Which Half is Mommy?: Tetragametic Chimerism and Trans-Subjectivity

@article{Norton2008WhichHI,
  title={Which Half is Mommy?: Tetragametic Chimerism and Trans-Subjectivity},
  author={Aaron T. Norton and Aaron T. Ozzie Zehner},
  journal={WSQ: Women's Studies Quarterly},
  year={2008},
  volume={36},
  pages={106 - 125}
}
Imagine being told by a doctor that a twin, one you never knew you had, exists inside you. It is well known that fraternal twins arise from two fertilized eggs that develop into nonidentical siblings. Less well known is that these two zygotes sometimes overlap and fuse so completely as to develop into one body with two distinct sets of DNA, a phenomenon called tetragametic chimerism (Tippett 1983). We explore how this rare occurrence exposes complex links between understandings of DNA, human… Expand
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CREATION OF CHIMERA THROUGH THE USAGE OF AN INSPIRATIONAL SYSTEM
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