Immune Response: Evasion and Subversion by Pathogens
Published Online: 3 MAY 2005
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How to Cite
Milon, G. and David, P. 2005. Immune Response: Evasion and Subversion by Pathogens. eLS. .
- Published Online: 3 MAY 2005
Pathogenic microorganisms may evade rapid clearance by effectors of the immune system of the hosts they encounter, or they may subvert the regulatory pathways of the immune system of the hosts. These two processes are essential for microorganisms' fitness, transmissibility and perpetuation, the very essence of host-dependent/parasitic microorganisms.
- microorganism transmission;