Immune responses and immunity to viruses

Kadian, S.K. and Kumar, Devender (2002) Immune responses and immunity to viruses. In: Production and Use of Instructional Material on Veterinary Virology, 8-28 Feb 2002, Hisar,India.

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Abstract

This lecture should provide the reader with a general introduction to the various types of immune mechanisms, organizaticn of the immune system, and cardinal features and various phases of specific immune response. Natural immunity and specific immune mechanisms to viral infections, and various mechanisms through which the virus invade the immune system have also been discussed in brief. It should be clear that the iminune system is highly complex,that it is capable of wide range of effector functions, and that its activities are subject to potent but only partly understood, regulatory process. As the most versatile and powerful defense mechanism of higher organism, immune system provides the key to effective means to treat and prevent a broad range of diseases.

EPrint Type:Conference or Workshop Item (Lecture)
Uncontrolled Keywords:Virus, Viral Immunity, Immunology
Subjects:Hemic and Immune Systems > Immune System
Viruses > DNA Viruses
Viruses > RNA Viruses
Biological Phenomena, Cell Phenomena, and Immunity > Immunity
ID Code:330
Deposited By:Dr Devender Kumar
Deposited On:01 August 2005

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