autologous cells


autologous cells
Cells taken from an individual, cultured (or stored), and, possibly, genetically manipulated before being transferred back into the original donor.

Glossary of Biotechnology for Food and Agriculture . 2015.

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  • Autologous — In blood transfusion and transplantation, a situation in which the donor and recipient are the same person. Patients scheduled for non emergency surgery may be autologous donors by donating blood for themselves that will be stored until the… …   Medical dictionary

  • Autologous — In biology, autologous refers to cells, tissues or even proteins that are reimplanted in the same individual as they come from. Bone marrow, skin biopsy, cartilage, and bone can be used as autografts.In contrast, cells or tissues transplanted… …   Wikipedia

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  • autologous stem cell transplantation — A procedure in which blood forming stem cells (cells from which all blood cells develop) are removed, stored, and later given back to the same person …   English dictionary of cancer terms


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