Researchers at the University of Tokyo have been successful in developing teeth, such as a piece of tissue that contains the cells and cues necessary to form the teeth, which are then transplanted into the jaw bones. The mice.
The hormones in the animal’s body also responded to transplants and helped teeth grow.
The study highlights a strategy for the development of bioengineered organ transplants, a precursor to the development of new, fully functional bioengineered organs within the body from stem cells or other germ cells, reports Suzi, who led the study, reported in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences.
This technique can be adapted to other organs, allowing the heart, lungs and kidneys to grow into the body.