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UC Davis researchers move biotechnology closer to replacing electronic pacemakers
... the gene transfer, the pigs' hearts had generated bioartificial
nodes at the injection sites. Li explained that, through gene expression, normal muscle cells of the heart were converted into pacemaker cells by a process called transdifferentiation. Studies done two weeks after the injections showed the new nodes ...
Bioartificial kidney under study at MCG
Whether a bioartificial
kidney containing billions of donor kidney cells will help intensive care patients with kidney failure survive is under study at the Medical College of Georgia. MCG Medical Center has joined a study taking place in intensive care units across the co...