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Univ. of Tennessee, Memphis. textual content offers a complete overview of cytokines and chemokines in immunity and human infectious ailments. Covers bacterial, viral, fungal, and parasitic infections. comprises an review of healing suggestions and brokers and the position in modulating host responses to pathogens and vaccines. DNLM: Chemokines--immunology.
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