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Transplant DNA

  1. Jan 16, 2007 #1
    I was wondering what happens to an organ after it's transplanted in another body. Obviously it starts off with the DNA of the donor. However I find it odd that there is something in your body with different DNA then yourself. So I'm wondering if the DNA of the organ eventually changes into the DNA of the person it's in or if it remains with the same DNA for the rest of his life?
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  3. Jan 17, 2007 #2
    DNA doesn't change...

    You have to take very strong immunosuppressive drugs to stop any rejection... but rejection does occur...
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