Chapter 14. The Role of Germinal Centres in the Generation of Immunological Memory

  1. Ruth Porter and
  2. Julie Whelan
  1. G. G. B. Klaus and
  2. Annalisa Kunkl

Published Online: 30 MAY 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470720660.ch14

Ciba Foundation Symposium 84 - Microenvironments in Haemopoietic and Lymphoid Differentiation

Ciba Foundation Symposium 84 - Microenvironments in Haemopoietic and Lymphoid Differentiation

How to Cite

Klaus, G. G. B. and Kunkl, A. (1981) The Role of Germinal Centres in the Generation of Immunological Memory, in Ciba Foundation Symposium 84 - Microenvironments in Haemopoietic and Lymphoid Differentiation (eds R. Porter and J. Whelan), John Wiley & Sons, Ltd., Chichester, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470720660.ch14

Author Information

  1. Division of Immunology, National Institute for Medical Research, Mill Hill, London NW7 1AA, UK

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 30 MAY 2008
  2. Published Print: 1 JAN 1981

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780272796368

Online ISBN: 9780470720660

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Keywords:

  • immunological memory;
  • germinal centres;
  • morphological changes;
  • primary immunization;
  • antibody production

Summary

This chapter contains section titled:

  • The Role of Complement Activation by Antigen-Antibody Complexes in Memory Generation

  • The Relationship between Germinal Centre Formation and Memory Development

  • The Role of T Lymphocytes in the Development of B Memory Cells

  • Conclusions

  • References

  • Discussion

  • References