[Frontiers in Bioscience 3, d973-984, September 1, 1998] |
EVOLUTION AND PHYLOGENY OF DEFENSE MOLECULES ASSOCIATED WITH INNATE IMMUNITY IN HORSESHOE CRAB
Sadaaki Iwanaga and Shun-ichiro Kawabata
Department of Biology, Faculty of Science, Kyushu University, Fukuoka 812-8581, Japan
Received 7/13/98 Accepted 8/21/98
This work was supported by Grants-in-Aid for Scientific Research from the Ministry of Education, Science, Sports and Culture of Japan. We thank Drs. Kei-ichi Kuma and Takashi Miyata of Kyoto University for useful advice.