The evolution of nasal-associated lymphoid tissue in early vertebrates

Mucosal-associated lymphoid tissues (MALT) represent the first line of defense against external aggressions and pathogen entry in vertebrates. The MALT of higher vertebrates includes several mucosal inductive sites, such as the Peyer Patches (PP) and the nasal-associated lymphoid tissue ...

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Alan Perelson, PhD

Senior Fellow
Theoretical Division
Los Alamos National Laboratory

Education
B.S. Life Sciences, MIT
B.S. Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, MIT
Ph.D. Biophysics, UC...

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