Immune priming: mothering males modulate immunity

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The transfer of immunity from mother to offspring is widespread in animals. The father s contribution to this is usually negligible. However, in a sex-role reversed pipefish where fathers do the mothering, fathers make an important immune priming contribution, too.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)76 - 78
Number of pages3
JournalCurrent Biology
Issue number2
Publication statusPublished - 2013

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