Immune Response

  • (noun): A bodily defense reaction that recognizes an invading substance (an antigen: such as a virus or fungus or bacteria or transplanted organ) and produces antibodies specific against that antigen.
    Synonyms: immune reaction, immunologic response

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LCN2 - Clinical Significance - Immune Response
... Lack of LCN2 expression has been possibly linked to acne could be caused due to lack of gene expression, which possibly can be correct with Isotretinoin. ...
... toll-like receptor signaling pathway • inflammatory response • I-kappaB kinase/NF-kappaB cascade • response to virus • immunoglobulin mediated immune ...
Important Scientific Contributions Using Balancer Chromosomes
... The authors speculated that this response was an evolutionary trend toward redundant immune response against RNA viruses ... to stop spread of a virus, then the RNAi immune response has been ineffective ... This causes another immune response that attempts to stop the virus which is binding double stranded RNA and keeping double stranded so that it cannot be transcribed into virus ...
Protective Autoimmunity - Mechanism of Action
... An immune response that takes place following CNS injury elicits a cascade of molecular and cellular events that can eventually affect the organism’s functional recovery ... after an injury to the CNS, there is a local innate immune response ... This response is mediated primarily by microglia cells, a population of CNS-resident immune cells, which can act as phagocytes, and antigen-presenting cells ...

Famous quotes containing the words response and/or immune:

    Eyes seeking the response of eyes
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    All revelation has been ours.
    Robert Frost (1874–1963)

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    Barbra Streisand (b. 1942)