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Having become horny.

Synonym: cornified.

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Re: how does innate immunity link to b-cell and t-cell responses

... defence mechanisms- the part that targets SPECIFIC pathogens or foreign particles. The body has a natural barrier- the skin - a thick, continuous, keratinised barrier that protects it from patogens. Natural openings are protected by mucus secretions and ciliated epithelia. If the above barriers ...

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by favorina
Fri Jan 30, 2009 6:55 pm
Forum: Cell Biology
Topic: how does innate immunity link to b-cell and t-cell responses
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The Fiber Disease

... dendrobatidis. It is a non-hyphal parasitic chytrid fungus that causes chytryiomycosis ( a disease of the skin) in amphibians and grows soley with KERATINISED CELLS. oNE THING THAT i BELIEVE IS PART OF OUR mORG'S dISEASE IS THE XENOPUS(sp?) which is the Frog. London

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by London
Thu Jan 12, 2006 3:04 am
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: The Fiber Disease
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... of the skin. Ok, here it goes: Skin is composed of 3 layers: epidermus, dermus and hypodermus. The epidermus is a pluristratified squamos keratinised epithelial tissue formed from 20-25 cell layers. These are divided into 5 regions(also layers): base layer, spine layer, granular layer, ...

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by MrMistery
Sun Oct 30, 2005 11:36 am
Forum: Cell Biology
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