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Contact: Dr. Thomas Boehm
boehm@immunbio.mpg.de
49-761-510-8329
Max-Planck-Gesellschaft

Elephant Shark

Caption: The immune system of the elephant shark is simpler than many other vertebrates studied so far. The present studies also explain, why cartilaginous fishes do not generate human-like bones.

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