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immune

Med protected against a specific disease by inoculation or as the result of innate or acquired resistance

immune

[i′myün]
(immunology)
Safe from attack; protected against a disease by an innate or an acquired immunity.
Pertaining to or conferring immunity.
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All of the same problems exist with answering the questions about immune function in both cases.
One possible explanation is that the fat suppressed the components of the patients' immune systems that were helping to hold their tumors in check.
In the sooty mangabey monkey, for example, the immune system does not suppress viral load, which stays high, yet the animal does not become ill.
Tysabri (or natalizumab) binds to an ICAM and blocks its function, thereby stopping activated immune cells from leaving the bloodstream.
The Immune Response Corporation (OTCBB:IMNR) is an immuno-pharmaceutical company focused on developing products to treat autoimmune and infectious diseases.
These compounds set off a response by immune cells, which then zero in on and destroy other melanocytes and melanoma cells.
Studies in mice indicate that the presence of multiple antigens (32) does not appear to interfere with immune responses.
Not surprisingly, the immune system looms large in our minds.
Better understanding of mechanisms of immune damage in HIV infection would be very helpful.
Biothera is a biotechnology company dedicated to improving immune health.
When immune cells clash with cells in the skin of an individual with psoriasis, the skin cells divide unchecked and don't properly mature, so excess layers of flesh scale and slough off.
Instead, virus-like particles (VLPs) are an attractive approach for developing effective HIV vaccine candidates since these particles can induce both humoral and cellular immune responses, and they can be administered repeatedly.