Opossum Fetuses Grown in Culture

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Science  04 Feb 1972:
Vol. 175, Issue 4021, pp. 533-536
DOI: 10.1126/science.175.4021.533


Opossum fetuses explanted at limb bud stages have been successfully grown in culture for periods up to 20 hours. Blood circulation was maintained, and organogenesis continued at about the same rate as in vivo.