non-specific immune response


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non-specific immune response

An immediate protective responses of the immune system that does not require previous exposure to the invader.
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cordata leaf powder on the non-specific immune response and disease resistance of L.
The current research is directed towards an alternative approach- the use of herbs to boost or stimulate non-specific immune response as well as protection against A.
The suggested dietary requirement of vitamin E could approximately be over 500 mg/kg with respect to the non-specific immune response in juvenile parrot fish, even though the findings in the present study do not give further information on an accurate dietary vitamin E requirement for the best immune response.
The white blood cells involved in this non-specific immune response perform phagocytosis (ingestion of debris and infectious agents), and in the process produce oxidative bursts and degranulation of lysosomal contents.
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