Immunocompetence

Known as: Immunologic Competence, Competence, Immunologic, Immunological Competence 
The ability of lymphoid cells to mount a humoral or cellular immune response when challenged by antigen.
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Highly Cited
2010
Highly Cited
2010
The maintenance of the immune system can be costly, and a lack of dietary protein can increase the susceptibility of organisms to… (More)
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2009
Highly Cited
2009
For many linguistic anthropologists, fieldwork entails working with and in a language or languages we do not master. However… (More)
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2005
Highly Cited
2005
The function of the immune system of an animal is to provide defence against infection, in order to maximize fitness… (More)
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2003
Highly Cited
2003
Many male birds use carotenoid pigments to acquire brilliant colors that advertise their health and condition to prospective… (More)
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2002
Highly Cited
2002
Pheromones function not only as mate attractors, but they may also relay important information to prospective mates. It has been… (More)
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Highly Cited
1999
Highly Cited
1999
A key issue in sexual selection theory is how a correlation between male secondary sexual characters and male genetic quality can… (More)
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Highly Cited
1999
Highly Cited
1999
Measures of immune function in birds, while routine in traditional areas of pathology and physiology of domestic fowl (e.g. Goto… (More)
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Highly Cited
1998
Highly Cited
1998
At around 1 year of age, human infants display a number of new behaviors that seem to indicate a newly emerging understanding of… (More)
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Highly Cited
1997
Highly Cited
1997
Immunocompetence (i.e., the ability to produce an immune response to pathogens) can be predicted to influence the chances that… (More)
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Highly Cited
1984
Highly Cited
1984
This study addressed the effects of a naturally occurring stressor on components of the immune response. Blood was drawn twice… (More)
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