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Paul Ichiro Terasaki (1929-2016): Inventor of the microcytotoxicity assay and pioneer tissue typer

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Paul Terasaki, one of the leading pioneers of HLA typing, especially its application to matching the donor and recipient for transplantation, died on January 25, 2016, aged 86. Among his many contributions to the immunology of transplantation were his development, with John McCelland, of the microcytoxicity assay, which revolutionised the serology of HLA typing, his showing clearly the importance of serological crossmatching before transplantation, and his demonstration for the first time ...

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Peer reviewed
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Accepted manuscript

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10.1111/tan.12809

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, Oncology, Weatherall Insti. of Molecular Medicine
Publisher:
Wiley Publisher's website
Journal:
HLA : immune response genetics Journal website
Volume:
87
Issue:
5
Pages:
404-408
Publication date:
2016-04-05
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ISSN:
2059-2310
URN:
uuid:107242b7-b0fe-4491-af5c-a87bcf983d66
Source identifiers:
615020
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pubs:615020

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