Gene Editing Could Make Pig-to-Human Organ Transplants Feasible

To address the limited supply of organs available to a growing list of patients awaiting transplants, we might have to look outside our species.

Transplanting pig organs into humans, believe it or not, is one of the more promising options to address the dearth of organs available for those who need them. Pigs and humans share a number of physiological and anatomical similarities, but pigs also carry harmful viruses in their genome making pig-to-human transplants dangerous. Now, researcher

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