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ISSN: 1948-5956

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Immuno Defense Mechanism against Tumors

Naga Anusha P1*, Aliya Siddiqui2 and Hima Bindu A3
1Department of Biotechnology, Sri Y.N. College, Andhra University, Narsapur, India
2Department of Biotechnology, Chaitanya P.G.College, Kakatiya University, Warangal, India
3Department of Biotechnology, Andhra Vidyalaya P.G College, Osmania University, Hyderabad, India
Corresponding Author : Naga Anusha Puvvada
Department of Biotechnology
Sri Y.N. College, Narsapur, India
E-mail: [email protected]
Received July 12, 2011; Accepted September 24, 2011; Published September 26, 2011
Citation: Naga Anusha P, Siddiqui A, Hima Bindu A (2011) Immuno Defense Mechanism against Tumors. J Cancer Sci Ther S17. doi: 10.4172/1948-5956.S17-005
Copyright: © 2011 Naga Anusha P, et al. This is an open-access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original author and source are credited.
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Abstract

The hypothesis of immune responses is predicted on theory of immune system that is capable of eliminating foreign antigens including tumor specific antigens in the process, immunosurveillance. To defense against tumors immune system activates cell mediated and humoral immune responses, cell mediated immune system protects the body from itself by controlling cancerous cells, this includes activation of Cytotoxic T Lymphocytes, Natural Killer cells, Macrophages, Dendritic Cells, Lymphokines, etc., where as humoral immune system recognizes foreign particles. These cells play important role in defending as well as in diagnostic processes. Here I discussed about the cell mediated and humoral mediated immuno mechanisms involved in the defense mechanism against tumors.

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