Humoral immunity in xenotransplantation: B-cell tolerance and accommodation

Cody A. Koch, Zain I Khalpey, Jeffrey L. Platt

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Abstract

Humoral immunity has seemed an unyielding obstacle to the success of organ xenotransplantation. Tolerance and accommodation could provide the tools to overcome this hurdle. This article reviews new insights and strategies for achieving tolerance and accommodation for xenotransplantation.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)170-175
Number of pages6
JournalCurrent Opinion in Organ Transplantation
Volume9
Issue number2
StatePublished - 2004
Externally publishedYes

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Heterologous Transplantation
Humoral Immunity
B-Lymphocytes

Keywords

  • Accommodation
  • B cells
  • Complement
  • Tolerance
  • Transplantation
  • Xenotransplantation

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Immunology and Allergy
  • Transplantation

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Humoral immunity in xenotransplantation : B-cell tolerance and accommodation. / Koch, Cody A.; Khalpey, Zain I; Platt, Jeffrey L.

In: Current Opinion in Organ Transplantation, Vol. 9, No. 2, 2004, p. 170-175.

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