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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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(8.) Nouroz F, Bibi F, Noreen S, Masood N, Natural killer cells enhance the immune surveillance of cancer.
Despite the fact that we are not able to clearly assess the role of the immune surveillance in the development of GCTs, the prognostic role of TILs is clear.
By multiple ways suppressing the immune cells, HCC cells are able to escape immune surveillance and continue to grow in the body, showed as Figure 1, Box 1.
In healthy individuals, a large number of immunocytes are detected in the peripheral blood, including T lymphocytes, NK cells and B lymphocytes, which play crucial roles in the immune surveillance, immunosuppression and killing effects.
A repression of the TLR9 expression disturbs the synthesis of IL-6, IL-8, and C-C chemokine ligand 20/macrophage inflammatory protein-3a (CCL20/MIP-3a) (which is an important chemokine for immune surveillance because of the recruitment of lymphocytes and Langerhans cells (LCs) to skin) [18].
When ICZ binds to and activates the Aryl hydrocarbon receptor (AHR) in the intestinal lining, it aids in maintaining a healthy balance in the gut flora and immune surveillance, and enhances host barrier function, according to the researchers.
Our technology keeps the cells in the body under immune surveillance, so immune suppression is not necessary," said Sen, who also is executive director of Ohio State's Comprehensive Wound Center.
Among this important purported knowledge is that biofilms allegedly serve as a main shielding for and obstacle to killing Lyme bacteria with immune surveillance, antibiotics, and other Lyme killing agents.
With these distinct components, the spleen performs a variety of functions including filtration, erythrocyte culling, platelet reservoir, haematopoiesis as well as immune surveillance and response.
Immune surveillance of mammary tissue by phagocytic cells.
Tanning booths emit UV-A rays, which are linked to cellular damage, including DNA mutations, impaired immune surveillance, damaged cell integrity, and skin cancer.