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Advocacy Group Sues FDA, Claims Agency is Withholding Risks of Xenotransplantation

Advocacy Group Sues FDA, Claims Agency is Withholding Risks of Xenotransplantation

WASHINGTON (Reuters Health) – The Campaign for Responsible Transplantation (CRT) on Monday has asked a federal district court to compel the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to release records detailing the potential risks of xenotransplantation that CRT officials claim the agency has but is concealing. “We want the court to rule that the FDA…

Cloned Knockout Mini-pigs Hold Potential for Organ Xenotransplantation

Cloned Knockout Mini-pigs Hold Potential for Organ Xenotransplantation

By deleting the immunogenic alpha-1,3-galactosyltransferase (GGTA1) gene in cloned miniature swine, researchers in the US and Korea appear to have moved closer to making animal-to-human organ transplantation a reality. “This [homozygous] alteration in the gene structure will likely be enough to inhibit the initial immune response, what is called hyperacute rejection, when pig organs are…

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