Jerne, Niels Kaj
Published Online: 30 MAY 2001
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Cruse, J. and Lewis, R. 2001. Jerne, Niels Kaj. eLS. .
- Published Online: 30 MAY 2001
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1911–1994 Danish immunologist who proposed a selection theory of antibody formation, the functional network of antibodies and lymphocytes and distinction of self from nonself by T lymphocytes.
- antibody avidity;
- natural selection theory of antibody formation;
- idiotypic network theory;
- haemolytic plaque assay