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The author states in the preface "this is not a book for the professional immuno-pathologist, but I hope it will be useful for anyone with a real peripheral interest in anto-immune phenomena to see its problems a little more clearly." With this purpose in mind, Sir Macfarlane Burnet presents his view of immunology and autoimmune diseases based on his theory of somatic mutations and the appearance of a forbidden clone of cells.
Chapters include those providing his viewpoints on basic aspects of antibody production and delayed hypersensitivity and disease entities of both animals and man. The role of viruses in
Auto-Immunity and Auto-Immune Disease.. Ann Intern Med. ;78:317. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-78-2-317_1
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1973;78(2):317.
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