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Memory in the innate and adaptive immune systems

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Kurtz,  Joachim
Department Evolutionary Ecology, Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Biology, Max Planck Society;

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Kurtz, J. (2004). Memory in the innate and adaptive immune systems. Forum in Immunology: Toll-like receptors, 1410-1417. doi:10.1016/j.micinf.2004.10.002.


Cite as: http://hdl.handle.net/11858/00-001M-0000-000F-DA4D-4
Abstract
Specific memory is a hallmark of the vertebrate adaptive immune system. However, recent experiments indicate that specific memory might also exist in the innate immune systems of invertebrates. At present, the underlying mechanisms are unknown; yet such phenomenological evidence is relevant for understanding the principles and evolution of immune defence