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Science 315 (5819): 1673-1674

Copyright © 2007 by the American Association for the Advancement of Science

IMMUNOLOGY:
Asymmetry and Immune Memory

Dan R. Littman1 and Harinder Singh2

Asymmetric cell division of lymphocytes ensures that our adaptive immune system maintains a balanced production of two different types of T cells.


1D. R. Littman is in the Howard Hughes Medical Institute, Skirball Institute of Biomolecular Medicine, New York University School of Medicine, New York, NY 10016, USA. E-mail: littman{at}saturn.med.nyu.edu

2H. Singh is in the Howard Hughes Medical Institute, Department of Molecular Genetics and Cell Biology, University of Chicago, Chicago, IL 60637, USA. E-mail: hsingh{at}uchicago.edu


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