Recognition of the Immune System
Generating Receptor Diversity
Affinity Maturation
Immune Memory
Tolerance of Self
Eliminating Intracellular Pathogens

Suggested Reading

  • Janeway C A, Travers P. The Immune System in Health and Disease. Current Biology Ltd, London, 1994.
  • Various Authors. Life, Death and the Immune System, Scientific American Special Issue, September 1993.
  • Paul W.E. The Immune System: An Introduction. In Paul W E, editor, Fundamental Immunology, 2nd Edition, Raven Press Ltd, 1989.

    An Overview of the Immune System. © 1997 Steven A Hofmeyr

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