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Humoral

(Science: physiology) Of, relating to, proceeding from or involving a bodily humour now often used of endocrine factors as opposed to neural or somatic.


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Vaccine for HIV

... system, the population of virus in an infected individual typically evolves so that it can evade the two major arms of the adaptive immune system; humoral (antibody-mediated) and cellular (mediated by T cells) immunity. Second, HIV isolates are themselves highly variable. HIV can be categorized ...

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by suzidoc8
Mon Jul 23, 2012 2:47 pm
 
Forum: Microbiology
Topic: Vaccine for HIV
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Views: 7860

Immunology: Th1/Th2 vs cellular/humoral responses

... produce cytokines (such as IFN-g) that generally promote cell-mediated immunity, including CD8+ T cells and Th2 cytokines (e.g. IL-4) promote humoral responses / B cell function. However, this division is simplified since many more cytokines are produced by both helper T cell subsets, and ...

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by biohazard
Thu Sep 08, 2011 10:00 am
 
Forum: Cell Biology
Topic: Immunology: Th1/Th2 vs cellular/humoral responses
Replies: 10
Views: 44054

Re: Immunology: Th1/Th2 vs cellular/humoral responses

The field of immunology is a slippery one to get a grasp on. I like to remind myself that just prior to the discovery of T cells, an eminent immunologist of the time proclaimed at a symposium for the field that they now knew all of the parts of the immune system, it was just a matter of mopping up ...

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by biohazard
Thu Aug 25, 2011 9:52 am
 
Forum: Cell Biology
Topic: Immunology: Th1/Th2 vs cellular/humoral responses
Replies: 10
Views: 44054

Re: Immunology: Th1/Th2 vs cellular/humoral responses

The field of immunology is a slippery one to get a grasp on. I like to remind myself that just prior to the discovery of T cells, an eminent immunologist of the time proclaimed at a symposium for the field that they now knew all of the parts of the immune system, it was just a matter of mopping up s...

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by arma9eddon
Wed Aug 24, 2011 8:07 pm
 
Forum: Cell Biology
Topic: Immunology: Th1/Th2 vs cellular/humoral responses
Replies: 10
Views: 44054

Explanation of sugar crash?

The problem is, that the humoral regulation is not that precise and thus the much increased sugar level leads to massive production of insulin, which in turn leads to massive uptake of sugar. However, the insulin has some life-time and ...

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by JackBean
Thu Apr 14, 2011 5:09 pm
 
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Explanation of sugar crash?
Replies: 2
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