Natural Killer Cell Mediated Cytotoxic Responses in the Tasmanian Devil

@inproceedings{Brown2011NaturalKC,
  title={Natural Killer Cell Mediated Cytotoxic Responses in the Tasmanian Devil},
  author={Gabriella K. Brown and Alexandre Kreiss and Alan Bruce Lyons and Gregory J. M. Woods},
  booktitle={PloS one},
  year={2011}
}
The Tasmanian devil (Sarcophilus harrisii), the world's largest marsupial carnivore, is under threat of extinction following the emergence of an infectious cancer. Devil facial tumour disease (DFTD) is spread between Tasmanian devils during biting. The disease is consistently fatal and devils succumb without developing a protective immune response. The aim of this study was to determine if Tasmanian devils were capable of forming cytotoxic antitumour responses and develop antibodies against… CONTINUE READING
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