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origin 4 02/02/2012 Wait a minute! The Local Support and Defense System* does a lot
more than defend against invading microbes!!!! 1. Pathogen-based immune
1) What about local tissue damage by processes that are not due to infectious microbes?
2) What about normal tissue turnover (cell senescence/ death and regeneration/remodeling)?
3) What about tissue repair and redevelopment in the latter stages of wound healing???
about tissue repair and redevelopment in the latter stages of wound healing???
4) What about managing the appearance of transformed cell populations? , self recognition? 2. *Like the CCN of which it is a part, the LSDS is always on, always doing multiple tasks. To view
the Immune Response, as ‘waiting and watching’ for invaders in the healthy adult is a naïve
viewpoint… Q: What is the Local Support and Defense System? We know it is the 4th component of the CCN ; we describe it as:
Maintenance and Support System
Adaptation and Repair System
Resident Defense System
Migrant Defense System
These are overlapping functions which are best considered from a single perspective… 5 02/02/2012 The parenchymal cells of glands and organs
The parenchymal cells of glands or organs are the most prominent cell type in terms of
function and (sometimes) mass. The pa...
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