RES Structure and Function of the Aves

  • Bruce Glick


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.


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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