Inflammation

Introduction Inflammation is part of the complex biological reaction of the tissues of the body to harmful stimuli, such as bacteria, damaged cells or irritants, and is a defensive reaction involving immune cells, blood vessels and molecular mediators.  Inflammation has the purpose of removing the initial cause of cell injury, clearing necrotic cells and damagedContinue reading “Inflammation”

Adaptive Immunity

BY: SAI MANOGNA (MSIWM013) Adaptive immunity is capable of identifying unique foreign microorganisms and molecules (i.e., foreign antigens) and selectively eliminating them. In comparison to innate immune responses, in all members of a species, adaptive immune responses are not the same but are reactions to particular antigenic challenges. Four characteristic attributes represent adaptive immunity: a.Continue reading “Adaptive Immunity”

IMMUNOLOGY

BY- SREELAKSHMI (MSIWM012) Immunology is the branch of science dealing with the study of immunity. Louis Pasteur is considered as the Father of Immunology. HISTORY OF IMMUNOLGY  Immunology started from the observation of people who recovered from certain infectious diseases and who never got infected with the same. The earliest written evidence on immunology isContinue reading “IMMUNOLOGY”

HIV AND IT’S LIFE CYCLE

BY: ABHISHEKA G (MSIWM013)           INTRODUCTION: HIV (Human immunodeficiency virus) is a kind of virus that belongs to the retrovirus family and causes AIDS (Acquired immunodeficiency syndrome) in humans. It destroys the immune system of the individual by making the patient vulnerable to different other infections including neurological disorders. The disease of AIDS was first observedContinue reading “HIV AND IT’S LIFE CYCLE”

IMMUNE SYSTEM

Immunology: Immune System And Its Type Content: About Immune system Immunity Types of immunity Innate immunity Acquired immunity About: Immunology refers to the branch of biology that deals with the study of immune system in all organisms. Any malfunction in this system lead to the diseases like autoimmune disease, hypersensitivity, transplant rejection and immune deficiency.Continue reading “IMMUNE SYSTEM”