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An organism (or tissue) composed of a mixture of genetically distinct cells, formed by processes such as fusion of early embryos, grafting, or mutation.

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New Frontiers: Futureproofing Fertility and Embryo Law 20 December 2021 Comment
Human/monkey chimeric embryos: context and questions 10 May 2021 Comment
Sorry mate, you're a monkey… 26 April 2021 Comment
Researchers generate human-monkey chimeric embryos 19 April 2021 News
New intermediate stem cell type derived 7 December 2020 News
Book Review: The Dance of Life: Symmetry, cells and how we become human 9 March 2020 Review
Forensics find donor DNA in semen of bone marrow transplant patient 16 December 2019 News
Human-animal chimeras: should other countries follow Japan's lead? 2 September 2019 Comment
Human-monkey hybrid embryos grown in China, claim researchers 12 August 2019 News
In depth: Our first look at the human development 'organiser cells' 4 June 2018 Comment
US scientists create first human-pig embryo chimeras 30 January 2017 News
Shortage of organs for transplantation – is more research on human–animal chimeras the right approach? 12 September 2016 Comment
Bioethical framework for human-animal embryo research proposed 5 September 2016 News
NIH to lift moratorium on human–animal chimera research 8 August 2016 News
Pig-human organs: policing the moral boundaries 20 June 2016 Comment
US lab attempting to grow pig embryos with human pancreases 13 June 2016 News
Call to end US federal funding ban on chimera research 9 November 2015 News
Man fails paternity test due to passing on unborn twin's DNA 2 November 2015 News
New type of stem cell may help grow organs 11 May 2015 News
Teenager uncovers genetics behind her own rare cancer 3 March 2014 News
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