transplant rejection


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transplant rejection

Graft rejection, organ rejection, tissue rejection Immunology The constellation of host immune responses evoked when an allograft tissue is transplanted into a recipient; rejection phenomena may be minimized by optimal matching of MHC antigens and ABO blood groups and ameliorated with immunosuppressants–eg, cyclosporin, tacrolimus, rapamycin Exceptions of TR Corneal transplants, identical twins. See Graft-versus-host disease, HLA, MHC, Tissue typing.

transplant

1. an organ or tissue taken from the body and grafted into another area of the same individual or another individual.
2. to transfer tissue from one part to another or from one individual to another.

ovum transplant
see ovum transplant.
transplant rejection
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Our collaboration with AtheroGenics underscores Fujisawa's continued commitment to identify novel therapies in the area of transplant rejection," said William E.
Industry sources report there are over 200,000 organ transplant recipients in the United States who are at risk of chronic transplant rejection.
Industry sources report there are approximately 200,000 organ transplant recipients in the United States who are at risk of chronic transplant rejection.
The results indicated that the rats treated with a combination of cyclosporine and either of the viral proteins SERP-1 or CBPI showed significantly decreased symptoms of chronic kidney transplant rejection.
The results indicated that the rats treated with cyclosporine and a high dose of SERP-1 showed significantly decreased symptoms of chronic kidney transplant rejection.
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Atlanta, GA announced it has begun a Phase I clinical trial of AGI-1096 as an oral treatment for the prevention of organ transplant rejection.