Japanese scientists manage to activate 28,000-year-old mammoth cells [Video]

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<p class = "canvas-atom canvas-text Mb (1.0em) Mb (0) – sm Mt (0.8em) – sm" type = "text" content = "An international team of Kindai University, in Osaka, Japan, they reached activate 28,000-year-old mammoth cells. They achieved this by implanting them in mouse oocytes. The specimen was discovered in 2010 in the Siberian permafrost, it was a breeding of about ten years, which was called Yuka, which is suspected of being attacked by felines. "Data-reactid =" 26 "> An international team from the L Kindai University, in Osaka, Japan, reached activate 28,000-year-old mammoth cells. They achieved this by implanting them in mouse oocytes. The specimen was discovered in 2010 in the Siberian permafrost, was a puppy of about ten years, which was called Yuka, which is suspected of being attacked by felines.

<p class = "canvas-atom canvas-text Mb (1.0em) Mb (0) – sm Mt (0.8em) – sm" type = "text" content = "His remains remained in good condition for thousands of years They also preserved part of the fur, and have now been able to extract the cells from the marrow and muscle tissue e dozens of eggs (female germ cells about to become ovules) of live mice. "data-reactid =" 27 "> His remains remained in good condition for thousands of years, they also preserved part of the mantle, now he was able to extract the cells from their marrow and muscle tissue and introduce them into dozens of eggs (Female germ cells about to become ovules) from live mice.

<p class = "canvas-atom canvas-text Mb (1.0em) Mb (0) – sm Mt (0.8em) – sm" type = "text" content = "Five of the mice used had biological reactions characteristics of the beginning of cell division. However, no one has entered the division phase that would have been necessary to create a mammoth. "This shows that despite the years, it is still possible to produce a cellular activity, until now, numerous studies have focused on fossil DNA and not knowing if it still works," said Kei Miyamoto, one of the authors of the study. published in Scientific Reports magazine. "data-reactid =" 28 ">Five of the mice used had biological reactions characteristics of the beginning of cell division. However, no one has entered the division phase that would have been necessary to create a mammoth. "This shows that despite the years, it is still possible to produce a cellular activity, until now, numerous studies have focused on fossil DNA and not knowing if it still works," said Kei Miyamoto, one of the authors of the study. published in the journal Scientific Reports.

<p class = "canvas-atom canvas-text Mb (1.0em) Mb (0) – sm Mt (0.8em) – sm" type = "text" content = "But the results, although impressive, give little hope of one day see a new specimen of this extinct species. This university works with Russian organizations to study the possible cloning of a mammoth and hopes to explore other methods to give life to the prehistoric animal or, at least, get a chimera. In this case, the genetic material of a mammoth lived thousands of years ago in the cells of a current elephant is inserted. "Data-reactid =" 29 "> But the results, although impressive, give little hope of one day see a new specimen of this extinct species. This university works with Russian organizations to study the possible cloning of a mammoth and hopes to explore other methods to give life to the prehistoric animal or, at least, get a chimera. In this case, the genetic material of a mammoth lived thousands of years ago in the cells of a current elephant is inserted.

<p class = "canvas-atom canvas-text Mb (1.0em) Mb (0) – sm Mt (0.8em) – sm" type = "text" content = "The team does not give up and guarantees that it will continue with the line research. "We need new technologies, we want to try different approaches ", said Miyamoto. "data-reactid =" 30 "> The team does not give up and says it will continue with the research line." We need new technologies, we want to try different approaches ", said Miyamoto.

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