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1 January 1970

Posted by: Richard Scrase

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Transplant stories

Transplants get rejected, sometimes quickly and sometimes slowly.
Transplants get rejected, sometimes quickly and sometimes slowly. The impact of kidney transplantation on the quality of life of a person who could only otherwise survive on… http://www.understandinganimalresearch.org.uk/news/research-medical-benefits/transplant-stories/

Retinal cells transplanted into blind mice

Retinal cells, necessary for colour vision, have been successfully transplanted into blind mice.
Retinal cells, necessary for colour vision, have been successfully transplanted into blind mice. The mice were engineered to mimic a form of childhood blindness called Leber's… http://www.understandinganimalresearch.org.uk/news/research-medical-benefits/retinal-cells-transplanted-into-blind-mice/

Liver grafts grown in the lab

Scientists are a step closer to producing artificial livers after successfully producing a rat liver graft from stem cells.
Scientists are a step closer to producing artificial livers after successfully producing a rat liver graft from stem cells. Currently severe liver damage can only be treated by… http://www.understandinganimalresearch.org.uk/news/research-medical-benefits/liver-grafts-grown-in-the-lab/

Pig cells transplant potential

Scientists have found a way to turn adult cells from pigs into any tissue in the body.
Scientists have found a way to turn adult cells from pigs into any tissue in the body. The team took cells from a pig's ear, and used a virus to deliver a mix of chemicals into… http://www.understandinganimalresearch.org.uk/news/research-medical-benefits/pig-cells-transplant-potential/

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