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Life-saving Pigs?: The Promise of Xenotransplantation

Recently, a team from the University of Alabama in Birmingham performed the first-ever pig-to-human organ transplant [2]. The general process of animal-to-human organ transplantation is called xenotransplantation (“xeno” meaning foreign in Greek), and brings to mind images from science fiction [1]. However, the achievement of the doctors and scientists from Birmingham brought the possibility of…

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