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(Science: surgery) The grafting of tissues taken from the patients own body or from another.

Origin: L. Plantare = to plant

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Culturing or viewing cells

... doctor learns (just to be informed). Care to suggest a list of books/subjects studied by medical doctors? 4. How successful are multiple organ transplantation in humans?

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by NathanielZhu
Thu Aug 08, 2013 7:55 am
Forum: Cell Biology
Topic: Culturing or viewing cells
Replies: 3
Views: 5114

Xenotransplantation - the procedure

I imagine it would be very similar to a regular transplantation - that is, it would depend a lot on what organ you are transplanting. I also think it might require stronger immunosuppression since the immune system will have an easier time recognizing ...

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by AstraSequi
Wed May 16, 2012 8:25 pm
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: Xenotransplantation - the procedure
Replies: 1
Views: 1957

Biotech, the cure

... diseases actually being cured by biotechnological innovations. Currently the only viable stem cell treatment that I'm aware of is blood marrow transplantation, which is an old technique. What comes to biotechnological therapeutic agents, we have a couple humanised/chimerised antibodies and ...

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by biohazard
Fri Nov 21, 2008 1:17 pm
Forum: Bioinformatics
Topic: Biotech, the cure
Replies: 7
Views: 5477

how stem cell tech make people live longer

... there are no functional applications for it. Stem cells are routinely used only in one context that I can think of: blood/bown marrow stem cell transplantation. In that procedure the patient's (e.g. a person who has had their own stem cells destroyed by chemotherapy or radiotherapy when treating ...

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by biohazard
Fri Oct 17, 2008 6:04 am
Forum: Genetics
Topic: how stem cell tech make people live longer
Replies: 1
Views: 2988

Investigation of neurons

... An experiment to investigate the effects of different target muscles on the properties of motor neurons that innervate them could be done through transplantation. Developing motor neurons can be transplanted into different muscle types. The neurons can be labelled with tracers to distinguish them ...

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by inayat
Wed Sep 10, 2008 7:53 pm
Forum: Molecular Biology
Topic: Investigation of neurons
Replies: 0
Views: 2782
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