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    What are the genetic causes of rejection of transplanted tissue and organs and how can we overcome such problems?

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    Humans - as well as other primates, mammals & vertebrates - have specific antigenes on the surface of their cells that code for the individual's immunological identity (the "self"). These antigenes are genetically controled, so a person inherits his/her immunological identity as a basically random mixture of traits from his/her parents. In humans the immunological identity is mainly linked to the blood group system (0,A,B ...

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