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Innovations in Stem Cell Research: The Solution to Organ Trafficking?

| April 27, 2013 | 0 Comments
Innovations in Stem Cell Research: The Solution to Organ Trafficking?

Recently, Harald Ott’s laboratory at Massachusetts General Hospital was able to make a bio-engineered rat kidney.[1] In their experimental design, they exposed a mature rat kidney to detergents in order to wash away old parent cells, leaving only a web of proteins that constituted the original kidney. Then, by injecting endothelial and epithelial cells into […]

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