Generation of immunoglobulin variable gene diversity

Patricia J. Gearhart

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Recent protein and gene sequences show that diversity in immunoglobulin variable genes is generated by multiple germline genes which then undergo somatic rearrangement and hypermutation.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)107-112
Number of pages6
JournalImmunology Today
Issue number4
StatePublished - Apr 1982
Externally publishedYes

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Immunology


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