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Ehrich's theory

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Genetic theory of the formation of antibodies. According to Ehrich this takes places in two phases.


    W. E. Ehrich:
    Studies on lymphatic tissue. III. Experimental studies of the relation of the lymphatic tissue to the number of lymphocytes in the blood in subcutaneous infection with staphylococci.
    Journal of Experimental Medicine, New York, 1929, 49: 347-360. Die cellulären Bildungsstätten der Antikörper.
    Klinische Wochenschrift, Berlin, 1955, 33: 315-322. Die Entzündung. In: Handbuch der allgemeinen Pathologie.
    Hrsg F. Büchner, E. Letterer, and F. Roulet. Volume 7/1, 1-324. Berlin, Göttingen, Heidelberg, 1956.

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