The cross-species transplant
stemmed from curiosity about what factors govern the creation of sperm.
Because baboon immune cells are not susceptible to infection with HIV-1, the investigators had hoped that a cross-species transplant
of baboon bone marrow would reconstitute Getty's ravaged immune system.
A cross-species transplant
might have worked with closer tissue matching and other changes in procedure, they say.
For decades, doctors have used collagen from cows to treat serious burns and other wounds in humans despite the risk of tissue rejection associated with cross-species transplants
Other research is focusing on designer pigs with AohumanizedAo organs, but cross-species transplants
carry the risk of disease, Sir Richard told an Oxford International Biomedical Centre conference.
That leaves the experts with only one option - to develop cross-species transplants
Moreover, he says, the study proves the principle that cross-species transplants
The AlloMune(TM) and XenoMune(TM) Systems are designed to re-educate the recipient's immune system to accept a transplant without the need for lifelong administration of anti-rejection drugs, and increase the availability of organs by allowing the use of mismatched and cross-species transplants
Many scientists have doubts about the effectiveness of such cross-species transplants
Now there is yet another transmission vehicle which could effect human populations: cross-species transplants
Pig viruses may infect human cells, raising concerns about cross-species transplants
Certain of these CNS gene therapy studies include the use of cross-species transplants
, now covered by Cell Genesys' patent.