Why it is important to study human-monkey embryonic chimeras in a dish

Nat Methods. 2022 Aug;19(8):914-919. doi: 10.1038/s41592-022-01571-7.


The study of human–animal chimeras is fraught with technical and ethical challenges. In this Comment, we discuss the importance and future of human–monkey chimera research within the context of current scientific and regulatory obstacles.

MeSH terms

  • Animals
  • Chimera*
  • Embryo, Mammalian*
  • Haplorhini
  • Humans