TH1-TH2: A procrustean paradigm

Dennis O. Gor, Noel R. Rose, Neil S. Greenspan

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Although immunologists have found the dichotomous helper T cell subset model a useful construct, it is beginning to show its age. Some suggest that proponents of the TH1-TH2 dichotomy are overzealous in making the data conform to the scheme, like Procrustes who stretched or truncated his guests so that they would fit his guest bed.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)503-505
Number of pages3
JournalNature Immunology
Issue number6
StatePublished - Jun 1 2003

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Immunology and Allergy
  • Immunology


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