Human eggs grown to full maturity in a lab for first time

Human eggs grown to full maturity in a lab for first time

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LONDON — Scientists have the first time grown human eggs in a laboratory from the earliest stages in ovarian tissue all the way to full maturity.

Publishing their result in the journal Molecular Human Reproduction on Friday, scientists from Britain and the United States said it could one day help in developing regenerative medicine therapies and new infertility treatments.




Image: Human egg

A magnification of a lab-grown fully matured human egg ready for fertilization.