The scientists used proteins from spinach. Photo: Shutterstock
The scientists used proteins from spinach. Photo: Shutterstock
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Chinese scientists hope planting spinach protein in human cell could treat osteoarthritis

  • Researchers from Zhejiang University transferred a part of the plant cell that turns light into energy into mice in the hope of treating the condition
  • Tests produced ‘promising’ results that suggested the transplants boosted a process that helps to grow and repair cells in the body

The scientists used proteins from spinach. Photo: Shutterstock
The scientists used proteins from spinach. Photo: Shutterstock
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