They reprogrammed human skin cells (fibroblasts), put them into an extracellular matrix and they “spontaneously organised into spherical structures containing distinct layers of cells that human blastocysts contain”. [they can’t replace human ones though] “iBlastoids” “This is the first time in humans where we’re making an embryonic structure without any egg” https://www.newscientist.com/article/2271680-human-skin-cells-altered-to-mimic-early-stage-of-embryo-development/

They reprogrammed human skin cells (fibroblasts), put them into an extracellular matrix and they “spontaneously organised into spherical structures containing distinct layers of cells that human blastocysts contain”. [they can’t replace human ones though] “iBlastoids”
 
“This is the first time in humans where we’re making an embryonic structure without any egg”
 
https://www.newscientist.com/article/2271680-human-skin-cells-altered-to-mimic-early-stage-of-embryo-development/

Leave a comment

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *


− 3 = four

Leave a Reply