Published in Women's Health Weekly, February 7th, 2002
However, Roger Gosden and colleagues of McGill University in Montreal, Canada, described the successful transplantation in rats of organs after storage in liquid nitrogen.
The organs in question were ovaries with their fallopian tubes attached, and the rats were genetically identical, overcoming the problem of tissue rejection. Although the transplanted ovaries were less efficient after freezing, more than half ovulated normally and one recipient became pregnant.
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