Molecular biology of transplantation

Alan M. Krensky*

*Corresponding author for this work

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5 Scopus citations


The past decade has witnessed an explosion in our understanding of the molecules involved in transplant rejection and acceptance. This review highlights our current understanding of antigen recognition, signal transduction, and effector mechanisms of the immune system. Such information has proven important in understanding the action of immunosuppressive drugs and will prove useful in the design of new immunotherapies. Copyright (C) 2000 S. Karger AG, Basel.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)260-265
Number of pages6
Issue number3
StatePublished - Jan 1 2000


  • Adhesion molecules
  • Cytokines
  • Immunology
  • Immunosuppression
  • Lymphocytes
  • Molecular biology
  • Rejection
  • Tolerance
  • Transplantation

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Physiology
  • Nephrology
  • Physiology (medical)
  • Urology

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