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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Why humoral immunity against PeV-A3 declines with age and what factors predispose neonates to severe PeV-A3 illness remain to be elucidated.
Temporal development of protective cell mediated and humoral immunity in BALB/C mice infected with B.
Investigation of T-cell-mediated and humoral immunity in patients with gastric cancer over the course of treatment found a reduction of the main indices of cell-mediated and humoral immunity in patients with gastric cancer who underwent standard therapy, which greatly caused a decline of antitumor, anti-infective, and antitoxic protection of the patients' organisms.
Humoral immunity 5 years after booster immunization with an adolescent and adult formulation combined tetanus, diphtheria, and 5-component acellular pertussis vaccine Vaccine 25 (2007) 8172-8179
(ii) If [R.sub.0] > 1, then system (1) has an infection equilibrium without humoral immunity of the form [mathematical expression not reproducible].
Fallon, "PD-L1hi B cells are critical regulators of humoral immunity," Nature Communications, vol.
This result was acceptable, since exogenous antigen molecules alone are typically processed and presented with MHC-II for humoral immunity. Once CpG (a typical TLR-9 agonist) was mixed in (OVA/CpG), the SIINFEKL-MHC I expression was significantly enhanced due to the cross-presentation of antigen [24-27].
Further evaluation of the incorporation of an immunotoxicological functional assay for assessing humoral immunity for hazard identification purposes in rats in a standard toxicology study.
Differential loss of humoral immunity against measles, mumps, rubella and varicella-zoster virus in children treated for cancer.
Development of bursa of fabricius in relations to humoral immunity in chicken embryo.
Adaptive immunity is also called specific immunity, which is further divided into cellular immunity and humoral immunity. Cellular immunity is mainly accomplished by CD4+ T cells and B cells to produce antibodies and cytokines, to recruit mononuclear macrophages, and to activate other lymphocytes.
Britt et al., "Rapid reconstitution of humoral immunity against cytomegalovirus but not HIV following highly active antiretroviral therapy," AIDS, vol.