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Encyclopedia > Niels Kaj Jerne

Niels Kaj Jerne (December 23, 1911 - October 7, 1994) was a British-Danish-Swedish (English-born) immunologist. He won a Nobel Prize in Medicine and Physiology in 1984 (shared with Georges J.F. Köhler and César Milstein), "for work on the immune system and the production of monoclonal antibodies". December 23 is the 357th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (358th in leap years). ... A database query syntax error has occurred. ... October 7 is the 280th day of the year (281st in leap years). ... 1994 was a common year starting on Saturday of the Gregorian calendar, and was designated the International year of the Family. ... Royal motto: Dieu et mon droit (French: God and my right) Englands location within the UK Official language English de facto Capital London de facto Largest city London Area  - Total Ranked 1st UK 130,395 km² Population  - Total (2001)  - Density Ranked 1st UK 49,138,831 377/km² Religion... Immunology is a broad branch of biomedical science that covers study of all aspects of the immune system in all organisms. ... List of Nobel Prize laureates in Physiology or Medicine from 1901 to the present day. ... 1984 is a leap year starting on Sunday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Georges Jean Franz Köhler (March 17, 1946 in Munich - March 7, 1995 in Freiburg im Breisgau) was a German biologist. ... César Milstein (1927-2002) was born in Bahia Blanca, Argentina. ... The immune system is the organ system that protects an organism from outside biological influences. ... Monoclonal antibodies (mAb) are antibodies that are identical because they were produced by one type of immune cell, all clones of a single parent cell. ...


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  • Niels K. Jerne (http://www.nobel.se/medicine/laureates/1984/jerne-autobio.html) - short autobiography
  • theories concerning the specificity in development and control of the immune system and the discovery of the principle for production of monoclonal antibodies. (http://okilpob.tripod.com/mkdir/jerne-speech.html)

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Jerne Niels Kaj - Search Results - MSN Encarta (213 words)
Jerne, Niels Kaj (1911-1994), Danish immunologist and Nobel laureate.
Niels Kaj Jerne FRS (December 23, 1911 October 7, 1994) was a Danish (English-born) immunologist.
Jerne, Niels Kai (nēls kī yĕr`nə), 1911–94, British-Danish immunologist, b.
Niels Kaj Jerne Summary (4319 words)
Niels Kaj (sometimes transliterated Kai) Jerne was born on 23 December 1911, in London, England, to Danish parents Else Marie Lindberg and Hans Jessen Jerne.
From 1962 to 1966, Jerne was professor of microbiology at the University of Pittsburgh in Pennsylvania.
Niels Kaj (sometimes translated Kai) Jerne was born in London, England, to Danish parents Else Marie Lindberg and Hans Jessen Jerne.
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