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The generative grammar of the immune system

Nobel lecture, 8 December 1984

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Jerne, N.K. The generative grammar of the immune system. Biosci Rep 5, 439–451 (1985). https://doi.org/10.1007/BF01116941

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Keywords

  • Immune System
  • Generative Grammar