... immune response and those characterized by overzealous immune response.
is characterized by an attenuated response. There are congenital ... of the latter. Immunosuppressive medication intentionally induces an immunodeficiency
in order to prevent rejection of transplanted organs .
On the other ...
... Many diseases caused by the immune system fall into two broad categories: immunodeficiency
, in which parts of the immune system fail to provide an adequate response ... the immune system itself is AIDS , caused by the HIV virus . AIDS is an immunodeficiency
characterized by the lack of CD4+ ("helper") T cells and macrophages , ...
... dermal sarcoma virus
Genus Lentivirus ; type species: Human immunodeficiency
virus 1 ; others include Simian , Feline immunodeficiency
Genus Spumavirus ; type species: Chimpanzee foamy virus
... happens to be one regulating cell division, uncontrolled cell division (i.e., cancer ) can occur.
Gene therapy trials to treat severe combined immunodeficiency
(SCID) were halted or restricted when leukemia was reported in several of the patients.
Adenoviruses are viruses that carry ...
... can further degrade uric acid. The deficiency of another enzyme, adenosine deaminase , needed to break down adenine, is a cause of severe combined immunodeficiency
Purines from turnover of nucleic acids (or from food) can also be salvaged and reused in new nucleotides. The enzyme adenine ...
... Hepatitis C&G
Orthomyxoviridae : Influenza
Paramyxoviridae : Mumps
Picornaviridae : Polio
Retroviridae : Human immunodeficiency
Rhabdoviridae : Rabies - Vesicular stomatitis virus
Filoviridae : Ebola
nonsyndromic deafness and X-linked nonsyndromic deafness
spinal and bulbar muscular atrophy
X-linked severe combined immunodeficiency
X-linked sideroblastic anemia
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