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CD Cell Markers

Harriet S. Meyer

in AMA Manual of Style: A Guide for Authors and Editors (10th edition)

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2007
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2009
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10.1093/jama/9780195176339.022.490
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Clusters of differentiation (CDs) are a system for identifying cellular surface markers, a number of which define lymphocyte subsets (see , Lymphocytes). The system and its nomenclature were formalized ... More

Chemokines

Harriet S. Meyer

in AMA Manual of Style: A Guide for Authors and Editors (10th edition)

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2007
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2009
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10.1093/jama/9780195176339.022.489
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Chemokines comprise a family of about 40 low-molecular-weight cytokines (see , Cytokines) with important roles in the immune system, as well as functions beyond it. The name chemokine, a contraction of ... More

Complement

Harriet S. Meyer

in AMA Manual of Style: A Guide for Authors and Editors (10th edition)

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2007
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2009
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10.1093/jama/9780195176339.022.491
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It is estimated that one C3b deposited on an organ-ism can become four million in about 4 min. M. K. Liszewski and J. P. Atkinson(p922)The term complement refers to a group of serum proteins activated ... More

Cytokines

Harriet S. Meyer

in AMA Manual of Style: A Guide for Authors and Editors (10th edition)

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2007
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2009
DOI: 
10.1093/jama/9780195176339.022.492
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… some viruses subvert the immune response byproducing homologs of mammalian cytokines ortheir receptors. J. J. Oppenheim and M. Feldmann(p7)Cytokines are proteins or glycoproteins produced after stimulation ... More

HLA/Major Histocompatibility Complex

Harriet S. Meyer

in AMA Manual of Style: A Guide for Authors and Editors (10th edition)

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2007
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2009
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10.1093/jama/9780195176339.022.493
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UPDATE: In April 2010, the WHO Nomenclature Committee for Factors of the HLA System introduced a modification of the nomenclature outlined in the manual; the new nomenclature introduces delimiters in ... More

Immunoglobulins

Harriet S. Meyer

in AMA Manual of Style: A Guide for Authors and Editors (10th edition)

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2007
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2009
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10.1093/jama/9780195176339.022.494
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… the antibody in serum is a mixture of perhaps100 million slightly different types of molecule… J. H. L. Playfair and B. M. Chain(p38) Plasma cells can release up to 2000 antibody mole-cules per second ... More

Lymphocytes

Harriet S. Meyer

in AMA Manual of Style: A Guide for Authors and Editors (10th edition)

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2007
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2009
DOI: 
10.1093/jama/9780195176339.022.495
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The normal adult human body contains on the or-der of a trillion (1012) lymphocytes.… Together, thethymus and marrow produce approximately 109mature lymphocytes each day, which are thenreleased into the ... More

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