South Korean scientists report advance in interspecies transplants

05/24/2005 | Yahoo!

The Korea Times reports the scientists who recently announced they had created cloned human embryos also have found ways to prevent monkeys from rejecting organ transplants from pigs, possibly opening the way for the use of animal organs in humans. One member of the scientific team said the scientists hope to transplant hearts and insulin-producing cells from cloned miniature pigs into monkeys by the end of the year.

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