immunological tolerance


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immunological tolerance

n
(Medicine) the absence of antibody production in response to the presence of antigens, usually as a result of previous exposure to the antigens
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With SQZ's proprietary CellSqueeze technology, the company will to develop a series of cell therapy programmes to induce immunological tolerance and treat multiple diseases.
The process by which the body prevents the creation of antibodies that can cause autoimmune disease is known as immunological tolerance.
Maternal immunological tolerance of the fetal placenta involves the recognition of foreign antigens especially the paternally-inherited fetal antigens in such a way that does not induce an anti- fetal maternal immune response.
Commensals are no longer considered as passive bystanders or transient passengers, but increasingly as active and essential participants in the development and maintenance of barrier function and immunological tolerance," say Tari Haahtela and colleagues.
Among the topics are a historical overview of immunological tolerance, dendritic cells as arbiters of immunity and immunological tolerance, natural killer cell tolerance, the immunogenetic architecture of autoimmune disease, and current and future immunomodulation strategies to restore tolerance in autoimmune diseases.
The mites can seize opportunity to proliferate if immunological tolerance develops (Viviana et al.