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Organ specificity

organ specificity

restriction of a characteristic or response to a particular organ of the body; it usually refers to that property of the immune response which differentiates one organ from another on the basis of antigen recognition, but the concept is not limited to immunology.


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Cancer Vaccines: Unanswered Questions

... beginning with the magnitude of differential expression in a normal organ versus tumor tissue, followed by a detailed analysis of the in vitro ... for melanoma but expressed only at low levels, was chosen for tumor specificity. For tissue specificity, a variety of prostate specific antigens, ...

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by conecticut
Mon Aug 01, 2005 1:45 pm
 
Forum: Genetics
Topic: Cancer Vaccines: Unanswered Questions
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Kyle's Stem Cell Research Paper

... different blood types MUST match...the ABO and the RH types. When an organ is transplanted, 14 different blood types MUST match...please don't ask me to list all 14... Implanting stem cells have a specificity similar to that organs require. Not just any ESM can be implanted ...

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by biostudent84
Wed Dec 29, 2004 7:59 am
 
Forum: Cell Biology
Topic: Kyle's Stem Cell Research Paper
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Kyle's Stem Cell Research Paper

... can only be used in a patient from specific embryos, very similar to organ transplant, although slightly less specific. To counterbalance this ... resulting from the effects of arthritis (Embryonic n.p.). While the specificity of these stem cells may make them appear to be nearly useless, ...

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by biostudent84
Thu Dec 09, 2004 3:26 pm
 
Forum: Cell Biology
Topic: Kyle's Stem Cell Research Paper
Replies: 15
Views: 77791


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