Published in Blood Weekly, August 31st, 2000
"Given the worldwide shortage of organs for human allotransplantation, the pig is considered a potential candidate as a source of organs for man," reported D. White, Cambridge, United Kingdom. "However, hyperacute rejection - due to activation of human complement - has prevented the use of pigs as organ donors."
White presented study data at the European Meeting on Biomarkers of Organ Damage and Dysfunction, held in Cambridge, United Kingdom. The title of the presentation was "Xenotransplantation from genetically...
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