innate immunity


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innate immunity

n.
Immunity involving the innate immune system.
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Noun1.innate immunity - immunity to disease that occurs as part of an individual's natural biologic makeup
immunity, resistance - (medicine) the condition in which an organism can resist disease
racial immunity - natural immunity shared by all members of a particular race
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postdoctoral fellow in the Institute of Innate Immunity of the University of Bonn explains.
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Scientists at Houston Methodist Research Institute described how activation of innate immunity enhances nuclear reprogramming, one of the first steps in tissue regeneration, or the formation of new tissues and organs from a single cell in the body.
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IFM Therapeutics, a biopharmaceutical company developing a portfolio of first-in-class small molecules targeting the innate immune system, has set up a German subsidiary, IFM Therapeutics, and a research site at the Institute of Innate Immunity within the University of Bonn, it was reported yesterday.
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Whenever our body encounters a foreign organism, like bacteria or a virus, a complicated set of immune responses are set in motion, one of which is the defense mechanism known as innate immunity," leading bat immunologist at CSIRO's Australian Animal Health Laboratory Dr Michelle Baker said.
It is thought that innate immunity gene expression is disrupted in the epithelium of patients with chronic rhinosinusitis (CRS), including antimicrobial peptides and pattern recognition receptors (PRRs).
Its ensuing responses to these disease-causing agents involve two interrelated systems: innate immunity and adaptive (or acquired) immunity.
Since insects lack an adaptive immune system, they rely exclusively on innate immunity to prevent infection.