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Immunology

Immunology is the study of immune system in human body. Immune systems recognize non-self materials and dispose them from body.

MHC

Major Histocompatibility Complex, MHC

Major histocompatibility complex (MHC) is the group of genes located at the long arm of chromosome 6 in humans and chromosomes 17 …

Immunogenicity factor

Antigens and Immunogens

Immunogens and antigens are different in term of the definitions. Immunogens are the substance that can induce the immune response, basically production …

Immunoglobulin

Antibody or Immunoglobulin

Antibodies, also known as immunoglobulins or Igs are secreted by plasma cells (B-lineage cells). Immunoglobulins are Y shaped, consisting of four polypeptides …

Phagocytosis

Phagocytosis is an endocytosis process where the extracellular particle is ingested by phagocytes. The specialized cells actively involve in phagocytosis are monocyte, …

Complement System

Complement system is the major effector of immune system. It plays an important functions in both innate and adaptive immunity. Complement system …

innate immunity, natural, non-specific

Innate Immunity

Innate immunity is also called as non-specific immune system or natural immunity. It is innate where every individual is born with it. …

cell, immunology, white blood cell

Cells of Immune System

Lymphocytes are the central cells of the immune system. Lymphocytes responsible in adaptive immunity which contribute in diversify, memory, specificity and self …

HIV and AIDS

AIDS is constellation disorder from HIV (human immunodeficiency virus) infection. The HIV virus cripples human immune system and cause body more susceptible …

allergy, hypersensitivity, immunology, biology

Allergy and Hypersensitivity

Hypersensitivity is an immune response results in exaggerated reactions harmful to the host. Hypersensitivity is classified into four types: Type I hypersensitivity …

Cancer Immunology

Tumor or cancer¬† is a pathological cell masses caused by abnormal and uncontrolled cell division of single cell. The transformation of normal …

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