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Chimerism after organ transplantation

Starzl, TE and Demetris, AJ and Murase, N and Trucco, M and Thomson, AW and Rao, AS and Fung, JJ (1997) Chimerism after organ transplantation. Current Opinion in Nephrology and Hypertension, 6 (3). 292 - 298. ISSN 1062-4821

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Recent evidence suggests that passenger leukocytes migrate after organ transplantation and produce persistent chimerism, which is essential for sustained survival of the allograft. Here, we describe how this hematolymphopoietic chimerism provides an important framework for interpretation of post-transplant phenomena and for initiation of therapeutically oriented transplantation research.


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Item Type: Article
Status: Published
CreatorsEmailPitt UsernameORCID
Starzl, TEtes11@pitt.eduTES11
Demetris, AJ
Murase, N
Trucco, Mmnt@pitt.eduMNT
Thomson, AW
Rao, AS
Fung, JJ
Centers: Other Centers, Institutes, Offices, or Units > Thomas E. Starzl Transplantation Institute
Date: 1 January 1997
Date Type: Publication
Journal or Publication Title: Current Opinion in Nephrology and Hypertension
Volume: 6
Number: 3
Page Range: 292 - 298
DOI or Unique Handle: 10.1097/00041552-199705000-00015
Institution: University of Pittsburgh
Refereed: Yes
ISSN: 1062-4821
Other ID: uls-drl:31735062134147, Starzl CV No. 1957
PubMed ID: 9263673
Date Deposited: 08 Apr 2010 17:33
Last Modified: 04 Feb 2019 15:58


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