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Japanese scientists mass-produce transgenic pigs Organs can be transplanted to humans

British media said that in the near future, we may be able to rely on pigs to carry out life-saving organ transplantation.
According to a report on the British “Daily Mail” website on March 8, a team of Japanese scientists said that they have already cultivated pigs that have genetically modified organs that can be transplanted to humans.

It is reported that these pigs were the first animals to be cultured for xenotransplantation. Xenotransplantation refers to the successful transplantation of animal organs and tissues into humans. Read more →