graft-versus-host response


graft-versus-host response
When a graft of lymphocytes or a graft containing lymphocytes is made into an animal these may, if appropriately mismatched at MHC Class I to their host, produce lymphocyte clones that will react by a variety of processes against the host and cause damage.

Dictionary of molecular biology. 2004.

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