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RES Structure and Function of the Aves

  • Bruce Glick

Abstract

In ancient times, prior to the first sundial, the transition of night into day was marked by the crowing of the rooster (Lind, 1963). Perhaps this was only a prelude to the major role that the chicken was to play in the 20th century in awakening the scientific community to fundamental concepts that would help formulate immunobiology and the T and B cell concept (Glick et al., 1956; Warner and Burnet, 1961; Cooper et al., 1966; Weber, 1975; Glick, 1977a). While this chapter will include historical milestones in avian immunology, the major thrust will be to emphasize structural and functional characteristics of the lympho-myeloid complex and the interrelationships of these representatives of the chicken’s RES.

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Germinal Center Infectious Bronchitis Virus Purify Protein Derivative Small Lymphocyte Accessory Spleen 
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  • Bruce Glick
    • 1
  1. 1.Poultry Science Department-MAFESMississippi State UniversityMississippiUSA

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