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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

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.”

References

TitleBreakthrough as scientists grow sheep embryos containing human cells
Media name/outletThe Guardian
Date of coverage17/02/18
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