humoral immune response

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Noun1.humoral immune response - an immune response (chiefly against bacterial invasion) that is mediated by B cells
immune reaction, immune response, immunologic response - a bodily defense reaction that recognizes an invading substance (an antigen: such as a virus or fungus or bacteria or transplanted organ) and produces antibodies specific against that antigen
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Keywords: Measles, Serodiagnosis, Indirect Hemagglutination Assay, Humoral Immune Response.
Results of humoral immune response showed significantly higher total Igs, IgG and IgM titers in groups administered with A.
However, there was no significant difference (P>0.05) between the mean weight gains of T3 and unimmunized uninfected T5 and superior performance observed after challenge in T3 could be due to the better humoral immune response than other groups.
Similar finding was also reported in a case report.9 It is known that in advanced HIV infections, along with impaired cell mediated immunity, humoral immune response is also compromised.12
The immunosupression was evident by the lower humoral immune response to NDV vaccine detected by HI antibody titers.
The effect of probiotic (Lactobacillus sporogenes) feeding on egg production and quality, yolk cholesterol and humoral immune response of White Leghorn (WL) layer breeders was studied.
Similarly, it has also been reported that Se or vitamin E greatly influences the humoral immune response up to 30 wks of age (Marsh et al., 1981), but not during the later phase in broilers.
It is considered the adjuvant of choice for vaccines against infectious diseases that can be prevented by the humoral immune response [37, 38].
The cellular response provides rather anti-angiogenic and proapoptotic effects, a dominance of the humoral immune response has been regarded as favourable for tumor progression - although also the opposite has been observed.
Increase in the blood of pregnant women with mycoplasmosis of anti-inflammatory cytokine IL-4 in the initial state is likely to be associated with the development of specific humoral immune response and production of specific anti-mycoplasma antibodies.