TITLE

Making tissue that just keeps growing

AUTHOR(S)
Kleiner, Kurt
PUB. DATE
November 2002
SOURCE
New Scientist;11/30/2002, Vol. 176 Issue 2371, p20
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Reports on the development of a DNA technique that inserts DNA loops for growing organs for transplant and treatments of age-related diseases. Necessity of designing the DNA loops; Merits and demerits of DNA loops.
ACCESSION #
8848827

 

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