Redefining the immune system as a social interface for cooperative processes

PLoS Pathog. 2013 Mar;9(3):e1003203. doi: 10.1371/journal.ppat.1003203. Epub 2013 Mar 21.
No abstract available

Publication types

  • Research Support, Non-U.S. Gov't

MeSH terms

  • Animals
  • Cell Communication / immunology*
  • Cooperative Behavior*
  • Disease Resistance
  • Ecosystem*
  • Evolution, Molecular
  • Host-Pathogen Interactions*
  • Humans
  • Immune System / cytology*
  • Immunity, Innate*
  • Infections / immunology

Grant support

This work was supported by grants from the Fonds National de la Recherche Scientifique (FNRS) (convention FRSM FNRS 3.4.600.06.F, Belgium). EM is a Research Associate of the FRS-FNRS (Belgium). The funders had no role in study design, data collection and analysis, decision to publish, or preparation of the manuscript.