natural immunity

(redirected from innate immunity)
Also found in: Dictionary, Thesaurus, Medical, Legal, Wikipedia.
Related to innate immunity: acquired immunity, humoral immunity, Adaptive immunity

natural immunity

[′nach·rəl i′myü·nəd·ē]
(immunology)
Native immunity possessed by the individuals of a race, strain, or species.
References in periodicals archive ?
68-71) In one study, extracts from the mushroom stimulated innate immunity by activating bacteria-engulfing cells called macrophages to devour the human pathogen Listeria monocytogenes.
coli had no apparent effect on nestling growth and supports the hypothesis of low developmental costs of innate immunity (Klasing 2004).
We measured the level of nuclear factor KB-dependent cytokines in the BALF as a marker of activation of innate immunity.
Generic and immediate response: Innate Immunity takes a generic and immediate action against any recognized harmful cells.
SYSTEMIC INNATE IMMUNITY INDUCES SYSTEMIC ENDOTHELIAL DYSFUNCTION IN PREECLAMPSIA
Can innate immunity be manipulated to benefit HIV-infected individuals?
Fortunately, innate immunity typically improves with age.
Twelve chapters cover anthocyanins vis-a-vis health and disease prevention; basic chemistry of anthocyanins and dietary sources; biodiversity and bioabsorption; analysis in biological samples; antioxidant activities; cardiovascular disease prevention; anthocyanin and metabolic syndromes; derivatives, and colorectal cancer; ocular diseases; effects on neuronal and cognitive brain function; role in skin aging; and innate immunity, and exercise.
com)-- Jay Evans, Senior Scientist and Investigator at GlaxoSmithKline will give a presentation at the Inaugural Innate Immunity Conference to be held in San Diego, CA on January 29-31, 2014 by GTC.
In light of new insights into the mechanisms of innate immunity on one hand and the essential role of regulatory T cells in controlling alloimmune responses on the other hand, potential clinical tools to generate tolerogenic dendritic cells are explored.
The investigators found a significant link between lung cancer and 81 single nucleotide polymorphisms (SNPs) located in 44 genes in innate immunity and inflammation pathways.