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Drosophilosophical: Re-thinking Adaptive Immunity in the Fly
University of Massachusetts Medical School Faculty Publications
  • Cara C. West, University of Massachusetts Medical School
  • Neal S. Silverman, University of Massachusetts Medical School
UMMS Affiliation
Division of Infectious Diseases and Immunology, Department of Medicine
Date
4-6-2017
Document Type
Article
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Abstract
For decades, flies have been a model for innate immunity. In this issue of Cell, Tassetto et al. describe a mechanism for antiviral RNAi spreading that parallels mammalian adaptive immunity through reverse-transcribed vDNA circles and the systemic dissemination of small-RNA-containing exosomes.
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Citation: Cell. 2017 Apr 6;169(2):188-190. doi: 10.1016/j.cell.2017.03.032. Link to article on publisher's site
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PubMed ID
28388404
Citation Information
Cara C. West and Neal S. Silverman. "Drosophilosophical: Re-thinking Adaptive Immunity in the Fly" Vol. 169 Iss. 2 (2017) ISSN: 0092-8674 (Linking)
Available at: http://works.bepress.com/neal_silverman/73/