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Immune Mechanisms and Disease

Edited by Edited by Nicholas Chiorazzi (North Shore - LIJ Research Institute, Manhasset, NY), Robert G. Lahita (St. Vincent's Hospital, New York, NY), and J. Donald Capra (Oklahoma Medical Research Foundation, Oklahoma City, OK)
Immune Mechanisms and Disease

Published: April 2003

Volume 987

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The papers in this volume examine the roles of three key immune mechanisms (antigen presentation, T cell priming, and the germinal center reaction) in normal and abnormal immune responses. Further studies explore the various ways in which these mechanisms induce normal immunity or result in and propagate maladaptive responses or diseases such as autoimmunity, immune deficiency, and lymphoma. Novel therapeutic directions and models are also presented.