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First fetus-to-fetus transplant demonstrated in rats

A fetal kidney retrieved 2 weeks after transplantation at 9 weeks of age.

The transplanted tissue grew into a kidney with identifiable parts, and the host's blood vessels began infiltrating it. Credit: K. Morimoto et al./bioRxiv

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Nature 629, 267-268 (2024)



  1. Miller, J. L. et al. JAMA 330, 2096–2105 (2023).

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  2. Morimoto, K. et al. Preprint at bioRxiv (2024).

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