V(D)J Recombination (Advances in Experimental Medicine and Biology) by Pierre Ferrier
English | June 22, 2009 | ISBN: 1441902953 | 199 Pages | PDF | 16 MB
v(D)J recombination: for the community of immunologists and developmental biologists, the molecular route by which B and T lymphocytes acquire their unique function of affording adaptive immunity. Yet, for many-from experienced scientists to trainees-it represents a (rather too) sophisticated process whose true insight is excessively demanding. However, when not simplyconsidered as a private ground for a few aficionados, it can be seen as a way of understanding how maturelympho cytes carry on their basic functions.