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Key Vocabulary

Transplantation
Trasplante
Genome
genoma
Viability
Viabilidad
Rejection
Rechazo
Suppress
Reprimir
Porcine
Porcino

The Dawn of Xenotransplantation

Learn more about the future of xenotransplantation.

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The Dawn of Xenotransplantation

Learn more about the future of xenotransplantation.

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Xenotransplantation, the transplantation of organs or tissues between different species, has been a topic of research for decades. One of the most promising avenues for xenotransplantation is the use of pig organs in humans.
One of the biggest challenges of xenotransplantation is the risk of rejection. When a foreign organ is transplanted into a human, the recipient's immune system recognizes it as foreign and attacks it.

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