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Composed of lymphatic tissue.

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Re: What are some ways to boost your immune system?

... diet. Bacterias compete with one another for gut flora space, so its advisable to promote the growth of good bacteria. Also they stimulate the lymphoid tissue. But be aware that most commercial fermented products are heated, so you won't find any good bacterias there. Buy some sauerkraut on ...

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by caban
Tue Mar 13, 2012 9:06 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: What are some ways to boost your immune system?
Replies: 12
Views: 8749

local versus whole body infections..

... infections start out as local infections. they only become systemic if the pathogen that is causing the local infection enters the blood or the lymphoid system and then spreads.

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by sdolson
Thu Sep 08, 2011 8:09 pm
Forum: Microbiology
Topic: local versus whole body infections..
Replies: 2
Views: 1856


... physiology and immunity. However, the previous poster asked what happens in the spleen, not thymus. The spleen has the so-called periarteriolar lymphoid sheaths that consist of T cells. In addition to T cells, dendritic cells migrate there to present antigens to the T cells. That is what happens ...

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by biohazard
Mon Jun 20, 2011 6:43 am
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: T cell differentiation
Replies: 16
Views: 35399

Immune System

... components like B-cells. - B-cells can differentiate into plasma cells (produce antibodies), memory cells (form germinal centres in the secondary lymphoid follicles) or B1 cells (similar role to plasma cells). Each has a single unique surface receptor. - CD4 and CD8 are surface glycoproteins, ...

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by Babybel56
Tue May 10, 2011 7:05 pm
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: Immune System
Replies: 4
Views: 6795

Re: Gluten-free and Vaccines

... and intestinal exopeptidases and would therefore have sufficiently long half-lives to permit efficient stimulation of the gut-associated lymphoid system. Secondary structural studies using circular dichroism spectroscopy on the 33-mer gliadin peptide and its homologs from pertactin and ...

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by tmerezko
Tue Jun 22, 2010 6:08 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Gluten-free and Vaccines
Replies: 7
Views: 20095
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