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From the Lab to the Clinic

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Science  16 Apr 1999:
Vol. 284, Issue 5413, pp. 423
DOI: 10.1126/science.284.5413.423

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Summary

Even as tissue engineers work to produce whole organs such as bladders and livers (see main text), lab-grown versions of more than a dozen different tissues, ranging from skin and cartilage to heart valves and corneas, are either in the clinic or under development.