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During the past decade no branch of experimental biology or medicine has awakened wider interest, expanded its scope and application further, or witnessed the incursion of more seasoned research workers from a diversity of backgrounds, than immunology. During this period the familiar rejection of genetically foreign or homologous tissue or organ grafts by man and animals finally gained general acceptance as an immunological phenomenon, closely related to the drug and bacterial allergies. With the discovery of the related phenomena of immunological paralysis and tolerance, an entirely new branch of immunology was opened up. Instead of dealing with the highly specific
Immunity.. Ann Intern Med. ;56:358–359. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-56-2-358
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1962;56(2):358-359.
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