A model of proliferation control in immune response. (English) Zbl 0534.92008

Summary: A considerable proliferation of participating cells is a characteristic feature of the immune response. Some new experimental findings suggest that this proliferation is controlled by a lymphocyte factor called interleukin 2. Assumptions on the course of the immune response under such control are formulated, and a new model of the immune response is constructed; it consists of a system of differential equations and some functions describing transition probabilities.


92Cxx Physiological, cellular and medical topics
92C50 Medical applications (general)


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