Immunology

What are the Cells of Immune System? (Basic Immune Cells)

cells of immune system

Lymphocytes are the central cells of the immune system, responsible for acquired immunity & the immunologic attributes of diversity, specificity, many and self/non-self recognition. It constitutes 20% to 40% of the body’s WBC and 99% of the cells in the lymph. The lymphocytes can be broadly subdivided into three populations: …

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Basic Elements of Immunity and Types of Immunity

Elements of Immunity

The term Immunity is defined as the resistance shown by the host against the adverse effects caused by microbes and their toxic products. Invertebrates, two types of defense mechanisms work together to contact infection. Innate Immunity (or) Non-Specific resistanceAcquired immunity (or) Specific resistance Innate Immunity It is a non-specific immunity.The …

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