adaptive immune response


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adaptive immune response

n.
The component of the immune response that involves the adaptive immune system.
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EnGeneIC will also assess the anti-tumor response according to Response Assessment in Neuro-Oncology (RANO) criteria and overall survival (OS) of patients, as well as measure certain parameters of the adaptive immune response following administration with (EGFR)-EDV-dox.
Lonza, Allendale, NJ, has been awarded a new patent for the ability of its ResistAid larch arabinogalactan, when administered with a vaccine, to enhance the adaptive immune response.
They determined that each granuloma starts with only one bacterium, and that bacterial replication continued for about four weeks before the body counters with an adaptive immune response to kill off the invaders.
In allergic reactions, a type of antibody called IgE binds to the surface of mast cells and prompts them to initiate an adaptive immune response when exposed to the antigen recognized by that IgE.
He said: "This knowledge could set the stage for developing ways to boost the adaptive immune response which could ultimately aid in developing an effective vaccine.
An innate response may also exert a helper function to an adaptive immune response induced by natural infection or vaccination.
In fact, there is very little adaptive immune response against HCV, since the virus hides in cholesterol particles.
Overall, control of HIV-1 infection has been shown to be associated with a more functional T-cell adaptive immune response capability as evidenced by measures of proliferation, cytokine production, cytotoxic potential, and reduced markers of dysfunction.
This is important for activating the cells of the adaptive immune response.
During innate immune response process pathogens in the body are detected by phagocyte and antibodies are produced by the adaptive immune response to recognize specific pathogens.
Innate immunity has no specific memory but crucially activates the appropriate adaptive immune response that generates both lethal effector responses of exquisite specificity for, and long lived-cells with, memory for the insult.
According to this hypothesis, long-term exposure to tobacco smoke can induce the presentation of citrullinated autoantigens in the lungs in genetically predisposed persons, resulting in an activation of the adaptive immune response.
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