The MIs locus: new clues to a lingering mystery

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The MIs locus was described in the late 1960s by Hilliard Festenstein; cultures of lymphocytes with a disparity at this locus induces intense, unidirectional T-cell proliferative responses. The genetics and immunobiology of this immunological enigma were discussed at a recent Howard Hughes Medical Institute Workshop.* * Held at the Howard Hughes Medical Institute Conference Center, Coconut Grove, Florida, USA on 1-4 November 1987.


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Janeway, C. A., Fischer-Lindahl, K., & Hammerling, U. (1988). The MIs locus: new clues to a lingering mystery. Immunology Today, 9(5), 125-126.