Human-animal chimeras in biomedical research.

  title={Human-animal chimeras in biomedical research.},
  author={Richard R. Behringer},
  journal={Cell stem cell},
  volume={1 3},
Chimeras are individuals with tissues derived from more than one zygote. Interspecific chimeras have tissues derived from different species. The biological consequences of human-animal chimeras have become an issue of ethical debate. Ironically, human-animal chimeras with human blood, neurons, germ cells, and other tissues have been generated for decades… CONTINUE READING