Natural Antibodies in Health and Disease

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Title

Natural Antibodies in Health and Disease

Subject

Antibodies

Description

Natural antibodies (NAbs) are found in normal
individuals in the absence of exogenous antigenic
stimulation. Natural antibodies rapidly recognize
and protect against pathogens that have not been
previously encountered. NAbs also cross-react with
several self-antigens, which, besides their role as a first line of defense against pathogens, affords them the
ability to perform important housekeeping functions
in healthy organisms. Such housekeeping functions
include the clearance of oxidized damaged structures
and/or apoptotic cells, which prevents the induction
of pro-inflammatory effects. In addition,

Creator

Ana Maria Hernandez , Nichol E. Holodick

Source

https://www.frontiersin.org/research-topics/3612/natural-antibodies-in-health-and-disease

Publisher

Frontiers Media SA

Date

2018

Contributor

Baihaqi

Rights

Creative Commons

Format

PDF

Language

English

Type

Textbooks

Files

Citation

Ana Maria Hernandez , Nichol E. Holodick, “Natural Antibodies in Health and Disease,” Open Educational Resource (OER) - USK Library, accessed June 14, 2024, http://uilis.usk.ac.id/oer/items/show/2953.

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