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Mechanisms of allorecognition and organ transplant rejection.

A Slavcev

Ann Transplant 2001; 6(4): 5-8

ID: 659011

Published: 2002-05-31


Recognition of mismatched (foreign) alloantigens on the graft by the recipients T cells initiates allograft rejection. This process is mediated by two mayor mechanisms--direct and indirect allorecognition. Both process are being discussed.

Keywords: Graft Rejection, HLA Antigens - immunology, Humans, Organ Transplantation, T-Lymphocytes - immunology, Transplantation Immunology



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