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- Hryhorowicz, Magdalena; Zeyland, Joanna; Słomski, Ryszard; Lipiński, Daniel
- Molecular biotechnology 2017 v.59 no.9-10 pp. 435-444
- genetic engineering; genome; humans; swine; transgenic animals; xenotransplantation
- ... The growing shortage of available organs is a major problem in transplantology. Thus, new and alternative sources of organs need to be found. One promising solution could be xenotransplantation, i.e., the use of animal cells, tissues and organs. The domestic pig is the optimum donor for such transplants. However, xenogeneic transplantation from pigs to humans involves high immune incompatibility a ...
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