Breakthrough as scientists grow sheep embryos containing human cells

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Bruce Whitelaw, professor of animal biotechnology at the Roslin Institute, where Dolly the sheep was created, said that while there was a long way to go before human organs could be grown in other animals, the latest research is “an important step forward through starting to explore whether sheep offer an option for the exciting ‘chimeric’ project.”

Period17 Feb 2018

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  • TitleBreakthrough as scientists grow sheep embryos containing human cells
    Media name/outletThe Guardian
    CountryUnited Kingdom
    Date17/02/18
    DescriptionBruce Whitelaw, professor of animal biotechnology at the Roslin Institute, where Dolly the sheep was created, said that while there was a long way to go before human organs could be grown in other animals, the latest research is “an important step forward through starting to explore whether sheep offer an option for the exciting ‘chimeric’ project.”
    PersonsBruce Whitelaw