Organ Transplants.


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Two mandrill livers into people in 1992. Mandrill bone marrow into human AIDS understanding in 1996 ... Why monkeys and pigs? Which is favored? Why? Are there different creatures ...
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Organ Transplants New Frontiers

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Waiting List

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Transplants Performed

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Xenotransplants Animal to human Experimental First attempted in 1906—pig kidney to human; goat liver to human Baboon heart into human infant in 1984 Two primate livers into people in 1992 Baboon bone marrow into human AIDS tolerant in 1996

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The Next Step Genetically adjusted pig livers Bridge until human liver is accessible Contained three human qualities that will create human proteins to counter dismissal

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Questions for Investigation Why mandrills and pigs? Which is favored? Why? Are there different creatures being considered? Which warm blooded creature is the best match hereditarily? Can undifferentiated cells lead to developing complete human organs?

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