Japanese researchers clone human kidney in rat embryos

02/25/2005 | NewKerala.com (India)

The researchers cloned the kidney by cultivating human stem cells extracted from adult bone marrow and implanting them in rat embryos to grow to the point urine was produced, according to a study to be published by Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences. The goal is to increase the possibility of expanding regenerative medicine to include complicated organs such as kidneys and lungs.

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