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From mini brains to mini kidneys, an increasing number of organ models can now be grown in vitro [from adult or embryonic stem cells]. Some of these “organoids” can even perform certain functions of the human body[,]…reducing the need for animal models.
One area where organoids are well suited to reduce the use of animal models is toxicology…Another advantage…is that they can be used for personalized medicine.
Read full, original post: Will Organs-in-a-Dish Ever Replace Animal Models?