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Notes April 22- - Nonspecific internal defenses Natural killer cells inflammation fever phagocytosis Non Specific Immune response Blood Clotting to

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Nonspecific internal defenses Natural killer cells, inflammation, fever, phagocytosis Non Specific Immune response Blood Clotting to heal wounds Seal= wounds Histamine- Inflammation Mast cells- a site of injury release histamine Histamine causes a swelling of the tissue, dilation of the capillaries, generates heat and attracts increased number of white blood cells Complement- Protein that helps to identify foreign cells Interferons- proteins produced by the body, recognize an invading virus and when they produce enough interferon it acts to stop further invasion by the virus Very specific, only work with your body, specific to the virus and the strain of the virus Only works for one species, cannot transfer Inflammation Tissue injury Arthritis- inflammation of a joint Release of Histamine Vasodilatation of capillaries near injury (redness, heat) Increased permeability of blood Phagocytosis of any invading cells or tissue debris, eat invading cells Tissue repair Fever Certain white blood cells release pyrogens- raise body temperature
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This note was uploaded on 08/15/2011 for the course BIO 1005 taught by Professor Limcomb during the Spring '08 term at Virginia Tech.

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Notes April 22- - Nonspecific internal defenses Natural killer cells inflammation fever phagocytosis Non Specific Immune response Blood Clotting to

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