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Immunocompetent

Able to recognise and act against invading antigens.


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Do B cells have receptors and antibodies

... or they basically have receptors and basically plasma b cells carry antibodies, they secrete antibodies So do naive, not yet activated (but immunocompetent) have its own antigenic receptors, but how do they know how to respond to foreign antigens (bc they mature in the bone marrow and they ...

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by snezka18
Tue May 10, 2011 8:26 am
 
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: Do B cells have receptors and antibodies
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Views: 2326

Illness and Digestion...

... because I think it's nearly impossible to memorize all the cytokine.. What?? :shock: Cytokine is the thing to make the interaction between immunocompetent cells is available. Without cytokine there is, no behaviour changes in cells, means that there will be no proper immune responses. See? ...

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by Dr.Stein
Thu Feb 09, 2006 8:41 am
 
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: Illness and Digestion...
Replies: 16
Views: 7007

For Mr. Hill

... the face and exposed extremities are the usual sites of cutaneous protothecosis. Protothecosis has been reported in both immunocompromised and immunocompetent individuals, and clinical presentations of infection include focal or disseminated, chronic cutaneous/subcutaneous infection,6 bursitis,1 ...

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by C3
Tue Jan 31, 2006 6:59 pm
 
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: The Fiber Disease
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Specific memory in Innate Immune System

"not all cell can do immune response" Cells capable to generate immune response are called immunocompetent cells "for unicellular orgnsm, it is have a relationship between its metabolic, regulation" As I already mentioned above, e.g. lectin (extracellular ...

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by Dr.Stein
Thu Jan 26, 2006 6:54 am
 
Forum: Physiology
Topic: Specific memory in Innate Immune System
Replies: 42
Views: 23171

Specific memory in Innate Immune System

... against re-infection of similar pathogens. As I said, lectin is the most primitive immune system of the organisms that still do not armed by immunocompetent cells i.e. WBC. PRRs are owned by 'higher' organisms that already have immunocompetent cells. The principle is similar: to eliminate ...

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by Dr.Stein
Tue Jan 24, 2006 6:31 am
 
Forum: Physiology
Topic: Specific memory in Innate Immune System
Replies: 42
Views: 23171
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