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The team from University of California, Davis says they should look and behave like normal pigs except that one organ will be composed of human cells.

The human-pig chimeric embryos are being allowed to develop in the sows for 28 days before the pregnancies are terminated and the tissue removed for analysis.

The BBC’s Panorama was given access to the research for Medicine’s Big Breakthrough: Editing Your Genes.

Creating a chimera

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