The molecular basis of allorecognition in ascidians.

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The process of allorecognition consists of an ability to discriminate self from non-self. This discrimination is used either to identify non-self cells and reject them ("non-self histocompatibility") or to identify self cells and reject them (as in the avoidance of self-fertilization by hermaphrodites ("self incompatibility"). The molecular basis governing… (More)
DOI: 10.1002/bies.20848

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@article{BenShlomo2008TheMB, title={The molecular basis of allorecognition in ascidians.}, author={Rachel Ben-Shlomo}, journal={BioEssays : news and reviews in molecular, cellular and developmental biology}, year={2008}, volume={30 11-12}, pages={1048-51} }