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Stories by Charles A. Janeway

How the Immune System Recognizes Invaders

Cells of the immune system recombine gene fragments to create the millions of receptors needed to identify and attack the myriad pathogens encountered throughout life

September 1, 1993 — Charles A. Janeway

Agammaglobulinemia

This nonstop word refers to a disease in which the blood lacks gamma globulin. Because antibodies are found in gamma globulin, those who suffer from the disease are prey to grave infections

July 1, 1957 — Charles A. Janeway and David Gitlin
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Scientific American Health & Medicine

Scientific American Health & Medicine