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A pig, a meat allergy and some cocaine hold the key to a revolutionary heart transplant
Doctors and scientists have been trying to transplant organs between species for decades. They may have just succeeded. 0:00 Introduction 0:52 Succesful transplant 1:27 Why pig organs? 1:45 Over 100.000 Americans are waiting for a transplant 2:00 The need for genetic modifications 2:23 What is alpha-gal? 3:03 Meat allergy, or the alpha-gal syndrome 2:23 What is alpha-gal? 3:29 The 10 gene modifications for a successful pig heart transplant 4:00 What is a heart box, and why cocaine? 4:32 Compassionate Use Provision 5:50 The history of xenotransplantation 6:12 Baby Fae's case 7:39 Potential and future Subscribe to CNET: https://www.youtube.com/user/CNETTV Like us on Facebook: https://ift.tt/XJxezlR Follow us on Twitter: https://www.twitter.com/cnet Follow us on Instagram: http://bit.ly/2icCYYm Follow us on TikTok: https://ift.tt/bLZgIPV
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