Therapeutic Immunology Group:


Tolerance Lab

Cytokine Lab

Antibody Lab

Dendritic Lab

FACS Machine Info

Other TIG Links

Therapeutic Antibody Centre

Dunn School of Pathology

Mechanisms of Peripheral Tolerance

There are a number of different ways of acheiving peripheral tolerance, ranging from clonal deletion to suppression and infectious tolerance. The following diagram illustrates how these different mechanisms work:

Tolerance mechanisms
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"Developing short-term treatments for long-term outcomes"

Related topics:

Tolerance in more detail

An Immunology Glossary

Antibodies in therapy

Making mAbs in large (gram) amounts

TIG Monoclonal Antibodies

Last Updated 2nd April 2001 by Steve Cobbold