TITLE

A GENDER GAP FOR ORGAN DONORS

AUTHOR(S)
Glausiusz, Josie
PUB. DATE
February 2003
SOURCE
Discover;Feb2003, Vol. 24 Issue 2, p12
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Deals with the difference between the immune system of men and women with regard to organ transplantation as discovered by physician Martin Zeier of the University of Heidelberg in Germany. Percentage of risk that men would reject donated kidney from women; Influence of estrogen on immune reactions; Problem posed by the shortage of organ donation.
ACCESSION #
8977514

 

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