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Cell Host Microbe. 2010 Jan 21;7(1):9-11. doi: 10.1016/j.chom.2009.12.005.

How fungi have shaped our understanding of mammalian immunology.

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Aberdeen Fungal Group, Section of Immunology and Infection, Division of Applied Medicine, Institute of Medical Sciences, Foresterhill, University of Aberdeen, Aberdeen AB252ZD, UK. gordon.brown@abdn.ac.uk

Abstract

Research into the interaction of fungi with the host has provided significant contributions to mammalian immunology. Here, I briefly review the most notable of these contributions, starting from the time of Metchnikoff, and highlight their impact on our understanding of immunity.

PMID:
20114024
DOI:
10.1016/j.chom.2009.12.005
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