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Solid organ xenotransplantation: Progress, promise and regulatory issues

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Solid organ xenotransplantation: Progress, promise and regulatory issues

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ABSTRACT: Xenotransplantation, the process of transplanting live cells, tissues and organs from one species into another, is an emerging novel area in medicine. It is proposed as a treatment for human end-stage organ failure and for other applications such as, for example, the treatment of neurodegenerative and liver disorders, meeting the large demand for donor organs...

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