Immunology

Cell Mediated Immunity

This post was most recently updated on December 3rd, 2017CELL-MEDIATED IMMUNITY: Antibody-independent immunity, mediated by TH1 cells. Examples: Type-IV Hypersensitivity responses, responses against Mycobacterium tuberculosis and other intracellular pathogens. MACROPHAGE ACTIVATION: IFN-gamma, secreted by TH1 […]

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Immunology

Cytokines: Types and Functions

This post was most recently updated on May 22nd, 2016 Cytokines are bioactive hormones, normally glycoproteins, which exercise a wide variety of biological effects on those cells which express the appropriate receptors. Cytokines are designated […]