blood chimerism


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blood chimerism

[′bləd ka′mir‚iz·əm]
(genetics)
Having red blood cells of two different genotypes stemming from two different fertilize eggs or individuals.
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Huang et al., "Dissociation between peripheral blood chimerism and tolerance to hindlimb composite tissue transplants: preferential localization of chimerism in donor bone," Transplantation, vol.
In contrast, in NVSA, recipient's larger skin diameter correlated inversely with blood chimerism level and at day 7 following-transplant; the mean value of total donor chimerism was assessed at 2.53% in the group receiving large (6 x 6 cm) skin grafts versus 3.92% in the group receiving small (2 x 2 cm) skin allografts (P < 0.05) 9].
In hemiface/calvaria model, viable bone marrow cells were detected within vascularized bone component, and peripheral blood chimerism was supported predominantly by B-lymphocyte population.