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Local Immunodeficiency: Transformation of Viruses' Functions

  title={Local Immunodeficiency: Transformation of Viruses' Functions},
  author={Leonid A. Bunimovich and Athulya Ram},
We analyze three aspects of the phenomenon of local immunodeficiency. In all cases only a stable (i.e. observable) state of local immunodeficiency is considered. At first, we show that the appearance of a new virus may result in a change in the roles played by previously existed viruses in the in-host cross-immunoreactivity network. Particularly a persistent virus may become neutral and vice versa. Then we study what happens if two cross-immunoreactivity networks with stable local immunodeficiency… 

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