Replacement pancreas grown in a rat

Replacement pancreas grown in a rat

Replacement pancreas grown in a rat A replacement pancreas for a mouse has been successfully grown in an animal of a different species, Japanese scientists announced this week. Replacement :Worldwide, demand for organ transplants outstrips supply by a factor of thousands. Just in the US nearly 100,000 people are on donor organ waiting lists. Now researchers in Japan have opened the door to a potential solution, by showing that it’s possible to grow a new, genetically compatible organ in an animal of a different species and then transplant it into…

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