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Curr Biol. 2007 Jan 9;17(1):R22-4.

Drosophila immunity: is antigen processing the first step?

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Umeå Centre for Molecular Pathogenesis, By. 6L, Umeå University, S-901 87 Umeå, Sweden. dan.hultmark@ucmp.umu.se

Abstract

A new genetic study has shown that the phagocytic ability of Drosophila blood cells, the hemocytes, may be important for the further induction of an antibacterial response in other tissues.

PMID:
17208173
DOI:
10.1016/j.cub.2006.11.039
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