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One who gives property or assets to someone else through the vehicle of a trust.
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A person or institution who gives assets to another person or institution, either directly or through a trust. Under most circumstances, donors can deduct the value (or depreciated value) of the assets given from their taxable income. While many donors give out of the goodness of their hearts, many do so in order to avoid taxes, especially when donating through a trust.
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One who gives a gift.

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Nonetheless, they are considered universal donors because of the absence of A and B antigens on the red cell surface.
This acquisition will provide Astellas with Universal Cells' proprietary Universal Donor Cell technology to create cell therapy products that do not require Human Leukocyte Antigen (HLA) matching, potentially overcoming a huge treatment challenge by reducing the risk of rejection.
Using a genome editing approach the company engineers stem cells to prevent expression of polymorphic human leukocyte antigen (HLA) molecules, removing the cause of donor tissue rejection and creating Universal Donor Stem Cells that are compatible with every patient.
For example, O negative, known as the universal donor because it can be given to anyone regardless of their blood type, is always needed.
Type-O blood is known as the universal donor and can be given to patients of all blood types.
Please bear with us if there are slightly longer waits than normal on session as a result." Donors with blood group O negative are typically known as the "universal donor" as their blood can be given to patients with a different blood group.
Lloyd Ratner, professor of surgery and director of renal and pancreatic transplantation at New York-Presbyterian/Columbia said: "That set off a chain of events where we were able to use a person who is a universal donor to give to someone who could only receive a blood group O kidney.
The theoretic universal donor is negative for DEA 1.1, 1.2, 3, 5 and 7 and positive for DEA 4.
People with O- blood types are typically known as the 'universal donor' as their blood can be given to people with different blood types, while B- is the rarest type.

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