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Development of Delayed-type Hypersensitivity in Guinea Pig Embryos

Naturevolume 187pages957959 (1960) | Download Citation

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SEVERAL, modalities of the immune response of embryos have been previously investigated. These include : (a) induction of immunological tolerance1; (b) antibody formation2; (c) capacity to reject homografts3. There have been no analogous studies of the capacity of the embryo to develop the delayed type of hypersensitivity to protein antigens.

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    • JONATHAN W. UHR

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