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xenogeneic

 [zen″o-jen-e´ik]
in transplantation biology, denoting individuals or tissues from individuals of different species and hence of disparate cell type. Called also heterogenous and heterologous.

xen·o·ge·ne·ic

(zen'ō-jĕ-nē'ik),
Heterologous, with respect to tissue grafts, especially when donor and recipient belong to widely separated species. Compare: allogeneic, autogenic, isogenic.
Synonym(s): xenogenic (2) , xenogenous (2)
[xeno- + G. -gen, producing]

xenogeneic

/xeno·ge·ne·ic/ (-jen-e´ik) in transplantation biology, denoting individuals or tissues from individuals of different species and hence of disparate cell type.

xenogeneic

(zĕn′ə-jə-nē′ĭk, -nā′-, zē′nə-)
adj.
Derived or obtained from an organism of a different species: xenogeneic tissue graft; xenogeneic antibodies.

xenogeneic

[-jənē′ik]
Etymology: Gk, xenos + genein, to produce
1 denoting individuals or cell types of different species and different genotypes.
2 denoting tissues from different species that are therefore antigenically dissimilar. Also called heterologous. Compare allogenic, syngeneic.

xen·o·ge·ne·ic

(zen'ō-jĕ-nē'ik)
Heterologous, with respect to tissue grafts, especially when donor and recipient belong to widely separated species.
Synonym(s): xenogenic (2) , xenogenous (2) .
[xeno- + G. -gen, producing]

xenogeneic

Pertaining to the genetic differences between different species.

xenogeneic

in transplantation biology, denoting individuals or tissues from individuals of different species and hence of disparate cell type.
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In conclusion, the resultant dog xenogeneic sperm is capable of being decondensed and to induce oocyte activation and finally transform to the male pronucleus after heterologous ICS1 in sheep oocytes.
Tissue engineering may use xenogeneic source material (material from other animal species) for either scaffolds or cells.
1999 Xenogeneic spermatogenesis following transplantation of hamster germ cells to mouse testes.
Allogeneic cells are derived from another individual of the same species, and xenogeneic cells are derived from a different species.
Transplantable cells obtained from the patient are called autologous; those from genetically different individuals, embryos, or umbilical cords are termed allogeneic; and cells obtained from different species are xenogeneic.
the risks to public health posed by xenogeneic infectious diseases).
Recognition of xenogeneic proteins by the blue crab: dissociation of the clearance and degradation reactions and lack of involvement of circulating hemocytes and humoral factors.
The WHA also urged members to pay close attention to the "risks associated with xenogeneic transplantation from the transmission of known or as yet unrecognized xenogeneic infectious agents from animals to human beings and from recipients of xenogeneic transplants to their contacts and the public at large.
Characterization of a xenogeneic antiserum raised against the fetal germ cells of the mouse; cross reactivity with embryonal carcinoma cells.
19] In addition to concerns regarding graft survival and axonal growth capacity, the potential risks for immunological reactions and virus transfer associated with cerebral implantation of xenogeneic porcine tissue have not yet been fully clarified, although the procedure has been well tolerated in initial clinical trials, with no evidence of virus transfer.
Both American and foreign corporations have invested billions of dollars in animal xenogeneic technology.