Home / Top News

One step closer to creating human egg, sperm

By Xinhua in Washington | China Daily | Updated: 2014-12-26 07:37

Israeli and British researchers say they have used human cells successfully to create primordial germ cells that develop into egg and sperm for the first time.

The study, published in the US journal Cell on Wednesday, could provide an insight into fertility problems and early stages of embryonic development.

In the future, it could potentially enable the development of new kinds of reproductive technology.

One step closer to creating human egg, sperm

Today's Top News

Editor's picks

Most Viewed

Copyright 1995 - . All rights reserved. The content (including but not limited to text, photo, multimedia information, etc) published in this site belongs to China Daily Information Co (CDIC). Without written authorization from CDIC, such content shall not be republished or used in any form. Note: Browsers with 1024*768 or higher resolution are suggested for this site.
License for publishing multimedia online 0108263

Registration Number: 130349