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Immune Reaction

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.


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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 ...

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by ankitaalive
Wed Nov 28, 2012 6:28 am
 
Forum: Cell Biology
Topic: Sperm Immunity of Womens
Replies: 1
Views: 2264

What are some ways to boost your immune system?

... there are quite a few diseases that are the direct consequences of the immune system over reaction. Common cold is a common example :)

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by canalon
Sun Mar 04, 2012 1:52 am
 
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: What are some ways to boost your immune system?
Replies: 12
Views: 6818

Cortisol effect on immune system?

... react adequately fast enough, there will be no point of having an immune system, depressed or not. So the side effect of the fight or flight reaction is not countered selected strongly enough to matter the massive selection for that ...

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by canalon
Tue Nov 01, 2011 7:15 pm
 
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: Cortisol effect on immune system?
Replies: 3
Views: 2529

Immune response due to egg.

... casein, whey, etc etc. We are not sure what the stimulus of why their immune system develops antigens against those foods and why those are active. ... peanut cause some people to go into shock others may have a less severe reaction? Is it just less highly expressed antigen in less immune cells ...

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by daniel.kurz
Mon Oct 24, 2011 12:41 am
 
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: Immune response due to egg.
Replies: 3
Views: 2038

Biology EE

... sentinel nodes, circulating tumour cells, intra/extravasation, reaction of immune cells, 'seed and soil' theory..... It's key to understanding why cancer recurs (and ...

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by Julie5
Mon Oct 18, 2010 10:39 am
 
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Biology EE
Replies: 6
Views: 5222
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