Clonal deletion

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Clonal deletion is the deactivation of B cells and T cells after they have expressed receptors for self-antigens and before they develop into fully immunocompetent lymphocytes.[1][full citation needed]

It is one method of immune tolerance.


  1. ^ "Lecture 15: The Concept of Tolerance". Archived from the original on 2007-02-07. 

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