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A theoretical question - Genetic manipulation

... of t and b cells, y protiens and phagocytes but I'm not talking about acquired immunity, I'm talking about this; If a person contracts a virus that is harmful to others around ...

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by Maitreya
Sat Dec 07, 2013 7:01 pm
Forum: Microbiology
Topic: A theoretical question - Genetic manipulation
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African vs American immune systems

The human immune system only recognizes epitopes (for B cell and T cell immunity). Each epitopte is a unique protein peptide of varying small size ... bring up that there is a theory out there, that says asthma and other acquired autoimmune diseases, may be the outcome of an active immune system ...

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by kolean
Sun Aug 29, 2010 3:11 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: African vs American immune systems
Replies: 8
Views: 8164

Re: Gluten-free and Vaccines

... By analogy with the current understanding of how gliadin peptides are acquired by HLA-DQ2 via a tTGase-mediated pathway (3), we hypothesized that ... lines were used as antigen presenting cells. 29. J. J. Boniface et al., Immunity 9, 459 (1998). 30. J. R. Cochran, T. O. Cameron, L. J. Stern. Immunity ...

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by tmerezko
Tue Jun 22, 2010 6:08 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Gluten-free and Vaccines
Replies: 7
Views: 20095

Differences between phagocytes and lymphocytes?

Yo ! Phagocytes are big cells responsible for the innate immunity: they are the first line of defence of the body, and act "by eating" ... allow to surround the bacterium. The second type of immunity is said "acquired", or "adaptive". it is due to the action of lymphocytes, ...

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by mikake
Mon Nov 02, 2009 4:14 am
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: Differences between phagocytes and lymphocytes?
Replies: 3
Views: 25420

T cell differentiation

... in CD4+ RTE effector function may contribute to the reduced CD4+ T cell immunity observed in contexts in which CD4+ RTEs predominate, such as in ... output in both healthy individuals and in patients with genetic or acquired CD4+ T cell immunodeficiencies." (Haines et al. 2009)

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by biohazard
Thu Apr 16, 2009 6:53 pm
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: T cell differentiation
Replies: 16
Views: 35398
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