Article Abstract

Organoids recapitulate organs?

Authors: Tohru Sugawara, Kengo Sasaki, Hidenori Akutsu

Abstract

The gastrointestinal (GI) tract is a complex organ system derived from a simple hollow long tube generated in early human development. The GI tract is developed by a series of complex mutual interactions among several types of cells derived from all three germ layers during development (1).