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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The igc intends to acquire an automatic analyzer cell metabolism that will be used in the acquisition of biochemical data for biological samples in innate immunity and inflammation laboratory.
SB 9200 is a novel, first-in-class, oral agonist of innate immunity which upregulates Interferon-responsive gene expression in a dose-dependent manner.
Since insects lack an adaptive immune system, they rely exclusively on innate immunity to prevent infection.
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com)-- Peter Openshaw, Director of the Centre for Respiratory Infection (CRI) at the National Heart and Lung Institute, Imperial College, UK, Professor of Experimental Medicine, and Honorary Physician in the Department of Respiratory Medicine at the St Mary's Campus of the Imperial College NHS Trust, will give a presentation at the Inaugural Innate Immunity Conference, January 29-31, 2014 in San Diego, CA.
Thus, the researchers have revealed an important and so far hidden part of innate immunity in mammals.
Pevion Biotech AG today announced the launch of a new program called Defensomes, a platform for broad spectrum immune enhancement via mechanisms of innate immunity.
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To investigate the role of BTK in innate immunity, the research team from BTI extracted a class of innate immune cells known as macrophages from both normal mice and from mice deficient in BTK and challenged them with the dengue virus.
The study also suggests that vitamin D supplementation, especially in older populations, could strengthen people's innate immunity against viral infections, the Journal of Leukocyte Biology reports.
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