Fetal cell findings could help prevent transplant rejection

04/2/2008 | Yahoo!

U.S. researchers discovered that fetal cells remained in the blood of women who used donor eggs to become pregnant up to nine years after they gave birth. The discovery indicates an immune system suppression mechanism that could be used to help prevent transplant rejection. "These findings may impact how we think about using stem cells in regenerative medicine," the lead study author said.

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