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Pathogen responses to host immunity: the impact of time delays and memory on the evolution of virulence.

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Current analytical models of the mammalian immune system typically assume a specialist predator-prey relationship between invading pathogens and the active components of the immune response. However, in reality, the specific immune system is not immediately effective following invasion by a novel pathogen. First, there may be an explicit time delay between infection and immune initiation and, second, there may be a gradual build-up in immune efficacy (for instance, during the period of B-cell...

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10.1098/rspb.2006.3552

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MPLS
Department:
Zoology
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Author
Journal:
Proceedings. Biological sciences / The Royal Society
Volume:
273
Issue:
1597
Pages:
2083-2090
Publication date:
2006-08-01
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EISSN:
1471-2954
ISSN:
0962-8452
Source identifiers:
209230
Language:
English
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uuid:3ca67ed1-33ff-4e2e-a5a9-3473a622e995
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pubs:209230
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2013-11-16

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