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Posted by: Richard Scrase

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This week in animal research 27/01/17

Hybrid zoo: Introducing pig–human embryos and a rat–mouse
Hybrid zoo: Introducing pig–human embryos and a rat–mouse Chimaeras could pave the way for growing human organs in other animals.… http://www.understandinganimalresearch.org.uk/news/research-medical-benefits/this-week-in-animal-research-270117/

Rat pancreas grows in mouse

An ultimate goal of regenerative medicine is the generation of organs derived from a patient's stem cells.
An ultimate goal of regenerative medicine is the generation of organs derived from a patient's stem cells. In new research scientists were able to provide a pancreas deficient… http://www.understandinganimalresearch.org.uk/news/research-medical-benefits/rat-pancreas-grows-in-mouse/

GM rats promise better disease models

Scientists have created a ‘knockout rat' that can be used to model certain diseases in the same way as mice.
Scientists have created a ‘knockout rat' that can be used to model certain diseases in the same way as mice. Researchers made knockout rats by extracting embryonic stem cells… http://www.understandinganimalresearch.org.uk/news/research-medical-benefits/gm-rats-promise-better-disease-models/

Considering what it is to be human

The Academy of Medical Sciences has launched a new project to examine the use of animals containing human material in scientific research.
The Academy of Medical Sciences has launched a new project to examine the use of animals containing human material in scientific research. Understanding Animal Research welcomes… http://www.understandinganimalresearch.org.uk/news/research-medical-benefits/considering-what-it-is-to-be-human/

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