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Autoimmune

(Science: immunology) Pertaining to autoimmunity.


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Sperm Immunity of Womens

Sperm are immunogenic - that is they will cause an autoimmune reaction if transplanted from the testis into a different part of the body. This has been demonstrated in experiments using rats by Lansteiner (1899) and Metchinikoff (1900),[11][12] mice ...

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by ankitaalive
Wed Nov 28, 2012 6:28 am
 
Forum: Cell Biology
Topic: Sperm Immunity of Womens
Replies: 1
Views: 2257

What is gluten?

... In some people with certain human leukocyte antigens (HLA) and predisposing genetics gluten may bind on the HLA molecules and initiate an autoimmune-like response that is the source of the celiac disease. In others, gluten may act as an allergen, causing immunoglobulin E production by ...

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by biohazard
Tue Oct 09, 2012 7:42 am
 
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: What is gluten?
Replies: 2
Views: 2013

Blood Glucose Levels

... classical case of the onset of type I diabetes mellitus. That means that due to the loss of insulin-producing pancreatic beta cells because of an autoimmune reaction the insulin levels are low in the blood. This impairs the intake of glucose to the cells and results in elevated glucose levels ...

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by biohazard
Thu Jun 07, 2012 7:22 am
 
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Blood Glucose Levels
Replies: 4
Views: 4766

Re:

... nature. The pressure on us is eased on some traditional aspects, that would eliminate animals, such as: bad eyesight, bad back, bad knees, some autoimmune diseases etc etc. - these traits are quickly eliminated from wild animals, but not from the human gene pool. However, the essential question ...

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by Cat
Sat Oct 22, 2011 12:06 am
 
Forum: Evolution
Topic: 2 Basic Questions
Replies: 15
Views: 5781

2 Basic Questions

... nature. The pressure on us is eased on some traditional aspects, that would eliminate animals, such as: bad eyesight, bad back, bad knees, some autoimmune diseases etc etc. - these traits are quickly eliminated from wild animals, but not from the human gene pool. However, the essential question ...

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by biohazard
Fri Oct 21, 2011 6:09 am
 
Forum: Evolution
Topic: 2 Basic Questions
Replies: 15
Views: 5781
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