Designer organs come closer to reality

October 20, 2014 10:05 AM

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Washington, Oct 20 (ANI): In a new surgical experiment, researchers had transplanted growing human intestinal 'organoids' into mice that could be useful one day for designing and producing organ parts for repairing diseased tissues using a patient's own skin cells.

Scientists in Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center said that the findings could eventually lead to bioengineering personalized human intestinal tissue to treat gastrointestinal diseases.

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