Researchers use iPS cells to create mouse lungs

09/8/2010 | WJRT-TV (Flint, Mich.)

Researchers at the University of Minnesota were able to create mouse lungs using cell-stripped lungs injected with induced pluripotent stem cells. The researchers said the lungs are capable of inhaling and exhaling and can hold air. "Ultimately it would be great if we were able to completely bioengineer a lung for transplants," a researcher said.

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