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  • n. Plural form of homograft.


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  • The studies which followed showed azathioprine to be superior to 6-MP for preventing rejection of canine kidney homografts (58,59).

    Nobel Lecture The Purine Path To Chemotherapy

  • They conduct a radical surgical removal of burnt tissue shortly after admission to hospital, and have recently developed new techniques for both heterografts and homografts.

    A Medical Mission to China

  • In the outcome, it proved impossible to distinguish between the two kinds of twins by skin grafting, but the causal connexion between Owen's phenomenon and our own was obvious, and we were now confident of our ability to make adult animals accept tissue homografts by reproducing in the laboratory the very state of affairs that had come about by natural accident in twin cattle.

    Peter Medawar - Nobel Lecture

  • Curiously enough, the encouragingly long survivals of kidney homografts reported by our surgical colleagues in Boston and Paris17 have been brought about by the use of rather lower doses of whole-body irradiation than experience with mice might have tempted one to regard as essential.

    Peter Medawar - Nobel Lecture

  • D. Owen and concluded that the phenomenon that they called «actively acquired tolerance» of homografts could be artificially reproduced.

    Peter Medawar - Biography

  • "cellular" type of response we associate with the reaction against homografts of skin; it fails equally to make humoral antibodies, e.g. isohaemagglutinins; and the antibodies that fail to make an appearance include those of so-called "natural" occurrence (e.g. human anti-A or anti-B) as well as those that appear only in response to deliberate immunization.

    Peter Medawar - Nobel Lecture


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