chimaerism


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chimaerism

(kaɪˈmɪərɪzəm)
n
(Biology) the insertion of cells of a different genetic make-up into a fetus or embryo
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Therefore, Mbcs guarantee high regeneration frequencies with low risks of chimaerism during the selection of transgenic banana and can be reduced the incidence of genetic variation known as somaclonal variation (Sreeramanan et al.
Determination of sex and chimaerism in the domestic sheep by DNA amplification using HMG-box and icrosatellite sequences.
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Monitoring of lineage-specific chimaerism allows early prediction of response following donor lymphocyte infusions for relapsed chronic myeloid leukemia.
Detection of chimaerism after bone marrow transplantation using the double amplification refractory mutation system.