3D stomach tissue grown from human stem cells

Using human pluripotent stem cells, scientists at Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center have grown functional 3D human stomach tissue for the first time. The miniature stomachs, dubbed gastric organoids, are intended to improve drug discovery for various diseases affecting the stomach, ranging from cancer to diabetes. More

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