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What immune cells induce apoptosis?

What immune cells induce apoptosis?

Many: T cells, b cells and natural killer or nk cells. ...Read more

Dr. Corey Clay
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Immune Cell Function (Definition)

Immune cells are the white blood cells (WBC) in the blood. There are different types of wbcs that fight infections or respond to immunizations in different ways. . For example, your immune response to the 1st measles vaccine differes from the second vaccination in the types of immune cells that react to the vaccines. Immune cells also go out of whack, and ...Read more


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What immune cells induce apoptosis in cancer?

What immune cells induce apoptosis in cancer?

Many: T cells, b cells and natural killer or nk cells. ...Read more

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What makes immune cells only attack one type of antigen, as opposed to multiple different antigens?

What makes immune cells only attack one type of antigen, as opposed to multiple different antigens?

It's complicated: When immune cells come into contact with a foreign substance (called an antigen), they engulf that substance and either start making antibodies to it or activate other immune cells to come into the area to fight off the foreign invader. Antigens are fairly specific so antibodies that form are also fairly specific. Sometimes mistakes occur however. Here's a link to more: http://bit.ly/1uy9lyG ...Read more

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If neurons are dramatically damaged by immune cells and stop or produce very little electrical and chemical signals what's this diagnosed as ?

If neurons are dramatically damaged by immune cells and stop or produce very little electrical and chemical signals what's this diagnosed as ?

Far too broad: What you have implied is some form of immune or autoimmune neuronopathy; however, the differential diagnosis of this is very broad. See neurologist. Look for hard data regarding what parts of the nervous system are being affected and what blood studies show about state of inflammatory mechanisms. What evidence are you using for "dramatically damaged"? ...Read more

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What is the definition or description of: immune cell function?

How is your immunity: Immune cells are the white blood cells (WBC) in the blood. There are different types of wbcs that fight infections or respond to immunizations in different ways. . For example, your immune response to the 1st measles vaccine differes from the second vaccination in the types of immune cells that react to the vaccines. Immune cells also go out of whack, and this causes autimmune disease. ...Read more

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If you doctors find a cure for HIV ... Will it also cure the damage immune cells ( well i don't think soo )?

If you doctors find a cure for HIV ... Will it also cure the damage immune cells ( well i don't think soo )?

No: And that wouldn't be necessary - you would regenerate those cells like normal. The reason it doesn't work in hiv+ patients who don't take or respond to anti-retrovirals is that the virus is always replicating and infecting newly generated t cells. ...Read more

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If there was an extract that would induce apoptosis/autophagy in cancerous cells and prevent metastasis, would it be beneficial to treating cancers?

If there was an extract that would induce apoptosis/autophagy in cancerous cells and prevent metastasis, would it be beneficial to treating cancers?

Theoretically: Yes substance that would induce programmed cell death would be beneficial, but would need to target only neoplastic cells. ...Read more

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Which immune cells are most often attacked in acquired immunodeficiency syndrome?

Which immune cells are most often attacked in acquired immunodeficiency syndrome?

CD4 T helper cells: The cd4 t helper cells are reduced by HIV infection. The virus that causes aids also infects macrophage cells but the reduction in t helper cells is the most important indicator of HIV disease progression towards aids. ...Read more

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How exactly does capsaicin induce apoptosis?

How exactly does capsaicin induce apoptosis?

HOT HOT cell suicide: Capsaicin is active ingredient of red chilies found to have some anticancer properties in prostate , lung and other cancers although the evidence is not overwhelming. ...Read more