Figure 11.9. Human immunodeficiency syndromes.

Figure 11.9Human immunodeficiency syndromes

The specific gene defect, the consequence for the immune system, and the resulting disease susceptibilities are listed for some common and some rare human immunodeficiency syndromes. ADA, adenosine deaminase; PNP, purine nucleotide phosphorylase; TAP, transporters associated with antigen processing; WASP, Wiskott-Aldrich syndrome protein; EBV, Epstein-Barr virus; NK, natural killer.

From: Inherited immunodeficiency diseases

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Immunobiology: The Immune System in Health and Disease. 5th edition.
Janeway CA Jr, Travers P, Walport M, et al.
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