A model of bursal colonization.

Abstract

In the chicken, and perhaps in all birds, the development of the cells which form antibodies, the B-cells, differs substantially from that in mammals. In birds, committed B-cells colonize a specialized organ, the bursa of Fabricius, which consists of some 10(4) follicles. Diversification, i.e., the development of the antibody repertoire, takes place in… (More)

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@article{Salant1989AMO, title={A model of bursal colonization.}, author={Evan P. Salant and Ramon Pink and C. M. Steinberg}, journal={Journal of theoretical biology}, year={1989}, volume={139 1}, pages={1-16} }