TITLE

Dendritic cells: from the fabric of immunology

AUTHOR(S)
Steinman, Ralph M.
PUB. DATE
October 2004
SOURCE
Clinical & Investigative Medicine;Oct2004, Vol. 27 Issue 5, p231
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article presents information on cellular immunology. The field was about the incisive clonal selection theory and new knowledge that distinct B and T lymphocytes were the mediators of two kinds of immunity: humoral and cellular. These lectures made me decide that immunology was for me. It was full of unknowns in physiology that would benefit from cell biological approaches and rich in significance for medicine, in which so many diseases involve the immune system. There were real mysteries to the initiation of immunity, including resistance to infection.
ACCESSION #
14982220

 

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