oa Madoqua - The immune system of Xenopus and metamorphosis

Volume 19, Issue 1
  • ISSN : 1011-5498



With its lymphoid organs thymus and spleen, its T and B cells with their specific receptors Ig and TCR.MHC class I and class II, the immune system of Xenopus is basically similar to that of mammals. Less complex, involving a smaller number of lymphocytes, and lacking both lymph nodes and germinal centers, the Xenopus immune system presents additional peculiarities that make it an attractive model to study the ontogeny of thc immune system

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