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Metchnikoff and the origins of immunology

from metaphor to theory
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Metchnikoff, Elie, 1845-1916., Immunologists -- Ukraine -- Biography., Immunologists -- France -- Biography., Immunology -- His

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StatementAlfred I. Tauber, Leon Chernyak.
SeriesMonographs on the history and philosophy of biology
ContributionsChernyak, Leon.
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LC ClassificationsQR180.72.M48 T38 1991
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Paginationxviii, 247 p. :
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Open LibraryOL1867977M
ISBN 10019506447X
LC Control Number90026245

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His program developed from comparative embryological studies that sought to establish genealogical relations between species at the dawn of the Darwinian revolution.

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Metchnikoff Was a Darwinian who had the belief that in the study of imple organisms would reveal the "immunities" that would appear in the higher forms of life.

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Tauber; Leon Chernyak and Publisher Oxford University Press. Save up to 80% by choosing the eTextbook option for ISBN:X. The print version of this textbook is ISBN:X. This elegant and scholarly work explores the contributions of Elie Metchnikoff to the development of modern immunology.

The book was enlightening for me, because, although I am of Russian heritage and was an immunology fellow, I was not fully aware of the tremendous impact that Metchnikoff had on the field of immunology as we know it by: 1. But Metchnikoff's contributions extend beyond this already significant contribution.

Remarkably prescient, he anticipated many aspects of current immunobiology, the necessity and value of the comparative approach, embracing natural history and experimentation from single cell organisms, to a range of invertebrates, from the water flea Daphnia to primates, including humans.

Ilya Ilyich Mechnikov (Russian: Илья Ильич Мечников, also written as Élie Metchnikoff; 15 May [O.S. 3 May] – 15 July ) was a Russian Imperial zoologist of Moldavian and Ukrainian Jewish origin best known for his pioneering research in immunology.

In particular, he is credited with the discovery of phagocytes (macrophages) in Born: Ilya Ilyich Mechnikov, 15 May [O.S. 3 May]. ESSAY REVIEW The Harmonisation of Elie Metchnikoff: Making Sense of Cellular Immunity Harmke Kamminga* Alfred I.

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InMetchnikoff announced a novel theory of the protective role of inflammation. He discovered phagocytosis and recognized the importance of this phenomenon in the defense against infections.

The discovery of phagocytosis by Metchnikoff marks the birth of immunology. Immunology in Transition The Role of International Meetings and Discipline Leaders The Origin of Subdisciplines: (Ocular Immunology; Pediatric Immunology; Immunophysiology) Immune Hemolysis: On the Heuristic Value of an Experimental System Darwinism and Immunology: from Metchnikoff to Burnet The End of Immunology.

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