The Alachua, Fl based biotech company Regeneration Technologies Inc, (RTI) is developing implants for humans from cow tissue. The company is confident of developing animal derived implants for humans, replacing currently used synthetic or metal implants. The new implants if successful would promote quick healing, low pain and facilitates good motion than currently used metal or plastic parts.

RTI has developed animal derived implants or xenografts, from cow tissue. These xenografts are under trial right now. Final results of clinical trials of these xenografts are set to be out in 2007.