natural immunity

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natural immunity

[′nach·rəl i′myü·nəd·ē]
(immunology)
Native immunity possessed by the individuals of a race, strain, or species.
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The effect is to shield the virus from the alarm system and stop the innate immune system from kicking into action.
Ebola viruses cause severe disease in humans because they can deactivate the innate immune system.
TMX-201 is a second generation TLR7 molecule which is intended to act as an activator of the innate immune system and enhance the process of immunisation.
The product is a nasally administered, broad-spectrum agent that uses the innate immune system to avoid upper respiratory tract viral infections.
Objective: The innate immune system provides an immediate response to infection and injury.
Jackson and colleagues explained that the body's so-called innate immune system forms a first-line defense system against respiratory diseases like influenza A - which causes up to 1 billion infections and 500,000 deaths during seasonal epidemics.
These injuries are first recognized by the innate immune system through novel exposure and release by injured tissues of damage-associated molecular patterns, also known as danger molecules.
By retaining a native Fc-region, avelumab is thought to engage the innate immune system and induce antibody-dependent cell-mediated cytotoxicity (ADCC).
Administration of Mobilan in animal models leads to constitutive autocrine stimulation of TLR5 signaling causing strong induction of the innate immune system with subsequent development of adaptive anti-tumor immune responses.
Genome-wide studies have indicated that genes involved in the innate immune system and fat metabolism are involved in this disease.
The innate immune system acts as a master controller for a wide and effective range of immune reactions against infectious diseases and cancer, making MIS416 potentially an important second-generation immune response modifier for a wide range of indications.
These compounds mimic the host defense proteins of the innate immune system, and therefore, have both antibacterial and immunomodulatory properties.