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Immunology

Another manifestation of GOD

In studies of the evolution of the adaptive immune system, the lamprey has been an unlikely centre of attention. These studies now provide evidence of a fascinating variation on how such a system can operate.

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Figure 1: Adaptive immunity in jawed vertebrates and the jawless lamprey.

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Flajnik, M. Another manifestation of GOD. Nature 430, 157–158 (2004). https://doi.org/10.1038/430157a

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