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  • n. Plural form of xenograft.


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  • These xenografts are commonly used in research to test new methods of imaging and treating tumors.

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  • Pharmacologic doses of ascorbate act as a prooxidant and decrease growth of aggressive tumor xenografts in mice.

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  • Its job would be to debate issues like cloning, germ-line genetics, nanotechnology, xenografts, and any other type of procedure that was species-altering or that put the human species at risk of extinction.

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  • We either have to go to xenografts-that is, we have to learn how to use animal tissues, and we're a long way from that-or we have to go to a mechanical replacement.

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  • Early studies suggest that unlike traditional xenografts, these

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  • It wasn't the first time he'd come out against xenografts and other rodent tools.

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  • The company processes human musculoskeletal and other tissues, including bone, cartilage, tendon, ligament, fascia lata, pericardium and sclera and dermal tissues into allografts, as well as bovine animal tissues into xenografts for distribution to hospitals and surgeons.

  • Duke University and the Piedmont Research Center using solid human tumors including breast and colon xenografts as well as both pediatric and adult human brain tumor xenografts.

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  • Currently the only available laboratory models of human prostate cancer are xenografts-cancerous human tissues grafted under the skin of animals-or "transformed" cancer cell lines containing cells that originally came from patients with prostate cancer.

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  • The induction of IRP2 profoundly stimulated the growth of tumor xenografts, and this response was blunted by addition of tetracycline in the drinking water of the animals, to turnoff the IRP2 transgene.

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