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xenotransplant

(zĕn′ə-trăns′plănt, zē′nə-)
n.
A surgical operation in which xenotransplantation is performed.
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xenotransplant

(zen?o-trans'plant?) [ xeno- + transplant]
A surgical transplant of tissue from an individual of one species to an individual of a different species. xenotransplantxenotransplantation (zen?o-trans?plan?ta'shon)
Synonym: heterograft; heterotransplant; xenograft See: autograft; graft; isograft
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These are significant limitations of humanized mice as a model of sepsis due to the xenotransplant nature of these animals.
In this article, we describe the development of a human fetal testis xenotransplant bioassay to directly assess the human response to phthalate exposure.
Mercodia's new Porcine C-Peptide ELISA offers scientists a way to detect the biomarker in various xenotransplant models with no cross-reactivity to related proteins such as proinsulin and insulin.
It is therefore obligatory to look into the current research knowledge about xenotransplants (organs from one species to another, for example animal to human) in more detail.
"CollapAn L" is a xenotransplant consisting of a synthetic bone-salt (hydroxyapatite) and scleral collagen available in patches, granules and gels.
require life-long surveillance of xenotransplant recipients because of
Although he believes the possibility of an unknown virus that jumps species or a new recombinant virus that emerges in xenotransplant patients is remote, he also urges extreme caution in eventual human trials, with mandatory lifelong monitoring of recipients and their intimate contacts.
The data reported demonstrate that 1D09C3 selectively induces programmed cell death (apoptosis) in a variety of xenotransplant lymphoid tumor models, including non-Hodgkin's lymphoma, Hodgkin's lymphoma, multiple myeloma, and hairy cell leukemia, as well as new data in Burkitt's lymphoma.
Kim alleges school officials authorized the killing of 90 miniature germ-free pigs he had been studying in his xenotransplant research and he is trying to save the 12 remaining pigs.
Participants were asked at the beginning and at the end of the curriculum unit whether Briar should consider accepting a xenotransplant if one were available.
Their potential for rejection in a person's body is no different from a whole-organ xenotransplant (animal-to-human transplant), and the accompanying potential problem of the introduction of cross-species diseases into recipients.
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