View Full Version : 3 Human Chimeras That Already Exist

08-09-2016, 09:12 AM
<p><a href="http://news.yahoo.com/3-human-chimeras-already-exist-143320171.html"><img src="http://l2.yimg.com/bt/api/res/1.2/5mK05Zy9KWZN8UjJFR.8mw--/YXBwaWQ9eW5ld3NfbGVnbztmaT1maWxsO2g9ODY7cT03NTt3PT EzMA--/http://media.zenfs.com/en_US/News/LiveScience.com/dna-human-body.jpg" width="130" height="86" alt="3 Human Chimeras That Already Exist" align="left" title="3 Human Chimeras That Already Exist" border="0" /></a>For example, in 2002, news outlets reported the story of a woman named Karen Keegan, who needed a kidney transplant and underwent genetic testing along with her family, to see if a family member could donate one to her. The mystery was solved when doctors discovered that Keegan was a chimera the set of DNA in her blood cells was different from that in the*other tissues in her body. A person can also be a chimera if he or she undergoes a bone marrow transplant.</p><br clear="all"/>