The first step in generating an artificial adrenal gland -- MEDICA - World Forum for Medicine

The first step in generating an artificial adrenal gland

01/31/2018

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The adrenal glands on the top of each kidney are responsible for releasing various hormones. Disorders can affect growth, development and metabolism. In a new study, cells from urine were used to make the first step towards the production of an artificial adrenal gland.