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Researchers massively edit the genome of pigs to turn them into perfect human organ donors

Researchers massively edit the genome of pigs to turn them into perfect human organ donors

CRISPR gene editing of the pig genome. Credit: Editors-in-Chief Franco J. DeMayo and Thomas Spencer, Biology of Reproduction (Phys.org)—One benefit of the closeness between pigs and humans is the potential to be organ donors. There are however, just a few nagging uncertainties that still stand in the way. The big one, the possibility of porcine […]