Immune Response

The immune system protects the body from possibly harmful substances by recognizing and responding to antigens. Antigens are substances (usually proteins) on the surface of cells, viruses, fungi, or bacteria. Nonliving substances such as toxins, chemicals, drugs, and foreign particles (such as a splinter) can also be antigens. The immune system recognizes and destroys substances that contain antigens.

Your body's cells have proteins that are antigens. These include a group of antigens called HLA antigens. Your immune system learns to see these antigens as normal and usually does not react against them.

Immunity is the defense system with which you were born. It protects you against all antigens. Innate immunity involves barriers that keep harmful materials from entering your body. These barriers form the first line of defense in the immune response.

  • Immunity response
  • Primary immune response
  • Secondary immune response
  • Auto-immune response
  • Host immune response

Related Conference of Immune Response

September 01-02, 2017

4th International Conference on Parasitology

Prague, Czech Republic
September 11-12, 2017

7th World Congress on Immunology

Amsterdam, Netherlands
November 2-3, 2017

9th World Congress and Expo on Immunology

Atlanta, Georgia, USA
November 02-03, 2017

9th World Congress on Immunity, Inflammation and Immunotherapies

Atlanta, Georgia, USA
November 06-07, 2017

2nd International Conference on Autoimmunity

Frankfurt, Germany
November 08-09, 2017

3rd Antibodies and Bio Therapeutics Congress & B2B

Las Vegas, Nevada, USA
November 13-14, 2017

5th International Conference on HIV/AIDS, STDs and STIs

Las Vegas, Nevada, USA
Dec 14-15, 2017

World Immunology Congress

Dubai, UAE

9th European Immunology Conference

June 14-16, 2018 Rome, Italy
July 05-07, 2018

EuroSciCon Conference on Immunology

Vienna, Austria

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