Cartilaginous fishes, comprising the chimeras, sharks, skates, and rays, split from the common ancestor with other jawed vertebrates approx. 450 million years ago. Being the oldest extant taxonomic group to possess an immunoglobulin (Ig)-based adaptive immune system, examination of this group has...
Author(s) : Matz, H.; Munir, D.; Logue, J.; Dooley, H.
Publisher : Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK
Journal article : Developmental and Comparative Immunology 2021 Vol.115