Danger - pathogen on the premises! Immunological tolerance

Curr Biol. 1996 May 1;6(5):519-22. doi: 10.1016/s0960-9822(02)00531-6.


Recent results show that immune responses can be induced in neonatal mice. Do they really refute the traditional view that the ability to discriminate between 'self' and 'non-self' is a fundamental property of the immune system?

Publication types

  • Review

MeSH terms

  • Adaptation, Physiological*
  • Animals
  • Animals, Newborn / immunology
  • Immune System / physiology*
  • Infections / immunology
  • Mice
  • Models, Immunological