immune response


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immune response

[i′myün ri‚späns]
(immunology)
The physiological responses stemming from activation of the immune system by antigens, consisting of a primary response in which the antigen is recognized as foreign and eliminated, and a secondary response to subsequent contact with the same antigen.
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These studies, described in "Amphiphile-modifications target mKRAS-antigen and adjuvant to lymph nodes and enable polyfunctional mKRAS-specific immune responses with potent cytolytic activity," co-authored by Peter DeMuth, PhD., Elicio vice president of Research, will be presented at the Immuno-Oncology Summit in Boston on August 8th, 2019.
Type 1 regulatory (Tr1) cells are a type of regulatory immune cell that helps suppress immune responses, including inflammation and tissue damage, but very few details had been known about their development and function.
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These cells then present the pieces of HIV to white blood cells, which in turn launch a specific immune response against the virus.
Immune response among healthy children aged 6 months to 35 months and those aged 3-9 years was suboptimal 810 days after the first dose of the vaccine.
Cellular signaling and innate immune responses to RNA virus infections.
Herbalists treat warts internally, using herbs to support the body's immune response.
The primary clinical endpoint for the trial is defined as a statistically and clinically significant increase in the time to progression of the disease as measured by the Expanded Disability Status Scale (EDSS), in patients with HLA-DR2 and/or HLA-DR4 immune response genes (up to 75% of all MS patients are HLA-DR2 and/or HLA-DR4 positive).
This humoral immune response is augmented by T-helper type II (Th2) lymphocytes, which provide costimulation and induce replication of the B cells.
"One trick of this virus, whether intentional or unintentional, seems to be to excite the host's immune response" to such an extent that it becomes deadly.
The RHIM-like motif plays a role in inducing a natural immune response.