Published in Genetics and Environmental Business Week, March 11th, 2010
"Orthotopic liver transplantation in baboons using livers from alpha 1,3-galactosyltransferase gene-knockout (GTKO) pigs (n = 2) or from GTKO pigs transgenic for CD46 (n = 8) were carried out with a clinically acceptable immunosuppressive regimen. Six of 10 baboons survived for 4-7 days. In all cases, liver function was adequate, as evidenced by...
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