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Volume nine of this series consists of four review articles of current interest in immunology and maintains the high standards set by earlier editions. The first section is a lucid presentation of the evidence that implicates the small lymphocyte in the immune response. Drs. Gowans and McGregor develop their convincing thesis that most small lymphocytes are resting immunologically competent cells. In response to antigen a proportion of these cells transform into large pyroninophilic cells which then proliferate and differentiate to ultimately effect the immune response. With adequate consideration of experiments at variance with this thesis, the small lymphocyte is appraised
Progress in Allergy. Ann Intern Med. ;63:548–549. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-63-3-548_2
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1965;63(3):548-549.
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