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Israeli Scientists Successfully Transplant Frozen-thawed Ovaries In Sheep

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September 16, 2005
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Israeli scientists report (Thursday 15 September) in Human Reproduction that they have successfully transplanted whole frozen and thawed ovaries in sheep, retrieved oocytes from these ovaries and triggered them in the laboratory into early embryonic development. This could one day become a feasible treatment for women who have lost their fertility and may also have potential applications for other human organ transplants.

Israeli scientists report (Thursday 15 September) in Human Reproduction[1] that they have successfully transplanted whole frozen and thawed ovaries in sheep, retrieved oocytes from these ovaries and triggered them in the laboratory into early embryonic development.


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European Society for Human Reproduction and Embryology. (2005, September 16). Israeli Scientists Successfully Transplant Frozen-thawed Ovaries In Sheep. ScienceDaily. Retrieved April 19, 2014 from www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2005/09/050915010558.htm
European Society for Human Reproduction and Embryology. "Israeli Scientists Successfully Transplant Frozen-thawed Ovaries In Sheep." ScienceDaily. www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2005/09/050915010558.htm (accessed April 19, 2014).

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