulsion Technique for Probiotic Application
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    Chapter 23 Microencapsulation of Islets for the Treatment of Type 1 Diabetes Mellitus (T1D)
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    Chapter 24 Cell Microencapsulation
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    Chapter 25 Microencapsulation in Clinical Islet Xenotransplantation
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    Chapter 26 Methods for Microencapsulated Porcine Islet Production
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    Chapter 27 Microencapsulation of Parathyroid Cells for the Treatment of Hypoparathyroidism
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Chapter title
Selective Osmotic Shock (SOS)-Based Islet Isolation for Microencapsulation
Chapter number 14
Book title
Cell Microencapsulation
Published in
Methods in molecular biology, January 2017
DOI 10.1007/978-1-4939-6364-5_14
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Book ISBNs
978-1-4939-6362-1, 978-1-4939-6364-5
Authors

Kevin Enck, John Patrick McQuilling, Giuseppe Orlando, Riccardo Tamburrini, Sittadjody Sivanandane, Emmanuel C. Opara

Editors

Emmanuel C. Opara

Abstract

Islet transplantation (IT) has recently been shown to be a promising alternative to pancreas transplantation for reversing diabetes. IT requires the isolation of the islets from the pancreas, and these islets can be used to fabricate a bio-artificial pancreas. Enzymatic digestion is the current gold standard procedure for islet isolation but has lingering concerns. One such concern is that it has been shown to damage the islets due to nonselective tissue digestion. This chapter provides a detailed description of a nonenzymatic method that we are exploring in our lab as an alternative to current enzymatic digestion procedures for islet isolation from human and nonhuman pancreatic tissues. This method is based on selective destruction and protection of specific cell types and has been shown to leave the extracellular matrix (ECM) of islets intact, which may thus enhance islet viability and functionality. We also show that these SOS-isolated islets can be microencapsulated for transplantation.

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