How fungi have shaped our understanding of mammalian immunology

Gordon D Brown

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Abstract

Research into the interaction of fungi with the host has provided significant contributions to mammalian immunology. Here, I briefly review the most notable of these contributions, starting from the time of Metchnikoff, and highlight their impact on our understanding of immunity.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)9-11
Number of pages3
JournalCell Host & Microbe
Volume7
Issue number1
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 21 Jan 2010

Keywords

  • allergy and immunology
  • animals
  • fungi
  • history, 19th century
  • history, 20th century
  • history, 21st century
  • host-pathogen interactions
  • humans

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