innate immune system

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innate immune system

n.
The component of the immune system in animals that is genetically determined and is nonspecific, as distinguished from the adaptive immune system. Elements of the system include mucous secretions, complement proteins, and certain white blood cells, especially neutrophils, macrophages, and dendritic cells.
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ATM kinase inhibition in glial cells activates the innate immune response and causes neurodegeneration in drosophila.
Caption: Figure 1: Bitter taste receptor, T2R38, is expressed on ciliated cell and mediates innate immune response to bitter compounds, such as AHLs secreted by P.
None of the existing models [5, 6, 18, 27] considered the role that innate immune response plays in clearing the dengue infection until recent published workby [14], introduced innate immune response to a target cell limited model, and showed that only innate immunity is needed to recover the characteristic features of a primary infection.
More studies are required to elucidate the underlying mechanisms of control of viral infection and virus-mediated excessive inflammation by the innate immune response.
Brautigam et al., "Ubiquitin-induced oligomerization of the RNA sensors RIG-I and MDA5 activates antiviral innate immune response," Immunity, vol.
These chemicals mobilize the birds' innate immune response.
coli infection, the authors observed significant antibacterial response and upregulation of genes involved in the innate immune response.
TLR2 and TLR4 are believed to have a regulating role as a snare receptor in host innate immune response against pathogens.
BMY said the acquisition will give it full rights to IFM's preclinical STING (stimulator of interferon genes) and NLRP3 agonist programmes focused on enhancing the innate immune response for treating cancer, and is an example of Bristol-Myers Squibb's continued focus on leveraging external innovation to expand and develop its portfolio of transformative medicines.
Zebrafish: model for the Study of inflammation and the innate immune response to infectious diseases.
Rustgi, citing active efforts to mobilize T cells that attack the virus and create toll-like receptor agonists, which play a key role in the innate immune response. He suggested that several strategies now demonstrating benefit in cancer, such as blocking proteins involved in the inhibition of the immune response, are being explored in the treatment of HBV All of these strategies may be needed.
In the central nervous system (CNS), the innate immune response plays a significant role in both physiological and pathological conditions.