Nayak, Rabindranath and Lal, Girdhari and Shaila, MS (2005) Perpetuation of immunological memory: role of serum antibodies and accessory cells. In: Microbes and Infection, 7 (11-12). pp. 1276-1283.
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A self-sustaining mechanism for perpetuation of immunological memory is proposed which requires the involvement of idiotypic-anti-idiotypic antibody immune-complexes, antigen-presenting cells and follicular dendritic cells, but not long-lived memory cells or persisting antigens.
|Item Type:||Journal Article|
|Additional Information:||The copyright for this article belongs to Elsevier.|
|Keywords:||Immunological memory;Serum antibodies;Dendritic cells;Follicular dendritic cells|
|Department/Centre:||Division of Biological Sciences > Microbiology & Cell Biology|
|Date Deposited:||09 Dec 2005|
|Last Modified:||19 Sep 2010 04:12|
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