Artificial induction of immunity
... Variola Minor) into a subject to make him or her immune
to re-infection with the more lethal natural ... cowpox. He then demonstrated that the latter was immune
by exposing him to smallpox. The principle had ... agents into farm animals, which then proved to be immune
to the disease.
Pasteur also isolated a crude ...
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system / Immunology
system • Innate immune
system • ...
A transmission electron microscope image of an immune
cell crossing from the bone marrow into the ... as well as specialized cells of the innate immune
system and previously developed adaptive immune
mechanisms. A localized acute inflammatory ...
... pathology is a general term for a disease which, through disabling the immune
system and changing the chemical balance of the nervous system , makes ... Harvard Veterinarian Medical School. These diseases first disable the immune
system before proceeding to change the chemical makeup in different parts ...
... for self peptides or MHC. This eliminates cells which would direct immune
responses towards self-proteins in the periphery. Negative selection is ... were to enter the periphery, they would be capable of activating an immune
response against self, resulting in autoimmunity . Negative selection is ...
^ OMIM. 
^ Ramsey, C. et al. (2002) Aire deficient mice develop multiple features of APECED phenotype and show altered immune
response. Hum Mol Genet 11 (4), 397-409.
^ Anderson, M.S. et al. (2002) Projection of an Immunological Self-Shadow Within the Thymus by the ...
Live vector vaccine
... A live vecor vaccine is a vaccine that uses a chemically weakened virus to transport pieces of the HIV virus in order to stimulate an immune
... in order to stimulate an antibody production in the body against that virus, so that later when the live 'wild-type' virus is countered, the body is immune
or at least mounts an immediate and vigorous defense against it by already possessing the relevant antibody: vaccination or pre-exposure ...