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Essay | Xenotransplantation

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Xenotransplantation

Summary: Xenotransplantation is the transplantation of animal organs into a human host body. This is usually a last resort due to the lack of accessibility to human organs and human organ donors.
Andre Kratzer

English 101c 54

Professor Corvinus

20 September 2004

Xenotransplantation

The progress that's being made in the field of Xenotransplantation; the transplantation of an animal organ into a human host, is vital to the betterment of science and medicine and should not be hindered by the ignorant trepidation of a few individuals. The number of patients requiring organ transplants has exceeded the number of available human donors. For this reason science is looking to xenotransplantation as a solution which may yield access to a plethora of available organs.

People are naturally afraid of what they don't know or understand and suspicious of anything that's unfamiliar or strange, such as xenotransplantation. Nevertheless xenotransplantation has been around for a long time and is not such a new and radical idea as most people might think.

The origins of xenotransplantation stretch as far back as 1667. However no real progress was made until 1923 when Carlos...

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