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Nature 226, 123 - 126 (11 April 1970); doi:10.1038/226123a0

A Certain Symmetry : Histocompatibility Antigens compared with Immunocyte Receptors

F. M. BURNET

School of Microbiology, University of Melbourne, Melbourne

Recent work on cancer immunity suggests that the character and diversity of cell membrane antigens may be controlled by processes similar to those concerned with the origin of specific patterns in the immune system.

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