adaptive immunity


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adaptive immunity

n.
Immunity involving the adaptive immune system.
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APX005M is a novel, humanised investigational monoclonal antibody designed to overcome the systemic immune suppression that typically affects cancer patients through activation of CD40, a co-stimulatory receptor on the antigen presenting cells that is essential for activating both innate and adaptive immunity.
Lius contributions to the field include pioneering work in the concept of T cell co-stimulation and cancer immunity, the relationship between innate and adaptive immunity and non-self-discrimination by the innate immune system.
Objective: T and b lymphocytes are effectors of adaptive immunity.
Epidermotropism is a distinctive pattern of passive migration into epithelial structures that is not otherwise attributable to the normal function of innate and adaptive immunity," the researchers explained.
The mechanisms probably include inhibiting the growth of pathogenic microbes, enhancing host innate immunity, and educating adaptive immunity.
G100 activates innate and adaptive immunity in the tumor microenvironment to generate an immune response against the tumor's preexisting diverse set of antigens.
The slim volume reviews recent advances in understanding clustered regularly interspaced short palindromic repeats (CRISPR) and CRPISPR-associated genes (Cas) that provide adaptive immunity against invasion of foreign nucleic acids in archaea and bacteria.
Adaptive immunity is also called specific immunity, which is further divided into cellular immunity and humoral immunity.
He led research investigations in the role of adaptive immunity in Parkinson's disease.
Key words: Adaptive immunity, Autophagy, Brucella spp, Innate immunity, Intracellular survival, Mechanism of evasion from host, Virulence factors.
The interplay between the commensal microbes, the potential pathogens, innate immunity, and adaptive immunity is much more complex than was previously understood.
In genetically susceptible individuals, downstream activation of adaptive immunity results in expression of AD symptoms.
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