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Engineering surrogate beta cells from primary hepatocytes

Project Member(s): Simpson, A.

Funding or Partner Organisation: Australian Diabetes Council (Australian Diabetes Council Diabetes Research Grants)

Start year: 2003

Summary: This project aims to create an artifical beta cell, that is capable of synthesising, storing and secreting insulin in response to physiological stimuli.

FOR Codes: Gene Therapy, Endocrine organs and diseases (incl. diabetes), Diabetes, Gene and Molecular Therapy