We all in certain circumstances, annoyed with someone’s illogical behavior or odious act, to recap, what this man most likely was hit in the head with a yellow liquid. However, doctors from the Institute of Biomedicine and health, which is located in Guangzhou (China), wrapped a euphemism in practical use. Chinese biologists working on the project, the purpose of which is to turn urine into the cells of the human brain.
Scientists took unnecessary cells from human urine and modified them using retroviruses to generate progenitor cells, which the body uses as building blocks for brain cells. The most valuable and unprecedented benefit of this method is that new neurons generated from urine, in the testing phase did not cause tumors in any of the mice used for the implantation of brain cells.
You should pay attention to the fact that previously, we have used embryonic stem cells, however, one side effect of such practices has become a high probability of exposure to transplanted cells tumors, which began to develop some time after the transplant. According to the experiments of the Chinese Institute, several weeks after transplantation, isolated from urine and the modified cells began to form neurons, absolutely devoid of any unwanted mutations.
Another indisputable advantage of using cells supplied from the urine, is, so to speak, free and unrestricted access to the material. Besides, if the implanted cells will be produced from biological material of the patient, it greatly increases the chance that they can be easily adapted to other tissues and will survive without unintended negative consequences for patient health.
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