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Adaptive Immunity

Known as: Immunity, Adaptive, Immunity, Adoptive, Acquired Immunity 
Protection from an infectious disease agent that is mediated by B- and T- LYMPHOCYTES following exposure to specific antigen, and characterized by… Expand
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Review
2011
Review
2011
Natural killer (NK) cells were originally defined as effector lymphocytes of innate immunity endowed with constitutive cytolytic… Expand
Review
2011
Review
2011
The immune system can identify and destroy nascent tumor cells in a process termed cancer immunosurveillance, which functions as… Expand
Review
2011
Review
2011
Neutrophils have long been viewed as the final effector cells of an acute inflammatory response, with a primary role in the… Expand
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Review
2010
Review
2010
The discovery of Toll-like receptors (TLRs) as components that recognize conserved structures in pathogens has greatly advanced… Expand
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Review
2004
Review
2004
One of the mechanisms by which the innate immune system senses the invasion of pathogenic microorganisms is through the Toll-like… Expand
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Review
2003
Review
2003
Interleukin-12 (IL-12) is a heterodimeric pro-inflammatory cytokine that induces the production of interferon-γ (IFN-γ), favours… Expand
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Review
2001
Review
2001
Recognition of pathogens is mediated by a set of germline-encoded receptors that are referred to as pattern-recognition receptors… Expand
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Highly Cited
1999
Highly Cited
1999
Defensins contribute to host defense by disrupting the cytoplasmic membrane of microorganisms. This report shows that human beta… Expand
Review
1999
Review
1999
The concept of innate immunity refers to the first-line host defense that serves to limit infection in the early hours after… Expand
Review
1995
Review
1995
Interleukin-12 (IL-12) is a heterodimeric cytokine produced mostly by phagocytic cells in response to bacteria, bacterial… Expand