humoral immunity


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humoral immunity

[¦hyüm·ə·rəl i′myü·nəd·ē]
(immunology)
Immunity in which immune responses are mediated by immunoglobulins. Also known as antibody-mediated immunity; immunoglobulin-mediated immunity.
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B cells play a crucial role in humoral immunity which produces antibodies, and the effect of increase in humoral immunity can be observed by the increase of B cells (Chae et al.
The results indicated that dietary exposure of AFB1decreases humoral immunity while inducing an inflammatory response.
B cells play an important role in humoral immunity which produces antibodies, and the effect of increased humoral immunity can be seen by the increase of B cells (Chae et al.
These findings highlight the possibility of boosting cross-type cellular and humoral immunity against highly pathogenic avian influenza A virus subtype H5N1 by seasonal influenza vaccination.
In what they described as the first long-term study that assessed both cell-mediated and humoral immunity conferred by the pertussis booster, the researchers found that both types of immunity persisted for 5 years or more in subjects who had received the booster at ages 11-13 years.
Useful as a study guide as well as a text, this version has completely updated information on innate immunity, antigen capture and presentation in lymphocytes, antigen recognition in the adaptive immune system, cell-mediated immune response, effector mechanisms of cell-mediates immunity, humoral immune responses, effector mechanisms of humoral immunity, immunologic tolerance and autoimmunity, immune responses against tumors and transplants, hypersensitivity diseases and congenital and acquired immunodeficiencies.
The findings also suggest that RSV vaccines that stimulate humoral immunity may reduce disease burden in these individuals, they said.
sinensis treatment enhanced cellular and humoral immunity against coccidiosis in dose dependent manner by increasing lymohoproliferative immune response and increased immunoglobulin levels (Total immunoglobulins, IgG and IgM) in broiler chickens.
Furthermore, these studies address the issue of humoral immunity to V by identifying strategies to overcome the limitation of anti-V antibodies, thus allowing for treatment of a significant proportion of humans otherwise non eligible for enrollment in gene transfer trials.
the second synthesized cytokines stimulate humoral immunity (IL-4, 5, 10, transforming growth factor-better etc.