Immune Deficiency: Severe Combined Immune Deficiency
Published Online: 29 JAN 2003
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How to Cite
Ananworanich, J. and Shearer, W. T. 2003. Immune Deficiency: Severe Combined Immune Deficiency. eLS. .
- Published Online: 29 JAN 2003
Severe combined immune deficiency (SCID) represents a diverse group of disorders caused by genetic defects in T-cell development and signalling pathways, the most common being the mutation of the interleukin-2 receptor γ chain leading to X-linked SCID.
- T cell;
- bubble boy;
- combined immune deficiency (CID);
- severe combined immune deficiency (SCID);
- stem cell transplantation