self-reactive


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self-reactive

(sĕlf′rē-ăk′tĭv)
adj.
Immunologically reactive to itself. Used of a cell or antibody.
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SHP-1 plays an important role in maintaining tolerance of self-reactive B cells, because conditional B cell-specific deletion of SHP-1 induces activation of self-reactive B cells and production of autoantibodies.
Scientists believe that's because these autoimmune patients produce self-reactive antibodies that recognize and neutralize HIV-1.
Self-reactive helper T cells are suppressed by immunosuppressive cells such as Treg cells.
Therefore, it stands to reason that an injury mechanism that reveals the sequestered SAgs to the host immune system, combined with loss of Tregs, may lead to further activation of self-reactive lymphocytes and development of tissue-restricted autoimmunity.
Receptor editing in self-reactive bone marrow B cells.
"If you look at how informal economy works in Africa, this is exactly what it does--looking at the infrastructure, at what's there, analysing it and then reacting to it in a very autonomous, self-organised, self-reactive way," she says.
They are expected monetary outcomes, social outcomes, status outcomes, novelty outcomes, enjoyable activity outcomes, and self-reactive outcomes.
"What we have here is, as it were, resentment on behalf of another, where one's own interest and dignity are not involved; and it is this impersonal or vicarious character of the attitude, added to its others, which entitle it to the qualification 'moral.'" (12) Resentment also has "self-reactive" moral analogues, according to Strawson, including "such phenomena as feeling bound or obliged (the 'sense of obligation'); feeling compunction; feeling guilty or remorseful or at least responsible; and the more complicated phenomenon of shame." (13)
However, the second antibody, b12, in Nemazee's mouse models showed the antibody as non-autoreactive, or self-reactive, and could respond to a candidate vaccine preparation.
A small sampling of topics in this edition: selection of self-reactive T cells in the thymus, adaptive immunity to fungi, tolerance of infections, monogenic immunity, cancer and inflammation, and the microbiome in infectious disease and inflammation.
In their theoretical paper Schalk & Roe (2007) showed three different types of self-reactive strategies in psychological contracts; revision, balancing, and desertion.
EasyWhite Tan is a totally new concept in chrome-free tanning; using Granofin Easy F-90, an organic compound that is metal free, as well as aldehyde free, formaldehyde free and phenol free, its self-reactive hybrid performance means that the usual basification process in tanning and the earlier pickle stage, are completely eliminated.