Tonsil

Known as: Tonsils 
The two organs situated in the throat on either side of the narrow passage from the mouth to the pharynx. They are composed of lymphoid tissues.
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Highly Cited
2009
Highly Cited
2009
The human body contains over 500 individual lymph nodes, yet the biology of their formation is poorly understood. Here we… (More)
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Highly Cited
2006
Highly Cited
2006
Human natural killer (NK) cells originate from CD34(+) hematopoietic progenitor cells, but the discrete stages of NK cell… (More)
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Highly Cited
2004
Highly Cited
2004
Natural killer cells are important cytolytic cells in innate immunity. We have characterized human NK cells of spleen, lymph… (More)
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Highly Cited
2001
Highly Cited
2001
Heterogeneous expression of several antigens on the three currently defined tonsil dendritic cell (DC) subsets encouraged us to… (More)
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2001
Highly Cited
2001
The growing public health problem of infections caused by multiresistant Gram-positive bacteria, in particular Staphylococcus… (More)
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Highly Cited
1998
Highly Cited
1998
DCs (dendritic cells) function as sentinels of the immune system. They traffic from the blood to the tissues where, while… (More)
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Highly Cited
1998
Highly Cited
1998
Epstein-Barr virus establishes latency in vitro by activating human B cells to become proliferating blasts, but in vivo it is… (More)
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Highly Cited
1995
Highly Cited
1995
Two proteins with seven transmembrane-spanning domains typical of guanosine-nucleotide-binding-protein-coupled receptors have… (More)
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Highly Cited
1995
Highly Cited
1995
Human memory B cells that carry mutated IgV region genes were isolated from tonsils by negative selection of IgD+ naive B cells… (More)
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Highly Cited
1991
Highly Cited
1991
The Epstein-Barr virus (EBV)-encoded latent gene products, latent membrane protein (LMP) and EBV nuclear antigen 2 (EBNA 2), seem… (More)
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