Histocompatibility Antigens and the T-Cell Repertoire

  • Harald von Boehmer


Considering the numerous reviews dealing with the major histocompatibility complex (MHC) and its influence on T cells, it is not tempting to write yet another article on the subject. The experimental data that I am going to summarize are in principle compatible with several theoretical models. I therefore shall not attempt to discriminate among them. Our own view has been stated before (von Boehmer et al., 1978b).


Major Histocompatibility Complex Helper Cell Histocompatibility Antigen Antiidiotypic Antibody Restricting Element 


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  • Harald von Boehmer
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  1. 1.Basel Institute for ImmunologyBasel 5Switzerland

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