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Anti-Suppressor Cell Effects of Lithium in vitro and in vivo

  • Hans-Michael Dosch
  • David Matheson
  • Ruud K. B. Schuurman
  • Erwin W. Gelfand
Part of the Advances in Experimental Medicine and Biology book series (AEMB, volume 127)

Abstract

Studies of cellular immunity nave recently begun to unravel a highly complex network of regulatory events in which a particular effector function is shown to represent the net result of multiple cell interactions which are modulated by antigenic experience, genetic restrictions, polyclonal effects, and, probably, nutritional and hormonal factors. Because of its complexity and ability to accomodate external and internal stimuli in an adaptive learning fashion, the immune network has been compared to the central nervous system (Jerne, 1974).

Keywords

Peripheral Blood Lymphocyte Suppressor Cell Common Variable Immunodeficiency Antibody Deficiency Plaque Form Cell 
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© Plenum Press, New York 1980

Authors and Affiliations

  • Hans-Michael Dosch
    • 1
  • David Matheson
    • 1
  • Ruud K. B. Schuurman
    • 1
  • Erwin W. Gelfand
    • 1
  1. 1.Division of Immunology Research InstituteHospital for Sick ChildrenTorontoCanada

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