Faculty Research 1990 - 1999

Title

Immunity in experimental murine filariasis: roles of T and B cells revisited.

Document Type

Article

Publication Date

1999

Keywords

B-Lymphocytes: im, Brugia-malayi: im, Disease-Models-Animal, Filariasis: im, Immunity, Mice, Mice-Inbred-C57BL, SUPPORT-U-S-GOVT-P-H-S, T-Lymphocytes: im

JAX Source

Infect Immun 1999 Jun;67(6):3166-7

Grant

AI39705/AI/NIAID, AI42362/AI/NIAID, AI30389/AI/NIAID

Abstract

We have reevaluated the contributions of T and B cells in Brugia malayi infection by utilizing knockout mice on a uniform background (C57BL/6J). We find that B-cell-deficient mice are more permissive to infection than T-cell-deficient mice.

Comments

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