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The Way We Walked with Immunology.

Research paper by Kimishige K Ishizaka

Indexed on: 21 Apr '18Published on: 21 Apr '18Published in: Annual review of immunology



Abstract

It has been a little more than 50 years since we discovered IgE, a key molecule for the allergic response and a target for treating allergies and severe asthma. Here, I trace my career, from the kindling of my interest in immunochemistry to groundbreaking discoveries in the biology and chemistry of immunoglobulins. I describe my service to the broader community of immunologists and my role in shaping departments and research institutes. My course starts in Japan and includes Southern California, Baltimore, and Denver.