Xenotransplantation is when cells, tissues or organs are taken from one species and put into another to help treat disease.

Purpose

To review understanding of Xenotransplantation.

Read articles Xenotransplantation and History of xenotransplantation to answer the questions in this worksheet.

Keywords

Xenotransplantation, organ donation, organ rejection, immune system, virus.

 

Published 8 December 2011