Lege Artis Medicinae

[Some newly discovered mechanisms of action of the immune response and the conceptual transformation of immunology]

FALUS András1

NOVEMBER 30, 2020

Lege Artis Medicinae - 2020;30(11)

DOI: https://doi.org/10.33616/lam.30.040

[Immunology is a complex science studying healthy and abnormal immune responses. This discipline of physiology and pathophysiology primarily understands the individual mechanisms through a cellular and molecular biological, genetic, epigenetic and (neuro) endocrinological approach, as well as by exploring the details of pathological processes. Im­mu­nology is one of the very rapidly evolving sciences, and its results have repercussions on other disciplines at both theoretical (eg network sciences, systems biology) and methodological (monoclonal antibodies, biomarkers, immune assays) levels. In recent decades, a number of conceptual novelty have been uncovered and immunologists have recognized essential details in their assertion in immunity. ]

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  1. Semmelweis Egyetem, Genetikai, Sejt- és Immunbiológiai Intézet

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