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Perpetuation of immunological memory: role of serum antibodies and accessory cells.

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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Abstract

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
URI: http://eprints.iisc.ernet.in/id/eprint/89

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