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Immune Tolerance

"Immune Tolerance" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus, MeSH (Medical Subject Headings). Descriptors are arranged in a hierarchical structure, which enables searching at various levels of specificity.

The specific failure of a normally responsive individual to make an immune response to a known antigen. It results from previous contact with the antigen by an immunologically immature individual (fetus or neonate) or by an adult exposed to extreme high-dose or low-dose antigen, or by exposure to radiation, antimetabolites, antilymphocytic serum, etc.


This graph shows the total number of publications written about "Immune Tolerance" by people in Harvard Catalyst Profiles by year, and whether "Immune Tolerance" was a major or minor topic of these publication.
Bar chart showing 1202 publications over 30 distinct years, with a maximum of 66 publications in 2016
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Funded by the NIH National Center for Advancing Translational Sciences through its Clinical and Translational Science Awards Program, grant number UL1TR002541.