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Human organs 'could be grown in animals within a year'
The Telegraph ^ | 20 Jun 2013 | Julian Ryal

Posted on 06/20/2013 7:05:26 PM PDT by Bratch

A panel of scientists and legal experts appointed by the government has drawn up a recommendation that will form the basis of new guidelines for Japan's world-leading embryonic research.

There is widespread support in Japan for research that has raised red flags in other countries. Scientists plan to introduce a human stem cell into the embryo of an animal – most likely a pig – to create what is termed a "chimeric embryo" that can be implanted into an animal's womb.

That will then grow into a perfect human organ, a kidney or even a heart, as the host animal matures.

When the adult creature is slaughtered, the organ will then be harvested and transplanted into a human with a malfunctioning organ.

(Excerpt) Read more at telegraph.co.uk ...


TOPICS: Culture/Society; News/Current Events
KEYWORDS: frankenstein; organtransplant; stemcell
What could go wrong?


1 posted on 06/20/2013 7:05:26 PM PDT by Bratch
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To: Bratch

They’ll let u live as long as you’re still useful to them. Obammacare.


2 posted on 06/20/2013 7:07:21 PM PDT by faithhopecharity (()
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To: Bratch

Coming next, conversely: Animal organs can be grown in humans.


3 posted on 06/20/2013 7:11:33 PM PDT by Jyotishi (Seeking the truth, a fact at a time.)
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To: Bratch

Pretty impressive. Now if they could just get something to grow a Leslie we'd be in for some serious blues.

4 posted on 06/20/2013 7:12:46 PM PDT by Billthedrill
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To: Bratch

You can eat wear animals’ organs, eat animals’ organs, but transplant human organs -— the horror.


5 posted on 06/20/2013 7:15:37 PM PDT by sagar
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To: Bratch

When I read the title, I already assumed it was occurring with m()zzies and their goats.


7 posted on 06/20/2013 7:26:43 PM PDT by Old Yeller (You can't spell Stanley Ann without S-A-T-A-N)
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To: Bratch

Let me get this straight.

They want to grow human organs in animals.

They want to kill developing human beings growing in human beings.

Is that correct?


8 posted on 06/20/2013 7:26:51 PM PDT by thecodont
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To: thecodont

That was my thought process exactly...

And both come under the heading of being smarter than the rest of us...


9 posted on 06/20/2013 7:34:43 PM PDT by bigbob
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To: Bratch
He gives bacon, organs and fights the scourge of global warming. ManBearPig photo: manbearpig manbearpig.jpg He's ManBearPig.
10 posted on 06/20/2013 7:36:58 PM PDT by tumblindice (America's founding fathers: All armed conservatives.)
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To: Bratch

One thing about it... Muslims aren’t going to participate in the program they’ve described....


11 posted on 06/20/2013 7:41:26 PM PDT by kjam22 (my newest music video:http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=l7gNI9bWO3s)
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To: Bratch
Scientists plan to introduce a human stem cell into the embryo of an animal – most likely a pig – to create what is termed a "chimeric embryo" that can be implanted into an animal's womb.

That will then grow into a perfect human organ, a kidney or even a heart, as the host animal matures.

Sounds like a great plan.

A pig can easily carry a litter of 10 piglets. That means 10 organs per litter.

This could be a very profitable enterprise not counting the salable meat generated by the pig when slaughtered.

The only drawback I see is that ideally the stem cell for the organ would come from the end user. But often the organ recipient does not have the10 months to wait for an organ to mature in a pig.

But it will make things much easier for a great many people who can wait.

12 posted on 06/20/2013 8:12:09 PM PDT by Pontiac (The welfare state must fail because it is contrary to human nature and diminishes the human spirit.)
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To: Billthedrill
Now if they could just get something to grow a Leslie we'd be in for some serious blues.

Indeed. I'd also like to see a Dumble.

13 posted on 06/20/2013 8:15:37 PM PDT by schm0e ("we are in the midst of a coup.")
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To: thecodont
Let me get this straight. They want to grow human organs in animals. They want to kill developing human beings growing in human beings. Is that correct?

well, only until they can make it legal to grow humans to produce organs for other humans.

14 posted on 06/20/2013 8:16:46 PM PDT by schm0e ("we are in the midst of a coup.")
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To: Pontiac

I think the plan was to make the cells without the protein surface markers, this way an organ can go into any person with out worrying about being rejected. This way you don’t grow organs for each individual person and there will always be a supply.


15 posted on 06/20/2013 8:22:32 PM PDT by qam1 (There's been a huge party. All plates and the bottles are empty, all that's left is the bill to pay)
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To: Bratch
When the adult creature is slaughtered, the organ will then be harvested and transplanted into a human with a malfunctioning organ.

And after the surgery, the docs and surgical staff can have a big barbeque.

16 posted on 06/20/2013 8:25:13 PM PDT by ROCKLOBSTER (Hey RATs! Control your murdering freaks.)
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To: Bratch

So swine flu wasn’t infective or fatal enough fast enough?


17 posted on 06/20/2013 8:31:01 PM PDT by VanShuyten ("a shadow...draped nobly in the folds of a gorgeous eloquence.")
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To: qam1
I think the plan was to make the cells without the protein surface markers, this way an organ can go into any person with out worrying about being rejected.

Generic organs; seems like a perfect solution to the organ donor shortage if it can be done.

18 posted on 06/20/2013 8:36:57 PM PDT by Pontiac (The welfare state must fail because it is contrary to human nature and diminishes the human spirit.)
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To: Billthedrill

I couldn’t get a good sinus rhythm on my organ...

The P waves were way off.


19 posted on 06/20/2013 8:51:00 PM PDT by DoughtyOne (Kennedy: Today I am a Berliner / Reagan: Gorbachev tear down this wall / Obama: I can't read this...)
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To: Bratch

I suspect in time we’ll be able to grow these inside the host body that needs the organ. That’s the way to go IMO.

I’ve seen an ear grown on the back of a mouse. I’m not sure a womb is necessarily needed.

It would be cool if somewhere in the abdominal cavity, an organ could be grown, then transplanted to the proper location.

In would be more interesting if in time the organ could be grown up stream from the failing organ, so all you would have to do in time, is cut out the faulty one.


20 posted on 06/20/2013 8:56:33 PM PDT by DoughtyOne (Kennedy: Today I am a Berliner / Reagan: Gorbachev tear down this wall / Obama: I can't read this...)
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To: Pontiac

think diabetics like my son...

i can only hope and pray to God...

kg/nancy


21 posted on 06/20/2013 9:01:24 PM PDT by krunkygirl (force multiplier in effect...)
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To: Pontiac

My fiancee is in end stage kidney failure, so this is really positive news.


22 posted on 06/20/2013 9:07:21 PM PDT by chae (I was anti-Obama before it was cool)
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