A simple method of staining fresh and cultured islets

Zuhair A. Latif, Jack Noel, Rodolfo Alejandro

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In this study, we describe the use of the zinc-binding substance diphenylthiocarbazone (dithizone, [DTZ]) to stain islets in vitro and demonstrate that this staining does not alter islet function in vitro or in vivo.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)827-830
Number of pages4
Issue number4
StatePublished - Apr 1988

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Transplantation

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