cell hybridization

cell hy·brid·i·za·tion

fusion of two or more dissimilar cells, leading to formation of a synkaryon.
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The notion of cell hybridization is tackled in chapter 5, "Hybridity," which addresses the outcome of fusing different cell types to produce a progeny with mixed characteristics (chimeral cell lines), what Landecker calls "conjunction of difference in the same biological space" (p.
The cell culture industry, which began in the late 1980s from the utilization of recombinant DNA technology and cell hybridization, is now a significant foundation of the biopharmaceutical annual market of $30 Billion.