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Immunologic Response

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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Immunologic Memory

... someone happen to know why if you perform an adoptive transfer, the immunologic memory decreases as time passes by? For example, if you exposed ... you expose the antibodies to an antigen like 12 weeks later, the immune response rapidly decreases? thanks!! :D

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by what1nthew0rld
Sun Jun 19, 2011 2:19 am
 
Forum: Cell Biology
Topic: Immunologic Memory
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Views: 1195

Allergy questions

... the gastrointestinal tract results in a local immunoglobulin A (IgA) response and in an activation of suppressor CD8+ lymphocytes that reside ... as-yet-unknown reasons, oral tolerance does not develop and different immunologic and inflammatory mechanisms can be elicited. Whether nonimmunologic ...

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by aharown07
Fri Nov 30, 2007 10:57 pm
 
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: Allergy questions
Replies: 18
Views: 16342

The Fiber Disease

THE ROLE OF CHEMICAL MEDIATORS IN THE INFLAMMATORY RESPONSE INDUCED BY FOREIGN BODIES: COMPARISON WITH THE SCHISTOSOME EGG GRANULOMA ... lung of a mouse. As reported previously, the schistosome egg granuloma is an immunologic reaction of the delayed hypersensitivity type; this inflammatory process ...

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by London
Sun Oct 22, 2006 1:57 pm
 
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: The Fiber Disease
Replies: 7403
Views: 5568056

The Fiber Disease

... too. Cytokines are polypeptides secreted by a wide variety of cells in response to diverse stimuli, and mediate autocrine, paracrine, or endocrine ... Their molecular weight lies between 6 and 70 kd. The cytokines of immunologic relevance are primarily those that are formed by immune cells ...

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by Skytroll
Sun Sep 10, 2006 7:16 pm
 
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: The Fiber Disease
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Views: 5568056

The Fiber Disease

... The intent of this initiative is to stimulate research on biologic and immunologic mechanisms involved in the development of lymphomas in AIDS patients. ... four years will be committed to fund applications that are submitted in response to this Request for Applications (RFA). It is anticipated ...

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by London
Sat Jan 28, 2006 9:12 pm
 
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: The Fiber Disease
Replies: 7403
Views: 5568056


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